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Chicago New Year's Eve Celebration at The Drake Hotel

The 18th Annual New Year's Eve Party at The Drake Hotel

Join 3000 people as they celebrate the New Year in style at the historic Drake Hotel. Voted 'Best Chicago New Year's Eve Party' by ABC's Good Morning America, NBC, Redeye Chicago.

Party Vegas Style with 5 ballrooms of Chicago's best entertainment. The hottest local DJ's keeps the party going through the New Year. Incredible Balloon Drop and Midnight Champagne Toast. Premium Top Shelf Spirits and Drinks, with over 40 fully staffed bars, Chef's Selection of Hors d'Oeuvres & Buffet.

The Drake Hotel is Chicago's Best NYE Party Venue and location in the Gold Coast on the Magnificent Mile at the corner of Michigan Ave. and Oak Street overlooking the famous Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan.

Many celebrities & local sports stars have celebrated the new year at our party as well as the who's who of Chicago.

Princess Diana stayed at The Drake Hotel on her only visit to Chicago.

The Drake NYE Party was featured live last year on ABC TV's New Year's Eve COUNTDOWN CHICAGO.

Big Ten grads say "It's the Number One New Year's Party for Big Ten Alumni in the City of Chicago", we hear every year from many guests "That everyone from our College is here", the main ages range of our guests are from 21-35 and go up to people in their 40's & 50's We have had groups with 2 and some times 3 generations of family members enjoying the party together.

Chicago Scene New Years Eve Party at The Drake Hotel
140 East Walton Place, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Nothing to Think about. It's Chicago's Hottest NYE Party!
Don't get left out in the Cold! Get all your friends on board Today!

Why is this the Best NYE Party in Chicago?

  • CHICAGO'S HOTTEST & LONGEST RUNNING NYE PARTY!
  • PREMIUM TOP SHELF ALL INCLUSIVE DRINK & APPETIZER PACKAGE - All Cocktails, Beer, Wine, Liquor & Champagne Toast at Midnight. Premium Liquor Brands such as: Ketel One, Absolut, Dewars, Jack Daniels, Canadian Club, Bombay, Cruzan, Sauza, Miller Lite & Heineken
  • OVER 40 FULLY STAFFED BARS & BARTENDERS
  • GA TIX INCLUDE: 4 HOUR ALL INCLUSIVE TOP SHELF COCKTAIL RECEPTION
  • VIP TIX INCLUDE: 5 1/2 HOUR ALL INCLUSIVE TOP SHELF COCKTAIL RECEPTION
  • 5 BALLROOMS OF ENTERTAINMENT (Gold Coast Room, Grand Ballroom, French Room, Drake Room and Camellia Room.)
  • CHEF'S SELECTION OF HORS D'OERVRES PASSED & BUFFET
  • MIDNIGHT CHAMPAGNE TOAST
  • COMPLIMENTARY HATS, NOISE MAKERS, PARTY FAVORS
  • BALLOON DROP AT MIDNIGHT IN THE GOLD COAST ROOM & THE GRAND BALLROOM
  • DESSERT & COFFEE BUFFET AND BUTLER PASSED DESSERTS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE
  • INCLUDES PRE-PARTY AT THE GODFREY HOTEL ON Saturday, December 30
  • HOTEL ROOM & NYE PARTY TICKET PACKAGES AVAILABLE

NYE Entertainment

CHICAGO'S HOTTEST LOCAL DJ'S SPINNING, HOUSE, HIP HOP, TOP 40 - STATE OF THE ART SOUND AND LIGHTING SYSTEM
Gold Coast Ballroom DJ Wizz Kid and Miro on Drums Play Top 40, House and Hip Hop | VIP Grand Ballroom DJ Charles Protege Play Top 40, House and Hip Hop | French Room: DJ Justin Dahl and Drummer Bam Bam Buddha Playing a mix of Commercial, Tech and Progressive House | Drake Room: DJ Orion Roswell playing Throwback and Retro mix. Motown music playing all night in the Drake Brothers Restaurant

Read The Testimonials

New Years Eve 2018 Ticket Options & Prices:

GA - General Admission Tickets - Start at $135 and will go up to $175. Access to 3 Ballrooms of Entertainment (Goldcoast, French, Drake) - Bars open for 4 hours (9 PM to 1 AM)
VIP Tickets start at $155 and will go up to $195. Access to 5 Ballrooms of Entertainment (Gold Coast Ballroom, French Room & Drake Room & VIP Grand Ballroom & Camellia Room.) Bars open for 5.5 hours (8 PM to 1:30 AM), Access to all VIP areas.

VIP Reserved Tables With Bottle Service In the French Room, Drake Room, Venetian & Georgian Rooms. Includes Bottle Service Tables from 4 to 50 people starting at $205 and going up to $265. Access to 5 Ballrooms of Entertainment (Gold Coast Ballroom, French Room & Drake Room & VIP Grand Ballroom, ) Bars open from 8 PM to 1:30 AM, Access to all VIP areas.

Velvet Rope - VIP Reserved Tables with Bottle Service In the Gold Coast Ballroom & VIP Grand Ballroom. Includes Bottle Service, Tables, Sofas, Chairs, Tables of 6-10 Start at $1750 going up to $3500
Group Discounts for both GA & VIP Tickets, if you have a group of 10 or more, please contact us directly and we can save you a lot of money as well offer you some great Party Packages. info@chicagoscene.com or call: 312-587-3474

* Note: Ticket prices are set to go up by both the Number of tickets sold at a price and by a date, buy early and save a lot of money.


Drake Hotel NYE Floor Planwith VIP areas & Stages shown.
Drake Hotel New Year Eve 2016 Floor Plan

Group Discounts for both GA & VIP Tickets, if you have a group of 10 or more, please contact us directly and we can save you a lot of money as well offer you some great Party Packages. info@chicagoscene.com or call: 312-587-3474

New Year's Eve ticket prices go up significantly the closer you get to New Years Eve. Also note that the NYE Events will sell out well in advance of New Years Eve.

General Admission Tickets

Tickets start at $135
The Party Includes:

  • 3 Ballrooms of Entertainment (Goldcoast, French, Drake Ballrooms)
  • Over 40 fully staffed Bars and Bartenders to serve you better (No long wait for drinks)
  • Premium Top Shelf Drink & Appetizer Package, GA Bars are open from 9PM to 1 AM
  • Chef's Selection of Hors d'Oervres & (make sure you eat dinner before the party)
  • Midnight Champagne Toast
  • DJ Spinning, House, Hip hop, Top 40 State of the art sound and lighting
  • Complimentary Hats, Noise Makers, Party Favors
  • Balloon Drop at Midnight in the Gold Coast Room & The Grand Ballroom
  • Dessert & Coffee buffet and butler passed desserts for your convenience
  • Registration & wristband pick up opens at 3PM Party starts at 9PM
  • Read the Testimonials

VIP Tickets

Tickets start at $155
Party Includes:

  • 5 Ballrooms of Entertainment (Gold Coast Room, French Room & Drake Room & VIP Grand Ballroom, Camellia Room.)
  • Premium Top Shelf Drink & Appetizer Package, VIP Bars are open from 8pm to 1:30 am
  • Over 40 fully staffed Bars and Bartenders to serve you better (No long wait for drinks)
  • Chef's Selection of Hors d'Oervres & (make sure you eat dinner before the party)
  • Midnight Champagne Toast
  • Complimentary Hats, Noise Makers, Party Favors
  • Balloon Drop at Midnight In the Gold Coast Room & The Grand Ballroom
  • Dessert & Coffee Service After Midnight
  • DJ Spinning, House, Hip hop, Top 40 State of the art sound and lighting
  • Registration & wristband pick up opens at 3PM, Party starts at 8PM
  • Read the Testimonials

That's why it's the Best NYE Party in Chicago!

VIP Table Options - With Bottle Service

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VIP Tickets will get you into the VIP rooms but will not get you a table or chairs; they are reserved for those who purchase "VIP Tables"

  • If you would like to reserve a table and chairs you must purchase them, they include Bottles of Ketel One Vodka or other spirits mixers & Cocktail Servers, below is the list of current options:
  • VIP Table with Bottle Service 2-6 VIP Tickets, Drake & French Room starting at $205 per person
  • VIP Table with Bottle Service 4-10 VIP Tickets, Gold Coast Room & Grand Ballroom $1,750 (will go up to $2500)
  • VIP Table with Bottle Service in Misc Rooms start $205 per person

Velvet Rope VIP TABLE in the Gold Coast Ballroom

This Includes 6-10 VIP tickets, Two Bottles of Premium Vodka, Reserved Table with seating for 6 in the Gold Coast Ballroom. This private area is surrounded by velvet ropes in the VIP room, the area has its own bar and Cocktail servers. Only 8 tables are available.

Velvet Rope VIP TABLE in the VIP Grand Ballroom

This Includes 6-10 VIP tickets, Two Bottles of Premium Vodka, Reserved Table with seating for 6 in the Grand Ballroom. This private area is surrounded by velvet ropes in the VIP room, the area has its own bar and Cocktail servers, Tables, Sofas, Chairs. Only 6 tables are available.

Plus we offer Custom VIP Table Packages, Please contact us today! Ted@chicagoscene.com or call: 312-587-3474

Purchase Drake Hotel & Room and Party Packages Below

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The Drake Hotel Chicago
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Please call the Drake Hotel to book
Room & Party Packages:
1-800-55-DRAKE, Monday - Friday, 8 am- 6 pm
TheDrakeHotel.com