The best way to ring in the New Year is to attend one of Wrigleyville’s many parties for the last day of 2018. There is a wide variety of party packages and themes happening in Wrigleyville this year. Most events are ticketed, so buying now will give you more access to the best priced packages. If you’re not sure of your plans but for sure want to start the New Year in Wrigleyville, there will be places where no tickets are needed. However, get out early to make sure you find your spot. One unique option is The Wheelhouse Hotel is allowing a private full rental of their property. From rooftop Champagne to cocktails in their downstairs speakeasy, all 21 rooms and dinner for 65 guests all for $35,000. Don’t delay this offer is only good until December 15th.
Ticket prices listed in this blog entry are as of 12/13/2018. Most are early bird discounted and fees may still apply. Prices subject to change and will likely go up closer to New Year’s Eve.
|Place||Time||Cost per ticket
(as of 12/13)
|Brickhouse||9:00pm – 2:00am||$70||Call drink package||Champagne toast, heavy appetizers and a photographer|
|Dutch and Doc’s||4:30pm||$75||Open Bar(well spirits/domestic beer/wines by the glass)||Three course menu, champagne toast and party favors|
|Casey Moran’s||7:00pm-2:00am||$15||Cash Bar||Gato & Steve Martinez||Buffet,
|Christmas Club||9pm-1am||$40||Premium cocktails||Dinner buffet, party favors and a champagne toast|
|Houndstooth||9:00pm – 2:00am||$45||5 – Hour Premium Bar||Live DJ||Signature Buffet, Champagne Toast, Party Favors|
|John Barleycorn||9pm-1:30am||$50||Premium Bar Package||Live DJs||Dinner Buffet, Balloon Drop, Party Favors, and Giveaways|
|Merkle’s||9pm-1:30am||$50||Draft Beer, Call Liquor, Domestic Cans, Wine||Live DJ||Food Buffett until 10pm, Champagne Toast, Party Favors|
|Moe’s Cantina||9pm-1:30am||$50||Premium Bar Package||Live DJ||Dinner Buffet, Balloon Drop, Party Favors, and Giveaways|
|Nola||8:30pm-12:30am||$55||Open Bar||DJ: Gonzalo||Three items from the holiday menu|
|Old Crow||9pm-1:30am||$50||Premium Bar Package||Live Band||Dinner Buffet, Balloon Drop, Party Favors, and Giveaways|
|Rizzo’s||9pm-1:00am||$99||Premium Open Bar||Live DJ||An Appetizer Buffet, Champagne Toast and Giveaways|
|Sheffield’s||8pm-1am||$85||Premium Bar Package||Live Music||Passed appetizers,
|Santa Baby’s Bar (Deuces)||6:30pm (enter before 11pm)||$50||2 alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks||DJ SC||Champagne Toast, Sweets Table, Party Favors|
|The Irish Oak||8:00pm – 1:00am||$49||5 – Hour Premium Bar||Live DJ||Signature Buffet, Champagne Toast, Party Favors|
|The Sandlot||9pm-12am||$35||All-Inclusive Bar Package||Live DJ||Champagne Toast|
|Redmond’s||8pm-2am||$50 (sold out)||Top shelf open bar 8pm-close||Expansive dinner buffet|
|Roadhouse 66||8pm-1am||$66||5 hour meal & drink package||Champagne toast|
|Uncommon Ground||10pm-1am||$25 & $50||Open Bar (for $50 ticket)||DJ Glenn Russell||Champagne toast, Photo booth, prizes.
Late night Snacks ($50 ticket)
For those that can make it out on New Year’s Day, check out the events of a Santa Baby Brunch at Deuce’s and a pajama brunch at Hutch. Stretch’s Elf’d Up pop up will have $15 domestic buckets for all the big bowl games. With so many choices in Wrigleyville, you can’t go wrong on where to drink and dance 2018 away and ring in the 2019 New Year!