Best family friendly New Year's Eve events in Chicago 2016
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Chicago is one of the best cities in America to ring in the New Year.

Outside of New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas, no other city can match the sheer fun that Chicago revelers will have on New Year’s Eve. But if you want to enjoy the last day of 2016 with the family, guess what? You can do that as well, and as we continue our coverage of the best New Year’s Eve events happening in major cities across the country, here are the best family events to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Chicago.

Winter Wonderfest
Dec. 31 @ 10 a.m.
Navy Pier -- 600 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 595-7437

For the past 15 years, the Navy Pier has been the place to be on New Year’s Eve for families. The Winter Wonderfest is one of the best New Year’s Eve parties in the country and it will feature a ton of things to do for the whole family, leading to the countdown to midnight and fireworks over Lake Michigan.

Noon Year’s Eve
Dec. 31 @ 10 a.m.
Chicago Children’s Museum -- 700 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 527-1000

The Chicago Children’s Museum is a place filled with fun and wonderment, and on New Year’s Eve, it will be one of the places where the whole family can have a great time without sacrificing the kid’s bedtime. The museum’s Noon Year’s Eve event will provide kids with a ton to do and a countdown to “noon” that will be an awesome experience for the whole family.

Put 2016 to Bed With Blue Man Group
Dec. 31 @ 1 p.m.
Briar Street Theater
3133 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 348-4000

Who doesn’t love the Blue Man Group? This funny group will take their act to Chicago on New Year’s Eve with their Put 2016 to Bed event at the Briar Street Theater that promises to be a ton of fun that the entire family will enjoy. So if you want to have a unique and fun time out on New Year’s Eve with the family, you can’t go wrong with a night with the Blue Man Group.