The Windy City is pulling out all the stops for New Year's Eve with the second annual Chi-Town Rising. The celebration along the Chicago River is slated to attract even more attendees with better access for locals and visitors. The six-hour-long extravaganza is free and features live entertainment, parties at multiple venues, a massive fireworks display and countdown. Scroll down for more of the best New Year's Eve parties in Chicago.

Crystal Gardens New Year’s Eve

700 E. Grand Ave. Chicago IL 60611 U.S.

Get ready to walk down the red carpet at this lively New Year's Eve event.

Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier

600 E. Grand Ave. Chicago IL 60611 U.S.

A New Year's Eve outing for the whole family.

JW Marriott Chicago New Year’s Eve Soirée

151 W. Adams St. (S. LaSalle St.) Chicago IL 60603 U.S.

Celebrate New Year's Eve with a night of glamour, joy and fun at the JW Marriott Chicago.

New Year's Eve 2017 I|O at The Godfrey Hotel Chicago

127 W. Huron St. (N. LaSalle Dr.) Chicago IL 60654 U.S.

A rooftop lounge that puts on a fabulous celebration with sweeping city views.