Chicago-Scene's NYE Gala
Click Here to see Photos from Past Chicago Scene New Years Eve Parties.

at The Drake Hotel
140 E. Walton Place, Chicago

Tickets on Sale Now!

Monday, December 31, 2007
9PM to 2AM

Choose from General Admission (GA)Tickets,
Dinner Packages, or Room & Party Packages.

GA Pre-Registration 7:30 pm
Dinner Registration Starts at 6PM Seatings begin at 6:30 pm

Tickets on sale November 5, 2007
General Admission (GA) & Drake Brothers Restaurant Sit-Down Dinner & Party Packages

Featuring Too White Crew 
The world's best hip hop tribute band

Drake Hotel Party/Dinner/Room Packages on Sale November 1, 2007!
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  • For the 8th year in a row Chicago-Scene.com & SCENE Magazine are hosting the hottest party for young professionals in the city at The Drake Hotel. Join over 2000 people as they bring in the New Year in style at the historic Drake Hotel, one of the finest hotels in Chicago on the Mag Mile at Michigan Ave. & Oak Street in the heart of the Gold Coast.
    Purchase your tickets early; this party sells out weeks in advance every year!


    $155 (Per Person)
    (Ticket Price will Increase as more tickets are sold)

    1. 4 Ballrooms of Entertainment
    2. Premium Open Bar 9 pm-1 am, Party till 2 am
    3. 45 Bars and Bartenders, fully staffed to serve you better (No long wait for drinks)
    4. Gourmet Hors d'oeuvres
    5. Performance by Too White Crew in the Gold Coast Room
    6. DJ Strike spins old school vinyl in the Gold Coast Room
    7. DJ Sasha Savic & Miro on Drums in the Grand Ballroom
    8. Frankie Hollywood Spinning Retro 80's Music in The Drake Room
    9. Special Guest DJ Spinning Disco in the French Room
    10. Incredible Sound and Lights
    11. Champagne Toast at Midnight
    12. Balloon Drop at Midnight
    13. Dessert & Coffee Service After Midnight
    14. That's why it is the Best NYE Party in Chicago!
    15. Dinner Package #1 $215 (Per Person)

      Drake Brothers Restaurant Sit-Down Dinner & Party packages
      (Ticket Price will Increase as more tickets are sold)


      Click to see menu

      1. Includes General Admission tickets (everything listed above with GA ticket) plus,
      2. Three Course, Sit Down Dinner with choice of entree, prepared by the Drake's award-winning chefs
      3. Live dinner music
      4. Seatings: 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30 pm

      (There is a two-hour time limit for 6:30-8:00 pm seatings)

      Dinner Package #2 $195 Early Bird Price (Per Person)

      Ballroom Buffet Dinner & Party packages
      (Ticket Price will Increase as more tickets are sold)


      Grand Ballroom Holiday Buffet dinner
      Click to see menu

      • Includes General Admission tickets (everything listed above with GA ticket) plus,
      • The Drake's famous holiday buffet dinner prepared by the Drake's award-winning chefs
      • Live dinner music
      • Seatings: 6:30 pm, 7 pm (Dinner ends Promptly at 9 pm)

      Package 1: $619 Deluxe Accomodations, two tickets to the party
      Package 2: $709 Deluxe Accomodations, two tickets to the party, buffet dinner in The Grand Ballroom
      Package 3: $729 Deluxe Accomodations, two tickets to the party, dinner in
      Drake Bros. Steakhouse

      Please call the Drake Hotel to book Room & Party Packages:
      1-800-55-DRAKE, Monday - Friday, 8 am- 6 pm
      TheDrakeHotel.com


      Yes, the party will sell out.

      Yes, the ticket price increases as the party sells out.

      Tickets.com phone number: 800-882-4275

      Yes, People buy & sell tickets on Craiglist.org after the party sells out.

      If you think you are going to be in Chicago for New Years and you are reading this then buy tickets now and sell them later if you can't go. (See 3rd party will call)

      Tickets will not be mailed to you, registration is Will Call only you will check in alphabetically under the last name the tickets were purchased under. Valid ID and credit card used for purchase will be required at check in.

      There are No Group Discounts (But if you have a large group buy them all early before the price goes up and sells out.

      Yes we have several coat check areas.

      Valet parking is available. Call 312 787 2200 for rates.

      The Drake Hotel Sells out so get your room/Party Packages early.

      DINNER FAQ

      The Drake will call you to confirm your seating time, table reservation name for check in, the number of people in your party and location for dinner.

      Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your reservation time to check in.

      If you plan to have dinner with others try to buy your tickets at the same time and let the Drake Hotel know when they call you who you wish to be seated with.

      The max table size is eight people.

      You cannot transfer the dinner portion of your tickets; i.e., one person goes to dinner and another person goes to the party on the same ticket - you may only check in once.

      Ballroom buffet dinner ends promptly at 9:00 pm. This room will be turned and used for the party. It is very important that you arrive on time for your reservation. You may check in 15 minutes prior to your reservation time.

      Click Here to see Photos from Past Chicago Scene New Years Eve Parties.

      You must purchase tickets online at Tickets.com or phone at 800-882-4275. Check in will be Alphabetical via Will Call the night of the event beginning at 7:30 pm on the street level of the hotel. You must present a valid ID, confirmation number, and credit card used to purchase ticket to pick to check in.

    16. If you'd like to set your tickets up with an Alternate Pick-Up Name (3rd Party Will Call) please contact Tickets.com at 800-882-4275. Please make sure the 3rd party brings an ID & has the confirmation number. Changes will be accepted until December 30, 2007 at 3 pm.


      Dress Code: Black Tie Optional
      Must be at least 21 to enter with valid ID
      Legal Notice: Drug use or unruly behavior will not be tolerated and will be prosecuted to fullest extent of the law. Tickets are non-refundable.

      • Any Questions send an email to email@chicago-scene.com or contact:
        Chicago-Scene.com
        233 E. Erie Street, Suite 603, Chicago, IL 60611
        Phone: 312 587 3474


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