New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Ring-in 2019 with friends, family, and fireworks at these Maryland New Year's Eve celebrations!

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Fireworks Display, Baltimore Inner Harbor
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Fireworks Display, Annapolis
Fireworks Display, Annapolis

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Fireworks Display, Annapolis

1 New Year's Annapolis

December 31, 2018

New Year’s Annapolis is a family-oriented celebration based on the “First Night” concept that provides attendees with a fun-filled and safe environment for all ages to celebrate New Year's Eve. The event includes music and  two fireworks displays, an early show for families and early-risers and a traditional midnight spectacular to ring in 2018.
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County

Fireworks display at Ocean City Photo By: Town of Ocean City

2 New Year's Eve in Ocean City

December 31, 2018
Fireworks at midnight.
As part of our Winterfest celebration, join us to ring in the New Year with a firework display at Northside Park at midnight.  Winterfest will stay open extended hours for this special festive night!
Ocean City
Worcester County

Enjoy fireworks and more during the New Year's Eve Spectacular in the harbor of Baltimore

3 Baltimore's New Year's Eve Spectacular

December 31, 2018
Fireworks at mid-night
Be part of a giant NYE celebration and a night of great music, culminating an amazing, colorful midnight fireworks display!
Inner Harbor
Baltimore

Chesapeake Children's Museum

4 New Years Eve Celebrations (children)

December 31, 2018
Chesapeake Children's Museum (CCM) is open 10 am to 3 pm with crafts to help you celebrate the new year ---  crowns, noisemakers, and Chinese yo - yo's! Free with admission. 
Then head over to Weems-Whalen Field for the City of Annapolis Children's Celebration. CCM will be providing Crafts from 3:00-5:30, then there will be a Fireworks show!!
Chesapeake Children's Museum
Annapolis


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Type:
Attraction


Location:
25 Silopanna Rd
Annapolis, MD 21403
410-990-1993


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Midnight Noon Logo Photo By: Maryland Science Center

5 Midnight Noon (children)

December 31, 2018 10am-2pm
Ring in the New Year at the Maryland Science Center! Join us for our annual New Year’s Eve celebration, Midnight Noon, where children can enjoy the ball drop before bed time. There will be fun New Year’s festivities throughout the day, including a live concert by popular kids band Milkshake.
Maryland Science Center
Baltimore


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Type:
General Attractions


Location:
601 Light St
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-685-5225


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Port Discovery Children's Museum in Baltimore Photo By: Visit Baltimore

6 Noontime New Year's Celebration (children)

December 31, 2018 10am-5pm
Early bedtime or not, partygoers will enjoy a festive day of play inside a Winter Snow Ball Wonderland! Dance the day away during our Snow Ball while rockin' tunes fill the Museum. Watch special performances from Eric Energy, who will teach revelers about Cool Science, and the Kindersinger, who will keep little ones jingling all day long. Make sound sandwiches and diffusion snowflakes to help out with our famous Noontime Countdown featuring confetti and a balloon drop. After the countdown, enjoy a juice and cookie toast and continue exploring the Museum for more festive family fun.
Port Discovery Children's Museum
Baltimore


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Type:
Attraction


Location:
35 Market Pl
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-727-8120


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The Ball is dropping during the New Year's Celebration in Berlin Photo By: Town of Berlin

7 Berlin's New Years Eve Celebration

December 31, 2018 9:30pm - 1am
Berlin transforms into a mini Times Square with dancing in the streets, music, fabulous food, refreshments and plenty of entertainment. Count down the New Year with a ball drop at midnight. The festivities will take place at the intersection of Main Street and Broad Street. Horse and carriage rides will be available for a romantic tour of holiday decorations and lights starting at 8 P.M.
Berlin.
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Krumpe's Do-nut Drop

8 Krumpe's Donut Drop

December 31, 2018  5-7:30pm
Times Square has nothing on Hagerstown! In addition to dropping the big doughnut, Krumpe’s gives away 6,000+ donuts to New Year's Eve revelers. Gather  on the square in downtown Hagerstown for free popcorn, coffee, cocoa and  yummy Krumpe's Donuts. 
Krumpe's Donut Shop
10 Public Square
Hagerstown

New Year's Eve - Downtown Salisbury Photo By: SBY Arts & Entertainment District

9 New Year’s Eve Ball Drop - Downtown Salisbury

December 31, 2018 from 8pm - 12 Midnight
Ring in the New Year in Downtown Salisbury, with the 2018 New Years Eve Ball Drop. This year's ball drop will take place at Main and N. Division Streets and you can watch it on the outdoor jumbotron while enjoying Tops Cut Off DJ Team and the Larks.  A cash bar serving beer and wine will be available.
Salisbury

duck and fireworks

10 New Year’s Eve Duck Drop and Fireworks - Havre de Grace

Countdown to 2019 by enjoying the annual Havre de Grace Duck Drop and fireworks celebration. Ring in the New Year by dancing outdoors to music by local DJ at 10:00 pm and then watch the Duck Drop at midnight!
Havre de Grace
 

Marshall P. Muskrat

11 Midnight Muskrat Dive

December 31, 2018
9pm - 1am
The immortalized rodent, Marshal P. Muskrat will bring local and regional music and entertainment out to celebrate the closing of 2017 and welcome in 2018 as he is dropped during the final seconds of the year.
Town Center
Princess Anne

2018

12 Family New Year's Eve Celebration

December 31, 2018 9pm - 12:30am

Looking for something to do with the WHOLE family on New Year's Eve? Bring your children, relatives and  friends! Includes unlimited laser tag, ropes course, rock wall, spin zone bumper cars, dinner and video games.
Adventure Park USA,
Frederick


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Attraction


Location:
11113 West Baldwin Rd
Monrovia, MD 21770
301-865-6800


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Enjoy Fireworks and more during the Big Night DC Extravaganza at Gaylord National Hotel and Resort Photo By: Gaylord National

13 Big Night DC

December 31, 2018
9:00pm - 3:00am
The DC Area's Largest New Year's Eve Extravaganza. Themed party areas encompassing the ballroom complex of the resort. Mardi Gras, Vegas Casino Lounge, ShamrockFest Stage, Retro - Best of 70's, 80's & 90's dance tunes, Electronica Club, Hip Hop Club Room, Karaoke Zone, VIP Lounges, open bar and more.
Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, National Harbor
Prince George's County

Bring in the new year Swing Dancing with Lady Luck and the Suicide Kings

14 New Year's Eve Swing Dance

December 31, 2018, 8 P.M. – 12:30 A.M.

Pretend it is a '50s Senior Prom! Wear your high school prom finery.  A vintage moon backdrop for photo ops, corsages and boutonnieres for the first 75 arrivals will be available along with party favors and light refreshments.
 
 


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Type:
Performing Arts


Location:
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
301-634-2222


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Chicago poster

15 Charm City Countdown New Year’s Eve Party

December 31, 2018
9:00pm - 2:00am
Charm City Countdown New Year’s Eve Party is back again for its 10th year, moving their headquarters to the gorgeous Hilton BWI Hotel! Join thousands of people for a party that’s too big and too sexy for the city! This year they are hosting another special themed New Years Eve event - "Chicago". 
Linthicum

Charm City New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise on the Raven

16 Charm City New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

December 31, 2018
10pm-1am
Ring in the New Year on an elegant fireworks cruise aboard the Raven, Watermark's newest yacht in the Inner Harbor!  Cocktails, dancing, festive decor and party favors.  Watch fireworks over the water.
Baltimore


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Type:
Tours


Location:
1 Dock St
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-268-7601


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retro party poster

17 Gatsby Speakeasy Party - Frostburg

December 31, 2018
Join the gang for a night back in time.... when the Prohibition Law was just abolished. At the historic Gunter Hotel they will be celebrating in a way that would make J. Gatsby proud! Enjoy an elegant four course dinner in Gunter’s Dining Room or the Gin Mill Restaurant .... then dance the night away to the tunes of the renowned Gatsby Gang Jazz Band in the newly renovated ballroom! Champagne will flow along with the carefully crafted signature cocktails The Gin Mil is known for...after all, mum's the word, right?


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Type:
Hotels & Motels


Location:
11 W Main St
Frostburg, MD 21532
301-689-6511


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New Years Eve party logo

18 New Year's Eve Party - Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa

December 31, 2018

New Year’s Eve Party featuring NoWhere Men with opening by Joe Martone. Party Favors & Champagne Toast at Midnight. (Must be 21+) Overnight NYE hotel package includes stay and tickets for two.


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Type:
Hotels & Motels


Location:
4165 Mears Ave
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
410-257-5596


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New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise in Annapolis Photo By: Rick Brady

19 New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise in Annapolis

December 31, 2018
Greet the New Year onboard the Catherine Marie, Watermark's flagship vessel.  Watch the fireworks over Annapolis and enjoy cocktails, dancing, party favors and festive decor.  Light snacks and full cash bar.
Annapolis


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Type:
Tours


Location:
1 Dock St
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-268-7601


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Railroad car in snow

20 New Years Eve Murder Mystery Trains

December 31, 2018

Guests will enjoy a show and a 5-course All-You-Can-Eat Seafood Dinner. Plus, there will be a free Champagne Toast when the clock strikes Midnight!


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Type:
Attraction


Location:
13 Canal St
Cumberland, MD 21502
301-759-4400


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Wisp Mountain Resort

21 New Year's Eve Celebration - WISP Resort

December 31, 2018
The McHenry Lodge at Wisp is just the place for a New Year's Celebration.  The House DJ Jazzy Jan plays the music that makes you want to dance. The bars and restaurants will be open so you can eat, drink and be merry. the New Year's Eve Celebration is family friendly and FREE.


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Type:
Attraction


Location:
296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541
855-238-0192


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NYE poster

22 Say Hello to 2018 with Rams Head

All Rams Head locations will be ringing in the New Year in joyous fashion with live music, drink specials, and our complimentary Miller High Life, A.K.A. champagne of beers, toast at midnight – a favorite Rams Head tradition.


More about Rams Head on Stage-Annapolis


Type:
Live Music


Location:
33 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-268-4545


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Food, Live Entertainment, Dancing, and more during the Big Night Baltimore NYE Gala. Photo By: Big Night Baltimore

23 Big Night Baltimore New Year's Eve Gala

December 31, 2018
9pm - 2am
Big Night Baltimore is the perfect, all-inclusive night. Leave your wallet at home, because your ticket includes everything - all drinks included all night without the long lines! Plus, a buffet and entertainment throughout the eight different party zones.
Baltimore

Featured Places
Chesapeake Children's Museum interior
01
Location:
25 Silopanna Rd
Annapolis, MD 21403
Maryland Science Center
02
Location:
601 Light St
Baltimore, MD 21230
Port Discovery Children's Museum
03
Location:
35 Market Pl
Baltimore, MD 21202
Family riding roller coaster
04
Location:
11113 West Baldwin Rd
Monrovia, MD 21770
1921 Dentzel Carousel
05
Location:
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812
Watermark
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Location:
1 Dock St
Annapolis, MD 21401
Hotel Gunter-Frostburg
07
Location:
11 W Main St
Frostburg, MD 21532
Chesapeake Beach photo
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Location:
4165 Mears Ave
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Watermark
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Location:
1 Dock St
Annapolis, MD 21401
Western Maryland Railroad
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Location:
13 Canal St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Ski photo
11
Location:
296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541
Rams Head on Stage-Annapolis exterior view
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Location:
33 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401
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