Best New Year’s Eve Parties in Chicago


It’s almost time again to welcome in the New Year with your nearest and dearest, so get 2018 off to a flying start with one of the spectacular New Year’s Eve parties going on around Chicago this year. Here are our selection of the top events you don’t want to miss, so take your pick, book your tickets, and get ready for that countdown…!

  • Chicago Scene New Year's Eve Party

This extravagant gala takes place at the historic Drake Hotel in downtown Chicago and has been voted the best in the city for the last 18 years! The event takes place across The Drake’s 5 ballrooms and features some of Chicago’s best DJs spinning the party tunes, hors d’oeuvres, plenty of fully-staffed bars, a midnight champagne toast, desert and coffee bars, and thousands of balloons dropping at midnight. Over 3,000 revelers are expected to attend this years’ celebration so book early to ensure you don’t miss out!

  • Big Night Chicago New Year's Eve Gala

If you’re looking for an all-in event that includes over 10 different musical acts and DJs, multiple party rooms, complimentary buffets and all-inclusive drinks then look no further than The Congress Plaza Hotel’s gala! Dress up smart and dance the night away in the hotel’s ornate ballrooms, then crash out in one of the luxurious guest rooms to round off the night in style.

  • Hilton New Year's Eve Soiree

The Hilton’s impressive NYE party features a 4-hour cocktail reception so you can mix and mingle in one of the beautiful ballrooms, ring in the New Year with a spectacular confetti storm at midnight, then celebrate at the complimentary post party. There is a comedy club and 3-course dinner option and even a Casino in the VIP room. Local station ABC 7 will even be broadcasting live from the event so you might end up celebrating the New Year live on TV!

  • Roaring ‘20s New Year's Eve

If rooftop shindigs are more your scene grab coveted tickets for The J. Parker’s 20’s-themed party with panoramic views of the city and Lake Michigan. Come dressed in your Gatsby-era best and dance the night away to party tunes from DJ Kareem, sip drinks from the open bar, snack on complimentary appetizers or visit the dessert station, then see in the New Year with a special midnight champagne toast.

Why not start the night off right with our luxurious Chicago limo rental and treat yourself and all your friends to a New Year’s Eve you won’t forget! Our chauffeurs will whisk you to the NYE party of your choice in style, so you can sip the celebratory bubbles without worrying about a designated driver or tackling public transport in all your finery!

Planning to visit Raleigh for New Year’s Eve? The unassuming Capital City of North Carolina is quiet most of the year, but something special happens on New Year’s Eve when the entire city comes to life. Our Raleigh car service friends at North Hills Transportation have put together a guide of the best New Year’s Eve events in Raleigh.

Posted on Dec 27 2017

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