Chicago New Year's Eve 2021 Events

NYE in Chicago

Average temperature low and high: 27°-37°

Chicago in December brings pretty cold weather, but nothing blocks the Windy City from a good time, especially on New Year’s Eve! Most of the more popular, in-demand events take place indoors, so you can party the night away without freezing! From hotel extravaganzas and multi-course meals at award-winning restaurants to concerts and DJs at underground clubs, Chicago has tons of exciting ways to bring in the New Year!

New year's eve events calendar

Roaring 20's – Prohibition New Year's Eve at Morgan MFG

31 Dec, 2019 8:15 pm
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Roaring 20's – Prohibition New Year's Eve at Morgan MFG

Celebrate New Year's Eve all night long at Morgan MFG where multiple talented DJs will play fine-tuned setlist of latest and greatest hits. There will aslo be  5 hour premium coctail reception and buffet of tasty appetizers. Tickets start at $109.

Crystal Gardens New Years Eve 2020

31 Dec, 2019 9:00 pm
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Crystal Gardens New Years Eve 2020

Don't miss your chance to be on TV, celebrate New Years Eve at Crystal Gardens party where NBC New Years Eve Live In Chicago will be filmed for the third in a row! The event will feature over 20 premium liquor bar, a private terrace to watch fireworks, a live DJ, and more! Tickets start at $118.

New Year's Eve Party - The Drake Hotel 2020 - Chicago Scene

31 Dec, 2019 9:00 pm
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New Year's Eve Party - The Drake Hotel 2020 - Chicago Scene

Voted, “Best Chicago New Year’s Eve Party,” this is the most lavish NYE party in Chicago. The event hosts more than 3000 guests at the Hilton hotel. Across 5 different ball rooms, there will be 6 live performances of Chicago's hottest DJs, premium top-shelf liquor served at more than 40 fully staffed bars, a balloon drop, and a champagne toast at midnight! There's also a pre-party on December 30th to consider checking out! Tickets start at $153.

Zoo Year’s Eve at Lincoln Park

31 Dec, 2019 9:00 pm
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Zoo Year’s Eve at Lincoln Park

Are you looking for a break from the typical bars and parties that New Year's Eve has to offer? And are willing to brave the cooler weather? If If so, then Zoo Year's Eve is the perfect adult-only event for you! Enjoy an after-hours evening at the iconic Lincoln Park Zoo as it's decked out in millions of lights. The event will feature ice carvings cash bars serving beer, wine and champagne, a live DJ, giveaways, games, free carousel rides, and more!

Brew Year's Eve

31 Dec, 2019
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Brew Year's Eve

Do you prefer beer over champagne as your New Year’s Eve drink of choice? Bring in the new year with some local brews and check out Brew Year’s Eve at Architectural Artifacts, an 80,000 square foot antique shop! In addition to 10 Chicago breweries and 25 different craft beers, the event will also feature butler-passed hors-d’oeuvres, a selection of craft cocktails and wine, and live music! Tickets are $139.

Riverfront New Year's Eve Fireworks Dinner

31 Dec, 2019
Riverfront New Year's Eve Fireworks Dinner

Board the Odyssey to ring in the New Yearwith an upscale dinner cruise; you'll get the perfect view of fireworks on the Chicago River! The dinner cruise includes table seating and a delicious 3-course plated dinner, entertainment from a live DJ, award-winning drinks from an open bar, and a champagne toast at midnight!

Chicago Concerts in December

  • 12/31/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts Buy Tickets
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  • 12/31/2020 Frozen - The Musical Cadillac Palace Buy Tickets
  • 12/30/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts Buy Tickets
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  • 12/29/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts Buy Tickets
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  • 12/27/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts Buy Tickets
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  • 12/26/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts Buy Tickets
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  • 12/25/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts Buy Tickets
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  • 12/20/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts Buy Tickets
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  • 12/18/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts Buy Tickets
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  • 12/07/2020 Beach Fossils & Wild Nothing Thalia Hall Buy Tickets
  • 12/07/2020 Jojo Vic Theatre Buy Tickets
  • 12/06/2020 Beach Fossils & Wild Nothing Thalia Hall Buy Tickets
  • 12/06/2020 The Simon & Garfunkel Story CIBC Theatre Buy Tickets
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Upcoming Nightclub Events

Tue, Dec 01 at Berlin Nightclub TBA
Wed, Dec 02 at Berlin Nightclub Beat Lab
Thu, Dec 03 at Berlin Nightclub DURO
Fri, Dec 04 at Berlin Nightclub Cosmix Fridays with DJ Greg Haus
Sat, Dec 05 at Berlin Nightclub Drag Matinee
Sun, Dec 06 at Berlin Nightclub MadonnaRama
Mon, Dec 07 at Berlin Nightclub Mom Jeans
Tue, Dec 08 at Berlin Nightclub Iconic!