WHERE TO WATCH
As the clock strikes midnight, the Chicago River will come alive with fireworks from Wolf Point to Lake Shore Drive. Our partners have the best views and awesome options from dining to parties to rooms with a view, so make your plans now before they sell out!
River Bridge Launch sites
River Barge Launch Sites
Wolf Point Plaza
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Sheraton Grand Chicago
WHERE TO STAY
HOTELS AND DEALS COMING SOON! SIGN UP FOR OUR EMAILS TO BE THE FIRST TO KNOW!
WHERE TO CELEBRATE
RING IN THE NEW YEAR IN STYLE. JOIN ANY ONE OF OUR PARTNERS FOR A NEW YEAR’S YOU WON’T FORGET! MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!
Thank you to our amazing partners who helped make this New Year’s Eve Fireworks a staple for ringing in the New Year in Chicago! Whether you are looking for a place to stay or a place to celebrate, our partners premier partners have it all. Together, we encourage visitors and locals alike to stay at one of our hotel partners, eat at our partner restaurants, and celebrate the New Year enjoying the nightlife at our partner clubs and events.
founding partner - Hyatt Regency Chicago
Stay at Chicago’s Largest Hotel, Steps from Mag Mile. Offering an energetic, urban retreat near Navy Pier, Hyatt Regency Chicago features the most hotel rooms and largest selection of meeting space in downtown Chicago. Stay within walking distance of the city’s top attractions, including Millennium Park, shopping on Magnificent Mile, and waterfront activities at the Chicago River walk.
Frequently asked questions
Want to know more about the New Year’s Eve Fireworks? We’ve included some commonly asked questions below. If you have questions about any of our partner events, please visit their respective website, you can access these by clicking on their respective logos above.
If you are unable to find an answer to your question, please complete the below form. Cheers!
Q: How much does it cost to attend this amazing event, and where can I get in on the fun?
A: This FREE fireworks display will be located in the heart of the City, along the river front. Specific watch locations can be found in the “Where to Watch” section! Want to party at some of the best events in Chicago? Information on our partner events will be coming soon!
Q: Will there be parking specifically for this event? If not, where will I be able to park?
A: There will not be dedicated parking for this event, we suggest booking parking prior to arriving downtown in order to ensure you have a space. You can book parking through Spothero.
Q: Where is the best place to watch the fireworks, I don’t want to miss out on all the fun?
A: To have a guaranteed viewing spot, join us at one of our partner events, coming soon!
Q: In the event that there is rain or other bad weather what will happen?
A: We will be working with local weather teams to monitor the weather. If there are any notices that need to be shared about the event, we will share via e-blast (don’t forget to sign-up above!).
BECOME A PARTNER
As a Chicago business or establishment, you are invited to participate in the celebration as an official partner. The focus of this year’s event is encouraging visitors and locals alike to stay at one of our hotel partners, eat at our partner restaurants, and celebrate the New Year enjoying the nightlife at our partner clubs and events. Partners of the event will receive rights and benefits that include promotion of your business/establishment, and much more.