The Drake Hotel & Hilton Hotel New Years Parties are considered the top New Year’s Eve parties in the City by Red Eye and AOL City Guide and have been featured on the live broadcast of ABC 7’s Countdown to New Year several times.

The Chicago Scene 13th Annual New Year’s Eve Party at the historic Drake Hotel, 140 E Walton Pl.  Join over 2000 people as they bring in the New Year in style at the historic Drake Hotel, one of the finest hotels in Chicago on the Mag Mile at Michigan Ave. & Oak Street in the heart of the Gold Coast.  DJ’s for this years Party will be: Dance Floor Junkies AKA: DJ Jem & Broadway and DJ Sye Young. Purchase your tickets early, the price goes up as we sell more tickets; this party sells out in advance every year!

Chicago Scene is producing a second New Year’s Eve Party at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Tickets for the New Year’s Eve Party at the Hilton Chicago are on sale Now.   General admission begins at 9 p.m. and includes 60 fully-staffed bars, a delicious selection of hors d’oeuvres, midnight champagne toast, and balloon drops in the ballrooms. The VIP ticket starts one hour earlier and includes premium bars and gourmet buffets, in addition to everything previously mentioned. Music will be provided by DJ Rock City and other great local DJ’s. Tickets are available at each events web sites.



About Global Scene Productions

Global Scene Productions is Chicago’s most well known and respected producer and promoter of events.  Since it’s inception in 1998 Founder Ted Widen has been a leader in creating and promoting entertaining events including the “New Years Eve at the Drake”, New Years Eve at the Chicago Hilton”, the “Chicago Scene Boat Party” and many others.

Global Scene develops and produces events as a stand-alone organization outside of the city of Chicago, or through “Chicago Scene”, the Chicago based advertising online publication dealing directly with the local entertainment and nightlife industry.

In addition Chicago Scene, Global Scene Productions expanded into a series of Craft Beer events including the “Highwood Craft Beer Festival”, “River North Craft Crawl” and now “Ale Quest” a series of Craft Beer Festivals in partnership with Medieval Times. In early 2014 we plan to produce the first ever Windy City Craft Beer Festival in Downtown Chicago.

About Chicago Scene

Chicago Scene is the premier nightlife industry online publication focused on the happenings and events, nightclubs, restaurants and entertainment in the City of Chicago, IL.  Chicago Scene was founded in 1998 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Scene Productions by Ted Widen who innovated the online social industry well before the term “social media” existed.  With more than 40,000 Email  subscribers and over 10,000 Facebook followers, Chicago Scene remains a primary source of information and entertainment for those wanting to be in the know of the Chicago scene as it relates to nightlife and entertainment.