How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Chicago 2023

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Next to the Big Apple, there probably isn’t a city in the U.S. with a wilder city-wide New Year’s Eve celebration than Chicago. That means you’ll have to narrow the scope of your options among the dozens and dozens of thrilling New Year’s Eve events in Chicago this year. From Chicago fireworks on New Year’s Eve to a Great Gatsby-themed New Year’s Eve bash, there is no shortage of options. 

Take a moment to learn about some top picks with Skydeck Chicago to get a sense of which options truly pique your interest. And if your family is coming to celebrate with you over the weekend, keep the fun happening all weekend with a trip to Skydeck Chicago!

Top New Year’s Eve Events in Chicago

From Chicago fireworks to New Year’s Eve ballroom dance parties, the options are endless when it comes to celebrating New Year’s Eve in Chicago. Here are just a few ideas to get you started with thinking about your options: 

  • Gatsby’s Roaring New Year’s Eve Soirée at JW Marriott Chicago: Embrace your inner flapper by partying like it’s 1924 at the JW Marriott in Chicago. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Chicago by doing the foxtrot or the Charleston in an exquisite hotel with exquisite architecture and lavish interior design.
  • The Premier: NYE 2024 at The Promontory: This thrilling dance party takes place in Hyde Park at the Promontory, which is a lakeside venue right on the beach! Dance all night to the four of the top DJs in Chicago. Amenities include an open bar, optional VIP tables, party favors, a midnight toast, and balloon drop! 
  • Navy Pier Chicago Fireworks for New Year’s Eve: Enjoy a dazzling fireworks show at midnight from Navy Pier, where you’ll find dozens of bars, restaurants, and New Year’s Eve parties that are sure to make your night one to remember! 
  • New Year’s Eve Lakefront Cruises: Take a cruise off the coast of Lake Michigan and down the Chicago River while you dance to DJs, watch fireworks, eat fantastic food, and take in stunning views! 

Continue Celebrating at Willis Tower with Skydeck Chicago 

Are you celebrating your Chicago New Year’s Eve in 2023 with friends or family? Why not celebrate the special occasion by taking a trip to Skydeck Chicago? We’re located in the Willis Tower and can offer you and your crew a 360-degree view of up to four different states. What’s more, on your way up to the best view in the city, you’ll enjoy access to an interactive Chicago museum!

If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to contact our team for assistance! But first, see what others have to say about the Skydeck Chicago experience! We wish you and your crew a thrilling Chicago New Year’s Eve in 2023!