Reaction NYE
Donald E. Stevens Convention Center ROSEMONT, IL
React Presents - Dec 30th and Dec 31st

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Lost and Found
Posted on January 2, 2017

Thank you for your patience as we get gather and sort items. Below you will see pics of all the items that were turned in. Unfortunately, if you don’t see your lost item, we do not have it. If any of the items below look like they are yours please email with an identifying […]

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Tune In to our Live Countdown!
Posted on January 1, 2017

Stuck at home or just having friends at your house? We got you! Tune in to our Reaction NYE Facebook account and join us LIVE for the countdown!

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Top Ten Tips!
Posted on December 26, 2016

Here it is.  Our annual Top Ten Tips for you to make the most of your Reaction NYE weekend.  Check it out for suggestions, insider info and seasoned advice from those who know! 1. DOWNLOAD THE APP! Our New Year’s resolution: create less waste from our events, which means we’re not printing fest booklet guides for […]

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Set Times Released!
Posted on December 21, 2016

Set times Released! Download the app so you can carry around the schedule in your pocket for the most up-to-date schedule changes or create your custom schedule from our website!

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Map Released!
Posted on December 15, 2016


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Download the App for Set Times!
Posted on December 13, 2016

Download the app to create your custom schedule of set times for Reaction NYE 2016! One of our New Year’s resolutions, we’re making an effort to go green and reduce waste created by our event, so we won’t be printing festival guide booklets for Reaction NYE 2016. This app will act as your festival guide complete […]

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Return of the Arcade Stage!
Posted on November 28, 2016

Back by popular demand, we’re thrilled to announce the RETURN of the ARCADE STAGE! We’ve carefully curated the Arcade Stage to give you a little bit of everything, but all worthy of your best pair of dancing shoes. From techno to hip hop to chill to indie rock, this stage has you covered! We’ll have […]

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Lockers for Rent
Posted on November 21, 2016

We’re teaming up with Entertainment Lockers so your crew can dance hands free! When you reserve a locker online, you will receive an email 24 hours before the fest containing your locker location, locker number, and lock combination so you can simply find and use your locker. If you rent a multi-day locker you’ll be able […]

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Do312 MEME Contest
Posted on November 17, 2016

We’ve teamed up with Do312 to give one lucky fan the change to WIN a pair of VIP passes to this year’s Reaction NYE! It’s simple and sweet. Just create an original meme about anything related to New Year’s Eve and the submission with the most votes wins! The contest has already begun so get […]

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Take the Weekend to Explore Rosemont!
Posted on November 14, 2016

Fun Fact! Rosemont hosts on average 75,000 visitors a day to it’s various entertainment and tourism destinations. Rosemont is just a short 15 minute ride from downtown Chicago, but as long as your visiting for NYE, you might as well make a weekend out of it and check out all it has to offer. After […]

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Win the Ultimate VIP Experience
Posted on November 10, 2016

We’re giving one lucky fan the chance to WIN 2 BACKSTAGE PASSES + 4 VIP PASSES + HOTEL for December 30th and 31st! Simply enter via the contest widget below. The contest is now live and ends November 21st so don’t delay! Good Luck! Reaction NYE – Ultimate VIP Experience

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Art Gala Now Accepting Submissions
Posted on November 9, 2016

Want to display your artwork at Reaction New Year’s Eve? Reaction NYE is thrilled to announce our Artist Gala! We’d like to invite the artist community to help us surround our attendees with good vibes, outstanding artwork and great people. We hope to fill our venue with live art, statues and other structures on mixed […]

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No Online Fees at Concord Music Hall!
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We happy to announce for all you in the Chicagoland area, you can now grab hard tickets without the online fees! They are being sold out of the Concord Music Hall box office. Here’s the info: CASH ONLY. No credit cards accepted. BOX OFFICE HOURS: Tue – Fri: 1pm – 7pm (if there’s a show, […]

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Listen to our Official Spotify Playlist!
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New Years Eve is just around the corner! Get ready for this year’s Reaction NYE with our Official Spotify playlist! GIVE IT A LISTEN HERE!

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Top 5 Reason to Go VIP!
Posted on November 8, 2016

If there’s one night a year to go big and treat yourself to VIP access, it’s New Year’s Eve! Here’s our Top 5 Reasons to GO VIP: 5.) EXPRESS ENTRY – The winter temperatures in Chicago can get below freezing, and for New Year’s Eve parties, everyone tends to arrive at the same time so […]

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Calling all DJs! Zeds Dead Remix Contest
Posted on November 3, 2016

It was a tough decision but the judges have picked the winner. CONGRATS TO AKA! Be sure to catch his set at the show! Calling all aspiring DJs and Producers! Introducing the Road to Reaction: Zeds Dead Remix Contest! We’ve teamed up with and Zeds Dead to give up-and-coming artists the chance to spin […]

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Official 2016 Lineup Video
Posted on November 1, 2016

Just released! Your Official 2016 Lineup Video. Reaction NYE is only two short months away check out the video below and get excited to ring in the new year with your favorite artists!

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Silent Disco Announced!
Posted on October 18, 2016

We’re thrilled to announce the addition of a Silent Disco to Reaction NYE! Enjoy this unique and often awkwardly fun listening environment showcasing a lineup of regional favorites. Click on the names below to get a sneak peek of what’s in store at the disco! DECEMBER 30th Dakota Dogma Home Improvement The Architects Dago DECEMBER […]

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Relive 2015 NYE with the Aftermovie
Posted on October 5, 2016

Check out the 2015 aftermovie from the inaugural Reaction NYE! Relive the weekend and take advantage of limited discounted presales on sale now!

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