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Monarch’s Tips for Ringing in the New Year Right!

December 21, 2019

3, 2, 1 … Happy New Year! Well, almost.

That’s right, Monarch residents, the end of the year is swiftly approaching! So, get ready for New Year’s Eve with friends, family, champagne, and excitement!

Here’s where you can spend your NYE and the end of 2019:

Your Apartment Home!
Monarch’s luxurious apartment homes are perfect for hosting a party! The space and the environment are great for friends and family alike.

You Won’t Drop the Ball with These Decorative Ideas:

  • Rose Gold Fringe Curtains are the perfect back-drop for photos! If you have a blank wall, then fringe curtain will bring light and fun to your space!
  • DIY Glitter-y Mason Jars for straw-holders, or vases!
  • DIY Balloons with confetti inside! They’re perfect to pop when the ball drops!
  • Upcycle left-over gift wrapping into garland!
  • Make-your-own ice bucket for champagne out of frozen fruit!
  • Set-up a Sparkly Bar with a glitzy tablecloth, flutes, glasses, and bottles! Here is Pinterest inspo for your DIY Bar!
  • DIY your own NYE Ball to drop! Check out the how-to here.
  • Pro Tip: Make Champagne Jell-O shots! Here are some recipes.

Go-To At-Home Activities:

  • Karaoke!
  • DIY Photobooth
  • Drinking & Adult Games, such as Cards Against Humanity
  • DIY Ball Drop
  • A Festive Dinner! Here are some dinner ideas.

FYI: You can also rent out the club room!

If You’re Looking to Get Out:
Then check out these spectacular, local events! They’re a great way to celebrate the end of 2019!

Amazing Happenings in Nearby Crofton and Annapolis

Annapolis New Year’s Eve Cruise
Watermark Tours Charter Cruises is hosting a NYE Bash on a cruise from 10:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.! Party on their elegant yacht, Catherine Marie, with a DJ, fully-stocked bar, and mini desserts. You will have a great view of the Annapolis fireworks over the water! Tickets may be purchased online for $90/person.

Celebrate NYE with Paladar!
Paladar will be open this upcoming December 31st, from 4:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m.! Come enjoy their 3-Course Prix Fixe Menu for $50/person, or $70/person with drink pairings.

Enjoy their bar and watch the bar drop for $20/person with your choice of two specialty cocktails, space to watch the ball drop, and a Champagne Toast at midnight!

ChiveNYE 7.0
Fado Irish Pub in Annapolis is partnering with The CHIVE Maryland and The CHIVE Philly for their NYE Bash from 9:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.! Purchase a $20/person ticket online and support Chive charities and beneficiaries! There will be an open bar, drink specials, entertainment, games, and party favors! Spend an extra $50 for the open bar add-on.

Deana Bogart New Year’s Eve Concert
Blues/Fusion singer Deana Bogart will be hosting a NYE concert at Rams Head On Stage. She will begin at 7:30 p.m. on December 31st. Tickets may be purchased online for $39.50/person.

New Year’s Eve at Flamant
Come enjoy Flamant’s festive five-course meal! They will be open on December 31st, from 4:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.! It is $140/person, inclusive of tax and gratuity. Wine pairings may also be purchased for $55/person. Call 410-267-0274 for reservations. (It’s perfect for a romantic date with a loved one/interest!)

New Year’s Eve at Metropolitan!
The Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge is hosting their NYE party from 8:00 p.m. until 1:30 a.m.! Purchase a ticket online for $15/person to enjoy a free Champagne Toast at midnight, finger foods on the roof, and a best-dressed contest for couples and singles! Winners will receive a $50 gift card, a bottle of champagne, and will give the first dance.

New Year’s Eve Bash
On December 31st, from 8:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m., the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel is hosting their NYE Bash! Their theme this year? The Roaring ‘20s! Come enjoy The Great Gatsby inspired glitz and glam with a full open bar, hors d’oeuvres, ballroom dancing, a picturesque view of the Annapolis fireworks, and a Champagne Toast at midnight! Cocktail attire is preferred and tickets may be purchased online for $125/person, or $140/person at the door. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County, where animals are desperately hoping for their forever homes. Some adoptable dogs will be on-site as well, so make these poor animals’ New Year – as well as yours – by offering them love and support.

New Year’s Eve Run in Annapolis
Kick-off the New Year with health and wellness! On December 31st, from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m., Charm City Run is hosting their last run of the year! This is a 3-mile run, and runners are encouraged to wear festive, yet comfortable, attire. After the run, you will meet-up at Charm City Run for breakfast and shopping deals! The event is free, but you must RSVP online.

NY EYE at Broadneck Grill
Broadneck Grill is encouraging residents and patrons to enjoy their NYE deals on December 31st, from 4:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. The Filet Oscar will only be $20.20, in honor of the new year. The dish is a 6oz Filet Mignon with lump crab, bearnaise sauce, 2 sides, a salad, and bread.

Their bar will be open until 2:00 a.m. So, stop by for drinks and watch the ball drop! There will also be a Champagne Toast at midnight!

NYE at the Chesapeake Children’s Museum
Ring in the New Year at CCM! On December 31st, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., CCM is encouraging families to come play, make crafts, and watch the fireworks from their parking lot!

NYE Bash W/ The Amish Outlaws
On December 31st, from 5:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., Union Jack’s is hosting their NYE Bash. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and The Amish Outlaws start at 9:30 p.m.

Purchase a general admission ticket for $35/person for:
Hors D’Oeuvres Buffet from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Champagne Toast at Midnight
Pool, Darts, and Other Activities
Party Favors for the 2020 Year!

Purchase a VIP ticket for $100/person for:
Full Dinner Buffet from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
3 Hour Call-Level Open Bar from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Ensured Seating in VIP Area

Carnival Countdown NYE Party!
On December 31st, from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., Skate Zone Crofton is hosting their Carnival Countdown! Their space will be turned into a carnival, with games, roller skating, and a moon bounce! Tickets may be purchased online for $27.50/person.