5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Happy New Year! Where will you be when the countdown happens? Struggling to think of the perfect place to kick off 2020? Do you feel like you’ve seen all that our beautiful city has to offer? We think not! We have found some refreshing, original ideas for this New Year’s Eve in Chicago!
Out with the old, in with the new! Check out these fabulous and fun activities!
Chicago’s Ultimate NYE Guide: From masquerade balls at swanky hotels to live DJ’s at underground clubs to multi-course meals at award-winning restaurants — there are tons of memorable ways to ring in the New Year in Chicago. Here are a few favorites for NYE 2020!
Roaring 20’s Great Gatsby Party: Join over 900 people at the historic Chicago Lyric Opera House. We are bringing in the new year in Roaring 20’s style this year. Come celebrate as we end prohibition (again)! Get your Roaring 20’s outfits and come ready to celebrate!
Foodie’s New Year: Nibble your way into the new year… Enjoy food from Eataly restaurants including unlimited fresh pasta & risotto, pizza napoletana, arancini, mozzarella, and focaccia; flowing red, white and sparkling Italian wines by the glass from multiple wine bars. Indulge in a mountain of Italian panettone and pandoro, pans of tiramisu, and much more!
NYE 5k: Run into 2020! Who said NYE is only about partying and dressing up? How about a midnight stroll? The New Year’s Eve 5K is a scenic 3.1 mile loop that showcases the beauty of Lincoln Park and the Lakefront. All runners will receive a goodie bag with a NYE5K branded winter item, finisher medal, and finisher toast at the post race celebration.
Kid Friendly Fun: Celebrating with the little ones? Parties for young merrymakers are popping up all over, making sure families and kids can enjoy alcohol-free celebrations. Ring in 2020 before bedtime with these events!
Light Up The Night: Take a trip to Navy Pier to watch the fireworks! Enjoy all the entertainment, rides and attractions at this family-friendly destination, and at midnight, watch a kaleidoscope of fireworks perfectly synchronized to inspiring music over Lake Michigan.
NYE Hot Yoga: Namaste! Zen out with a little yoga. Looking for a healthy, happy way to ring in the New Year? Join us on New Year’s Eve to stretch, sweat, and smile your way into 2020!
Celebrate on the Water: Cruise into the New Year! Celebrate 2020 on Chicago’s Lakeshore on a yacht with the family.