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Best New Year's Eve Parties In Chicago


Where will you be when the clock strikes 12:00? To help you ring in 2011 in style, we've compiled a list of some of the hottest New Year's Eve parties in Chicago. From music and food, to water and roof tops, this list has it all.

More parties added daily.

Chicago Spirit New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise

Navy Pier
Chicago, IL

$159 includes: Special New Year's Eve Dinner Buffet, Premium Bar, Champagne Toast at midnight, DJ entertainment and Midnight Fireworks (weather permitting) provided by the City of Chicago.

District Bar

170 W Ontario
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 337-3477

$105 includes: General admission (per person), Top shelf open bar from 9pm-1:30am, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, and a delectable full buffet until midnight. Party kicks off at 9:00PM.

Drake Hotel

140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL
(312) 787-2200

Celebrate the start to a new year at Chicago's hottest New Year's Eve event, Chicago Scene's C'roc the New Year, it's 10th Anniversary NYE Party. Party goers will enjoy open bar, hors d'oeuvres and desserts, special live performances and much more.

Guests have the option of purchasing general admission tickets at $165 (going up to $195) or VIP tickets at $225 (going up to $250).


420 1/2 West Diversey
Chicago, IL
(773) 549-9090

$75 includes: Elaborate dinner buffets, all draft beers, call drinks, Red Bull mixers, wine, soda, champagne, DJ, party favors and more from 8PM until last call (1:30AM).


160 E. Grand Ave
Chicago, IL

$85 includes: Top shelf open bar (wine, beer, premium cocktails, energy drinks), dinner buffet, champagne toast, and party favors.

Hard Rock Hotel

230 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL

Featuring Ludacris! $180 includes: Champagne Toast & Balloon Drop at Midnight, Gourmet Hors D'oeuvres & Cheeses, 4 Hour Ultra Premium Open Bar Including Red Bull & Chocolate Buffet & Dessert Bar.

Hilton Chicago Hotel

Playboy New Year's Eve Celebration
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL

Official Playboy New Years Eve Celebration featuring T-Pain and Jump Smokers! $215 includes: Access to Comandon Playboy VIP Lounge, 5 Hour Open Premium, Bar (1 Extra Hour), Meet and Greets with Eight Playboy Playmates, Live Casino Gambling, Expanded Hors d'oeuvres & Buffet, and Pole Dancing Demonstrations by Flirty Girl Fitness. Entertainment includes: T-Pain, Jump Smokers, Rafa-L The Saint, Chicago's top DJs.

Hyatt Chicago

151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL

$119 includes (NYE Ticket only):Premium Open Bar, Buffet Stations (available 8:30pm-11pm), Access to Two Party Areas Featuring Acclaimed Chicago band – Mike and Joe & Energy Productions (DJ), Party Favors & JACK-FM Games, Countdown Festivities, Great Prizes, Party Hours 8:30PM – 1:30AM.

Hotel Party/Guest Room Packages – Starting at $349
Hotel guest rooms are only available with the purchase of a Party/Guest Room Package. A limited number of packages are available this year.

Landmark Grill + Lounge

1633 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL

$125 includes: (price does not include service fee) Open premium bar, a champagne toast at midnight, a buffet by TJ Harville and Ruben Izaguirre, and party favors.


1904 W North Ave.
Chicago, IL
(773) 904-8113

$75 includes: LOKaL and FUEL Promote present NYE Party 2010. Exclusive gourmet buffet dinner and all-night fully stocked open bar including quality spirits, beer, and wine. ($3.50 processing fee applies).


1113 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL

$110 includes: 4-Course dinner and premium open bar. $85: Drink package only. Package includes champagne at midnight, party favors, and free bottle of champagne for every 4 tickets purchased.


3516 N.Clark
Chicago, IL
(773) 224-1025

$85 includes: Top Shelf Drinks (Including Energy Drink Mixers), All Drafts, Food Buffet, Champagne Toast, Balloon Drop, Live DJ and more!


201 N. State St.
Chicago, IL

Package includes: Open bar, passed appetizers, champagne at midnight. Spend New Year's above the city on the rooftop at theWit. Tables and tickets are limited. Visit the website for updated booking information.

Wyndham Chicago Downtown Hotel

633 N Saint Clair
Chicago, IL

$195 includes: Multiple rooms of entertainment, a four-hour top shelf open bar, a buffet of hors d'oeuvres, champagne, and live music.

More New Year's Eve and holiday events here. -- Lauren Wulf, CBS Local Chicago


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