Often called “Windy City,” Chicago offers great attractions along the shores of Lake Michigan, i.e. arts, cultural attractions, shopping center, remarkable architectures, and stunning beaches. With around 50 million visitors coming to the city each last year, it is not surprising that Chicago becomes one of the best destinations for New Year’s Eve.
New Year’s Eve Chicago 2019 is more than just fireworks, though. There are a bunch of events where you will find the greatest entertainment.
New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Drake Hotel Chicago
The New Year’s Eve Chicago 2019 in the Drake Hotel is going to be the 17th annual event. Many describe it as the Best Party in the best location in Chicago, with massive guests of 3000 people of age 21-35. In fact, the event is voted as the ‘Best Chicago New Year’s Eve Party’ by Redeye Chicago, ABC’s Good Morning America, NBC, and AOL. The festive party is held in 5 ballrooms, entertained by hottest local DJ’s, and peaked with the incredible balloon drop and midnight champagne toast. The event starts at 9 pm to 2 pm.
BEB New Year’s Eve Party
The BEB second annual New Year’s Eve party is where you can celebrate New Year’s Eve in Chicago in style. With only $90 ticket, you can get a buffet dinner, enjoy an open bar with premium liquor, champagne toast, and giveaways. Wear a black tie and be prepared to get entertained by new DJs such as Old School, House, Steppers, R&B, and Hip Hop.
115 Bourbon Street
Another great event for celebrating New Year’s Eve Chicago 2019 is held at 115 Bourbon Street. With five rooms of live entertainment, two bands, 3 DJs, open bar, and balloon drops, you will not want to miss the party. The ticket includes dinner and breakfast buffets—dinner rolls, salad, fried chicken, sausage, meatballs, pasta, etc. And the party is started at 9pm-1am. Remember to bring your ID; this is a 21+ event.
Live Comedy with Keith “Big Keef” Jackson
Being a part of the studio audience for the amazing performance of “Big Keef” Jackson in “Completely Genuine” can be a good change in celebrating the New Year’s Eve. In addition to a live comedy show recording, you will also be entertained by music from the PEACE Band, enjoying a dinner buffet, champagne toast, and door prizes.
The Riches and Ro Dogs
This grown and sexy themed party offers full dinner buffet, open bar, champagne toast, and music by RONNIE Mac. Dance all night and get crazy with your friends while welcoming 2019.
Nova NYE 2019
Voted as the best New Year’s Party in Chicago for Twenty-Somethings, Nova NYE holds a party in Chicago’s largest club with plenty of bars and servers, champagne greeting and toast, small bite buffet and live performances by TBA. The venue is situated at 226 W Ontario.
Girl-Power 2019 New Year’s Eve Party
Partying for the New Year’s Eve as well as giving charity, why not? Come and join Girl Power Brand that offers food, prizes, security, etc. and, more importantly, a donation to girl empowerment foundations—She’s the First, Girls Write Now, Girls Who Code, Girls for a Change, and Step Up.
Dinners in Chicago during the New Year’s Eve
Chicago restaurants are celebrating new years with special dinners. Some of the best options to enjoy the feast and the fest is Acadia, Analogue, The Betty, and Beef and Barley. In Acadia, you will be brought back to the 1920s club themed party and have a six or seven-course dinner with wine pairing. In Analogue and the Betty, you can enjoy seafood such as shrimp, crab, and oyster, as well as refreshing cocktails. Meanwhile, in Beef and Barley you are offered a tempting menu of pork belly and roasted butternut squash.
There are still many more establishments in which you can enjoy the delicious feast to your heart’s content, such as Balena, Atwood, Ampersand Wine Bar, and 312 Chicago—a resto that offers a variety of tasty vegetarian menu.
New Year’s Eve Parties for Family with Kids
Let your children enjoy the festivity of the new year in kids Noon Year’s Eve parties such as Sod Room, Little Beans Café for A Preschool, Pump It Up, Gemini Bistro’s, and so on. The parties provide fine playgrounds, food, drinks, games, craft activities, and even balloon drops. Isn’t it heartwarming to see your kids run around and play?
Where to Stay during New Year’s Eve in Chicago
Some of the best hotels for New Year’s Eve in Chicago do not only accommodate but also host the celebration of New Year’s Eve. Some hotels hold great events, provide delicious food, excellent facilities, and outstanding services. The Drake Hotel, The Hilton Chicago Hotel, JW Marriot, Hard Rock Hotel, The James Chicago, and Palmer House are among the best hotels to stay in during the New Year’s Eve in Chicago.