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The 7th Annual Resolution Gala at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier
The 7th Annual Resolution Gala at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier

The 7th Annual Resolution Gala at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier

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The best Chicago New Year’s Event for the last 6 years is returning to finish off 2018 with a bang. Start the new year at The 7th Annual Resolution Gala at the Aon Grand Ballroom. You’ve been working hard the whole year; treat yourself to an amazing night out, filled with drinks, great music, an awesome atmosphere, and a fireworks show to top it off. Hurry, tickets to this exclusive event move pretty fast, so we recommend securing your spot inside sooner than later.

A Lavish Chicago New Years Event

This is our 7th time running this stellar Chicago New Years event, so by now, we’re pretty sure we know what we’re doing. We’ll be ending 2018 at The Aon Grand Ballroom, an incredibly spacious architectural marvel that can host over 2000 people.

Multiple DJ’s, Buffet Stations, Fireworks and a Champagne Toast
We’d hate for you to end the year on an empty stomach; sink your teeth into delicious appetizers at one of the buffet stations. Treat yourself to a drink at one of the many bar areas located all around the ballroom.

Let loose to a mix of the hottest in Hip-Hop, Dance, Pop, RnB, and Top 40 Hits. We’ll have multiple DJ’s turning tables and ringing in 2019 with the perfect tunes. Headlining will be none other than The Chicago Bulls in-house DJ, Metro.  Known for his ability to keep the energy of a room at max level with his sense of timing and originality. 

As 2018 comes to a close, the DJ will stop the noise for a few moments to commence a traditional countdown to the new year. As a confetti shower fills the ballroom, enjoy a complimentary midnight toast to christen 2019. Then, watch the spectacular Navy Pier fireworks show.  

Get Social With Us
Hey, we know how much you love taking pictures and videos on your phone. So why not share the memories on social media? While you’re at it, go ahead and tag in those memories on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Don’t forget to use our hashtags #ChiTownNewYears and #7thGalaResolution

Ticket Types

General Admission – Standing Room Only

  • Enjoy stationed Buffet and Hors d’oeuvres. Access to 30 premium bars.
  • Premium Hosted Ticket Reception from 8:30 PM to 1:30 AM.
  • Festive NYE party favors,  Midnight Champagne Toast, and get top notch views of the annual fireworks show.
  • Grants entry to the Aon Ballroom, Lake View Terrace, and Lake Michigan Room.

Couples Package – Double up on the NYE shenanigans!

  • Enjoy all the amenities of general admission with a discounted price for two.

Entourage of Four – Three’s a party, but four’s an even bigger party.

  • Enjoy all amenities of general admission with a super sweet discount for a party of four.

Grand Ballroom Balcony VIP Access

  • Enjoy all amenities of general admission, plus access to the Exclusive Grand Ballroom Balcony.

Lake Michigan VIP Seated Tickets

  • Enjoy everything general admission has to offer, with the added benefit of seating at the Lake Michigan Room. Varied seating packages available.

Lakeview Terrace VIP

  • Enjoy all general admission amenities and get premier seating at the Lakeview Terrace. Varied seating packages available.

Grand Ballroom Balcony VIP Seating

  • Includes everything general admission offers. Plus reserved table seating at The Exclusive Grand Ballroom Balcony. Varied seating packages available.

Food Stations


  • Bruschetta Sampler
  • Tomato basil
  • Ratatouille and goat cheese
  • Roasted wild mushrooms with gorgonzola served with homemade crostinis
  • Fresh Vegetable Crudites
  • Roasted garlic herb and roasted red pepper dips
  • Mini Cheeseburgers
  • Mini Hot Dogs
  • Pasta Primavera
  • Served with olive oil, garlic, and fresh vegetables
  • Served with assorted rolls
  • Grilled Vegetable Quesadillas
  • Served with an avocado cream sauce
  • Assorted Flatbread Pizzas

**Menu subject to change without notice**

Doors Open: 8:15 PM
Doors Close: 2:00 AM

Age Requirement: 21+

Now you know the what, when, and where of it all. So why haven’t you ordered those tickets yet? We recommend you secure your spot to this Chicago New Years Eve event sooner than later, as tickets tend to move pretty fast.

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