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Chicago New Years Eve Events 2018

Plan Your New Year's Eve in Chicago!

Chicago is the third most populated city in the U.S., and all around one of the most important in the world, which is why you might be a little bit overwhelmed at the prospect of spending New Year's Eve in the city: there are so many things to do for such a short night!

There's a lot you can do in town if you're lucky enough to ring in 2019 in The Windy City, but where should you start? Below you can find the top events on the site, sorted by popularity, to give you a little hand when it's time to choose. And even better, if you keep reading, you can find out what are some of our favorites.

Whether you're new in the city or an old Windy City lover, one thing is certain: the Chicago skyline is one of the most beautiful in America, and a solid reason to spend the brightest party night of the year in town. So, why not enjoy an evening of reveling in the beautiful lights of the city? Bask in the gorgeous skyscrapers from the water aboard the Anita Dee II Yacht on the massive 2019 New Year's Eve Yacht Party Chicago

Hurry and get your tickets now, before it's too late!

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Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom , 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois (Central) United States Chicago Illinois United States

The latest edition of the Resolution Gala is upon us, once again at the Navy Pier! Join the Grand Ballroom and bask in the beautiful views from Lakeview Terrace, as you party your way into the New Year. +30 bars, party favors and noisemakers, 4 renowned live DJs including DJ Metro, this party aims to become the best in town this year. Join the [more]

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Mystic Blue Cruises Club Mystic , 600 E. Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois (Meg Mile Streeterville) United States Chicago Illinois United States

CHI Nightlife  presents... Chicago New Year's 2018 Speakeasy Party Cruise aboard the Mystic Blue Live DJs | 4 Hour Premium Open Bar Amazing Views of Chicago Skyline Complimentary Appetizers & Full Dinner Buffet The Best Fireworks Show & Midnight Countdown Join us for the ultimate New Year's Eve Countdown Experience in [more]

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Hard Rock Cafe Chicago , 63 W. ONTARIO, Chicago, Illinois United States Chicago Illinois United States

Come to a classic Chicago venue, the Hard Rock Café, and have an unforgettable New Year's Eve! With 4.5 hours of premium cocktails, delicious appetizer station buffets and some of the greatest DJs in Chicago, the last night of 2016 is yours to enjoy. Go a little fancier and get the best bottle service in town for you and your friends. Rock on! [more]

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Anita Dee II Yacht , 600 East Grand Avenue (Chicago Navy Pier), Chicago, Illinois United States Chicago Illinois United States

For the 6th year running, the My Drink on New Year's Eve Party is ON in Chicago, aboard the Anita Dee II! Revel in the last night of the year while surrounded by the best views of the Chicago skyline, with a premium bar package, a full food buffet including dessert, great music, Photo Booth with prints and a champagne toast at midnight. Book now! [more]

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Moonlight Studios , 1446 W Kinzie St,, Chicago, Illinois United States Chicago Illinois United States

312NYE 2018 - 4 STAGES OF MUSIC - ALL NIGHT OPEN BAR - AMAZING EVENT SPACE!CHICAGO famously Presents the cities "WHO'S WHO" celebration where you see and you want to be seen. Welcome on the new year among the most enthusiastic advocates of Entertainment embodying societies most influential. NYE 2018 festivities are made possible by Chicago's very [more]

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Anita Dee II Yacht , 600 East Grand Avenue (Chicago Navy Pier), Chicago, Illinois United States Chicago Illinois United States

NYE Yacht Party is in its 7th Year! This is the best way to ring in the New Year as we will enjoy fireworks and CHI Star Rising in its third year!!!Fireworks with the Chicago Skyline, Included Bar Package, Full Food Buffet with Dessert (Inclusive, See Menu Below), DJ, Photo Booth w/Prints and Champagne Toast! Group Rates Available! Please [more]

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Barcocina , 2901 North Sheffield Avenue, Chicago, Illinois United States Chicago Illinois United States

Jump start the New Year with a stellar party at BARCOCINA in Chicago. This +21 event includes top-of-the-line amenities like open bar, live DJ, and amazing complimentary party favors, all while guests are enjoying the best open format mix of Top 40, Hip Hop, and House jams from a live DJ. Looking for a VIP NYE? Opt for one of the VIP tickets! [more]

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Dance Center Chicago , 3868 North Lincoln Avenue, 2nd Floor,, Chicago, Illinois United States Chicago Illinois United States

Chicago's newest and most anticipated event this New Year's Eve is expected to sell out in advance. Limited tickets may be available at the door. Early arrival is highly recommended. PART OF DCBX ULTIMATE NYE! Washington DC, Orlando, Miami, Atlanta & Chicago From the Creators of 2x Latin Dance event of the Year DCBX aka DC Bachata Congress [more]

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Anita Dee II Yacht – Dusable Harbor , 200 N. Breakwater Access, Chicago, Illinois (Loop) United States Chicago Illinois United States

DESCRIPTION: NYE Yacht Party is in its 8th Year! This is the best way to ring in the New Year!! Enjoy the yacht and the Chicago Skyline, Included Bar Package, Full Food Buffet with Dessert (Inclusive, See Menu Below), DJ, Photo Booth w/Prints and Champagne Toast! Only 300 spots available and prices will go up so buy now! Get paid by [more]

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Barrio , 65 W Kinzie St,, Chicago, Illinois United States Chicago Illinois United States

New Year’s Eve Chicago at Barrio    The latest sensation at the cornerstone of Chicago’s River North comes, Barrio… iconic and impressionable in every sense of its being.  From exotic luxury lounges for table service to optimum party avenues and social elegance, Barrio is serving up everything a party [more]

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