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New Year’s Eve 2022: Back On Track!

Join Sidetrack and the Legacy Project* for a spectacular New Year’s Eve 2022 Celebration! Get “Back on Track” and say Goodbye to 2021 in Style!

$35 advance tickets guarantee entry by 11:40, and include light bites from J&L Catering from 7-9, Sidetrack’s Chicago Drag Showcase from 8-10, Party Favors and a Champagne Toast at Midnight!

At 10pm the party really gears up with our signature Sidetrack Videos, NYE Party Favors, Spectacular Balloon Drop and Champagne Toast at Midnight served by Sidetrack's traditional "Baby New Years" up on the bars plus a Dazzling NYE Light Show, and Dancing till 2a! Doors open at 7pm. Coat check $2.

This event normally sells out in advance, but a limited amount of $40 tickets may be still available at the door. Stamped ticket holders can come in and out, but there is no re-entry between 11:45 and 12:05am. All attendees must be 21+ and are required to show Proof of Vaccination or a Negative COVID Test taken within 72 hours prior to Dec 31, 2021. No exceptions.

Thanks for spending NYE with Team Sidetrack and make plans to join us Saturday, January 1, for our annual all-day One One Onesie Party!

*A portion of the proceeds benefit the award-winning Legacy Project’s ongoing work to expand Illinois’s new LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum Public School Curriculum.

  • Doors Open at 7p
  • Must be 21+ with Valid ID
  • Proof of COVID Vaccination OR Negative COVID Test within 72 Hrs
  • Coat Check $2
  • $35 in Advance/$40 at the Door