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You might still be basking in the glow of Chicago Christmas events, but New Year's Eve is just around the corner and there's no better time to lock down your plans for the first hours of 2020. You'll find all types of Chicago New Year's Eve events and parties throughout the city, including gigantic bashes (with open bars and balloon drops!) at the best Chicago hotels and more intimate gatherings at cocktail bars in Chicago. You can spend the final evening of the year pouring your own beer all night at a brewery, playing shuffleboard until the wee hours of the morning or dancing to house music in a subterranean club. Find a spot to toast a new decade among some of the best Chicago New Year's Eve events and parties.
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