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Five Festive New Year’s Eve Events in Chicago

Celebrate the new year at one of these festive New Year's Eve parties in Chicago.

As a vibrant city with a thriving nightlife and delicious dining, Chicago is the perfect destination for anyone looking to ring in the New Year with an unforgettable celebration. This year, why not make Chicago your destination of choice and experience one of these five amazing New Year’s Eve celebrations? Wherever you choose to spend your evening, we guarantee that these five great New Year’s Eve celebrations will make for a night that you’ll never forget!

Fun New Year’s Eve Festivities in Chicago

LondonHouse Chicago

Ring in the New Year in style at LondonHouse Chicago! Take in breathtaking views of the Chicago River and celebrate from the Juliette Ballroom, where you’ll be treated to live music from Mike & Joe, a four-hour open bar, and an array of delicious hors d’oeuvres. Count down to midnight with a champagne toast, then feast on a midnight breakfast buffet for that extra special touch. You can also opt to welcome 2023 downtown at LH on 21, where guests will groove to the tunes of a live DJ and enjoy four hours of open bar plus passed appetizers as they countdown to the new year. The parties start at 8:30 p.m., and reservations for the Juliette Ballroom event can be made here, while reservations for the LH Rooftop event can be made here

River Roast

Welcome 2023 this year at River Roast, located along the Chicago riverfront. Located within the historic Reid Murdoch building, guests will be surrounded by plenty of stunning sights. Enjoy a la carte menu specials like classic shrimp cocktail and roasted bone marrow, followed by live music from 7-9 p.m., making for an unforgettable night out. To complete the experience, come back on New Year’s Day for River Roast’s brunch featuring their signature Bloody Mary bar, Holiday Spritz and Chi’Rish Coffee cocktails, along with a host of skillets, delicious breakfast sandwiches, roasts and more. Book online via OpenTable to secure your reservations.

NoMI Kitchen

Ring in the New Year with a luxurious and exclusive experience at NoMI Kitchen. The five-course prix-fixe menu provides an unforgettable evening seven stories above the vibrant streets of Chicago. Treat yourself to mouthwatering dishes like King Crab, Prime Filet, and Black Forest Pavlova with Morello cherry mousse and dark chocolate meringue. Don’t miss the live entertainment throughout the night for an added festive atmosphere. This exclusive seating lasts from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve night, priced at $165 per adult and $45 for kids aged 5-12. Book online here.

Vermilion

This New Year’s Eve, Vermilion is hosting a vibrant, celebratory event with a mashup of Mumbai and Mexico City flavors. Guests can experience delectable, exquisite dishes that feature Indian-Latin meldings—such as Tandoor Grilled Achari Chicken Kabab, Rasam Sopa de Tomate, Mexican Guacamole Toast, Maharashtrian Malvani Fish Curry and more. And to top it off, the restaurant offers Desi & Latin beats to keep the energy going all night long. It’s sure to be an unforgettable night of enticing aromas and soul-stirring beats. Book online at OpenTable.

Storyville

Celebrate the start of a new year at Storyville with an all-inclusive prix-fixe dinner experience that will tantalize your taste buds for just $75 per person. Start off with a selection of appetizers such as catfish nuggets, okra and savory beignets. Then move on to entrees like steak frite, chicken etouffee, Cajun pasta or Crescent City jambalaya. To finish off the night, treat yourself to delectable desserts like creme brulee and bread pudding. With all these options, you’re sure to have an unforgettable New Year’s Eve. Make your reservations at OpenTable.