New Year's Eve events in Chicago

Ring in the new year at the city's most exciting parties, concerts, restaurants and events

Navy Pier's New Year's Eve Fireworks

End 2014 with a bang by using our New Year's Eve guide to find events, concerts, parties, restaurants, and many other things to do while you ring in the new year. You might as well splurge now before you resolve to guilt yourself into a brand new exercise regimen or juice cleanse.

New Year's Eve events

Music

New Year's Eve concerts

Get recommendations and tickets for killer NYE shows.

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Things to Do

New Year's Eve parties

Celebrate with champagne, tiki drinks, dinner buffets, burlesque and dancing.

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Restaurants

New Year's Eve dinner specials

From an extravagent four-course meal to a 1am ramen tasting, these are the best New Year's Eve dinner specials New Year's Eve is one of the biggest nights out of the year, and many of the best Chicago restaurants are celebrating with special prix fixe-dinners. Whether you want a bite before heading to New Year's Eve concerts or prefer to toast midnight with steak and Champagne, you'll find a special New Year's Eve dinner to ring in 2014. RECOMMENDED: New Year's Eve events in Chicago More New Year's parties New Year's Eve concerts Get recommendations and tickets for killer NYE shows. New Year's Eve parties Celebrate with champagne, tiki drinks, dinner buffets, burlesque and dancing. New Year's Eve with kids Your New Year's Eve with kids will end early, but the parties are just as fun New Year's Eve may feel just a bit different with kids in tow. But trading in Champagne for sparkling cider may not be too bad if you venture to one of these New Year's Eve parties full of entertainment, celebration and fun. From a family-friendly improv show to a superhero party, here are some of our favorite picks. As a bonus, most will get you home in time to pop the bubbly after your kids go to bed. RECOMMENDED: New Year's Eve events in Chicago Follow us                    New Year's Eve parties for kids Bubble Bash Spend New Year's Eve morning celebrating superhero-style at this event. Kids can make their own kryptonite, rock out to Mr. Dave and the Superhero Sidekicks, fend off bad guys and

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Kids

New Year's Eve with kids

Your New Year's Eve with kids will end early, but the parties are just as fun New Year's Eve may feel just a bit different with kids in tow. But trading in Champagne for sparkling cider may not be too bad if you venture to one of these New Year's Eve parties full of entertainment, celebration and fun. From a family-friendly improv show to a superhero party, here are some of our favorite picks. As a bonus, most will get you home in time to pop the bubbly after your kids go to bed. RECOMMENDED: New Year's Eve events in Chicago Follow us                    New Year's Eve parties for kids Bubble Bash Spend New Year's Eve morning celebrating superhero-style at this event. Kids can make their own kryptonite, rock out to Mr. Dave and the Superhero Sidekicks, fend off bad guys and make their own superhero capes. ComedySportz New Year's Eve This family-friendly showing of its popular improv show is followed by a sparkling-cider toast. Legoland New Year's Celebration Ring in the New Year Lego-style, with balloon drops for both New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Guests can also enjoy the Lego exhibits, rides and 4D Lego cinema. Noon Year's Eve Party Music, crafts and an apple juice toast are some of what you'll find at this kid-friendly event. You can count down to the other 12 (noon) and have some other fun in the evening. New Year's Eve Party at Roots Let's be honest—most of us spend the wee hours of the each new year shamefully stuffing ourselves with pizza from the nearest chai

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New Year's Eve photos

NYE at the Hilton 2013 photos

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Official Playboy NYE 2012 photos

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Windy City Soul Club NYE 2012 photos

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Big Freedia at Empty Bottle NYE 2011 photos

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Derby C

Come to Derby in Lincoln Park for a Gatsby New Year!  Details & Ticket info available at www.derby.ticketleap.com/nye/