Party Like Bunnies at Hard Rock Hotel Chicago's Playboy New Years Eve Fête


Hey Chicago, still looking for New Years Eve plans? How about celebrating Playboy’s 60th anniversary at one of the country’s most notable hotels known for their swanky accommodations and true rock and roll spirit? To commemorate Playboy’s birthday, and Becker Entertainment are hosting a New Year’s Eve formal fête at the Hard Rock Hotel.

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Along with Playboy, Hard Rock also has reason to cheers as they have hit their 10 year mark in the Windy City. On Tuesday, December 31, the hotel will be turned into a multi-room venue for live entertainment from Black Cadillac and some of the city’s best celebrity DJs such as: DJ Maurice Halsted, DJ Rex and DJ Kvon B. Chuck’s: A Kerry Simon Kitchen will be offering guests a sampling of hors d’oeuvres, desserts and gourmet chocolates throughout the evening.

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“We are thrilled to collaborate with a brand as established and iconic as Playboy for what is sure to be one of the most stunning gala events of the year,” said Carrie Meghie, General Manager, Hard Rock Hotel Chicago.

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A main event during the night will be the Playboy Masquerade Lounge hosted by Playmate Beth Williams, Playboy Playmate DJ Summer Altice and 2013 Playmate of the Year, Raquel Pomplun. Upon entering the lounge, guests will be offered a signature cocktail as they begin their journey through a night of alluring costumes and colorful masks. If you’re looking to snap a picture of you and your favorite Playmate, venture over to the Hugh Hefner Costume Step & Repeat corner where attendees can dress up like Hef’ himself for a shot with an iconic Playboy Bunny.

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Along with the party shenanigans that will be going on, one lucky winner will get a chance to tour the legendary Mansion by participating in the Playboy Treasure Hunt. At midnight, a shower of confetti will help you ring in the New Year. Tickets start at $135 and include a complimentary pre-NYE party at Sound Bar Chicago on Monday, December 30th and a post-NYE celebration at Hard Rock Café. Room packages are available and are currently 75 percent sold out.