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Plan Your New Year’s Eve at One Loudoun!

The end of the year is quickly approaching, and while we are all excited to start fresh in 2017, there is still one more celebration left – your New Year’s Eve! Maybe you want to go out with some friends for a few cocktails, or maybe you’d rather entertain guests at home. No matter what your ideal New Year’s Eve celebration looks like, let us guide you with some suggestions that are sure to make your New Year’s Eve totally carefree!

If you’re throwing a party at home:

Some of you may be brave this year and host a New Year’s Eve shindig at your home, and hats off to you! For a successful celebration, remember to prepare accordingly, including food, decorations, and any refreshments. If you’re stumped on what food to put out, pay a visit to The Fresh Market right here at One Loudoun! With premade platters and even an online ordering service, providing yummy treats for all of your guests could not be easier. Taking the decorations up a notch this year? Be sure to stop by Great Gatherings for all of your festive tableware, décor and accessories. After all, what is New Year’s Eve without a bit of glitz and shine?

If you want to amp up your look:

At One Loudoun, adding sparkle to your New Year’s Eve look has never been easier! Pamper yourself with an amazing blowout or up-do at Flow Blow Dry Bar, some festive holiday makeup by the professionals at Evolve Salon and Spa, or opt for a relaxing massage to get rid of your holiday stresses! Our three brand new women’s boutiques also have amazing holiday inspired pieces to add that little something extra to your New Year’s Eve style! Stop by Scout and Molly’s Boutique for some edgy New Year’s Eve looks, or Boho Blanco and Boho Nation for a more casual, yet sparkly, ensemble.

If you’re going out for New Years Eve:

Loudoun County’s premier destination for nightlife is right here in One Loudoun! In addition to many popular bar and restaurant choices to ring in the New Year, some of them are even hosting New Year’s Eve parties! Check out a list of special events happening here at One Loudoun, and remember to reserve your spot before time runs out!

  • Copperwood Tavern is offering a $55 prix fixe three-course dinner with options including maple leaf duck breast, Surf and Turf, filet mignon, and more! Ticket price also includes a champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Make reservations here.
  • Matchbox One Loudoun is offering a 4-course prix-fixe menu for their New Year’s Eve celebration! Visit their website for more information: http://bit.ly/2hgkODz
  • Bar Louie is hosting a New Year’s Eve party and VIP tickets are $50. The tickets include party favors, a breakfast buffet, live entertainment, a champagne toast at midnight, and more! Visit the event on our website for more information: http://www.oneloudoun.com
  • World of Beer One Loudoun is hosting their own New Year’s Eve bash with music from DJ John Coulter and a champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight! More info here: https://www.facebook.com
  • Sense of Thai St. also has their own version of a New Year’s Eve celebration with DJ Snow spinning Classic Motown, Funk, Disco, R&B, and Hip Hop from 10pm-2am and a dance party to go along with it. There is no cover or dress code! Visit http://www.senseofthai.com

If you’re keeping it low key:

Sometimes a low key New Year’s Eve is just what you need after the crazy holiday season that you and your family have already experienced! For a more relaxed evening with your family, take the kids to a movie at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, where you can immerse yourself in one of the latest movies to hit the theater. For a tasty treat afterwards, there is never a bad time for frozen custard or a shake at The Meadows Original Frozen Custard. Just be sure to warm up before going back outside!

For more things to do at One Loudoun, explore our website at oneloudoun.com!

Experience One Loudoun: World of Beer

Do you like the world? Do you like beer? Then you will be thrilled to know that there is a World of Beer at One Loudoun and it is NOW OPEN! World of Beer is just one of the many great restaurant options at One Loudoun in Asburn, VA with even more opening soon, like Hale + Hog and Copperwood Tavern! After a day of working hard in the office or driving the kids to their extracurriculars you may need a cold one, and World of Beer is the perfect place to go.

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There are a few very important things you should know about World of Beer before you make any assumptions. The first being that they also have food – and not just any food, but a tavern fare that will blow your mind. Secondly, you are encouraged to taste some of the options on tap before you make a decision, because there is a good chance you will be overwhelmed by the selection. The final thing you need to know is that the staff is extremely friendly and can expertly pinpoint what beer and food you will like.

Now that we have your attention, let’s talk about the beer. At any given time, each World of Beer establishment will have 500+ beers to choose from. The day we decided to visit the WOB at One Loudoun, they happened to have exactly 622 beers in stock. (See photo above if you don’t believe us!) One of the coolest things about the beer selection is that a number of taps are changed daily, so you never know what to expect!

When we chose to experience WOB One Loudoun, it was bright and sunny outside, so naturally, we sat on the patio. Guests also have the choice to sit inside, which doesn’t mean much when the weather is nice because the entire restaurant turns into an indoor/outdoor space.

Our server greeted us with a paper menu and an iPad. Yes, an iPad. The reason for the iPad is, as mentioned above, the beer selection changes daily, so it is an easy way for WOB to keep their list updated. The iPad is also interactive, so you can filter your selection by types of beer, search for what you want, or get info on a certain brew.

(Just a few of) the most popular beers on tap: Kona Longboard Lager, Sweetwater Blue

What we tasted: Potter’s Craft Grapefruit Hibiscus, Sweetwater Blue

What we ordered: Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin, Otter Creek Citra Mantra

(Some of) the most popular food items: German Pretzel, Tavern Taters

What the staff loves: Chimay Burger, German Pretzel

What we ordered: Southern Fried Pickles, Margherita Flatbread

Now, if you stumble into WOB (no pun intended), then you will notice their large chalkboards with all kinds of awesome information. WOB maintains strong relationships with local breweries, so they host events that will feature a few hard-to-find brews from your local favorites.  Other events include Tuesday Trivia, Live Music, and Loyalty Days, where all bottled beers are 25% off!

The tops of the shelves behind the World of Beer bar are lined with their signature growlers that come in a few different designs. According to the WOB staff, these things fly off the shelves! The growlers are so popular because WOB is constantly changing their beers on tap, and a lot of them are hard to find elsewhere. So, if you happen to find your favorite beer on your visit to WOB, we recommend filling up a growler while the brew is still available!

World of Beer One Loudoun is constantly updating their website in order to bring you the latest beers that were “Just Tapped” and other promotions that may be happening. Visit https://worldofbeer.com/Locations/OneLoudoun for more information!