At midnight, a 1.5-mile-long fireworks display will erupt on the city’s lakefront and along the Chicago River, marking the city’s entry into the market in 2022.
“This will be the largest firework display in the city’s history, and one of the largest in the world,” Arena Partners CEO John Murray is producing the show two years after being interrupted by the COVID pandemic. Activities, he said in a statement.statement.
The show will be arranged as a “special music score” and will be performed simultaneously at eight independent launch sites along the Chicago River, Lake Michigan, and Navy Pier.
City officials said that although the historic display occurred at a time when COVID cases surged, they encouraged residents to celebrate the holiday safely.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said in a statement: “I am very happy that we are able to usher in the New Year’s Eve fireworks display and hope to continue this tradition into the future.” Outdoor viewing displays spreading COVID-19, so our residents and visitors should feel comfortable wearing masks and maintaining social distance or even watching safely at home. I look forward to a happy new year.”
The show will be broadcast live on NBC 5′s “Very Chicago New Year” program and will be broadcast live on the NBC Chicago app.
NBC 5 Chicago will sound a special show hosted by Cortney Hall and Matthew Rodrigues of “Chicago Today” in the new year.The plan aims to celebrate some of the best things the city has to offer.
To help kick off the curtain in 2022, several celebrities made cameo appearances, including Chicago New Year’s Eve idols Janet Davis and Mark Jangreco.The unofficial reunion of lovers on New Year’s Eve in Chicago led to this funny antics that has been well known for the past 20 years.
“We are very happy to bring this very Chicago band together to start the new year and provide the audience with this year’s expanded program,” said Kevin Cross, president of NBC Universal Studios Chicago.
Without some interesting games and remembering with celebrities like Buddy Guy, Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, Giuliana Rancic, etc., it would not be the new year.In addition, there were performances by rock legend Chicago and the Blues Brothers.
The show will be aired on NBC 5 at 11:08 PM on Friday, December 31, through and NBC Chicago’s free apps on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple.

Post time: Dec-29-2021