What’s your plan for New Year’s Eve? We’ve gathered all the coolest NYE parties in Chicago for you to choose from! Whether you’re into dancing, live music, or simply looking for a good feast with a midnight toast, one of these parties will leave you an unforgettable memory and wrap up 2021 in the perfect way.
Start Off With Chicago’s Top New Year’s Eve Events by 1-800-NewYears.com
#1: A MIDNIGHT SOIREE – HILTON CHICAGO NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY
Spend an evening partying in the Hilton Chicago’s ballrooms with 7 party areas and 12 party acts! Thousands of formally dressed partiers descend on the Hilton Chicago for this multiple ballroom extravaganza that includes an all-inclusive event featuring top shelf cocktails, buffet, a variety of hors d’oeuvres, specialized martinis, champagne, fantasy casino gambling, celebrity DJs, live video mixing, midnight confetti storm, table service, + so much more. And to top it off they are including a complimentary pre party and post party in the admission price. Not to mention discounted hotel rooms! Ring in the new year at this luxurious event! Early bird special of only $125.
For more info visit, www.ChicagoNYE.com.
#2: BALLROOM BLITZ NYE 2022 AT SWISSOTEL CHICAGO HOTEL
Ring in 2022 at Chicago’s newest party spot on the river! Get your tickets now because this will be the hottest ticket in town featuring multiple ballrooms of entertainment, top shelf cocktails, a variety of hors d’oeuvres, pasta bar, custom martinis, premium champagne, online raffles benefiting a good cause, celebrity DJs, live cover band, live video mixing, midnight confetti storm, table service, + so much more. And to top it off they are including a complimentary pre party and post party in the ticket price. Not to mention discounted hotel rooms at only $175/night! Ring in NYE 2022 at this luxurious event! Early bird special of only $109. Tickets go up soon.
For more info visit, www.NYE-Chicago.com.
#3: CHICAGO NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL AT CONGRESS PLAZA HOTEL
Step into the Congress Plaza Hotel for an evening of all-inclusive drinks, DJs, cover bands, buffets and more at the Chicago New Year’s Eve Ball. The party takes place throughout the hotel’s ballrooms, featuring multiple dance floors and rooms and food buffets, where you can mingle with sharply dressed attendees leading up to the customary midnight celebration. Ticket prices $89 GA & $109 for VIP. VIP Table options are also available. Discounted hotel rooms for only $149/night.
For More Info, visit: www.NewYearsEveParty.com. (312) 847-1854. Congress Plaza Hotel: 520 S Michigan Ave.
#4: CHICAGO NEW YEAR’S EVE SOIREE AT JW MARRIOTT
With ballrooms, buffets, cocktails and DJs, the Marriott’s New Year’s Eve party has all the trappings of a hotel celebration. If you’re looking for a lavish Loop celebration complete with a generous drink package (not to mention discounted hotel rooms, starting at $174/night), this soirée is a fine way to kick off the new year in style. Tickets start at $119/ticket with VIP options available!
For More Info, visit: www.
#5: CHICAGO W-NYE NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Style at the ultra-trendy, W Chicago – City Center! This event will have you hopping from room to room with multiple party areas. Enjoy the evening with an all-inclusive package featuring top shelf drinks, buffets, champagne, party favors, midnight celebrations, and more. Take an elevator home with discounted hotel rooms at $169/night. Early Bird Tix at $125 GA & $145 VIP.
For more info visit, www.ChicagoNYEparty.com
#6: GATSBY’S ROARING 20’S NEW YEARS EVE PARTY 2022 AT MORGAN MANUFACTURING
Ring in 2022 at Gatsby’s Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Gala at Morgan Manufacturing! The Morgan MFG has made its mark as one of the newer premier venues to pop out of Chicago in recent years. And for good reason, this exclusive two-floored venue is perfect for an end of the year party to end all end of the year parties. Ticket prices start at $89 GA and $109 VIP. VIP Table options are also available. Nearby hotel accommodations – $159/night!
For more info, visit: www.
#7: ROCK ‘TIL THE DROP – HARD ROCK CAFE
Rock in 2022 & Party until 4am at Hard Rock Cafe. Take your New Year’s Eve celebration to this iconic venue and get ready to party with your friends until wee hours in the morning! This Chicago New Year’s Eve celebration includes a 4.5-hour All-Inclusive package featuring top shelf drinks, buffets, champagne, party favors, midnight celebrations, and more. Ticket prices start at $85 GA. VIP Table options are also available. Nearby Discounted hotel rooms for only $159/night.
For More Info, visit: www.ChicagoNYEinfo.com. Hard Rock Cafe: 63 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654 312-847-6953
#8: NEW YEAR’S EVE CRUISES
ChicagoCruiseEvents.com is hosting a roster of various cruises throughout the entire New Year’s Eve Weekend (adult & family friendly cruise options) – 4 different options starting at $20/ticket ($120 for the fireworks cruise)! Enjoy cocktails, while enjoying the amazing Chicago skyline. Includes live DJs and dancing. The December 31st midnight cruise includes Fireworks!
For more info visit, www.
Celebrate NYE with Green Curtain Events
Green Curtain Events is hosting some of the best NYE parties in Chicago this year. Their city-wide parties this year are happening at
- Aon Grand Ballroom of Navy Pier
- NYE at The Whale
- NYE at Uproar
- Centre Street Kitchen
- Fatpour Wicker Park & McCormick
- Roots South Loop
- Radio Room
- Woodie’s Flat
- FAME Supper Club
Tickets are selling fast for these events, so make sure you grab your spot while there is still time!
4337 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
Cobblestone Restaurant is a hidden gem out in North Center, specializing in eclectic European cuisine with a distinct American twist. Think: The best Goulash you’ve ever had (really, it’s the best Goulash I’ve ever had!). This year, they are ringing in 2022 with an impressive selection of pre fixe options for two ($150 plus tax), great drinks, champagne toasts, live music, a new holiday cocktail, and more!
Not in the mood for a full meal? Opt for the Late Night NYE Bar Package for $75 per person, including all draft beer and cider, house cocktails, and well liquor, late-night bites, midnight champagne toast, and festive party favors. Reservations are available via Resy.
315 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654
River Roast will celebrate the end of 2021 with a special Prime Rib Dinner for Two that includes a 24oz Prime Rib carved tableside with beef jus, horseradish crème fraiche, and potato croquettes; Half Dozen Oysters to start; a side of Creamed Spinach; and a slice of Key Lime Pie for dessert. Regular a la carte dinner menu will be available. River Roast will be open on December 31st from 11:30 am until 1 am (last reservation at 10:30 pm). Reservations can be made here.
2542 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Join Andros Taverna for a special Greek Feast to ring in 2022 on New Year’s Eve! Choose from the regular menu or an extraordinary decadent set menu to welcome the new year. Featured menu items include Oysters & Caviar, Black Truffle Spanakorizo, Dry-aged Lamb Ribeye, and Honey-soaked Baklava Baba.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at BLVD Steakhouse. During the 2.5-hour dining experience, guests will enjoy a three-course menu of dishes like Lobster Bisque with sweet sherry cream, puff pastry, and fine herbs, Dayboat Scallops with white corn grits, pine nut vinaigrette and crispy leeks, and Organic Half Chicken with marble potatoes, winter vegetables, and truffle chicken jus. Make it a night to remember with caviar service, a seafood tower, and vintage bottles of wine.
Tickets for the first seating, from 5 to 8:15 p.m., are $95 per person. Tickets for the second seating, from 8:30 p.m. to close, are $125 per person and include a midnight Champagne toast and party favors. All beverages, including a special list of sparkling wines, will be available for purchase onsite. Reservations can be made via OpenTable.
400 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654
Chicago’s iconic steakhouse destination, Kinzie, is celebrating 30 years of commitment to quality with a special offer for New Year’s Eve this year. For $125, diners can enjoy a six-course prix fixe menu with live music (8 pm seatings only). Featured menu items include, “Nigiri” with beef bresaola & Café de Paris, fresh King Scallops, dry-aged prime rib with red wine & bone marrow sauce, and champagne mousse.
Reservations can be made here. This is perfect for those hoping to go to one of the late-night NYE parties in Chicago, but want to have an elegant feast somewhere else first.
1000 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Offshore, the world’s largest rooftop deck and one of Chicago’s most popular destinations located on the third floor of Navy Pier, 1000 East Grand Ave, is ready to say goodbye to 2021 by hosting a Luxe New Year’s Eve Party on Friday, December 31 beginning at 9pm.
Offering a festive luxe atmosphere in Offshore’s airy year-round glass atrium, Chicagoans will have the opportunity to revel in the best this city has to offer, with spectacular views of the city’s skyline and Lake Michigan, all while enjoying access to premium bars throughout the evening, along with a selection of passed bites, live music, a midnight champagne toast, the Navy Pier Fireworks at Midnight and more. Tickets are available at www.drinkoffshore.com.