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Posted: December 17, 2018

Updated: December 17, 2018


How will you be ringing in the New Year? Tradition holds that the way you embrace the first day, and event the first few moments of the New Year, can set the course for the next 365 days. No pressure, right? 


Regardless of whether you plan to celebrate all night with friends at a local brewery, or just during the day with the family, we hope you celebrate it with us here in Fredericksburg!


* Most events will require a ticket or reservations. 



New Year's Eve Events



Downtown 31- New Year's Eve Celebration - Family Fun Night-  Enjoy lot’s of indoor fun with Kids’ Games, Bounce Houses, Food Vendors, Raffles & Prizes, Early Countdown to 9pm with Ping Pong Ball Drop Grand Finale


6 Bears & A Goat New Years Eve Party- Come for a night of partying and dancing with The Feathered Fish, celebration and memories to last a lifetime!


Stafford American Legion  Post 290 NYE Party- This year the 2:15 Band will preform live! Enjoy door prizes ( like floor seats to a Wizards Game), Hors D’oeuvres, and breakfast after the ball drops. BYOB event with mixers provided.


Grapevine Cafe NYE Party - Adults only-  Ticket includes heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet, with a bottle of champagne to toast at midnight. DJ and Countdown Noise Makers provided. 


A Royal New Year's Eve at Potomac Point Winery- We invite you to ring in the New Year with our “British Royalty” themed event. Envision gold crowns, British foods & fabulous fascinators. Throughout the evening, we will serve a selection of light hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and of course a selection delectable wine and beer. Come join us for a night of dancing, celebration and memories to last a lifetime! The entire winery will be shut down just for this event, so let’s pop some bottles, dance the night away and ring in 2019!


Strangeways Brewing Twist and Shout - Acoustic Onion New Year's Eve - Join Strangeways Fredericksburg for New Years Eve celebrations! We will have Acoustic Onion playing into the new year starting at 9:30 PM and a Midnight toast! Dance 2018 away and welcome in 2019 with Strangeways!Reserve your tables now! Email for reservations and additional information.


Elby Brass New Year's Eve Party at Castiglia's Italian Restaurant - Ring in the new year with Elby Brass at Castiglia's brand new event hall featuring DJ Mudfoot. Hors d'oeuvres and champagne toast included in the ticket price. 21+ only.


Masquerade at The Chimneys- Billiken's Smokehouse will be hosting a Masquerade to celebrate the new year! Enjoy live music, dinner to include your choice of Smoked Prime Rib or Smoked Turkey Breast, and of course a champagne toast.


American Red Cross Fredericksburg Community New Year’s Eve Blood Drive - Hosted by B101.5 - Medical conditions and emergencies don’t stop for the holidays, but you can help ensure hospitals are prepared by giving blood with the American Red Cross at the Fredericksburg Community New Year’s Eve Blood Drive! Monday, Dec. 31 • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spotsylvania Towne Centre (near the food court) All presenting donors will receive a long-sleeve Red Cross T-shirt and a chance to win a $100 Best Buy gift card!* Visit and enter sponsor code: Fredericksburg, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or use the Blood Donor App.


New Year's Eve Bash- Hosted by Brock's Riverside Grill -Ring in 2019 with us at Brock's! Earn early access to the banquet room upstairs with LIVE MUSIC from Panic For the Vibe, light Hors D’oeuvres, and one hour of open bar.

Date Updated: 
December 17, 2018