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Celebrate New Year's Eve in the Chicago Loop


Posted  11 months ago  in  Loop List

2 MIN READ - It’s time once again to usher in a new year, and there’s no better place to do it than downtown in the Chicago Loop. Glitzy and glamorous open bar events await, along with sparkling pre-fixe dinners, Warhol-themed parties, celebrations 94 stories in the air, and more.

360 Chicago

Celebrate on the 94th floor for 360 CHICAGO's 4th annual New Year's Eve celebration. Created for guests 21 and older, this package includes general admission beginning at 9 p.m., unlimited rides on TILT, a live DJ, party favors, two glasses of sparkling wine, and an unmatched view of the New Year’s Eve fireworks display. Learn more.


Commons Club at The Virgin Hotel

This New Year's Eve, your mission is to celebrate the 007 way. Commons Club's Casino Royale party begins at 8 p.m. with a premium hosted four-hour open bar package. The party continues with a cash bar after midnight for all you party people. Kick off the night at the satellite bar, mingle over card games at the poker table, roulette wheel, baccarat table, and more. Top off the evening with a balloon drop and complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

Hilton Chicago

ChicagoNYE.com, 103.5 Kiss FM, and NBC 5 Chicago are teaming up to host a NYE Soiree! Thousands of formally dressed party-goers descend on the Hilton Chicago for this multiple ballroom extravaganza that includes an all-inclusive event featuring seven party areas, 12 party acts, top shelf cocktails, a variety of hors d'oeuvres, specialized martinis, champagne, live casino gambling, celebrity DJs, live video mixing, midnight confetti storm, table service, and so much more. And to top it off ChicagoNYE.com includes a complimentary pre-party and post party in the admission price, not to mention discounted hotel rooms! Ring in NYE 2020 at this luxurious event. Early bird special of only $119.  Tickets go up soon. For more info visit, www.ChicagoNYE.com.

Hotel Essex | SX Sky Bar

Steps from Grant Park, SX Sky Bar in the new Essex on the Park tower is the most stylish space in the South Loop for ringing in the new year. The fashion-forward design of the bilevel cocktail lounge is a festive backdrop to the panoramic views of the urban winter wonderland below. The indulgent menu centers around seafood, shared plates, and spirited cocktails. Toast to 2020 with the signature Twilight cocktail. Featuring butterfly pea flower infused gin, St-Germain, housemade lavender syrup, and edible pearl dust, it literally sparkles. Learn more.

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Hotel Julian | About Last Knife

End 2019 in style and toast to 2020. Live music, delicious food, superior accommodations, and an experience you will never forget await you at Hotel Julian’s About Last Knife – An Original Remix. Learn more.

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The JW Marriott Chicago

ChicagoNewYearsParty.com will ring in 2020 by unveiling the premiere of a luxury Chicago New Year’s Eve event at the JW Marriott Chicago. 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, and 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! Early bird special of only $119. Tickets go up soon.  For more info visit, www.ChicagoNewYearsParty.com.

New Year's Eve Blast

Spectators will be delighted by a spectacular midnight fireworks display along the Chicago River. The magical display will be FREE for all to ring in the New Year with loved ones in the City’s top restaurants, bars and hotels. Learn more.

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ROOF on theWit

ROOF’s New Year’s Eve Party is back and better than ever. Featuring gaming tables, decadent food by award-winning chefs, and a platinum open bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. this glamorous rooftop, set 27 stories above it all, is the ultimate New Year’s Eve destination. ROOF will be transformed into the dazzling French Riviera, personified by elegance, gaming tables, live entertainment, acrobatic dancers, French cuisine, and lots of champagne. Learn more.

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Teatro ZinZanni presents Love, Chaos & Dinner

Spend this New Year's Eve with Teatro ZinZanni and celebrate like never before. The New Year's Eve package includes a four course dinner designed by "The Goddess" Debbie Sharpe, a performance of the critically acclaimed show Love, Chaos & Dinner, a dessert buffet and dancing after the show, and a champagne toast at midnight. There will be a DJ, dancing, dessert, and bar service until 1 a.m. Learn more.

Travelle at The Langham

Travelle at The Langham is ready to welcome the New Year in two ways: a five-course, pre-fixe dinner and a sparkling celebration. The restaurant hosts a dinner for $165 per person featuring Butternut Squash Soup with crème fraiche, Ossetra Royale Caviar, and chanterelle conserva; Rohan Duck Confit with beets, citrus, frisée, radicchio, braised salsify, and black truffle; Monkfish with Manila clams, bouillabaisse, braised fennel, and saffron touile; Wagyu Short Rib with pommes mille feuille, cippolini agrodolce, horseradish, and celery root; and Citrus Pavlova with grapefruit granita, black currant ice cream, and yuzu curd. A celebratory sparkling wine toast at midnight is also included.

Andy Warhol’s “Silver Factory” is this year’s New Year’s Eve party theme at the bar. Inspired by Warhol’s New York City studio decked out in silver, guests are invited to dance the night away with a DJ and enjoy the photo booth. A celebratory sparkling wine toast at midnight is also included. Tables can be reserved with a $150 minimum spend per person.

Travelle will offer their five-course, pre-fixe dinner on New Year’s Eve from 5-10 p.m. Reservations can be made online or by calling 312-923-7705.

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The W Chicago - City Center

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 $159/night. Early Bird Tix at $125 GA and $145 VIP.  For more info visit www.ChicagoNYEparty.com.