FAQ

Was the International Spy Gala also known as the New Year’s Eve James Bond Secret Agent Themed Gala and the New Year’s Eve 007 Thunderball Gala?

Yes, those were past names of the International Spy Gala. This is the original secret agent themed New Year’s Eve Gala in Washington DC (there are no substitutes). We love all that we do to make your New Year’s Eve EPIC!  We can’t believe that this is the 15th year our team is producing this elegant extravaganza for you. Yes, we are huge fans of the spy genre, Bond, Bourne, Austin Powers, SPY, Agents of Sheild, and the list goes on. We welcome you to join us again for an amazing New Year’s Eve 2016/2017. We are looking forward to seeing you at the Washington Plaza Hotel where we have hosted for the past eight years.

Can I book a room at the Washington Plaza Hotel?

Absolutely, YES. In fact, it is reserved exclusiely for our Secret Agents on 12.31.2016. You must first buy your mission tickets and then call the hotel and book your room. Rooms are NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE. They can ONLY be booked through

Hotel Reservations 202.842.1300 or 800.424.1140

Which ticket should I buy for the Spy Gala?

There is a ticket for every secret agent

Spy Party: 10:30pm

  • 3 hours Premium Open bar (10:30pm – 1:30am)
  • Desserts (10:30-12:30am),
  • All Entertainment at the party.

Regular Level: 9:00pm

  • 4.5 hours Premium Open bar (9pm – 1:30am)
  • 5 buffets (9-10:30pm)
  • desserts display (10:30-12:30am)
  • All Entertainment at the party.

VIP Level: 6:30pm

  • 6.5 hours Upgraded Premium Open bar in private VIP Lounge
  • 3 course served seated dinner
  • All Entertainment at the party

Presidential Level: 6:30pm

  • 6.5 hours Top Shelf Open bar
  • 4 course served seated dinner behind the velvet ropes
  • reserved seating all night
  • access to private VIP Lounge
  • exclusive midnight crepes station
  • Access to All Entertainment at the party.

Are there discounts for groups? 

Yes. We welcome groups, organizers, travel and tour companies to contact us. We have guests nationally and internationally who fly to Washington DC for the Spy Gala.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? 

21 Years Plus. Age range of our Secret Agents are from 20’s to 50’s. Government Issued ID

Do Singles attend the Spy Gala?

YES. Many Singles meet at the “I SPY U” singles mixer. Singles buy the male and female singles ticket for this. We have a brand new SPY PARTY LOUNGE with DJ CJ Smooth for our singles this year.

How are payments processed?

Secure payment processing is through Authorize.net. Euronet DC, Inc will appear on your credit card statement for your New Year’s Eve tickets.

What is the refund policy?

All tickets are non-refundable.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Tickets can be transferred in valid, proven and exceptional circumstances.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking is Valet Only. Metro accessible.