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THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Out with the Old and In with the New!

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Time to Welcome in 2023 with Chicago’s best New Year’s Eve events and parties.  There’s no shortage of options to choose from to have a good time this last weekend of 2022!  As they say, Out with the Old and In with the New – Bring It On!!

Chicago’s most iconic landmark rings in another new year in grand fashion with New Year on the Pier at Navy Pier’s Aon Grand Ballroom (600 E. Grand Ave.) in the Streeterville neighborhood this Saturday (8 p.m.-1 a.m.).  Guests will enjoy an inclusive drink package, catering, live entertainment on the big stage, DJs, dancing on Chicago’s largest dance floor, party favors, and more!  Plus, Navy Pier’s iconic New Year’s Eve fireworks show will light up the sky over Lake Michigan at the stroke of midnight!!

Planning on getting all gussied up in formal wear to ring out the old and ring in the new.  There’s no better place than atop the world’s largest rooftop bar during their Glitz and Glam New Year’s Eve Soirée at Offshore (1000 E. Grand Ave.) in the Streeterville neighborhood this Saturday (9 p.m.-1 a.m.).  This all-inclusive event includes a 4-hour premium open bar, heavy passed appetizers, a DJ, a midnight ball drop on TV screens, a champagne toast, views of Chicago’s skyline, and the spectacular Navy Pier fireworks show at midnight!

How about spending New Year’s Eve in the Sky at one of Chicago’s tallest buildings, the 360 Chicago Observation Deck (875 N. Michigan Ave.) in The Loop this Saturday (9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.).  Enjoy this one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve celebration on the 94th Floor featuring unlimited rides on TILT, a live DJ, a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, a full cash/credit bar with specialty cocktails, and more!  Plus, you’ll have an amazing view of the various New Year’s Eve fireworks bursting in the sky around you!!

Say goodbye to 2022 with delicious eats, an all-inclusive drink package, three floors of entertainment, and live DJs at Time Out Market’s New Year’s Eve Kicks & Confetti Ball located at 916 West Fulton Market in the West Loop this Saturday (8 p.m.-1 a.m.).  Guests will also experience state of the art sound and lighting, a live LED wall countdown, party favors, and more!  Don’t forget to grab a glass of champagne before midnight when a confetti storm will welcome in 2023 in style!!

The Graystone Tavern (3441 N. Sheffield Ave.) in the Wrigleyville neighborhood will host Chicago’s only 8 Crazy Nights Hanukkah-themed Pop-up Bar New Year’s Eve Bash this Saturday (8 p.m.-2 a.m.).  This all-inclusive night includes a latke bar buffet, a custom challah grilled cheese station, a premium open bar, any drinks from the Holiday drink menu, and a champagne toast at midnight!  Plus, the bar will be decked out with over 14,000 blue-and-white lights, dreidel ornaments, a lighted menorah, and a Hanukkah sweater wall!!

If none of the events above suit your taste for welcoming in 2023, check out these New Year’s Eve Parties in Chicago and its various surrounding neighborhoods!

May the New Year Bring Us Peace & Joy!  Celebrate Safely!!

Sue Moss and Dean’s Team Chicago