The 7 Best Places to Spend New Years Eve in America


5. Los Angeles, California

From mammoth street parties to black tie affairs to all night clubbers, this city has a New Year’s Eve celebration for every taste and budget. LA loves to keep things close to their heart and often doesn’t release their party info until the last minute. Club crawls have become a popular way to spend New Years Eve, where one purchased ticket gets you past the velvet rope at multiple clubs. The annual Cleopatra’s New Year’s Eve Ball at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood is always a hit where a DJ spins the hottest tracks, an LED light show takes place and a balloon drop and confetti blast kick off the new year. One of the free events taking place in the city covers Grand Park and beyond where numerous stages are set up with live entertainment, along with numerous food vendors throughout.

4. Chicago, Illinois

Chicago comes loaded with things to do on New Years Eve, including dinner ideas, parties, firework cruises and family friendly events. Nay Pier is one of the best places to head, especially if you have kids in tow. Here you will find all the entertainment, rides and attractions you can handle, along with a kaleidoscope of colorful fireworks that are perfectly synchronized with music, that burst over Lake Michigan. The Chicago Resolution Gala is another place to head if you plan on mingling and dancing the night away. Here you will find over 30 bars, buffet stations and access to the Grand Ballroom and the Lakeview Terrace. Or head to one of the many hotels that host awesome parties with superb entertainment. Yes, it will be busy and crowded, yes it will be loud and yes it will be an epic time.

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