New Year's Eve at Mad River NYE. Chicago’s favorite party destination pulls out all the stops for this holiday celebration highlighted by amenities such as a five hour premium hosted bar, completed with complimentary hors d’oeuvres. In addition, those in attendance can let loose on the dancefloor where they’ll find an in-house DJ spinning a quintessential New Year’s soundtrack of Top 40 favorites, throwback classics, mashups and more. As midnight approaches, ring in the New Year with further enjoyment at Mad River by way of a live DJ countdown and a complimentary champagne toast in addition to numerous 50-inch screen throughout the venue and individual flat-screens at every booth broadcasting the iconic Times Square Ball Drop, ensure that you don’t miss an action-packed second of the year’s final moments. Those looking for the true blue-ribbon treatment are encouraged to snag a VIP ticket package, complete with table and bottle service options.