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NYE Blast Chicago New Year’s Eve 2023: NYE Party, DJ Entertainment, and More

NYE Blast Chicago New Year’s Eve 2023

PARTY LIKE IT’S 2023!

WHERE TO STAY

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Celebrate the evening at Chicago’s largest hotel! Nestled in the heart of downtown along the Chicago River. Toast to the new year in BIG Bar and take in some of the city’s most spectacular views from your guest room.

Sheraton Grand Chicago

Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays this season! Available to book now through January, take advantage of special room packages featuring elves, striking views of the lake, river and the NYE fireworks display at Navy Pier. Jolly activities for the family include delicious gingerbread house making workshops and North Pole approved scavenger hunts.

LondonHouse Chicago

Ringing in 2023 at esteemed Magnificent Mile hotel, LondonHouse Chicago, only means it will be done with a bang as LondonHouse boasts iconic Chicago River views and puts NYE revelers in the middle of the city’s festivities. Offering two lively on-property options with entertainment, cocktails, and a fireworks display, LondonHouse will be the party that cannot be missed to help end 2022.

Swissôtel

Designed by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese, Swissotel Chicago is an award-winning luxury hotel overlooking the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, and just steps from the Magnificent Mile.

The distinctive 4-diamond, all-glass hotel offers spectacular wrap-around views from Navy Pier to Millennium Park, 662 guest rooms and suites, five premier ballrooms, state-of-the-art penthouse fitness center, and spotless European-style service.

You’ll love sleek accommodations: 662 generously over-sized luxurious rooms and suites, with a full range of exclusive amenities and a taste of some Chicago classics featuring dining options at The Palm Chicago, a city tradition, or lobby lounge, Amuse, for a pre-celebration drink.

Westin Chicago River North

Celebrate the Windy City’s most memorable event of the year at The Westin Chicago River North! Located along the Chicago River in the prestigious River North neighborhood, the hotel offers large suites to accommodate entire families and spectacular views of the city skyline, Chicago Riverwalk and a one-of-a-kind view of the New Year’s Eve fireworks display.

WHERE TO CELEBRATE

RING IN THE NEW YEAR IN STYLE. JOIN ANY ONE OF PARTNERS FOR A NEW YEAR’S YOU WON’T FORGET!

Gibsons Italia

Ring in the New Year with Gibsons Italia! Enjoy refined Italian dishes and American steakhouse classics, including a variety of meats, seafood, vegetables, risotto, and pasta at Gibsons Italia. At the heart of the menu is a world-class tour of beef, starring Gibsons Prime Angus, Gibsons Grassfed Australian, Japanese Kobe and Miyazaki, and Carrara 640 Wagyu. The elegant and comfortable four-level restaurant and bar features dining on two levels with two fireplaces showcasing stunning views of the Chicago River and the city’s skyline. The perfect spot to enjoy Chicago’s Fireworks display and ring in the New Year. Reserve your table today!

City Cruises

Ring in 2023 on the water and countdown to midnight on a luxurious New Year’s Eve Premier Plus Dinner Cruise aboard Chicago’s glass-enclosed Odyssey Chicago River – the city’s most premium experience on the water. Whether for a romantic date night or a special celebration with friends and family, celebrate the new year in style on the Chicago River with a 3-course, plated dinner freshly prepared by chef, City Cruises’ distinctive hospitality, and full bar service. While onboard, guests will enjoy exceptional views of Chicago’s iconic skyline and architecture from an incredibly unique perspective, dining and dancing, a sparkling wine toast, fireworks, DJ entertainment, and festive décor. Happy New Year! (This event is 21+ only).

Pizzeria Portofino

Pizzeria Portofino is a sun-drenched casual restaurant located directly on the Chicago riverfront offering hand-stretched pizzas, coastal wines, an expansive patio and breezy decor that will instantly transport you to the Italian Riviera. Ring in the New Year riverside with views of the fireworks! This party features passed appetizers, a pizza station, signature cocktails, a DJ and more.

LH New Year’s Eve 2022

Ringing in 2023 at esteemed Magnificent Mile hotel, LondonHouse Chicago, only means it will be done with a bang as LondonHouse boasts iconic Chicago River views and puts NYE revelers in the middle of the city’s festivities. Offering two lively on-property options with entertainment, cocktails, and a fireworks display, LondonHouse will be the party that cannot be missed to help end 2022.

In the hotel’s Juliette Ballroom, guests will enjoy live music from Mike & Joe, as well as a four-hour open bar, hors d’oeuvres buffet, and a midnight champagne toast followed by a midnight breakfast buffet to cap off the holiday fete.

Guests can also choose to countdown to the new year at LH on 21, the hotel’s rooftop bar where guests and locals will be celebrating together. The rooftop affair will feature a live DJ, four-hour open bar, passed appetizers, and a champagne toast.

Doors open at 8:30 p.m. To make reservations for the Juliette Ballroom party, click here. To make reservations for the LH Rooftop party, click here. Guests can also email RSVP@londonhousechicago.com or call 312-253-2317.!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Want to know more about New Year’s Eve in Chicago? We’ve included answers to some commonly asked questions below. If you have questions about any of partner events, please visit their respective websites, you can access these by clicking on their logos.

If you are unable to find an answer to your question, please complete the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Cheers!

Q: How much does it cost to attend this event, and where can I get in on the fun?

A: This free fireworks display will be located in the heart of the City, along the river front and on Lake Michigan which can be viewed at Navy Pier. Specific watch locations can be found in the “Where to Watch” section! Want to party at some of the best events in Chicago? Information on partner events is listed above and many of these venues are perfectly located for a front row view of the fireworks!

Q: Will there be parking specifically for this event? If not, where will I be able to park?

A: There will not be dedicated parking for this event, they suggest booking parking prior to arriving downtown in order to ensure you have a space. You can book parking through Spothero. Better yet, take advantage of City’s fantastic transit infrastructure for fast & efficient transportation without the need for a designated driver!

Q: Where is the best place to watch the fireworks?

A: You can watch the Midnight display from anyplace along the Chicago River between Wolf Point and Lake Shore Drive as well as on Lake Michigan near Navy Pier. To have a guaranteed viewing spot, join at one of partner events!

Q: In the event that there is rain or other bad weather what will happen?

A: The fireworks display will take place regardless of the weather conditions, provided it is safe to proceed. They will be working with meteorology team to monitor the weather and advise of any safety concerns. They will share any schedule changes via email-blast, so don’t forget to sign-up for the mailing list above.

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