Big Night DC New Year's Eve Extravaganza is excited to present the following menu items. The utmost care is taken to ensure optimal service for every customer. Food service runs from 9:00pm-11:00pm and beverage stations run from 9:00pm-2:00am with multiple food areas and bars throughout this lavish event.


Main Event Food Selections: (for those that choose the Main Event "Food" option - all food is included in ticket price from 9:00pm to 11:00pm) - Main Event "Food" is to be served in Pienza’s Restaurant in the Gaylord's lower atrium

  • Caesar Salad Display

  • Antipasto Salad (with or without Salami)

  • Garlic Bread Sticks

  • Penne Pasta, choice of basil marinara or garlic-asiago cream, parmesan

  • Grilled Chicken (on the side)

​Main Event "Deluxe" Beverage Brands: (all beverages are included in ticket price, all night from 9:00pm to 2:00am)

  • Absolut Vodka

  • Beefeater Gin

  • Cruzan Light Rum

  • Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila

  • Hiram Walker Triple Sec

  • Makers Mark Bourbon

  • Canadian Club Whiskey

  • Jameson Irish Whiskey

  • Chivas Regal Scotch

  • Assorted beers: Heineken, Heineken Light, Dos Equis Lager, Strongbow Cider

  • Heineken 0.0 (non-alcoholic)

  • Midnight Toast with J Roget Brut Sparkling Wine

  • Wine selections:

    • Woodbridge Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Woodbridge Chardonnay

    • Woodbridge Moscato

    • Woodbridge White Zinfandel

    • J-Roget Brut Sparkling



VIP Food Selections: (all VIP food is included in ticket price from 9:00pm to 11:00pm)

       Appetizers (based on two pieces per item per person):

  • Vegetable Samosa with Tamarind Chutney

  • Chicken Lemongrass Potsticker with a Ginger Ponzu Sauce


  • Chop Salad Station

  • Bowls of Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers,

  • Shredded Carrots, Garlic Croutons, Smoked Apple Wood Bacon Bits

  • Creamy Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

  • Fresh Dinner Rolls


  • Crab Cake Station: Seared Crab cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

  • Slow Braised Short Rib Station: Slow Braised Short Rib with Cabernet Reduction

  • Seasonal Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes

  • Fresh Dinner Rolls


  • Assorted Desserts in Miniature

VIP "Resort" Beverage Brands: (all beverages are included in ticket price all night 9:00pm to 2:00am)​

  • Grey Goose Vodka

  • Bombay Sapphire Gin

  • Bacardi Rum

  • Cuervo 1800 Silver

  • Cointreau triple sec

  • Makers Mark Bourbon

  • Knob Creek Bourbon

  • Crown Royal Whiskey

  • Jameson Irish Whiskey

  • Johnnie Walker Black

  • Courvoisier VS Cognac

  • Assorted beers: Heineken, Heineken Light, Dos Equis Lager, Strongbow Cider, Murphy’s Stout, dB Striped Bass Pale Ale

  • Heineken 0.0 (non-alcoholic)

  • Assorted Soft Drinks and Mineral Waters

  • Champagne Toast at Midnight - Palmer Brut Champagne

  • ​Wine Selections:​

    • Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay

    • Robert Mondavi Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Robert Mondavi Private Selection Pinot Noir

    • Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot

    • Charles Smith Band Of Roses

    • Ruffino Moscato D’ Asti​

Velvet Rope - Cherry Blossom Ticket - Back Inside the Cherry Blossom Ballroom!

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Pose Club Ticket - Exclusive Club Lounge on the 18th & 19th floors of the Gaylord with spectacular views of the National Harbor

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*Menu Items subject to change. Please check back.