New Year's Eve party Chicago

Chicago Scene New Years Eve Party at the Drake 2020


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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 DJs keep the party going throughout the New Year with two incredible balloon drops, champagne toast at midnight, premium top shelf beer, wine, spirits, with over 40 fully staffed bars, Chef's Selection of Hors d'Oeuvres & Buffet.

The Drake Hotel is known to be Chicago's best NYE party venue, located at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Oak Street on the Magnificent Mile in The Gold Coast, overlooking the famous Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan.

Multiple celebrities and local sports stars have celebrated the New Year at our parties. Even Princess Diana stayed at The Drake Hotel on her only visit to Chicago!

Big Ten grads say, "It's the #1 New Year's party for Alumni in the city of Chicago." Every year, we hear from many guests, "everyone from our college is here." The majority of our guests' ages range from 21-39, but people of all ages are guaranteed to have a fun time. We've had large groups of up to three generations of family members reserve VIP tables and enjoy the party together.

Chicago Scene New Years Eve Party at The Drake Hotel
140 East Walton Place, Chicago, Illinois 60611
Friday, December 31, 2021
GA Hours: 9pm - 2am
VIP Hours: 8pm - 2am
Ticket exchange for wristbands starts at Noon


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!
Chicago Scene 2018 New Years Eve at the Drake
  • 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 JOY DISTRICT ON DECEMBER 30
  • HOTEL ROOM & NYE PARTY TICKET PACKAGES AVAILABLE

Entertainment: Six Live performances by Chicago's hottest DJs & Performers with state-of-the art sound and lighting

  • Gold Coast Room:  DJ Dani Deahl & Miro on Drums - Playing Top 40, House & Hip Hop
  • VIP Grand Ballroom: DJ Charles Protege  - Playing Top 40, House & Hip Hop
  • French Ballroom:  DJ Justin Dahl & Bam Bam Buddha Performing Live Playing a mix of House Music and Dance Remixes
  • Drake Room:   Chicago's Own Dj Mauricio  - A Global Mix Playing: Latin Vibes - Tropical Beats - Reggaeton - Sexy House
  • VIP Camellia Room:   DJ Live playing MOTOWN, RETRO MIX & Top 40 Music
  • Venetian & Georgian Rooms above VIP Grand Ballroom

Read The Testimonials

New Years Eve 2022 Ticket Options & Prices:

GA - General Admission Tickets - Start at $139 and will go up to $179. Access to 3 Ballrooms of Entertainment (Goldcoast, French, Drake) - Bars open for 4 hours (9 PM to 1 AM)

VIP Tickets start at $159 and will go up to $199. 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 $225 and going up to $295. 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 4-20 people, Start at $295 going up to $495 per person

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. 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.

  • *Named one of the best NYE party hotels in the U.S. by ABC News & Good Morning America
  • AOL City Guide Voted One of The Top 10 New Year's Parties in the USA
  • Thanks to Red Eye Chicago for Voting us #1: Chicago New Year's Eve parties to book NOW!


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. 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"

  • Reserved VIP Tables with Bottle Service:
  • If you would like to reserve a table and chairs you must purchase them, they include Bottles of Vodka, Whiskey, Tequila, Gin or other spirits mixers & Cocktail Servers, below is the list of current options:
  • VIP Tables in the Drake, French. Astor, Walton, Venetian Rooms start at $235 per person
  • VIP Tables in the Gold Coast Room & Grand Ballroom start at $295 per ticket

VIP TABLE in the Gold Coast Ballroom

This Includes Bottles of Premium Vodka, Whiskey, Tequila, Gin or other spirits mixers, Reserved Table with seating. This area is surrounded by velvet ropes in the VIP area, it has it's own bar and Cocktail servers. Only 15 tables are available.

VIP TABLE in the VIP Grand Ballroom

This Includes Bottles of Premium Vodka, Whiskey, Tequila, Gin or other spirits mixers, Reserved Table with seating. This area is surrounded by velvet ropes in the VIP area, it has it's own bar and Cocktail servers. Only 10 tables are available.

Plus we offer Custom VIP Table Packages, Please contact us today! Call: 312-587-3474

Purchase Drake Hotel & Room and Party Packages Below


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
Party and hotel room packages
General Admission package
TheDrakeHotel.com