10 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve for Under $75

Kiss 2016 goodbye, without breaking the bank!

New Year’s Eve is arguably the biggest event of the year for just about anyone, which means it’s easy to rack up the big bucks. Looking to party ’til the stroke of midnight on a budget? These 10 Chicago bars are offering deals to ring in the New Year for less than $75.




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Roscoe Village  $60

Microbrew drafts, domestic bottles, call drinks, wine, a dinner buffet and champagne toast are all included in their NYE package. What more do you need?



Cortland’s Garage

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Bucktown  $65*


The open bar from 8pm – 1am has cocktails with Ketel One, Absolut, Smirnoff, Jack, Makers, Jameson, Captain Morgan, and Bacardi. Beer selections include Daisy Cutter, Revolution IPA, Lagunita’s IPA and Sumpin’ Sumpin’. An appetizer buffet from 8pm – 10pm includes burgers, nachos, mac n’ cheese fritters, quesadillas, club sandwiches, fries and more! Tables are available for no additional cost.
*Price increases on December 10



Distilled Chicago

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Lincoln Park – Bronze: $35; Silver: $45; Gold: $55

The Bronze package includes well drinks and domestic draft beer. The Silver includes all call liquor (Absolut, Captain, Markers Mark, etc.) and domestic draft beer. And the Gold includes all premium liquor (Ketel One, Jameson, Koval, Patron, etc.) and all draft beer. Packages are good from 9pm – 12am. The gold package offers an additional hour, running until 1am. These prices will go up to $40, $50, and $60.



Deuce’s and The Diamond Club

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Wrigleyville  $15*


Tickets include an express entry into the bar, a reserved table, and a midnight champagne toast. Ticket entry begins at 9pm and the bar closes at 3am.
*Prices will increase as tickets are sold and New Year’s Eve approaches.



Howl at the Moon

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River North  $65*

Entry beginning at 9pm includes light appetizers from 9pm – 11pm, three drink tickets, and a champagne toast at midnight. Everyone knows Howl at the Moon is always a blast, so this deal seems pretty worth it.
*Price may increase after December 12


Lottie’s Pub

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Bucktown  $60*

Package includes domestic and craft beer, cocktails, wine, and champagne. Pizza, wings, sliders, chicken tenders, mozzarella sticks, and salad are also included. If you party under this bar’s famous string lights, it’ll almost be like you’re out under the stars as the clock strikes midnight!
*Price increases. Cost is $60 until December 5 and $75 until December 25.


McGee’s Tavern & Grille

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Lincoln Park  $60

From 8pm to last call at 1:30am, enjoy a dinner buffet (with appetizers, salads, entrees, and dessert) and top shelf liquors, draft beer, wine, and champagne.


Old Town Pour House

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Old Town  $50

$50 covers entry but drinks are not included, only the champagne toast. The event runs from 7pm – 1am with passed hors d’oeuvres starting at 8pm.


The Pony Inn

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Lakeview  $50

The 5-hour food and drink package begins at 8pm. Craft, imported, and domestic beer, cocktails, wine, and champagne available. Food served is all-you-can-eat fried chicken, sliders, mac n’ cheese, baked beans, cornbread, coleslaw, salad, Nutella poppers and more. Count us in.



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Wrigleyville  $50

Their NYE package includes a dinner buffet with appetizers, salads, entrees, pasta, and desserts. Top shelf liquors, all drafts, wine, and champagne included from 8pm until last call at 2:30am.

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