Yelp-Approved New Year's Eve Options in Chicago

December 26, 2012 9:40:11 AM PST
There isn't a shortage of events to take in to ring in 2013. Danny Wurst from is helping narrow down all the options by showcasing the best local events.

NYE At Frontier (Unique, full animal service)
$110. 5 Hour Package includes whole smoked animal service, salads, sides, desserts, champagne toast at midnight.

Zoo Years Eve
Rock in the "Zoo Year 2013" with your friends at Brookfield Zoo. There will be music games, party favors and an early countdown at 8PM. This event is free with paid zoo admission.

Nerd Years Eve
-At Challengers Comics in Bucktown
-$30 admission
-Star Wars Themed New Year's Eve
-Food, drinks, games including Star Wars Jeopardy

New Years Eve Monsters Ball (Unique, Halloween meets NYE)
-Stage 733 in Lakeview
-$70 Admission
-Zombie Band, haunted theatre, Dead dance party and a Cham-Pain toast

NYE Soiree At The Palmer House (Huge party, Yelp sponsored)
Yelp Chicago, 103.5 Kiss FM, and Chicago Sun-Times are teaming up to host the best New Year's Eve event in the city! They aren't just hosting a typical New Year's Eve event. They're hosting a NYE SOIREE! Thousands of formally dressed partiers descend on the Palmer House Hilton for this multiple ballroom extravaganza that includes top shelf drinks, a variety of hors d'oeuvres, specialized martinis, champagne, live casino gambling benefiting Starlight Children's Foundation, celebrity djs, live video mixing, midnight confetti storm, table service, + so much more. And to top it off they are including a complimentary pre party and post party in the admission price.