Below please find information regarding the Chi-Town Rising New Year’s Eve Event:
Chi-Town Rising, which is being presented by Corona Extra, is an event designed to showcase Chicago as a world-class venue to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
“Broadcast Boulevard” will be located along East Upper Wacker Drive between Michigan Avenue and Columbus Drive.
“Corona Extra Beach House” will be located inside the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
Schedule of Events:
9:00am – Chi-Town Rise & Shine 5k – Begins and ends at Millennium Park
3:00pm – 6:00pm, December 31, 2016 – Family Countdown Celebration – Millennium Park
7:00pm, December 31, 2016 – 12:30 am January 1, 2017 – Broadcast Boulevard Celebration
9:00pm, December 31, 2016 – 2:00 am January 1, 2017 – Corona Extra Beach House Party
11:00 pm, December 31, 2016 -12:30 am January 1, 2017 – Live Television Broadcast
11:59 pm, December 31, 2016 -Count Down and Star Rise, New Year’s Toast followed by fireworks
Planned Street Closures:
North Stetson Avenue between East Upper Wacker Drive and East South Water Street will be closed until Sunday, according to OEMC.
East Upper Wacker Drive from Michigan Avenue to Columbus Drive will close between Friday and Sunday, though access to the garage at 111 E. Upper Wacker Dr. will be allowed.
As always, if you “See Something, Say Something”. For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. To report suspicious activity, call 855-RPRT-2-S4 (855-777-8274).