Are you ready for the fireworks on the lakefront on New Year’s Eve in Chicago? This year, there are two shows (click at bottom for link):
Saturday, December 31 — 8:15 p.m.
Families can ring in the New Year a little early with this spectacular fireworks display to end the New Year’s Eve Family Bash at Winter WonderFest.
New Year’s Eve Midnight Fireworks
Saturday, December 31 at Midnight
Welcome in 2012 with Chicago’s only lakefront fireworks show on New Year’s Eve.
Navy Pier’s New Year’s Eve Family Bash
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Location: Winter WonderStage in Winter WonderFest (located in Festival Hall)
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fireworks at 8:15 p.m.
Families can ring in the New Year a little bit early! Navy Pier presents a spectacular all-ages showcase of dance and live music at the Winter Wonderstage featuring world-class breakdancing and footworking by The Chicago FootworKINGz, Full Effect Entertainment and Boyz of Poison; funk music by Get Up with the Get Downs; cheerleader-style dancing by Cheerobix and go-go dancing by your favorite Winter WonderFest costumed characters. The celebration culminates with a special 8:15pm Family Fireworks show outside on Dock Street.
6pm – 6:40pm: Live funk music by Get Up with the Get Downs (James Brown Tribute)
Go-Go dancing by Cheerobix and the Townsfolk of Winter WonderFest
7pm – 7:55pm: Hip-Hop Dance Showcase featuring The Chicago FootworKINGz, Full Effect Entertainment, and Boyz of Poison. Creative direction by Leida “Lady Sol” Villegas.
7:55pm – 8pm: Countdown to Confetti Cannons
8:15pm: Family Fireworks on Dock Street
Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand