25+ Coolest NYE Parties in Chicago to Ring Into 2022

What’s your plan for New Year’s Eve? We’ve gathered all the coolest NYE parties in Chicago for you to choose from! Whether you’re into dancing, live music, or simply looking for a good feast with a midnight toast, one of these parties will leave you an unforgettable memory and wrap up 2021 in the perfect way.

Start Off With Chicago’s Top New Year’s Eve Events by 1-800-NewYears.com



Spend an evening partying in the Hilton Chicago’s ballrooms with 7 party areas and 12 party acts!   Thousands of formally dressed partiers descend on the Hilton Chicago for this multiple ballroom extravaganza that includes an all-inclusive event featuring top shelf cocktails, buffet, a variety of hors d’oeuvres, specialized martinis, champagne, fantasy casino gambling, celebrity DJs, live video mixing, midnight confetti storm, table service, + so much more.  And to top it off they are including a complimentary pre party and post party in the admission price.  Not to mention discounted hotel rooms!   Ring in the new year at this luxurious event!  Early bird special of only $125. 

For more info visit, www.ChicagoNYE.com.



Ring in 2022 at Chicago’s newest party spot on the river!  Get your tickets now because this will be the hottest ticket in town featuring multiple ballrooms of entertainment, top shelf cocktails, a variety of hors d’oeuvres, pasta bar, custom martinis, premium champagne, online raffles benefiting a good cause, celebrity DJs, live cover band, live video mixing, midnight confetti storm, table service, + so much more.  And to top it off they are including a complimentary pre party and post party in the ticket price.  Not to mention discounted hotel rooms at only $175/night! Ring in NYE 2022 at this luxurious event!  Early bird special of only $109.  Tickets go up soon.


For more info visit, www.NYE-Chicago.com312-847-7056. Swissotel Chicago: 323 E Upper Wacker Dr.



Step into the Congress Plaza Hotel for an evening of all-inclusive drinks, DJs, cover bands, buffets and more at the Chicago New Year’s Eve Ball. The party takes place throughout the hotel’s ballrooms, featuring multiple dance floors and rooms and food buffets, where you can mingle with sharply  dressed attendees leading up to the customary midnight celebration.  Ticket prices $89 GA & $109 for VIP.  VIP Table options are also available.  Discounted hotel rooms for only $149/night.

For More Info, visit:  www.NewYearsEveParty.com. (312) 847-1854. Congress Plaza Hotel: 520 S Michigan Ave.



With ballrooms, buffets, cocktails and DJs, the Marriott’s New Year’s Eve party has all the trappings of a hotel celebration. If you’re looking for a lavish Loop celebration complete with a generous drink package (not to mention discounted hotel rooms, starting at $174/night), this soirée is a fine way to kick off the new year in style.  Tickets start at $119/ticket with VIP options available!


For More Info, visit:  www.ChicagoNewYearsParty.com.  JW Marriott Chicago – 151 W. Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603, 312-847-5457



Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Style at the ultra-trendy, W Chicago – City Center!  This event will have you hopping from room to room with multiple party areas.  Enjoy the evening with an all-inclusive package featuring top shelf drinks, buffets, champagne, party favors, midnight celebrations, and more.  Take an elevator home with discounted hotel rooms at $169/night.  Early Bird Tix at $125 GA & $145 VIP.

For more info visit, www.ChicagoNYEparty.com.  W Chicago City Center: 172 W Adams St, 312-847-1820


Ring in 2022 at Gatsby’s Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Gala at Morgan Manufacturing! The Morgan MFG has made its mark as one of the newer premier venues to pop out of Chicago in recent years. And for good reason, this exclusive two-floored venue is perfect for an end of the year party to end all end of the year parties. Ticket prices start at $89 GA and $109 VIP. VIP Table options are also available. Nearby hotel accommodations – $159/night!

For more info, visit:  www.GatsbyNewYearsParty.comMorgan Manufacturing, 401 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60642  312-847-6691


Rock in 2022 & Party until 4am at Hard Rock Cafe.  Take your New Year’s Eve celebration to this iconic venue and get ready to party with your friends until wee hours in the morning!  This Chicago New Year’s Eve celebration includes a 4.5-hour All-Inclusive package featuring top shelf drinks, buffets, champagne, party favors, midnight celebrations, and more. Ticket prices start at $85 GA.  VIP Table options are also available.  Nearby Discounted hotel rooms for only $159/night. 

For More Info, visit: www.ChicagoNYEinfo.com. Hard Rock Cafe: 63 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654 312-847-6953


ChicagoCruiseEvents.com is hosting a roster of various cruises throughout the entire New Year’s Eve Weekend (adult & family friendly cruise options) – 4 different options starting at $20/ticket ($120 for the fireworks cruise)!  Enjoy cocktails, while enjoying the amazing Chicago skyline. Includes live DJs and dancing. The December 31st midnight cruise includes Fireworks! 

For more info visit, www.ChicagoCruiseEvents.com  

Celebrate NYE with Green Curtain Events

Green Curtain Events is hosting some of the best NYE parties in Chicago this year. Their city-wide parties this year are happening at

  • Aon Grand Ballroom of Navy Pier
  • NYE at The Whale
  • NYE at Uproar
  • Centre Street Kitchen
  • Hopsmith
  • Fatpour Wicker Park & McCormick
  • LiqrBox
  • Chalet
  • Roots South Loop
  • Radio Room
  • Woodie’s Flat
  • FAME Supper Club

Tickets are selling fast for these events, so make sure you grab your spot while there is still time!

NYE parties at Cobblestone drink
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Cobblestone Restaurant

4337 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

Cobblestone Restaurant is a hidden gem out in North Center, specializing in eclectic European cuisine with a distinct American twist. Think: The best Goulash you’ve ever had (really, it’s the best Goulash I’ve ever had!). This year, they are ringing in 2022 with an impressive selection of pre fixe options for two ($150 plus tax), great drinks, champagne toasts, live music, a new holiday cocktail, and more!

Not in the mood for a full meal? Opt for the Late Night NYE Bar Package for $75 per person, including all draft beer and cider, house cocktails, and well liquor, late-night bites, midnight champagne toast, and festive party favors. Reservations are available via Resy.

River Roast

315 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654

River Roast will celebrate the end of 2021 with a special Prime Rib Dinner for Two that includes a 24oz Prime Rib carved tableside with beef jus, horseradish crème fraiche, and potato croquettes; Half Dozen Oysters to start; a side of Creamed Spinach; and a slice of Key Lime Pie for dessert. Regular a la carte dinner menu will be available. River Roast will be open on December 31st from 11:30 am until 1 am (last reservation at 10:30 pm). Reservations can be made here.

Andros Taverna

2542 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Join Andros Taverna for a special Greek Feast to ring in 2022 on New Year’s Eve! Choose from the regular menu or an extraordinary decadent set menu to welcome the new year. Featured menu items include Oysters & Caviar, Black Truffle Spanakorizo, Dry-aged Lamb Ribeye, and Honey-soaked Baklava Baba.

The Dearborn

145 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60602

Located in the heart of Chicago’s Loop neighborhood and walking distance to Chicago’s best holiday destinations, The Dearborn is the perfect place to kick off 2022. This New Years Eve, diners can enjoy specials such as Prosciutto & Gruyere Croquettes, Octopus A la Plancha, Butter Poached Caribbean Lobster, Milk Fed Veal Chops, and a unique take on a “Root Beer Float.” The Dearborn will also have a DJ spinning tracks all night long and will have a special toast at midnight.

The Smith

400 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

Ring in the New Year at The Smith in River North with their pre-fixed menu! Priced at $75.00 per person, diners can indulge in three special courses available from 5:00pm to midnight. Guests have receive a variety of starters for the table including Spicy Salmon Tartare, Ricotta Gnocchi, Burrata, and more.  For the main course, diners can choose from over six entrees! Reservations can be made on their website directly or on OpenTable.

Robert Et Fils

4229 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

This French fine-dining destination that recently opened their dining room has got you and your guests covered. On December 31st, Robert Et Fils will offer two pre fixe menus including a condensed version for those who prefer a shorter experience. Priced at $205.00 per person and $130.00 per person, diners are in for a special treat and unique experience. Executive Chef Rob Shaner has created a delectable dégustation menu, inspired and built around the classic “Lièvre à la Royale.”

Guests will experience a thoughtful curation of French cuisine, met with intertwined bread courses and seasonal desserts by Pastry Chef Cati Molnar. In their version of a tasting menu, guests will get to meet and taste the flavors and aromas of autumn and earth. Diners can also add on a wine and cocktail pairing menu for an additional $90.00 per person or also have the option of adding a spirit-free cocktail pairing for an additional $70.00 per person.

Nobu Restaurant & Rooftop

155 N Peoria St 11th Floot, Chicago, IL 60607

Nobu’s restaurant will be offering an 8-course Japanese dining experience featuring hand-selected menu favorites such as the Kinmedai Ankimo and Toro Carpaccio, while also tasting Chef Selected Sushi. Guests can enjoy this experience for $175 with Champagne and Caviar upgrades available.

Or, you can head upstairs to the Rooftop Lounge and dance the night away with a Live DJ while enjoying the sweeping views of Chicago’s skyline. The food and drink menu includes New Year’s staples such as Champagne, Wagyu and Caviar. Rooftop reservations are available on OpenTable and require the purchase of a $200 minimum food and drink package.


702 West Fulton Market Street, Chicago, IL 60661

Spice things up on New Year’s Eve with a larger-than-life fashion in true Carnivale style! Chef Carlos Lucas Garza has developed a special menu just for the evening, offering delicious dishes including King Crab Empanadas, a Ceviche Tasting, Lobster Paella, Lamb Rack and more. For dessert, diners can expect to indulge in style with a smoking Chocolate Cigar or melting Ruby Chocolate Globe, among other interactive treats.

To get the party going, they will have a DJ spinning from 9 pm – 1 am and reservations made after 9:30 pm will have guaranteed seating until the clock strikes midnight. Reservations are available with $25 deposit per person required via Tock.

Fulton Market Kitchen

311 N Sangamon St, Chicago, IL 60607

Entertain yourselves with inspired cuisine, craft cocktails, exotic dancers, and more for “A Night in Rio” this New Year’s Eve at Fulton Market Kitchen, with a festive 6-course menu followed by a 4-hour open bar Late Night Party from 10 pm to 2 am complete with party-starting music, exotic dancers, and more inspired by the incredible celebrations of Latin America from Brasil to Mexico.

Dinner seatings are available from 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm for those looking to enjoy Chef’s special meal before an evening on the town, as well as seatings from 8:00 – 9:30 pm for the complete New Year’s party experience. Dinner guests for the later seating may enjoy their reserved table until closing time.

The late night Carnival Cocktail Party for guests 21 and over will begin at 10 pm and guests may purchase tickets to this event which includes admission, 4-hour open bar offerings of beer, wine and spirits, a live DJ, and performance by Samba 1 and late-night snacks. Reservations are available via eventbrite.


1010 S Delano Ct, Chicago, IL 60605

For authentic Italian in the South Loop, Pacino’s is the perfect place to celebrate. Located within the Roosevelt Collection Shops, the eatery known for classically-inspired pastas, antipasti, pizzas, salads and seafood will be offering special dishes from Executive Chef Michael Serratore, plus diners will be treated to party favors and a glass of Champagne to toast the new year. Reservations are available beginning at 5 pm and can be made online at www.pacinoschicago.com.


900 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

The Latin-inspired hotspot located on Lake Michigan at Chicago’s beloved Navy Pier will be open for New Year’s Eve dinner reservations to get the party going, and will be inviting guests to spend New Year’s Day with them, offering a special brunch menu featuring a Raw Bar, Lox Station, Carving Stations and more, available to enjoy for $59 (adults) and $24 (kids).

Starting the new year off right, Lírica will be serving fresh Oysters, King Crab, Shrimp Cocktail, Beef Tenderloin, Roasted Salmon and other delicious dishes including Lobster Mac and Cheese, King Crab Benedict, a Vegan Protein Power Bowl and more. Reservations are available now at www.liricarestaurant.com.

NYE at Tzuco
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720 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654

Join Tzuco’s very special NYE celebration! Chef Carlos Gaytan is preparing an incredible 4-course dining experience that’s ideal for a unique and exceptional way to ring in the new year! Reservations can be made by phone from 4 p.m. through 10:30 p.m., or via Resy. Tickets are $150 per person + tax and you can add on the optional wine pairing at $60.


BLVD Steakhouse

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at BLVD Steakhouse. During the 2.5-hour dining experience, guests will enjoy a three-course menu of dishes like Lobster Bisque with sweet sherry cream, puff pastry, and fine herbs, Dayboat Scallops with white corn grits, pine nut vinaigrette and crispy leeks, and Organic Half Chicken with marble potatoes, winter vegetables, and truffle chicken jus. Make it a night to remember with caviar service, a seafood tower, and vintage bottles of wine.

Tickets for the first seating, from 5 to 8:15 p.m., are $95 per person. Tickets for the second seating, from 8:30 p.m. to close, are $125 per person and include a midnight Champagne toast and party favors. All beverages, including a special list of sparkling wines, will be available for purchase onsite. Reservations can be made via OpenTable.

kinzie NYE dessert
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Kinzie Chophouse

400 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654

Chicago’s iconic steakhouse destination, Kinzie, is celebrating 30 years of commitment to quality with a special offer for New Year’s Eve this year. For $125, diners can enjoy a six-course prix fixe menu with live music (8 pm seatings only). Featured menu items include, “Nigiri” with beef bresaola & Café de Paris, fresh King Scallops, dry-aged prime rib with red wine & bone marrow sauce, and champagne mousse.

Reservations can be made here. This is perfect for those hoping to go to one of the late-night NYE parties in Chicago, but want to have an elegant feast somewhere else first.


1000 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Offshore, the world’s largest rooftop deck and one of Chicago’s most popular destinations located on the third floor of Navy Pier, 1000 East Grand Ave, is ready to say goodbye to 2021 by hosting a Luxe New Year’s Eve Party on Friday, December 31 beginning at 9pm.

Offering a festive luxe atmosphere in Offshore’s airy year-round glass atrium, Chicagoans will have the opportunity to revel in the best this city has to offer, with spectacular views of the city’s skyline and Lake Michigan, all while enjoying access to premium bars throughout the evening, along with a selection of passed bites, live music, a midnight champagne toast, the Navy Pier Fireworks at Midnight and more. Tickets are available at www.drinkoffshore.com.


2075 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Join Ballyhoo Hospitality’s Gemini for the ultimate New Year’s Eve celebration! Priced at $95.00 per person with the option to add a 4oz wine pairings for an additional $50.00, diners can experience the perfect four-course dinner celebration. Upon sitting down, guests will receive Gemini’s Hamachi Crudo dish to enjoy. There will be three seatings at 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm, and 9:00 pm. Looking to bring your kids? Gemini is also offering a three-course Kids Menu priced at $30.00 per child!

Grapes & Grains

858 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607

Join Grapes and Grains for the ultimate live music experience to kick off the New Year! With live music from 6:00 pm until Midnight! Cover is free until 7:00 pm, then $30.00 per person from 7:00 pm to midnight.


205 N Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607

If you are looking for a lively night out with friends, spend your night at PB&J with music that will have you dancing all the way to midnight. Order your favorite dishes with PB&J’s classic menu this holiday, from shared plates to the funky pizza menu, but be sure to save room for an electric Champagne toast at midnight! Reservations are available on Opentable here and tickets for tables are $40, while standing room only is $20.

The Loyalist

177 N Ada St #001, Chicago, IL 60607

Indulge in a special 4-course menu in the cozy confines of The Loyalist this New Year’s Eve. With multiple options to choose from in each carefully curated course like the French Onion Éclair, Smoked Sturgeon, Turbot Veronique, Fig Leaf Crème Brulee and more, there is sure to be something spectacular to help you ring in the New Year. Plus, you may add on caviar, white & black truffles or supplemental courses for the table such as seafood towers, Rush Creek Reserve cheese & oysters on the half shell and more for an additional cost. Reservations are available on Tock and can be made for parties of two to eight people for $125 per person.

The Violet Hour

1520 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

To celebrate the beginning of a brand New Year, pull back the curtains at Wicker Park’s famed speakeasy as the James Beard award-winning cocktail haven demands monochrome looks where your color is your mood! Baked a lot of bread this past year? Dress in head-to-toe beige. Bought 35 house plants in 2021? Everything green! We’re sending this past year off in singular style.

With two seatings featuring Champagne pours, Old Fashioneds, bubbly French 75s, caviar + other decadent bites, and cocktail toasts to bring in the new. Guests should dress to impress and be ready to pose in the in-house photo booth. Tickets are $150 per person can be found on Tock.


224 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

Ring in the New Year with an elegant four-course prix fixe menu featuring selections like Savory Beignets & Caviar, Faroe Island Salmon with trout roe and Meyer lemon beurre blanc, Scallops with cauliflower brown butter puree, Roasted Duck Breast with sauce Maderia, Five Day Braised Short Rib, Creme Brûlée with quince and lychee and a Grand Marnier Soufflé with Foie Gras and black sesame. Tickets $150 per person with the last seating at 11p.m. Reservations are available here.

Bar Pendry

81 E Wacker Pl, Chicago, IL 60601

How can the coolest NYE parties in Chicago not include a free dance party? This year, Pendry Chicago’s sultry fireside retreat will host a DJ and classic cocktail-filled New Year’s Eve Party, with elevated bar bites and a special midnight toast. This open public event starts at 9 p.m. and goes until 1 a.m., no tickets required!

Nobu Hotel Chicago

155 N Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607

Looking for a more romantic and intimate end to the year? Experience exquisite Japanese fine dining at Nobu Restaurant with an 8-Course menu composed of Nobu classics. The tasting menu includes Kinmedai Ankimo, Toro Carpaccio, Buri Mizuna Salad, Chef-Selected Sushi, Lobster Tempura Truffle Amazu, Seabass Spicy Black Bean, Miyazaki A5 Wagyu Flambe, and a Mandarin Snowball for dessert. Guests can enjoy this experience for $175 per person with Champagne and Caviar upgrades available.

Nobu Hotel Chicago is also offering guests the opportunity to ring in the New Year while enjoying sweeping views of the Chicago skyline at the iconic Rooftop at Nobu Hotel Chicago. The rooftop lounge’s indoor dining will be available with electric vibes from a live DJ starting at 9 p.m. Reservations are available on OpenTable with a $200 minimum food and beverage spend per person.


150 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60601

Celebrate the return of a Chicago institution by visiting Petterino’s for pre-show or post-show dining after catching Rick Bayless’ “A Recipe for Disaster,” on New Year’s Eve, easily ranking as one of the coolest NYE parties in Chicago. The show kicks off at 8:00 pm on Dec. 31 and is playing at Windy City Playhouse, which is located in the lower level of the restaurant.

Can it get any more convenient than that for dinner? New Executive Chef Ozzy Amelotti has made his own spin on classic Petterino’s recipes, as well as added new items guaranteed to be a hit with your family. You can make a reservation now by visiting www.petterinos.com.


565 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661

PROXI in Chicago rings in the New Year on Dec. 31 through two special seatings for dinner. Seating One takes reservations from 4:30-7:00pm and will feature a four-course offering from Chef Andrew Zimmerman’s acclaimed global menu at $70 per person. Seating Two will take reservations from 8:00-10:35pm and will feature a five-course menu at $90 per person. Stick around for midnight bubbles, party favors and a toast during second seating to celebrate 2022.

Reservations must be made through OpenTable. No-shows or cancellations within 24 hours will be subject to a $25 fee per person.


838 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60642

Recess is throwing a house party to celebrate New Year’s Eve and you’re invited. Things are going to be kept cool and casual, so you should be that way, too. THE LOCAL JOKES sold out Recess for NYE back in 2019, and they’re returning for this year’s party. Special food and drink packages will be available through the night. Full info on this year’s party can be found by visiting www.chicagoinrecess.com.

Rose Mary

932 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60607

Ring in the new year with a family-style feast at Rose Mary. During the 2.5-hour dining experience curated by Chef Joe Flamm, guests will enjoy dishes like Grilled Oysters with garlic confit butter, Porcini Cappelletti with parmigiano, brown butter, and white & black truffles, and Pork Coppa Pampanella with yogurt cabbage slaw and walnuts. Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased via Tock. All beverages, including a special list of sparkling wines, will be available for purchase onsite.


123 N Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60661

Ring in the New Year at Sepia on Dec. 31 with two special dinner seatings from 5-7pm and again from 8-10:15pm. During Seating One, Sepia will offer a four-course menu at $90 per person with an option wine pairings from Wine Director Alex Ring for $75. Seating two from 8-10:15pm expands the menu to a six-course offering at $130 per person and wine pairings offered at $95. Stick around for midnight bubbles, party favors, and a toast during second seating to celebrate 2022. Reservations must be made through OpenTable. No-shows or cancellations within 24 hours will be subject to a $25 fee per person.


177 N Ada St #101, Chicago, IL 60607

Ring in the New Year in style with a luxurious tasting menu at Smyth, the two Michelin-starred restaurant in Chicago’s West Loop. The night will feature two exclusive seatings for dinner, one between 5:00 to 6:30 pm and a later seating between 8:30 to 10:00 pm. Reservations can be made for parties of two to six people with a deposit of $200 per person. Reservations are available through Tock here.

Sophia Steak

1146 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091

Kick off the New Year at Sophia Steak located in Chicago’s North Shore. Diners can experience a perfectly curated three-course dinner for $125.00 a person that includes a champagne toast. Guests will be served Ahi Tuna Tataki upon arrival. For the first course, diners can choose from Maine Lobster Bisque, Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Prime Beef Carpaccio or Grilled Spanish Octopus. For the second course, diners can choose from Prime 14oz N.Y. Strip, Black Truffle Tagliatelle, Filet Mignon á la Oscar, or Dover Sole. Lastly, guests can choose from Chocolate Buttermilk Cake or Caramel Creameaux.


844 Spruce St, Winnetka, IL 60093

Ballyhoo Hospitality’s newest dining destination in the North Shore is offering the ultimate pre-fixe menu priced at $125.00 a person. Guests can choose from offerings such as Lobster Vol-au-Vent, Wagyu Beef Carpaccio, Oysters Rockefeller, Filet de Bœuf en Croûte, Colorado Rack of Lamb, White Truffle Agnolotti, and many more. Reservations are available on their website.

Vol. 39

39 S LaSalle St #200, Chicago, IL 60603

Stop by Vol. 39, located on the second floor of the Kimpton Gray Hotel, for an elevated cocktail bar and lounge experience on New Years Eve. Take a ride on the “Ferris Wheel,” featuring a flight from the Golden Age of cocktails. The world’s first ferris wheel appeared in Chicago during the 1893 World’s Fair and Vol. 39’s Ferris Wheel Flight invites guests to partake in a tour of six iconic drinks that shaped the modern cocktail world as we know it today.

Meant to be shared, the libations include a champagne cocktail, daiquiri, martinez, manhattan, sazerac and negroni for $100. The cocktail flight is the perfect excuse to ring in the new year!

Old Town Pour House

1419 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610

Join Old Town Pour House, downtown location for ROARING NEW YEAR’S EVE 2022, and go back in time to the roaring ’20s. The soiree will feature a video DJ, delicious hors d’oeuvres, a midnight champagne toast, a photo booth, and more. Guests are encouraged to dress to impress! Tickets are available via Eventbrite.

Tickets include:

Passed Hors d ‘Oeuvres from 9 pm-11 pm
Champagne toast at midnight
Music to set the party mood
Photo Booth to capture your favorite memories
Bottles of champagne that include a special treat will be available to purchase for $20.22
Event is 21+ years of age
Call bar drinks available a la carte

NYE parties at sweetwater & oldtown pour
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Sweetwater Tavern & Grille

225 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

Along with suburban Old Town Pour House locations in Oak Brook and Naperville, guests can expect a New Year’s Eve dinner to remember. They’ll an impressive array of entrée specials, suggested expert beer pairings, a champagne toast, party favors, and the chance to win a $100 gift card.

Full dinner, beer, and drink menus will also be available at each location. Reservations for all locations are available via Open Table.

NYE Entrees/Pairings

  • Smoked Salmon Carpaccio   – cold-smoked salmon, baby arugula, red onion, roma tomato, capers, whipped dill cream cheese, avocado, lemon oil, everything bagel chips. Suggested beer pairing: Pilsner or Witbier
  • Top Sirloin  – from Chef Carmen Cappello, CW King of Prussia. 8 oz top sirloin, fingerling potatoes, brussels sprouts, carrots, onions, grape tomato, fennel, red wine au jus, garlic herb butter.  Suggested beer pairing: Pale Ale or Amber Ale
  • Fried Chicken – from Chef Cory Hoekstra, CW Disney Springs. Buttermilk marinated chicken breasts, cornbread croutons, baby arugula, pickled red onion, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, red wine vinaigrette, hot honey gastrique.  Suggested beer pairing: Malty Lager or IPA

Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar

2700 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar has created a five course dine-in tasting menu for New Year’s Eve featuring curry poached lobster, potato pierogies and Black Forest cake. The menu is $75 with an optional beverage pairing ($65) and the restaurant will be seating until 9pm. The bar in the lower level Parlor and the main upstairs cocktail bar and raw bar will remain open until 1:00 am.


1500 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610

Vegans, we didn’t forget about you! 80 Proof is hosting a festive New Year’s Eve celebration featuring a call drink package, champagne toast, guest DJ and heavy appetizers beginning at 9 p.m. 80 Proof, located in Old Town, provides a unique dining-to-nightlife experience with three full bars and an approachable menu of vegan bar bites and 4C classics. Pre-sale tickets are available now for $75 at www.80ProofChi.com.


180 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607

Federales’ lofty, open-air vibe and energetic atmosphere is the perfect spot to roar into the new year with style at their Roaring 20’s Party. Dress to impress and celebrate by ringing the signature bell at the popular West Loop tequila and taco concept. The night will be nothing short of glamorous, featuring a premium bar package, food buffet, DJ and champagne toast from open to close (9 p.m. – 1 a.m.). Pre-sale tickets are available now for $75 at www.FederalesChicago.com.


2934 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

2022 is calling at Lakeview’s popular neighborhood spot – Kirkwood! Raise a glass and toast the New Year with a night out that includes a premium bar package, heavy appetizers, champagne toast, and DJ from 9 p.m. until close. Pre-sale tickets are available now for $70 and can be purchased at www.Kirkwoodbar.com.

Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern

3647 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613

Swing into the new year at Wrigleyville’s Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern with their standout New Year’s Eve Party. Pre-sale tickets are available now for $70 and include a call drink package, heavy appetizers, carving station, entertainment and a Veuve Clicquot champagne toast at midnight. To purchase tickets, please visit www.BrickhouseTavernChi.com.

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