The skies over Chicago explode with colour, light and noise on New Year's Eve as pyrotechnicians launch a huge array of fireworks in Grant Park. Revellers come together at Buckingham Fountain and in the surrounding park.
If you're going to be anywhere in Chicago on New Year's Eve, checking out the fireworks and their reflection in Lake Michigan has got to be high on the list. The celebration begins at 10pm with recorded music, followed by the countdown and a huge firework display choreographed to music to welcome the new year.
New Year's Eve Family Fireworks:
Families can ring in the New Year a little early. A spectacular fireworks display ends the New Year's Eve Family Bash inside Winter WonderFest. Winter WonderFest closes at 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 31.
New Year's Eve Midnight Fireworks:
Welcome in 2012 with Chicago's only lakefront fireworks show on New Year's Eve.
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