Ring in 2018 with Mountain Maryland

3, 2, 1 – Happy New Year! We want to stand side-by-side with you as the countdown chimes, the fireworks burst into the sky and a sense of renewal fills your soul with the strike of the new year. Mountain Maryland is an authentic, charming, and feels like home. So, choose our small towns, and mountains for ringing in 2018.

Here some of the special events and happenings taking place over the holidays.

SpeakeasyNew Year’s Eve Party at the Gunter Hotel
Join us for a night back in time….the Prohibition Law was just abolished on December 5th and we’re celebrating in a way that would make J. Gatsby proud! First, enjoy an elegant four-course dinner in our swanky dining room….then dance the night away to the tunes of the renowned Gatsby Gang Jazz Band from 9 pm – 1 am in our newly renovated ballroom!Champagne will flow along with the carefully crafted signature cocktails that our restaurant, The Gin Mill is known for…after all, mum’s the word, right? Plus, stay with us or at a neighboring hotel and we will do the driving! Package details are available on the Gunter Hotel’s website.

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New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Train
It is New Year’s Eve 1922, and the highest rollers in the country have gathered for the ultimate poker game aboard the train, hosted by eccentric billionaire Fortune Bonaventure. Diamond Jim King, and Jackie Hart are just a couple of the invited players. It’s the most prestigious card game in history, and these gamblers would do anything to win it all. Guests will enjoy a show and a 5-course All-You-Can-Eat Seafood Dinner. Plus, there will be a free Champagne Toast when the clock strikes Midnight!

View on our Website Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 

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Rocky-Gap-Casino-ResortBONJOURNEY New Year’s Event at Rocky Gap Casino Resort
BonJourney is a unique Tribute Band that blends the music of both Bon Jovi and Journey within each set. They not only capture the sound of each group but their energy and spirit as well. BonJourney’s set includes all the classic hits that fans have enjoyed for over three decades including Living on a Prayer, Don’t Stop Believing, as well as, their tender ballads Faithfully and I’ll Be There for You. To find out for yourself what other fans have been discovering for some time now and come have a memorable fun time with BonJourney!  Doors open at 9 am. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

View on our Website Rocky Gap Casino Resort

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Fireworks_Cumberland-MarylandDowntown Cumberland New Year’s Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks
Join Downtown Cumberland for their annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. Enjoy holiday music beginning at 10 pm. The YMCA Fusion Dancers will be on stage at 11:45 and the Ball will drop to a countdown at midnight followed by fireworks immediately after.

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Fireworks_Allegany-County-MDFireworks at Rocky Gap Casino Resort
What is New Years without some fireworks bursting in celebration in the sky? Rocky Gap Casino Resort will offer a display starting at 12:05 am, just after the clock strikes midnight welcoming 2018. Complimentary to the public. Guests can best view the display at the State Park or behind the resort.

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EmbassyTheatreMetal on the Mall New Year’s Eve
Enjoy a line-up of local and regional metal acts, Nine Fathoms Deep, Seven Seas, Dysfigure and Lost Rivalry. Doors open at 8 pm and tickets include a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and noisemakers at midnight!

View on our Website  |  Embassy Theatre


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New Years Eve Celebration at Ristorante Ottaviani
There are three ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve at Ristorante Ottaviani. Book an early reservation between 4 pm and 5 pm and receive a $10 coupon per reservation for a return visit. Live music will be offered in the Tuscany room from 7:30 pm to 11 pm. The Tuscany room is BYOB for New Year’s Eve, and if you make a reservation in the Tuscany room you will receive a $10 coupon for a return visit. Third, make reservations in their regular dining room, which will offer a limited menu on New Year’s Eve.

View on our Website Ristorante Ottaviani

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new-years-eve_dancing_Windsor-Caste-Events-CentreWindsor Castle New Year’s Eve
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Windsor Castle. Ricky Howsare & the Chinese Bandits will entertain you as you dance the night in 2018. Dessert and Coffee Bar will be available, compliments of Windsor Castle. A Cash Bar will also be available. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Advance tickets are available at $30 per person. $35 per person, at the door.

View on our Website  |  Windsor Castle Events Centre

For more information or additional Mountain Maryland events, please visit our website – mdmountainside.com.

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