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Published December 5, 2023

The Best New Year's Eve Events in Chicago

Where to celebrate New Year's Eve 2024 in Chicago. 🍾🥳

by Chicago Bucket List

 

Get ready to ring in 2024, Chicago! Another year is winding down, and that means it's time to start making your New Year's Eve plans. From stunning waterfront fireworks to buzzing neighborhood bashes, Chicago knows how to throw a New Year's Eve party. Explore the hottest events and best locations for an unforgettable countdown to 2024 in Chicago!

 

Chicago's Top New Year's Eve Parties

24 Karat Gold NYE Party

Out with the old, in with the (20)24 karat gold! Enjoy stunning views of the city in a heated, glass-enclosed rooftop, while you dance the night away with an open bar, complimentary welcome cocktail, and passed apps!

Starting price: $99 per person
When: 
9:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Where:
Morgan's on Fulton: 950 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL

 

Nora en Pure at Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom

Ring in the new year while dancing to the beats of deep house queen Nora En Pure, along with other globally renowned DJs, an iconic midnight balloon drop, and much more.

Starting price: $48 per person (25% off regular pricing)
When:
Doors open at 8:00 PM, show starts at 9:00 PM
Where: Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom: 1106 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL

 

Merry & Bright New Year's Bash

Not ready to say goodbye to the holidays? This NYE bash is decorated with glitzy, larger-than-life holiday decorations guaranteed to keep your spirits bright. Tickets include light bites (while supplies last), a champagne toast, and live DJs and entertainment.

Starting price: $50 per person 
When: 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Where: Commons Club: 203 N. Wabash Ave 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL

 

The Gatsby Speakeasy NYE

Transport yourself to the flashy era of the 1920s with coursed classic cocktails, signature small bites, and live music.

Starting price: $150 per person (25% off regular pricing)
When: 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Where: 736 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL

 

TAO Chicago New Year's Eve

Indulge in glamour and glitz at TAO this New Year's Eve with generous passed hors d'oeuvres, a 4-hour premium cocktail reception, champagne toast at midnight, and access to both restaurant and nightclub floors.

Starting price: Starting at $175 per person (originally  $205)
When: 8:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Where: TAO Chicago Nightclub: 632 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL

 

NYE at Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

This tropical yet glamorous Flamingo Formal features a complimentary midnight toast, dancing to DJs all night, unlimited drinks, and low-pressure party vibes.

Starting price: Unlimited Drink Wristband: $104 per person (originally $134.16)
When: 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Where: Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club: 1750 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Eve at TimeOut Market Chicago

New Year's Eve at Timeout Market is the longest-running NYE party in Chicago! Tickets include an open bar, dinner, live DJs all night long, and entertainment.

Starting price: $149 per person (originally $176.98)
When:
7:00 PM – 1:00 AM (1:30 AM for VIPs)
Where: TimeOut Market Chicago: 916 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL

 

A Willy Wonka Winter Wonderland New Year's Eve – SOLD OUT

Butch McGuire's is hosting a Wonka-themed NYE party with an open bar, passed or buffet-style appetizers, and a champagne toast at midnight. Plus, each guest will receive a chocolate bar envelope; some might contain a gift card, and a few may contain a Golden Ticket which will grant access to the best St. Patrick’s Day party in Chicago—no line, no cover!

Starting price: $80 per person
When:
9:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Where: Butch McGuire’s: 20 W. Division Street, Chicago, IL

 

Crawl 'Til The Ball Falls: Chicago NYE Bar Crawl 2024

Start at Clark Street Ale House and crawl your way through New Year's Eve with drink specials and no cover at some of Chicago's best bars!

Starting price: $20 per person
When:
6:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Where: Clark Street Ale House: 742 N Clark St, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's at Gracie O'Malley's

Celebrate with 24 taps and 16 televisions to watch the ball drop or the game, plus enjoy passed apps, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. You can also grab New Year's Brunch from 10 AM until 2 PM on January 1!

Starting price: NYE Party: $75 per person; New Year's Day Brunch: Starting at $50
When: 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Where: Portage Park: 4058 N Milwaukee | Edgewater: 6334 N Clark St

 

NYE at Hubbard Inn

Expect light bites, a 4-hour open bar, a champagne toast, and Chicago's top DJs at this New Year's Eve party at Hubbard Inn.

Starting price: Starting at $150 per person (originally $163.19)
When:
9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Where:
Hubbard Inn: 110 West Hubbard Street Chicago, IL

 

NYE at Joy District

Enjoy top-shelf cocktails and premium liquors alongside a spread of delicious appetizers, plus live DJs, dancing, an open bar, and a countdown to midnight.

Starting price: Starting at $200 per person (originally $217)
When:
9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Where:
Joy District: 112 West Hubbard Street Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Eve 2023 at Duffy's Tavern & Grill

Spend the night at this laidback bar in Lincoln Park. Tickets guarantee entry (no waiting in line) and include a drink package featuring draft beer and select wines, plus food and a champagne toast.

Starting price: $65 per person
When:
9:00 PM
Where:
Duffy's Bar & Grill: 420 W Diversey Parkway, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Eve 2023 at McGee's

Ring in the New Year with your friends at McGess Bar & Grill! Tickets guarantee entry and let you bump the line—so no waiting in line out in the cold!
 

Starting price: $65 per person
When: 9:00 PM
Where: McGee's Tavern & Grille: 950 W. Webster, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Eve at Clover Sports & Leisure

Come and party at Chicago’s favorite modern Irish Sports Pub, and enjoy a Premium Drink Package (Titos, passed apps, champagne toast at midnight, and party favors.

Starting at: $75 per person
When: 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Where: Clover Sports & Leisure: 722 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL

 

NYE at Passport Bar Room

Tickets to this celebration at Passport Bar Room in West Town include access to a generous appetizer buffet, a premium drink package, all-night music, party favors, a dramatic countdown and champagne toast, and more. Multiple ticket tiers and packages available!

Starting at: $35 per person
When: 9:00 PM - 12:30 AM 
Where: The Passport Bar Room: 1601 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Eve 2023 at The Reveler

Expect all the hallmarks of a classic New Year's party at this cozy sports bar in Roscoe Village—a drink package, apps, complimentary toast at midnight, and giveaways—plus access to pool tables, darts, and additional food and beverages for purchase. 

Starting at: $65 per person
When: 9:00 PM
Where: The Reveler: 3403 N. Dame Ave, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Eve Bar Crawl

From dance parties, DJs, live bands, and the must-have midnight champagne cheers, this New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl is the perfect way to wrap up 2023. Tickets include food and drink specials, party favors, a scavenger hunt for prizes, and more.

Starting at: $6 per person
When: 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Where: Multiple check-in locations. Visit the event page for details.

 

New Year's Eve 2023 at Rebel Rye

Tickets include a Call Drink Package, including draft beer, select wines, appetizers, champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and more!

Starting at: $65 per person
When: 9:00 PM
Where: Rebel & Rye: 726 W. Grand Ave, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Eve 2023 at Trace Bar

This party will feature dancing, a drinks package, appetizers, a champagne toast at midnight, and more at this rock 'n' roll bar with stylish art-lined surroundings in Wrigleyville.

Starting at: $65 per person
When: 9:00 PM
Where: Trace Bar: 3714 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Eve at The Butcher's Tap

This spot will have loads of TVs to watch the ball drop (or catch the game), plus a large selection of tap beers, pool tables, a midnight toast, apps, and more.

Starting at: $65 per person
When: 9:00 PM
Where: The Butcher's Tap: 3553 N. Southport Ave, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Eve at Willie Lills

Cheers to 2024 with friends and family at Willie Lills in Lincoln Park. Expect a selection of appetizers, a countdown, a drinks package, and a midnight toast.

Starting at: $65 per person
When: 9:00 PM
Where: Willie Lills: 433 W. Diversey Parkway, Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Day Hubbard Inn Brunch Party

Spend January 1 at the Hubbard Inn Brunch Party starting at 1:00 PM for an unforgettable day filled with fantastic food, endless fun, and lively music. Bottomless mimosas and brunch buffet access included in each ticket!

Starting at: Starting at $25 per person (originally $28.66)
When: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Hubbard Inn: 110 West Hubbard Street Chicago, IL

 

New Year's Day at Parlay Lincoln Park

Parly Lincoln Park will host a NYE day brunch with bottomless mimosas and beers for two hours, plus a brunch buffet available from 11 AM to 4 PM.

Starting at: Starting at $40 per person (originally $44.80)
When: 1:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Parlay Lincoln Park: 950 W Wrightwood Ave Chicago, IL

 

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