Celebrate New Year's Eve 2019 at Chicago's Hottest Celebrity Destination! 
Ring In the New Year At Lucky Strike & FTW Chicago's Renowned NYE Soiree!
If you've never been to Lucky Strike or FTW on New Years, you don't know what your missing!

Come celebrate New Year's Eve at one of Chicago's premier downtown multi-venue nightlife destinations! Great food, full bar, luxury bowling lanes, pool tables, Chicago themed mini golf, and one of the nations largest and most advanced "steampunk themed" video arcades. Each general admission ticket gives you entry to BOTH venues (they are right next to each other) all night long, so you can choose your own kind of fun with plenty of options. Celebrate NYE 2019 at the nations " best grownup playgrounds" while dancing the night away to Chicago's top DJs!

Early Bird Special (until Dec 31):

General Admission:  Only $35/ticket (limited amount available)

Group Discounts Available (4 or more): Get a $10 discount. View Ticket Buying Page!



  • Entry to Lucky Strike AND the FTW arcade
  • 2 premium drink tickets redeemable at either venue
  • Food buffet at Lucky Strike with light snacks
  • Complimentary Champagne toast at midnight
  • 4 of Chicago's top DJs spinning current music, classics, and club hits all night
  • $20 gaming card for the FTW Arcade - which never expires!

  • Chicago's Top DJs: Mr. Automatic, Josh Maggio, Adam Black, & Factory Settings
  • Hosted by: Vikram Pandya and Dr. Rocktagon

  • House, Top 40, EDM, Dance Hits
  • Multiple Facets of Entertainment
  • 130 Games
  • 104 Sq Ft HD Video Wall
  • 6 Hole Mini Golf

  • Bottle Service Available
  • Midnight Celebration
  • Beautiful Decorations
  • Party Favors and Noisemakers
  • State of the Art Intelligent Lighting & Sound System
  • Elegant Chic Venue

VIP Upgrades Available

***Book by December 15th to receive $50 off the prices below!!!
Feel like going all out this year or have a group of friends? After you purchase your general admission ticket you will have access to VIP upgrades including:

  • Reserved Bowling lane all night for up to 8 guests
    • Includes shoe rental and 4 chef’s appetizers
    • Price:  $300
  • Reserved Table all night for up to 5 guests
    • Includes 4 chef’s appetizers
    • Price:  $150
  • Reserved VIP Wine Room table all night for up to 5 guests 
    • Includes 4 chef’s appetizers
    • Price:  $250
  • Reserved FTW Private suite all night for up to 20 guests 
    • Includes 4 chef’s appetizers
    • Private Server
    • Price:  $750
  • Optional Bottle Service addition to any of the above packages
    • Choices:  Patron, Grey Goose, Jameson, Hennessy, Jack Daniel’s (can also be purchased the day of)
    • Price:  $300
  • ADD ON a Reserved POOL TABLE all night
    • Price:   $100/standard
    • Price:   $150/VIP (includes lounge area)

All VIP upgrades will be coordinated by your host at Lucky Strike. Contact information will be in the confirmation email you get via email after purchasing a ticket. You and your guests must all purchase a general admission ticket for entry. VIP upgrades and areas may be shared with your guests. VIP areas are first come, first served.

Package ALSO Includes Complimentary Pre-NYE Party at:

Sunday, December 30th
Just Mention "NYE" @ Door for Free Cover & Premium Package from 9:30pm - 11pm
Click Here For More Info



January 1st 2019 @ 11am
All of our guests get a $20 game card!
All Major Sport Games Will Be Televised!
Show Event Wristband or Mention Password: Post Party

Click Here For More Info

Nearby Discounted Hotel Accommodations:

  The Hilton Chicago Hotel
  720 S. Michigan Ave,
  Chicago, IL 60605
  Only ~ $169/night

  Click Here for Discounted Booking!


  The JW Marriott Chicago
  151 W. Adams St.,
  Chicago, IL 60603
  Only ~ $174/night (Complimentary 11am check-in & 2pm checkout)

  Click Here for Discounted Booking!

For More Information:


What is the age limit?

  • You must be 21 years old and have a valid state ID. No exceptions.

Is there a dress code?

  • Yes. Neat, Casual Fitted Attire. Management has sole discretion with regards to enforcing our dress code. Management also reserves the right to deny entry for argumentative, rude or offensive behavior.

Is there coat check?

  • Yes, it's $3 per person. 

What do I need to bring to get in?

  • A state ID that matches the name you used to purchase the ticket. We will have a list at the door. 

What if I bought more than one ticket, like for someone else or a group of people?

  • You will receive one wristband for entry, for each ticket you purchase. Please try to coordinate with your guests to show up around the same time to avoid confusion. There is a large indoor lobby area to meet up with people.

My friend bought me a ticket, how do I get in?

  • Please bring your ID and meet your friend outside the event in the lobby so they can give you an entry wristband. Also, your friend is awesome.

I missed the ticket cutoff time, but I still want to come!

  • If we do not sell out, we will be taking cover charge at the door. The price will be $20 more than the last sold out ticket bracket and include everything that online ticket include.

What if I show up late?

  • Because you will be receiving the same perks as everyone else, there wont be any discounts for tickets if you show up late. There may be reduced cover charge after midnight.

What kind of music will the DJs play?

  • Our DJs will play current hits, throwbacks, club classics and anything that makes you move!

Do VIP upgrades include general (GA) admission? 

  • No. Every guest must purchase a GA ticket for entry. All VIP upgrades are additional.

How do I purchase a VIP upgrade?

  • After purchasing a GA ticket, you will receive a conformation email with instructions on how to purchase upgrades. Please make sure all people in your party purchase a GA ticket for entry. If you purchase an table or VIP area, you will be able to host that space and invite anyone with a ticket to enjoy it.
  • If you would like to purchase tickets for a group, AND a VIP upgrade area, please purchase the total amount of tickets you need and contact our host via the instructions you receive in the ticket purchase conformation.

Is there parking?

  • Yes, but not associated with LSL or FTW. There are public ramps nearby, but we recommend public transportation or cabs. 

Can I come in for dinner before the event?

  • Yes, but at 8:30pm you must visit the ticket registration booth. If you purchased a ticket ahead of time, we will check you in. If not, you will have to purchase a ticket for the evening.

Can I order food from the menu?

  • Yes, but the menu will be a limited version of the regular menu. 

Can I leave and come back?

  • Yes. You will get a wristband for re-entry to both venues.

Does this ticket include anything at the AMC River East movie theater in the building?

  • No, but feel free to catch a show before the event!

I purchased a ticket, but now I cant go. Can I get a refund?

  • Sorry, but all sales are final.

Are tickets transferable?

  • Tickets are not transferable to other people.

Does the ticket price include gratuity?

  • No, please tip your servers and bartenders.

I have a question about VIP upgrades, tickets, a special request, or something else.... 

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