Even though the Chicago area still has yet to see much in the way of significant snowfall, the holiday season is well underway in the Windy City.

And with that comes the looming New Year's Eve holiday. With practically every one of the watering holes citywide throwing their own bash in honor of the occasion, choosing where to count down to the new year can be daunting. But HuffPost Chicago has narrowed down the options to a selection of 14 concerts, parties, dinners and more, ranging in price from $7 to.. a bit more than that.

Did we miss your favorite pick? Let us know below. Looking to save money -- and stress -- by taking the CTA? Don't forget that the trains will be free of charge for the bulk of the night.

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  • Monster Ball @ Stage 773

    Stage 773 is opening up its doors for a special New Year's Eve event including an unlimited specialty drink, appetizers and entertainment from Uncomfortably Large, a "dead dance party" and more "spooky surprises" all night long. <em>1225 W. Belmont Ave. <a href="http://www.stage773.com/">Tickets</a>: $60</em>

  • NYE @ The Whistler

    <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Slo-Mo/168021113283275">Slo Mo'</a> presents the New Year's Eve bash at The Whistler, featuring performances by Les Soubrettes (pictured), slow jams courtesy DJ Tess, an open bar, hors d’oeuvres by Bell Fine Foods and more. <em>2421 N. Milwaukee Ave. <a href="http://thewhistler.bigcartel.com/product/the-whistler-new-year-s-eve-party-100">Tickets</a>: $100</em>

  • Wanda Jackson @ Double Door

    The legendary "queen of rock" Wanda Jackson headlines <a href="http://www.doubledoor.com/event/169675/">the Double Door's New Year's Eve festivities</a>. Soul Summit DJs Dave Mata and Duke Grip also bring the party. $55 general admission, $100 gets you a VIP pass, including free drinks all night long. <em>1572 N. Milwaukee Ave. <a href="http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/eventV2/169675?__utmx=-&__utmv=-&__utmk=71742483&__utmz=1.1354996203.1.1.utmcsr%3Dgoogle%7Cutmccn%3D%28organic%29%7Cutmcmd%3Dorganic%7Cutmctr%3D%28not+provided%29&__utma=1.1432152807.1354996203.1354996203.1354996203.1&__utmc=1&__utmb=">Tickets</a>: $55-$100</em>

  • NYE @ Bistronomic

    Chef Martial Noguier is planning a special dinner at <a href="http://bistronomic.net/hostalt/">Bistronomic</a> on New Year's Eve, including a four course menu (5, 7:30 p.m.) and a five course menu (7:45, 11 p.m.). <em>840 N. Wabash Ave. Tickets: $60-$80</em>

  • NYE @ Goose Island Wrigleyville Brewpub

    Goose Island is offering up complimentary drinks, a champagne toast, appetizers and DJs for <a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151182450997913&set=a.473134492912.243454.84257042912&type=1">their New Year's Eve bash</a>. <em>3535 N. Clark St. Tickets: $80-$100</em>

  • Mucca Pazza, White Mystery @ Logan Square Auditorium

    “Circus punk marching band” Mucca Pazza and White Mystery headline a triple bill of some of the city's most beloved rock outfits. Jon Drake & The Shakes opens. <em>2539 N. Kedzie Ave. <a href="http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3191054">Tickets</a>: $25</em>

  • Charles Bradley @ Lincoln Hall

    Charles Bradley -- a.k.a. the "Screaming Eagle of Soul" -- will be <a href="http://lincolnhallchicago.com/Shows/12-31-2012+Charles+Bradley">ringing in the new year at Lincoln Hall</a>. Tickets include two drink tickets, complimentary appetizers and a Daptone drop card for a free digital sampler. <em>2424 N. Lincoln Ave. <a href="http://lincolnhallchicago.com/Shows/12-31-2012+Charles+Bradley">Tickets</a>: $75</em>

  • FKA NYE @ Bottom Lounge

    The organizers of the wildly popular FKA party (held every first Thursday at Big Chicks) are <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/230033057126387/?fref=ts">throwing another New Year's Eve event</a> at Bottom Lounge. Features DJs Reaganomix, Black Gold (Queerer Park), Jyldo (Soft Rock Sabbath) and DJ La Perla (People's DJ Collective), countdowns every hour and a GlitterGuts photo booth. <em>1375 W. Lake St. <a href="http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3133114&pl=bl">Tickets</a>: $7</em>

  • JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound @ Mayne Stage

    Folks just can get enough of JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound these days. Known for their theatrical, soulful style delivered with post-punk panache, Brooks and his band always put on a memorable show and they'll be playing Mayne Stage this New Year's Eve. $65 VIP ticket includes a seat, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and a Brooks-signed signed silk screen poster. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for Jose Cuervo) <em>1328 W. Morse Ave. <a href="http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3134784">Tickets</a>: $45-$65</em>

  • NYE @ Untitled

    Untitled is hosting a <a href="http://chicago.metromix.com/events/mmxchi-new-years-eve-at-untitled-event">'20s-themed bash on New Year's Eve</a>, according to Metromix. Marcus Riley hosts and the Gold Coast All Stars, DJ Flaco and DJ Wags bring the jams. <em>111 W. Kinzie St. Tickets: $115</em>

  • NYE @ Market

    Market will be serving up <a href="http://marketbarchicago.com/new-years-eve-2013/">a special New Year's Eve four course dinner</a> and open bar, with seatings at 7 and 9:30 p.m. <em>113 W. Randolph St. Tickets: $95-$115</em>

  • The Hood Internet @ Beauty Bar

    Chicago's own The Hood Internet and their pals will headline New Year's Eve at Beauty Bar. Moon Boots, Only Children and DJ Esquire complete the bill. Tickets include an open bar from 8-10 p.m. A limited number of early bird tickets are available at $30. <em>1444 W. Chicago Ave. <a href="http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3192724&pl=bbar">Tickets</a>: $35</em>

  • Los Lobos @ City Winery

    Los Lobos play two shows at City Winery, at 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. All tickets include a champagne toast, VIP tickets include a 5 course dinner and a wine pairing. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) <em>1200 W. Randolph St. <a href="http://www.citywinery.com/chicago/new-year-s-eve-with-los-lobos-7-30pm-show-12-31.html">Tickets</a>: $85-$175</em>

  • NYE @ Buddy Guy's Legends

    Mike Wheeler headlines <a href="http://www.buddyguy.com/calendar/event.cfm/id/732/NEW-YEARS-EVE-PARTY-feat.-MIKE-WHEELER%2C-NuBlu-Band%2C-Eddie-Taylor-Jr.">the New Year's Eve lineup at Buddy Guy's Legends club</a>. NuBlu Band and Eddie Taylor Jr. open. <em>700 S. Wabash Ave. <a href="http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSearch.jsp?performance_id=1676716&searchType=venue">Tickets</a>: $30</em>

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