New Year’s Eve is Thursday. Are you still looking for something to do? The usual Reston restaurants will be open and ready for revelers, but here are a few places with a little something extra for ringing in 2016.
Reston Town Center
Middle Eastern restaurant Neyla is hosting a New Year’s Eve party with a five-course menu, belly dancers and champagne. Seating is at 8 p.m. and is $85 per person. Reservations required.
Clyde’s of Reston
Reston Town Center
The New Year’s Eve Gala includes a premium open bar with heavy appetizers, a DJ and dancing. Champagne and party favors will be provided at midnight. Black tie/cocktail attire. $125. Reservations required.
Kalypso’s Sports Tavern
Lake Anne Plaza
Starting at 4 p.m., Kalypso’s will serve a three-course dinner with wine pairings. A DJ will spin dance music, while more than 30 HDTVs show the ball dropping in Times Square. Complimentary party favors and champagne toast will be provided.
227 Maple Avenue E, Vienna
Want to celebrate with the kids? The ninth annual Rocknoceros New Years Eve Party is a family-friendly event that begins at 1:30 p.m. Popular childrens’ band Rocknoceros will do a countdown with an apple juice toast. A full lunch and drink menu is available. Tickets: $10.
South Lakes Village Center
Red’s is open for dinner New Year’s Eve. There is a fixed-price menu ($69), and the regular menu will be available as well. Reservations recommended.
The Melting Pot
Plaza America, Reston
The Melting Pot has a special three-course fondue meal, including complimentary champagne with dessert.
750 Center Street, Herndon
Herndon’s downtown art center hosts an annual New Year’s Eve arts-focused event with activities for children and adults.
2:00-4:00 p.m.: Children’s Crafts and Dance Workshop
Children ages 5 to 12 will enjoy celebrating the New Year at ArtSpace Herndon’s Crafts and Dance Workshop. The two-hour program includes a fabric design craft activity and children’s dance led by local artist Acoatzin Torres. $5 per child, register in advance.
10:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m.: A Night of New Orleans Jump Blues with Herbie D and the Dangermen
Dance to traditional and New Orleans-style blues while enjoying food and beverages and champagne toast. $25 per person, register in advance.
Photo: Neyla/file photo