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NEW YEARS EVE INTERNATIONAL GALA: A Cirque Du 2016

NEW YEARS EVE INTERNATIONAL GALA: A Cirque du 2016
Omni Shoreham Hotel

Washington
2500 Calvert St NW
LATE NIGHT REDUCED ADMISSION (10:30 PM to 2 AM): $130.00
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MAIN GALA (9 PM to 2 AM): $170.00
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NEW YEARS EVE INTERNATIONAL GALA:
 
 - with MULTIPLE AMAZING TALENTS
 - GONZOS NOSE 

 - ALL 5 RACING PRESIDENTS FROM THE WASHINGTON NATIONAL
 - CIRQUE PERFORMANCE
and much more!

Three Options:
1) General Admission
2) VIP Admission
3) Reduced Post Dinner Admission (10:30 PM to 2 AM)

Group Rates Available.

THOUSANDS ATTEND EVERY YEAR AND THIS YEAR WILL BE NO EXCEPTION!

Tonight, we circle the globe and touch every continent (and multiple countries) to make this a truly WORLD WIDE WELCOME into 2016!
 
15 INTERNATIONAL THEMED CELEBRATIONS ~ 7 SEPARATE PARTY ROOMS including 5 HUGE BALLROOMS ~ ONE OF D.C.s MOST LUXURIOUS LOCATIONS ~ EXCLUSIVE CIRQUE NEW YEARS EVE PERFORMANCES ~ LIVE BANDS, including GONZOS NOSE ~ SALUTE TO MULTIPLE COUNTRIES ~ FULLY STOCKED OPEN BAR ~ MIDNIGHT CHAMPAGNE TOAST ~ HUGE MIDNIGHT BALLOON DROP ~ D.C.S BEST DJS ~ KARAOKE ~  STROLLING ENTERTAINERS  ~ PARTY FAVORS ~ CARICATURIST DRAWINGS ~ A SWEDISH MASSAGE ~ AFRICAN DANCE SHOW ~ INCREDIBLE HOTEL ROOM RATES ~ WHITE GLOVE SERVICE ~ VIP OPTIONS ~ MANY BARS AND STATIONS TO PREVENT LONG LINES ~ A SELL OUT EVERY YEAR ~ AND MUCH MORE!

  including all five of the Washington Nationals most beloved Presidents George Washington, Abe Lincoln, William Howard Taft, Thomas Jefferson, and of course TEDDY, ready to race into 2016 and welcome in the new year with thousands of their fans!

Featuring
- Exclusive International Cirque Du 2016 Performances throughout the Party
- All five Racing Presidents from the Washington Nationals
- Starring: One of Washingtons Favorite Live Bands GONZOS NOSE
- The DJ talents of DJ Pumpkin, and DJ XTA-C
- Around the World Entertainment and themes in multiple Large Ballrooms
- Dance Lessons, Parades, Magic, Karaoke, Live Irish Band, Live International Performances from Many Regions
  and much more! (Read On)

 
When World Leaders, Celebrities and Corporate Titans visit Washington, D.C. where do they stay, dine, dance and want to be seen?

When FDR wanted a place to host his first inaugural ball, where did he go?

When the Beatles first hit America in 1964 and arrived in DC, where did they stay?

When Bill Clinton wanted to play his saxophone at his Inaugural Ball, where did he go?

THE LUXURIOUS OMNI SHOREHAM HOTEL!

Since 2011, thousands of TTD members each year have celebrated an exciting party at this majestic venuehome of major Inaugural Balls and international formals and functions since its inceptionguaranteed to provide a night you will never forget! We are once again returning due to their excellent reputation, fast service on keeping all food and bar lines short, and the amazing reviews and response we have received after each Gala.

Tonight, as we ring in 2016, we invite you take a journey around the world without ever leaving Washingtons royal and historic hotel! Tonight, you will circle the globe and visit many continents as you make your way from one huge grand ballroom to the next.

Youll have your choice of how and where you want to celebrate New Years Eve. Do you want the high-energy excitement of New York City and Hollywood No problem!  Want to feel like you are at the ball pack cheering on the Nationals after a great season?  Weve got you covered!  Prefer recreating a Bastille Day Celebration combined with a 21st Century Euro scene? We bring the European connection to you. Want to dance side by side with five former historical presidents? Only Here and Only Tonight! Breaking it down with star DJ XTA-C  or Gonzos Nose? Only in our USA Celebration Rooms! Want to celebrate Carnival in a South American fashion? Join the midnight parade with live dancers and DJ Pumpkin.  What about just kicking it in an Irish Pub? We have one of the greatest Irish Bands to keep you singing it all night! PLUS, as a special bonus like nowhere else: look up to the sky as we bring you internationally famed Cirque performers for a special Cirque Du 2016 celebration . and much much more!

In addition, we are showing our support for the ZIMS Foundation and their battle against Multiple Sclerosis.

Experience:
THE MAGIC OF THE USA, TIMES SQUARE, HOLLYWOOD, & NATIONALS PARK
THE CIRQUE WONDERS OF THE OLD AND NEW WORLD
THE HIGH ENERGY OF EUROPES HOTTEST CLUBS
THE MYSTERIES OF AFRICAN TRADITIONS
THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATION OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN NATIONS
THE SALSA FIESTA OF HAVANA
THE SALUTE TO ANTARCTICA
THE SPIRIT OF DUBLIN
THE CHARM OF CANADA
THE TANGO OF BUENOS AIRES
THE ALLURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST
THE ECSTASY OF BOLLYWOOD
THE STIMULATION OF THE CARIBBEAN
THE INSPIRATION OF TOKYO

THE PARTY:

SEVEN ROOMS SEVEN CONTINENTS  – FIFTEEN NATIONS AT LEAST 18 UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATIONS

(A) THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE GRAND BALLROOMS

1) TIMES SQUARE (New York City) STARRING DJ XTA-C

In the Omnis Majestic Regency Ballroom one of Washington DCs Largest Ballrooms!

If there is one place on earth synonymous with New Years Eve, its Times Square. The enthusiasm and energy of the famed crossroads of the world comes alive in the Omnis famed Grand Ballroom as we welcome in the New Year BIG APPLE STYLE!

Embrace your patriotic spirit with pride and enthusiasm as we transport you to a trendy New York nightclub setting with one of Washingtons best DJs spinning the greatest American retro, top 40, hip hop, and dance! A giant midnight balloon drop (with a hidden apple) and light show will welcome you to 2016. (and you dont have to risk frostbite.)

The luxurious Grand Ballroom is one of the most elegant in Washington. It has seen the celebrations of many of Americas leading official inaugural Balls (since FDR) as well as historys most important figures from the United States and around the world. Dance in the footsteps of world leaders and movie stars as you celebrate the New Year Times Square Style in this majestic locale.

At some point we will also be offering a special salute to our members in the armed forces.  If you are in the military, feel free to come in special military dress as we want to honor you for your service to our country.

Again, be prepared as a GIGANTIC BALLOON DROP covers the dance floor at the stroke of midnight!
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WASHINGTONS LARGEST MIDNIGHT BALLOON DROP: THE BEST IN DC! (See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuZtQNJizhw for a clip from a recent Balloon Drop)
 
2) EXCLUSIVE INTERNATIONAL CIRQUE PERFORMANCES AND CELEBRATION

Get ready for a gala filled with heart-stopping, mind-boggling displays of artistry and athleticism. Experience the wow factor and star quality of the circus tent, concert hall, and Broadway stage all in one fantastic evening. Indulge your curiosities and celebrate your senses as aerialists, acrobats, contortionists, and indescribable feats reignite your belief in human potential.

Tonight this party alone invites you to be blown away by the amazing acrobatic talents in our special CIRQUE PERFORMANCE especially designed for this night only!

With Cirque acts ABOVE and WITHIN the audience, you will be amazed at the fantastic spectacle that awaits you this special night! Dressed in elegant cirque costumes, well be privy to THREE aerial performances (including a special midnight show). ALSO, throughout the evening, our artists will provide a variety of cirque/circus acts including magic, cirque style juggling, the unicycle and the famous giant bubble. They will also be available for pictures and meet and greets.

Tonights artists balance, toss, catch, twist and intertwine in an elegant ballet of strength and stamina.

3) ALL FIVE RACING PRESIDENTS FROM THE WASHINGTON NATIONALS

Ever been to a Nationals Game?  No matter what your favorite baseball team is, everyone who has been to Nationals Stadium knows about the Presidents Race!   Everyone always cheers on their favorite president.  Unfortunately, Teddy rarely wins these races.  But, he still remains one of the most popular Presidents at the Stadium.  So, tonight TEDDY, ABE, WILLIAM, GEORGE, & TOM will be on hand to help celebrate and welcome in 2016 in style!  (If logistically possible, they may put on a special race in our Grand Ballroom)

4) THE HOLLYWOOD EXPERIENCE:
- Starring GONZOS NOSE

Hit Sunset Strip and enjoy our Hollywood Headliner!

Things To Do is honored and excited to have secured one of Washington, D.C.s most well-known bands and staples GONZOS NOSE to ring in 2016. They will bring its diverse array of Retro, Top 40, contemporary, and classic hits to guarantee a good time.

Gonzo's Nose is the most popular party band in the national capitol area.   Formed in the summer of 1996, Gonzo's Nose brings solid musicianship to a massive set list of cover songs, which range from the early 80's up until songs that hit the radio just yesterday. They have played at almost every major venue and every major festival in D.C. for years, and tonight they play exclusively for you!

(5) THE CANADIAN EXPERIENCE:
   Meet 2016's First and Largest Canadian Mountie  (on stilts!)

(B) THE CARIBBEAN
 
1)  BARBADOS, BAHAMAS, JAMAICA, and ALL THE OTHER CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES
 - STARRING DJ PUMPKIN

Want to take a break from the busy streets of a Metropolis? How about a visit to the beach and an exciting Barbadian, Jamaican, Bahamian music! The Spirit of the Caribbean comes alive as you enter this tropical paradise with a New Years style island celebration!

Here you will experience one of Washingtons most celebrated DJs DJ PUMPKIN! DJ PUMPKIN is a star of many of the Caribbean Embassies and he has plenty of International fans, especially throughout the Caribbean! He is a regular performer every Friday Night on the internet radio station.

Do the limbo, dance the Conga line, raise your hands, and dance like crazy all night long!

2) BONUS: WIN A TRIP TO THE CARIBBEAN! Enter a drawing to win a vacation trip to one of the Caribbean Islands or Cancun, Mexico.

(C) SOUTH AMERICA

1) THE 1950s HAVANA SALSA EXPERIENCE

Optional Salsa Lessons at 10 PM

During the 1950s, if you wanted some hot Salsa Dancing, you went to the most popular night spots and hotels in Havana. Tonight, youll find it in the Omni Shoreham!

This is not Fidel Castros Cuba, but the wild times of 1950s Havana where Americans once vacationed, relaxed and danced in style! Enjoy Salsa and Meringue throughout the night as we bring you a taste of the hottest Latin music around.

Our Havana celebration will be packed with flavor! The irresistible sound of one of Washingtons hottest Salsa DJs, will lead your feet to the dance floor for an exciting night of dancing to Latin sounds!

2) RIO De JANIERO and CARNIVAL PARADE OF ALL SOUTH AMERICA WITH LIVE NATIVE CARNIVAL SAMBA DANCERS

As a special treat, tonight we take you to the Sambadrome of Rio De Janeiro through a special music and dance performance. Dressed in Carnival costumes, well experience an amazing Carnival performance in parade style representing Rio de Janeiro and a medley of other Caribbean and Latin American countries.

Dance the Conga line, sip some island cocktails, and take in the relaxing atmosphere that is the Caribbean and Latin America!

(D) EUROPE

1)   PARIS, ROME, PRAGUE, MOSCOW, BERLIN AND THE EUROPEAN HIGH ENERGY NIGHTLIFE EXPERIENCE:

Want to take down the French nobility like never before? Those looking for an intense high energy European Nightclub experience need look no further. Rivaling the best hot spots of Paris, Berlin, Rome, London, Prague, Madrid, and Amsterdam tonight we offer you non-stop, pulsating, high energy Euro Dance beats and club music from one of Washingtons top DJs.

2)  THE DUBLIN EXPERIENCE with a LIVE IRISH BAND

When you want to take a break from dancing, and relax with a beer and a song, grab a seat in our Irish Pub as you celebrate with a live, authentic Irish band featuring some of your favorite Irish tunes. The Irish know how to party and Auld Lang Syne makes a lot more sense with a pint of Guinness or green lager in your hand.

3)  LARGEST FRENCH MIME
 
- Direct from Paris, enjoy the amazing talents of this French Mime – ON STILTS!

(E) ASIA

THE TOKYO EXPERIENCE: KARAOKE
- Make Your Own Entertainment

In Japan, karaoke is a religion. The hottest clubs in Tokyo have private booths where you can live out your rock and roll star fantasies. Tonight, we bring the spirit and feel of urban Tokyo to Washington and make you the center of it all. Take the stage and sing your heart out. Choose your song and perform it live in front of everyone. Also, take home a special free souvenir as a leading local caricaturist draws your picture with a unique background.
 
(F) THE BOLLYWOOD EXPERIENCE:

Bollywood combines the music of India with the beats of the West to create something unique and incredibly fun. Going out in Mumbai, Chennai, or Delhi has become a must-do for every worldwide star, and tonight you get to experience it as they do. Our DJ will make you believe youre in Mumbai with high-energy music unlike anything youve experienced before.

(G) AFRICA:

Tonight, in a special native performance, the Coyaba Dance Theater will lead us on a journey to the Serengeti, Mt, Kilimanjaro and Cape town with African culture through dance, drumming, song and poetry since 1997.  Dressed in full native traditional African outfits, we will be dazzled by their interactive show and energy.   Afterwards, they will stay around for pictures and to answer any questions you may have.  Exact times of the performance and ballroom location will be noted in a special program that will be emailed to all attendees before the event.
 
(H) THE MIDDLE EAST :

Tonight, we will have a special Henna artist on hand to bring this fascinating art form from Bahrain, the UAE, Egypt and the Gulf our Gala.  Patrons may wish to add a special decorative 2016 celebratory touch to this Middle Eastern classic.

(J)  ANTARCTICA

Be on the look out for a special surprise visitor well, OK a PENGUIN.   Be the first to find this penguin and you will win a special dinner for two aboard the Odyssey (local Dinner Cruise Ship).

For your price of admission, in a single evening, you will revel in and enjoy:
- One of Washingtons Most Luxurious and Historic Hotels
- Fully Stocked Open Bar
- Plenty of Comfort Space with No Long Lines for Food or Drinks
- Midnight Champagne Toast
- Elaborate Buffet Menus (served by the same kitchen that serves royalty)
- A Celebration with Beloved Nationals Mascots Teddy and Abe
- Washingtons Best DJs
- Exclusive Cirque Performances
- The Live Talents of Gonzos Nose
- The High-Energy Rockin  Beats of DJ XTA-C
- The Live Caribbean Talents of DJ Pumpkin
- Salsa (with optional lessons)
- Karaoke
- A Costumed Carnival Celebration
- Live Irish Music
- Magic
- An African Dance Presentation
- A Belly Dance Presentation
- Caribbean Music
- Huge Balloon Drops
- Special Guests
- Swedish Massage
- Caricaturist
- VIP Options
- Three Different Ticket Times and Prices
- Hats, Tiaras, Party favors and Giveaways
- AMAZING Low Discounted Overnight Hotel Rates (only $140)
- plus many more surprises.

FULLY STOCKED OPEN BAR & ELABORATE INTERNATIONAL DINER MENUS:

The kitchen that has served every president since its inception, world leaders, celebrities and the very rich and famous, tonight will serve you as you welcome in 2016! This year, we have more open bars and food stations than ever to minimize lines for drinks and food. In addition to our open bar and midnight champagne toast, the Omnis chefs will have many unique food stations and menus including:

Carved leg of lamb, 3 herb sauce
Taboullleh, fatoush, baba ghanoush
Spicy local beef keftas harra
Chicken shwarma
Modardara-green lentils and rice

Glass noodle salads in Chinese takeout boxes, chop sticks
Home made steamed buns
Vegetable summer rolls, dipping sauces
Pho station- mushroom and beef broth. Shaved sirloin, mushrooms, carrots, sprouts, scallions, thai basil, cilantro, lime wedges, siracca, hoisin
Small plates tuna sashimi style, yuzu vinaigrette, micro greens

Menu Buffets Above (9:00 pm 10:30 PM)

Dessert Display (11:00pm-1:00am)

Chocolate Fountain
Flowing Milk Chocolate to be Dipped with Fresh Cubed Maui Pineapple and Cantaloupe, Sliced Bananas, Fresh Whole Strawberries, Marshmallows, Pretzel Sticks, Pound Cake and Rice Crispy Treats.

Miniature French & Viennese Desserts to Include:
Linzer Tart, Sacher Tart, Chocolate Opera Triangles,

White Chocolate Mousse Cake, Apricot Tart with Almonds,
Biscotti and Chocolate Truffles

Fresh Fruit Display
Strawberry Dipping Sauce

Freshly Brewed Starbucks Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee

Tazo Hot Teas

VIP OPTION

Want to make your New Years Eve experience extra special? Why not indulge yourself with VIP treatment? Enjoy all of the fantastic amenities our New Years Eve Gala has to offer and complement them with our exclusive special VIP Reception and Dinner.

Treat your taste buds and hungry appetite tonight to a very special, private, intimate enhanced dinner prepared by the kitchen that serves U.S. Presidents, World Leaders and celebrities.

In addition to your general admission benefits, VIP ticket holders are entitled to:

I. EARLY ADMISSION

VIP ticket holders may enter the Gala with expedited Check-in at 8:30 pm

II. PRIVATE RECEPTION

A private Pre-GALA VIP reception.

III. SPECIAL UPGRADED DINNER WITH MORE OPTIONS

An extravagant guaranteed Sit-Down Dinner before the gala featuring:

Barcelona/Spanish Style Gazpacho with local blue crab

Tapas plates of:
Poached shrimp, smoked almond romesco
Duck terrine, piquillo peppers

Paella with chorizo, shrimp and clams-cooked to order
Beef Tenderloin, Mushroom Ragout

Lamb Chop with Okinawa Potatoes

Grilled Lobster with avocado and mango salad
 
Duck Confit Empanada with Jicama Slaw in a smoked tomato Aoli

British Gastropub Charcouterie, local cheeses, fig jam, lavender honey

Griddled boudin blanc, apple braised red cabbage, assorted mustards

Steamed mussels, coconut milk and Thai chilies

Plates of smoked trout and peppered mackerel

Taboullleh, fatoush, baba ghanoush
Spicy local beef keftas harra
Chicken shwarma
Carved leg of lamb, 3 herb sauce
Modardara-green lentils and rice

Glass noodle salads in Chinese takeout boxes, chop sticks
Home made steamed buns
Vegetable summer rolls, dipping sauces
Pho station- mushroom and beef broth. Shaved sirloin, mushrooms, carrots, sprouts, scallions, thai basil, cilantro, lime wedges, siracca, hoisin
Small plates tuna sashimi style, yuzu vinaigrette, micro greens

After-dinner, join the rest of the crowd for the MAIN GALA  (above)

IV:    LIMITED AVAILABILITY:

To keep this special, this portion of the evening will be kept smaller and more intimate.

10:30 Admission ($130  Option)

We are pleased to offer a special $130 ticket option for admission at 10:30 PM).

This post-dinner admission ticket option includes:
- Top Shelf Open Bar;
- a Scrumptious Dessert Buffet (see full description for menu);
- 15 Separate Themed Celebrations in Multiple Ballrooms (see basic party description);
- Midnight Champagne Toast;
- Spectacular Midnight Balloon Drop;
- Live Bands (starring GONZOS NOSE)
- Exclusive NEW YEARS CIRQUE EVE and Celebration with a Cirque Du New Years Eve Performance
- D.C.S Best DJs,
- Karaoke, The Racing Nationals Presidents,   Party Favors, and Caricaturist Drawings, and much much more.

OPTIONAL OVERNIGHT HOTEL STAY Only $142 a Night!

TTD has arranged with the Omni Shoreham for an optional overnight hotel stay on New Years Eve at the incredible rate of $142 for the night!

Room Amenities include
Plush robes available
Iron and ironing board
In-room laptop-sized safes
Extra pillows and blankets
Marble bathrooms
Complimentary USA Today delivered to your room each weekday morning
Work desk
Hair dryer
Coffee maker served with complimentary Wolfgang Puck coffee / Tazo tea
Clock radio with MP3 / iPod adapter
Windows that open
Rollaways in king rooms
In-Room Technology

High-speed wireless Internet access
Individual climate control
Two, dual-line phones with voice mail and dataport
LodgeNet system featuring on-demand hit movies and Nintendo 64 video games (additional fee)
Cable TV with remote

To book your $140 Overnight Hotel room Please call (202) 234-0700 and reference the New Years Eve Gala or visit http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/washington-dc-shoreham/meetings/new-years-eve-gala
 

For a VIP Hotel stay, you may also visit
http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/washington-dc-shoreham/meetings/new-years-eve-gala-vip

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THIS EVENT IS STRICTLY AN OVER 21 EVENT.

PRICES SUBJECT TO INCREASE AFTER THE SALE OF THE NEXT 100 TICKETS

Remember, this Party Sells Out Every Year and the price will regularly increase.

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