I'm Ted Widen, I produce the New Year's Eve party at The Drake Hotel for the last 21 years.

A party is always better if your friends are there to celebrate with you.

If you and your friends can just share that you are going to The Drake NYE party on all of your social media sites, there is a very good chance you'll get a FREE upgrade to VIP or a VIP table.

Enter to win an UPGRADED ticket to the best New Year's Party in Chicago! Share the graphic on your preferred social media in order to be entered to win! Please be sure that you are public. If you are not, please send a screenshot of the posted content to tedwiden@gmail.com


  1. 1. Share this graphic to your story or post it to your feed AFTER you purchase your ticket (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or Linkedin)
  2. 2. Add #ChicagoSceneNYE
  3. 3. Tag @TedWiden
  4. 4. You will be entered to win an UPGRADED TICKET

We will choose one winner every Monday leading up to the event!

Social Media Post

Have you bought tickets to the BEST New Year's Eve party in Chicago?! Buy your ticket now and enter to win a free UPGRADED ticket! Once you buy your ticket, share THIS graphic on your social media stories and pages. We will choose one (1) winner each week to upgrade. The winner will be allowed to invite one (1) friend to join them in their FREE upgrade!


Chicago Scene:https://www.chicago-scene.com/new-years-eve-chicago/

Chicago Scene: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-party-the-drake-hotel-chicago-2022-chicago-scene-tickets-134914451757