Party like it’s midnight on a Monday at the end of a crazy year.

Palm Court

Starts at 9pm • $245

Black tie
Glam

LondonHouse Chicago

Starts at 8:30pm • From $100

Dance party
Great views

The Aon Grand Ballroom

Starts at 8:15pm • From $29

Fireworks
Big bash

The Drake Hotel

Starts at 9pm • From $159

Hotel party
DJs

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Starts at 9pm • From $60

Masqueradee
Open bar

W Chicago City Center

Starts at 8pm • From $125

Hotel party
DJs

New Year’s Eve is filled with late sets, special guests, and after parties. Whatever you’re into, get out there and get into it.

The Empty Bottle

Doors at 8:30pm • $25

Indie
Low-key

Emporium Chicago

Starts at 8pm • $15

Concert
Champagne toast

The GMan Tavern

Starts at 8:30pm • Free

Comedy
Bar

Moe's Tavern

Starts at 9pm • $40

Music
Open bar

Thalia Hall

Starts at 9pm • From $40

Rap
Concert

Space

Starts at 10pm • From $75

Concert
Charity

Resolutions can wait. Tonight we indulge. Savor the last of 2018 with the best tastings, dinners, bar crawls, and food festivals.

Celeste

Starts at 9pm • $75

Champagne
Cocktail lounge

Alhambra Palace Restaurant

Starts at 8pm • $100

Live entertainment
Seated dinner

J9 Winebar

Starts at 8pm • From $132

Wine bar
Champagne

Brando's Speakeasy

Starts at 9pm • From $90

Buffet
Karaoke

Park & Field

Starts at 8pm • From $70

Open bar
Buffet

The Odyssey

Starts at 9:30pm • From $310

Cruise
Seated dinner

Balance your mind and body (or offset your not-so-healthy New Year's Eve activities — no judgements here).

737 W Wrightwood Ave

Friday, Dec 28

Starts at 5pm • $45

Art class
BYOB

ReBuilding Exchange

Saturday, Dec 29

10:30am • From $105

Building
Workshop

Floor & Decor

Saturday, Dec 29

10am • Free

Building
Workshop

Dionne Victoria Studios, INC.

Saturday, Dec 29

3:30pm • From $12

Life mapping
Wine