The Best NYE Parties in Chicago

The spots to be as you ring in 2019.

Still working on those NYE plans? Chicago is a gigantic city, and we’ve narrowed down some of the best offerings the Windy City has for those looking to celebrate in a big way.

Champagne Supernova at Howl at the Moon
A little more chill, this River North piano bar is offering guaranteed seats, vouchers for six premium drinks, an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet, and a complimentary bottle of champagne for each table’s midnight toast. All this excellence is $120 per person.

Dine in Luxury at Smith & Wollensky
Indulge in your last dinner of 2018 while enjoying views of the Chicago River. This renown steakhouse will serve up their winter menu, along with unique specials and holiday wines.

Fireworks and Dinner Aboard The Odyssey on the Chicago River/Lake Michigan
Dinner, the Chicago skyline, and an awe-inspiring fireworks display. What more could you want? The Odyssey is celebrating the new year with a river cruise, or a cruise on Lake Michigan. $259.90 or $229.90

Hot Doug’s Pop-Up at Booth One
Doug Sohn of Hot Doug’s will be serving up his famous sausages for guests looking to enjoy an evening of nostalgia as they ring in the new year. Doug’s playlist of one hit wonders is on deck for an added blast from the past. $75

Monte Carlo at Roof on theWit
This event is for those looking to party and get glam for NYE, as you’re expected to be decked out in black tie attire! For $175, you can enjoy a platinum open bar, signature cocktails, award-winning chef delights, and fantastic live entertainment.

Rock Around the Clock at The Hard Rock Cafe
Looking for a late night, epic bash? The Hard Rock is ready to celebrate the new year in style. Live DJs, amazing cocktails, and a “until 4 AM” celebration make this spot a popular one for NYE. Different packages are available dependent on group size.

Resolution Gala at Navy Pier
Several bars and fantastic food make NYE at Navy Pier a night to remember. The Aon Grand Ballroom will be packed once again with hundreds of Chicagoans ringing in 2019, as this is one of the most popular events in the city.


Happy New Year! We hope your 2019 is starts off in style.


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