Ring In the New Year in Style at Anthem House!
Be the hostess with the mostest to your friends and family by inviting them into a warm, entertaining atmosphere on the last night of 2018. Dazzle your guests with tasty elixirs—stray from the typical flute of champagne and concoct a Grapefruit Mimosa, Cranberry Mule, or a Tangerine Sorbet Champagne Float to toast with! Check out delish’s collection of recipes to draw inspiration for your NYE cocktail menu. Create a custom charcuterie board for your guests to pick on during cocktails! Incorporate various cheeses, meats, crackers, fruit—get creative with whatever you like for an Insta-worthy spread! Adorn your apartment with NYE decor to make your guests feel welcomed and excited for 2019! Create a great photo opportunity with a popping bottle of champagne! Group together balloons to create the illusion of bubbles— your guests will be sure to snap pictures! (Make sure to tag @AnthemHouseApts when they do!) Reflect on 2018 with this free, printable game from Party Delights! Dish about the good and the bad to stir up conversation amongst your guests. For a game to keep your guests sipping all throughout the night, check out this downloadable “Drink If” game from Etsy! When the countdown begins at 11:59, make sure to dole out party poppers to ring in 2019. You can make your own to match your theme with confetti and other small surprises for your guests. Looking for a Night Out? If you’re looking to venture into Baltimore, there are plenty of festivities to enjoy. Located in the Inner Harbor, Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular 2019 is a full-blown celebration, complete with a fifteen-minute firework show at midnight! They can be viewed from along the Inner Harbor promenade the surrounding neighborhoods of Federal Hill, Locust Point, Canton, Harbor East and Fells Point, as well as our rooftop pool area. Arrive at 9PM to experience Thunderball (Baltimore’s premiere dance rock revue) and their performance at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater! The PANDORA Ice Rink near the amphitheater can be enjoyed from 11AM-12:30AM; be one of the first 100 visitors to receive a free noisemaker to set off at midnight! Take a break from the fun at The Penguin Pad to warm up with fire pits, food, and drinks. Visit the Charles Street Block Party for a “hyped-up party” with a 3.5 hour open bar and live DJ! Toast to the new year with complimentary champagne and party favors for all guests. Purchase tickets via Facebook to secure your NYE plans at Banditos & Wayward! At One Star Country Club, Joonbug presents a one hour open bar and a special live DJ performance for those looking to party the night away. This “hidden treasure” of a venue will also be passing out complimentary champagne to its guests during this high-energy event—tickets can also be purchased via Facebook. For a more relaxing celebration, head over to Minnow Baltimore for a prix fixe meal—make sure to secure a reservation on their website! If you want to jump right into the nighttime festivities, their Ring In The New Year Party is the place to be. Enjoy hors devour, beer, and wine with friends before heading out to rooftop for a spectacular view of the fireworks! With a more laid-back vibe, Hair of the Dog will be hosting guests to Bring 2019 in Doggie Style all day long! Head over starting at 10 AM for brunch and college football and enjoy the main ticketed event starting at 9 PM with DJ Eden! For late-night (technically early-morning) celebrations, they will be open to the public from 1-8 AM for drinks! If you’re willing to travel across the pond for a NYE adventure, grab your pals to check out some of these events! In Canton, Nacho Mama’s welcomes all guests with complimentary champagne and a Mexican atmosphere to their NYE celebration. In Harbor East, Tagliata will be paired up with The Elk Room and Italian Disco to bring an open bar, buffet, and live music to guests of their ticketed event. For an elegant NYE affair, visit Sagamore Pendry for the “unforgettable escape to Italy” at their Venetian Masquerade Ball! They are welcoming guests to “enjoy a night of opulence with mysterious comrades in sparkling disguise.” Their restored ballroom is a replica of the 1914 original with high ceilings, ornate crown molding, and stunning accents and decor. Celebrate the new year in style and classic flair at their ball! Want to leave your apartment, but not go too far? Then, you’re in luck! Jazz + Soju will be hosting a NYE Masquerade party, featuring a buffet dinner and live jazz champagne toast at midnight. Baltimore is home to a bounty of events for NYE; whether you decide to stay in for a more relaxing night and show off your hosting skills, or to venture out and hit the bars, our city promises fun and excitement as we head into 2019 to live our Anthem together! cover image: @lifeofphylly