To absolutely no one’s surprise, there is A LOT to see and do this New Year’s Eve in Chicago. And while we’ve been toiling away at our desks, we’ve also been daydreaming about all the events, parties, and down-right blowouts we could be going to on the 31st.

The good news? Since we’ve spent so much time thinking about it, we’ve actually been able to compile a pretty solid list of the best celebrations around the city.

So without further ado, here is our Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve in Chicago.

Studio Paris – Premium drink package | Passed hors d’oeuvres | DJ set by Jerzy | Starting at $80 per person | Private table reservations available for additional fee (59 W. Hubbard St.)