Where to Celebrate New Years Eve 2022 in Chicago

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The countdown has begun for the new year and bars, restaurants, and hotels are definitely throwing some exquisite New Years’ Eve parties in Chicago.

Whether you want to have a nice dinner or check out a New Year’s Eve party, Windy City Cosmo has you covered.

Cheers to wearing something sparkly and toasting to 2022, and maybe just maybe sharing a New Year’s Eve kiss.

Future Disco: New Year’s Eve 2022

There’s no need to dwell on the past on New Year’s Eve at Time Out Market Chicago—we’re throwing a Future Disco that celebrates the promise of tomorrow. DJ Metro (B96, Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox) will provide a soundtrack that balances the past and the present, while attendees bust a move on a giant light-up dance floor set up in the middle of the Market. You’ll be able to dine at Time Out Market kitchens, order drinks from the Time Out Market Bar and snag a glass of bubbly from a dedicated champagne bar, leading up to a midnight confetti storm to ring in the new year.

Location: West Loop

Price:$15–$80 per person, VIP $150 per person

Tickets: via Eventbrite

New Year’s Eve Party 2022 at Hilton Chicago w/ Kiss FM, Yelp, and ABC 7

		New Year's Eve Party 2022 at Hilton Chicago  w/ Kiss FM, Yelp, and ABC 7 image

Ring in the new year on TV at the Hilton Chicago. This all-inclusive party brings the energy with thousands of guests, live broadcasts, entertainment, drinks, and a buffet. If you’re looking to stay out all night and want to crash after the party, Hilton Chicago is throwing its annual New Year’s Eve bash and has special rates for hotel packages.

Location: Downtown, 720 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Price: $20 – $3k

Early Bird Special (Until Dec 22)

  • General Admission:  $125
  • VIP Ticket:  $155
  • Comedy Club:  $20 

Tickets: via Eventbrite

New Year’s Eve Party 2022 at Swissotel Chicago Hotel & Resort

Come down to the Chicago River for a night to remember. With over 1500+ guests, 6 party areas, and a buffet and drinks flowing, Swissotel is sure to be lit. They also have discounted room rates for New Year’s Eve at $175/night.

Location: Downtown, Swissotel

Price: $119 – $2k

Tickets: via Eventbrite

Pre & Post Party Information

  • December 30, 2021
    Pre Party @  Sound-Bar Nightclub
    Click Here To RSVP –  Click Here to View Flyer  
    w/ Welcome Drink Included (must arrive before 10pm)
    Must Mention “NYE” at Door for Free Admission.
  • Post Party @ TBD
    January 1st – 12pm onwards
    Enjoy football, great food, & free arcades!

New Year On The Pier: NYE at The Aon Grand Ballroom

Welcome the new year with fireworks at Navy Pier. Opulence and indulgence will be on full display at Navy Pier downtown. The timeless setting of the Aon Grand Ballroom plays a backdrop to an over-the-top celebration highlighted by live entertainment on the big stage, Chicago’s largest dance floor, a countdown spectacular, and a fireworks show at midnight. The city’s most iconic landmark rings in the new year in grand fashion!

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New Years Eve at Navy Pier

Location: Aon Grand Ballroom

Price: $115+ with a special 4 person package and VIP

Tickets: New Year on the Pier


Enjoy an evening surrounded by nearly 3,000 guests, the sounds of local Chicago DJs on the pulse of the best House, Hip Hop, and Top 40, elegant party favors, selection of hors d’oeuvres, midnight champagne toast, Balloon drop countdown and illuminated installations to complement the traditional art deco elegance encapsulated by this roaring 1920’s hotel.

As you toast the welcome of 2022, The Chicago Scene New Year’s Eve Party offers General Admission and VIP Packages for you to choose from.

Location: Downtown, The Drake Hotel

Price: $199+

Tickets: Chicago Scene

Zoo Year’s Eve

Gather your flock of friends and head to Zoo Year’s Eve at Lincoln Park Zoo! This special ticketed event will take place under the glow of ZooLights presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ in one of Chicago’s most beautiful parks, it’s the best way to experience the countdown to 2021. For this adults-only event (21+ only), guests can enjoy millions of dazzling lights, cash bars (beer, wine, champagne and spirits), plus a DJ, games, giveaways, and more! Animal buildings will be open, so there will be plenty of spots to warm up and enjoy the zoo. Take a break from the usual spot and start a new tradition: spend New Year’s Eve at Lincoln Park Zoo!

Take a break from the bars and start a new tradition: spend New Year’s Eve at Lincoln Park Zoo!

Location: Lincoln Park Zoo

Price: $15-$25

Tickets: Lincoln Park Zoo

Gatsby’s Roaring 20’s New Years Eve Party 2022 at Morgan Manufacturing

Ring in 2022 at Gatsby’s Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Gala at Morgan Manufacturing!

The Morgan MFG has made its mark as one of the newer premier venues to pop out of Chicago in recent years. And for good reason, this exclusive two-floored venue is perfect for an end-of-the-year party to end all end-of-the-year parties.

Location: Morgan Manufacturing

Price: Early Bird General Admission (Until Dec 22):

  • General Admission: Only $119/ticket
  • VIP:  Only $149/ticket

Tickets: Gatsby New Years Eve Party

New Years Eve Dinner at Carnivale

Chef Carlos Lucas Garza has developed a special menu just for the evening, offering delicious dishes including King Crab Empanadas, a Ceviche Tasting, Lobster Paella, Lamb Rack and more. 

Start the new year with a DJ spinning from 9 pm – 1 am. To stay until midnight, make reservations after 9:30 pm for guaranteed seating. Reservations are available with $25 deposit per person required via Tock.



Amanda Elliott
Amanda Elliott

Amanda Elliott is a writer and speaker and a relationship builder. She believes that meeting people in person is important. After attending numerous fashion, startup, and creative events, she founded Windy City Cosmo is 2015 to help people make connections in the city as they build their businesses, start and end relationships and see and be seen. Over the past three years, the entrepreneurs she’s interviewed have become the most successful in Chicago and Windy City Cosmo won an award in 2017 for her work for female entrepreneurs.

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