Chicago Scene in conjunction with Akira Chicago hosts the celebration for a sold out crowd of over 2000 people every year. General Admission, which begins at $135 for early bird tickets and elevates to $195 as the non-refundable tickets (http://chicagoscene2013.eventbrite.com/)
DJs Rock City, Jernell Geronimo, and Dance Floor Junkies & Miro on drums who will spin house, hip-hop and Top 40 all night long. There are 45 fully staffed bars to keep the lines under control and food includes complimentary gourmet hors d'oeurvres and dinner buffet, dessert and coffee buffets. Also included are party favors (hats, noise makers, etc.) and a midnight champagne toast and balloon drop.
Check-in includes free coat check and a cash bar until the event begins. VIP tickets run from $175 to $250 and include access to the Akira VIP room and other roped off VIP areas as well as additional butler food service and 7 drink tickets.
The Drake will be offering room packages, and vacancies fill very quickly. There will also be valet parking (at additional cost, rates available via the event website (http://chicago-
As this is an upscale event the evening’s dress code will be Cocktail – i.e. suits or sport coat and slacks for men. No t-shirts, jeans, hats, or gym shoes allowed. All party attendees must be 21 or over to enter and a valid ID is required at the door with your tickets.
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