React Presents is thrilled to announce the return of REACTION NEW YEAR’S EVE! On Friday, December 30 and Saturday, December 31, the stunning two-night event will once again transform the immense, 580,000 square-foot Donald E. Stephens (DES) Convention Center into a genuine warehouse-style experience fitted with captivating production and a sound system worthy of the venue’s unrivaled magnitude. Located just 20 minutes outside of Downtown Chicago in Rosemont, IL, Reaction NYE promises to make the final moments of 2016 the most memorable of the year!
Discounted General Admission and VIP pre-sale tickets are on sale now for a limited time only.
This limited pre-sale release also includes layaway options for two-day tickets, starting at $61 for GA and $119 VIP. Don’t wait to cash in on the savings, and head over to to secure your two-day passes at the lowest available price, courtesy of React Presents.

As 2016 comes to a close, fans are invited to revisit the magic and incredible music from last year’s installment via the Reaction NYE 2015 Official Aftermovie. Relive the grandeur and spectacle of memorable headlining performances from Chicago’s own CHANCE THE RAPPER, electronic music godfathers SKRILLEX and DEADMAU5, hip hop mainstays RUN THE JEWELS, and many more as the video carries us on a journey through the most epic and intimate moments of last year’s event.
In the coming weeks, fans can expect the complete artist lineup and official on sale of regular priced ticket options, including single day tickets. Follow Reaction NYE on Facebook and Twitter and for the latest news and announcements.
“A two-day decadent, Las Vegas-style blowout featuring some of the biggest names in music. The headliners are impeccable, but the undercard of local bands is just as impressive.” — Chicagoist
“If you live in or near the city and love EDM and hip-hop, you can’t go wrong with the amazing yearly bash.” — RedEye Chicago
Voted as one of “The Best New Year’s Eve Concerts in Chicago.” — Time Out Chicago
“With such a varied, exciting lineup, Reaction New Years Eve boasts one of the best options to toast to in the country.” — Indie Shuffle
Voted as one of “The Best NYE Parties Around The World.” — Mixmag