Whether you’re throwing a party, staying at home, or just looking to countdown to 2024 in style, NBC Chicago’s upcoming “A Very Chicago New Year” special has you covered.
Featuring a number of incredible venues and parties around Chicago, the New Year’s Eve show will offer viewers opportunities to win thousands of dollars, a lineup of A-list hosts and artists, an incredible look at the Chicago’s gigantic midnight fireworks display and much more.
Here’s how to watch:
When to watch
“A Very Chicago New Year” premieres at 11 p.m. CT on December 31 on NBC Chicago.
Who will be presented?
Hosts include Chicago music legend and Smashing Pumpkins founder Billy Corgan and his wife, fashion designer Chloe Mendel in Highland Park, Chicago Today hosts Matt Rodrigues & Cortney Hall in Bridgeport and NBC 5 News anchor Evrod Cassimy and Country Music Television host and Chicago area native. Marley Sherwood in downtown Chicago.
Additionally, “A Very Chicago New Year” will feature special musical performances from acclaimed singer-songwriter and three-time Latin Billboard Music Award winner Ivan Cornejo, indie rock sensation Mt. Joy and one or two issues of Billy Corgan & Friends.
Additionally, viewers at home can play “Chicago Trivia” live for a chance to win $2,024 via a special on-screen QR code. One lucky winner will have to answer all ten questions correctly to win the prize!
Which places will be present at the show?
HIGHLANDS PARK – Music legend Billy Corgan and his wife Chloe Mendel return to NBC 5 Chicago A Very Chicago New Year television show featuring an evening of performances from their popular tea room, Madame ZuZu’s in Highland Park IL. Billy will be joined by some of Chicagoland’s most talented jazz musicians as we step back in time for a Prohibition-inspired party featuring live music, chic cocktails and special guests.
BRIDGE – Chicago today hosts Matt Rodrigues and Cortney Hall will broadcast live from the newly renovated Ramova Theater in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood. The Ramova, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, will officially reopen its doors next month and this year’s New Year’s Eve party will be the venue’s first major public event in decades. NBC 5’s NYE broadcast from Ramova will take place from “The Pleasure Palace” hosted by popular LBGTQ+ party planners, Slo Mo. To purchase tickets, please visit the following link: https://www.slomoparty.com/events /2023/ 22/11/slo-mo-new-year-eve-at-the-ramova-theater
DOWNTOWN CHICAGO – NBC Chicago weekend anchor Evrod Cassimy will be joined by Country Music Television (CMT) host Marley Sherwood at the historic Palmer House Hilton in the heart of downtown Chicago. Chicago contestants on the popular reality show Love is blind There are also plans to participate in the live broadcast on site. Additionally, NBC 5’s downtown Chicago NYE coverage will also feature Offshore’s annual fireworks show at Navy Pier. To purchase tickets for the Palmer House Hilton NYE Party, please visit the following link: www.newyearscountdown.com
LANSING, IL – Comedian Correy Bell brings us coverage from Rhoyal Bistro Live in south suburban Lansing. Newly opened this year, Rhoyal Bistro is known for its live music and delicious food. Bell is a mainstay of Chicago comedy and has opened for Mo’Nique, Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight. Buy your tickets here: https://therhoyalbistrolive.ticketspice.com/nye-2024
How can you watch it?
IMPORTANT LIVE STREAM DETAILS: In addition to traditional cable/satellite viewing options, viewers can also watch “A Very Chicago New Year” on the NBC Chicago News 24/7 live streaming channel, also available on Peacock, Roku, Samsung TV Plus, Amazon Fire TV, Xumo Play, Google Play, Freevee, TCLtv+ and Local Now.
Link on how to find each here: http://nbcchi.com/SCIhuKM.
Fans can also watch “A Very Chicago New Year” via NBCChicago.com and the NBC Chicago app.