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Charm City Countdown Baltimore New Year’s Eve Event


Baltimore New Year’s Eve Spectacular Celebration

This Year’s Special New Year’s Eve Party Theme:
Enchantment Under The Sea

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December 31st • 9pm-2am

Hilton BWI Airport Hotel

1739 Nursery Rd.

Linthicum Heights, MD

  • Exciting Themes
  • Premium Bars & Gourmet Buffets
  • Live Music & Entertainment
  • Live Music & Entertainment
  • Midnight Champagne Toast & Baltimore's Biggest Balloon Drop

Countdown to New Years!








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Enchantment Under The Sea

Come spend New Year’s Eve at our Enchantment Under The Sea Ball! Share the romance and mystery of the Deep Blue Sea, filled with sea creatures, conjuring up the mystery of Atlantis, stories of sailing ships and pirates, all tucked into the modern Hilton BWI. Think Once Upon A Time meets Aquaman. Dress in beatiful mermaid dresses, fun cosplay, or today’s finest evening wear. The people-watching will nearly be as much fun as dressing up!
Expect the finest food and drinks, spectacular entertainment, photo ops and special surprises. This will be the most dazzling deep sea diving adventure to begin your new year!


We pride ourselves on providing you with the best New Year’s Eve Party available anywhere. People come to Baltimore from everywhere to experience our NYE Celebration, and we are delighted to provide the most exciting extravaganza, with the best food and bar, best entertainment, more options, more surprises, and the absolutely best value in Town! It’s what to do for New Year’s Eve!

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Dine, Dance, Drink and Dream as we bid adieu to 2024 and welcome the dawn of 2025! Look no further than Charm City Countdown—the most anticipated New Year’s Eve event in Maryland, set to take place on December 31st, 2024 at the prestigious Hilton BWI  in Linthicum Heights, Maryland. Get ready to be transported to a fantasy world of Enchantment Under The Sea, where sophistication meets revelry in an unforgettable night of celebration.

Unlocking the Magic of the Enchantment Under The Sea

The Enchantment Under The Sea theme promises a mysterious and other-wordly atmosphere that combines the mystery and magic of a kingdom beneathe the sea with the vibrant energy of a New Year’s Eve bash. As you plan your countdown to 2025, here’s how you can enhance your experience and make the most of this spectacular event:

Dress Code: Think Once Upon A Time meets Aquaman. Dress in mermaid costumes, sea godesses, Pirate outfits or today’s finest evening wear. The people-watching will nearly be as much fun as dressing up! No jeans, T-shirts or sneakers, please.

A costume IS NOT REQUIRED for admission OR to have fun at this Baltimore New Year’s Eve party! But it might just be cool. Check out our Pinterest Page for some inspiration or our FAQs for a more complete discussion of What To Wear. It’s the most fun of all the New Years Eve Parties!


  1.  Party Zones Galore: With 16 unique party zones, each exuding its own charm and ambiance, you’ll find something that resonates with every taste and preference.
  2. Unrivaled Entertainment: Immerse yourself in the captivating performances of live bands that will have you dancing the night away, and let the tunes of multiple DJs create an electrifying atmosphere you won’t forget.
  3. Silent Disco Sensation: Experience the silent disco phenomenon—a unique opportunity to dance to the beat of your own rhythm, a perfect harmony for this historical-themed event.
  4. Karaoke Extravaganza: Embrace your inner superstar at the karaoke zone and sing your heart out as you bid farewell to the old year.
  5. Elegance and Eats: Indulge in a night of culinary delights and savor a lavish feast fit for royalty. Your taste buds will be treated to an array of delectable dishes that reflect the essence of Maryland’s culinary prowess. Shrimp, Crab Dip and Oysters. Plenty of delicious food for non-seafood types, too. And that’s our Main Event Menu!
  6. Sparkling Spirits: Immerse yourself in the luxury of a four-and-a-half-hour open bar, where premium libations will flow freely to elevate your celebratory experience. Specialty Bars including Shooter Bar, Martini Bar, Coffee Bar and Wine Bar. Started as an experiment, now a standard feature of our Main Event and VIP Tickets!
  7. Maryland Magic: Situated at the Hilton BWI in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, the event is a true tribute to the local charm. Maryland’s spirit is seamlessly woven into every aspect of the celebration, offering you an authentic and unforgettable experience. New Years Eve hotel rooms at BWI Hilton for Only $144, including breakfast! Weekend packages available. Free Parking and Free Coat Check for all guests.
  8. Charm of Baltimore: Just a stone’s throw away from Baltimore, the event provides the perfect opportunity to explore the city’s unique blend of historic charm and modern vibrancy. Extend your stay and make your New Year’s celebration a weekend to remember.
  9. New Year, New Memories: Capture the magic of the moment with friends and loved ones as you usher in the New Year in grandeur. Let the memories of this night be etched in your heart forever. Be part of he biggest and most exciting balloon drops anywhere!
  10. Party With A Purpose (or a Porpoise, LOL!): Your ticket supports charity. Charm City Countdown is run by and supports the programs of Caring Communities, a 501c(3) Charitable organization, that specializes in disability training and awareness, respite care training for families of children with disabilities, and disability-related consumer expos.

Caring Communities Presents Charm City Countdown New Years Eve Baltimore Style. We transport you to a magical kingdom with Enchantment Under The Sea, to dine, dance, drink and dream in multiple party zones representing a variety of fantasy Under The Sea icons, kingdoms and historical periods! 

What a great way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Baltimore! Charm City Countdown makes Baltimore the #1 New Year’s Eve destination in America. The music, the food, the drinks, the electric atmosphere, the enticing decor, the people, the rooms, the variety of entertainment all combine to offer the finest, most exciting way to launch the new year! Just ask the guests and they’ll tell you: they return year after year because Charm City Countdown never gets old, it’s always exciting and new.

We’re reimagining each room into a different Nautical Fantasy theme. Be entertained at an undersea palace, or shake it up at a well known cabaret. All this, plus the tastiest food, modern drinks and classic favorites plus unique entertainment and great dance music. You are welcome to dress for the red carpet in elegant NYE cocktail attire or in your Under The Sea historical, traditional or fantasy garb.

This fantasy theme can conjure up underwater exploration, mythical kingdoms, well known heros and villians, cartoon characters and modern day explorers.  There are many options to dress for the Enchantment Under The Sea Ball, feel free to use your imagination. Check out our Pinterest page for lots more inspiration:

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Caring Communities is a 501c(3) charitable organization based in Sykesville, MD that produces the World of Possibilities Disabilities Expo, the largest event of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic Region! Caring Communities offers support, activities, education for thousands of individuals with disabilities and those who love and serve them in Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia. Our training, education, publications, and events improve the quality of life for children and adults regardless of the nature or severity of the disability to help them achieve economic self-sufficiency and promote inclusion to enjoy full participation in society.

Thank you to our sponsors for supporting our charity:

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