Chi-Town Rising
New Year’s Eve
Celebration

8:00PM – 12:30AM

We are now accepting ticket registration for the Chi-Town Rising viewing areas on New Year’s Eve! With secure outdoor viewing areas available to the public free of charge, Chi-Town Rising will feature entrances on both the north and south sides of the Chicago River on Michigan Avenue. To guarantee the safety of all attendees, entrance to the viewing areas is FREE OF CHARGE, BUT TICKETS ARE REQUIRED prior to arrival on Saturday, Dec. 31. You can register now for your free tickets below. Valid email address required for tickets, and only one ticket may be secured for each email address.

NOTE – At this juncture, guaranteed entry to the North and South Viewing Areas is SOLD OUT. The only way to secure guaranteed tickets to these viewing areas is through Howells and HoodThe Arena Club,  or purchasing packages through one of our hotel partners. Otherwise, entry will be contingent on space available after 9PM.

Chi-Town Rising advises guests to arrive early, as the event anticipates that full capacity for both free viewing areas will be reached during the evening. For those wishing to enter the free viewing areas without having previously registered online, registration will be conducted on-site; registrants with tickets will receive an expedited entry upon arrival. Food & beverage concessions, featuring Corona Extra, will be available in both viewing areas.

For the safety of all those in attendance, all entrants will be screened using magnetometers and bag searches. No alcohol, weapons, or other prohibited materials will be allowed into the event areas. In addition to the security presence at the event sites, private security and public safety personnel will be patrolling areas adjacent to the footprint to ensure public safety.

THREE COMPLIMENTARY TICKETING OPTIONS


BOTH (NORTH & SOUTH) VIEWING AREAS

After 9PM, Space Available Entry
NO ENTRY UNTIL 9:00PM (CST)

Provides ticket-holder with space-available access to secure viewing areas. No entry will be permitted prior to 9:00PM in order to accommodate Early Arrival ticket-holders. Entry is contingent upon adequate space availability. Once capacity is is reached, no additional ticket-holders will be permitted to enter.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 


NORTH VIEWING AREA

Early Arrival, Guaranteed Entry 
MUST ARRIVE BEFORE 9:00PM (CST) FOR ENTRY

Located north of the Chicago River, between Michigan Avenue and Columbus Drive, this area provides a fantastic perspective to see the Rising Star, and will feature special activation’s by our partners. It will also be the location for the NBC5 broadcast platform, where the Host and special guests will be broadcasting live. This viewing area provides ticket-holders with guaranteed entry into Pioneer Court secure viewing area until 9:00PM.

NOTE: Failure to enter before 9:00PM voids guaranteed entry; entry will be contingent on space availability after 9:00PM. Once capacity is reached, no additional ticket-holders will be permitted to enter.

SOLD OUT

 


SOUTH VIEWING AREA

Early Arrival, Guaranteed Entry
MUST ARRIVE BEFORE 9:00PM (CST) FOR ENTRY

Located on Upper Wacker Drive, between Michigan Avenue and Columbus Drive, this area will feature the main performance stage for our musical guests, and the closest proximity to the Rising Star. This viewing area provides ticket-holders with guaranteed entry into Upper Wacker Drive secure viewing area until 9:00PM.

NOTE: Failure to enter before 9:00PM voids guaranteed entry; entry will be contingent on space availability after 9:00PM. Once capacity is reached, no additional ticket-holders will be permitted to enter.

SOLD OUT

 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Registered ticket-holders will receive updates on event logistics, including real-time information on capacity levels on New Year’s Eve*.

 * Available only to ticket-holders that opt-in for text updates at registration; updates do not guarantee entry, once capacity of secure area is reached, no further entry will be permitted.

 Want to make sure you and your family receive guaranteed entries with exclusive access near the main stage? Check out our hotel partner’s pages and book a room at the Hyatt Regency Chicago or the Sheraton Grand Chicago

 PLEASE NOTE: By registering for “After 9PM Space Availability Entry,” you are NOT guaranteed a spot within the viewing areas. Please be advised we anticipate capacity reached for the viewing areas at some point during the evening. TICKETS DO NOT GUARANTEE ENTRY, but are required for entry into the secure viewing areas. Once capacity is reached, no further entry will be permitted, so arrive early! Space Available tickets are valid for either the North or South viewing areas, provided capacity has not been reached.

Be sure to provide us with your cell phone number during the ticket registration process. We will be sending out text updates regarding footprint capacities and to which areas to head.

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