New Year's Eve falls on Wednesday, December 31 this year with the national holiday on Thursday, January 1.
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Great Chicago New Year's Eve Event Sites
- New Year's Eve - Hotel Parties and Hot Spots
If you like big fancy parties for New Year's this site is for you. It has a great run-down of the big hotel bashes, Lake Michigan cruises, and more.
- Chicago Reader New Year's Eve
The Reader publishes a thorough wrap up of restaurants, parties, and events.
- Book Restaurant Reservations Now - Open Table.com
I'm a big fan of this eezy peezy way of booking tables at a smorgasbord of great Chicago restaurants.