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Nine Thanksgiving Eve Events Around Metro Detroit

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It's no surprise that Thanksgiving Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year. With family and wayward friends all back in town for the weekend, it's an opportunity to let loose with a night out before the official festivities begin on Thursday. To honor this tradition, Eater has whipped up a list of restaurants and bars around Metro Detroit hosting events and parties the night before Thanksgiving.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. PJ's Lager House

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1254 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 961-4668
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The Howling Diablos, Gabriel Brass Band, and The Royal Blackbirds hit the stage tonight beginning at 9 p.m. Tickets are $8.

2. UFO Factory

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Timmy's Organism, Sugarcoats, and Anguish perform at UFO Factory. The event kicks off at 9 p.m.

3. Punch Bowl Social

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1331 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 749-9738
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Punch Bowl is marking its one-year anniversary with a party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 which includes a buffet, two drink tickets, and open games. One hundred percent of the ticket sales goes to Camp Casey, an organization that supports children with cancer.

4. Atwater Block Brewery

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237 Joseph Campau St
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 877-9205
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Atwater's Detroit Biergarten and Taphouse launches tonight at 4 p.m. Get $1 Atwater beers between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. plus checkout the seasonal releases including Rivertown Porter and the Lebkuchen Christmas Ale. [Photo: Atwater]

5. Republic

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1942 Grand River
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 446-8360
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Republic is launching their new Whiskey Wednesday series on Thanksgiving eve. Find deals on whiskey, beer, and bar snacks today and every Wednesday.

6. Nancy Whiskey's Pub

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2644 Harrison St
Detroit, MI 48216
(313) 962-4247
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It's Whiskey Wednesday at Nancy Whiskey's with $1 PBRs and $3 shots of Jameson.

7. Two James Distillery

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2445 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216
DJ Jan D is spinning jazz, soul, house, techno, and more at the Distillery from 7:30 p.m. until 2 a.m.

8. Cellarmen's

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24310 John R Rd
Hazel Park, MI 48030
Cellermen's is opening their doors for a Thanksgiving Eve bash. Expect special releases from the meadery plus barbecue from 4 p.m. 'til 2 a.m. (food arrives at 6 p.m.).

9. Detroit Bus Company Bar Crawl: Detroit City Distillery

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(313) 338-3760
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Multiple parties packed into one convenient, designated driver package, The Detroit Bus Company is offering drop-off pick-up rides all night for $20 with special deals at the stops. Check out DCD, The Well, Townhouse, Green Dot, Huron Room, Our/Detroit, Slow's, PJ's Lager House, Temple Bar, Old Miami, and Bronx Bar plus all the nearby spots. Buses run from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

1. PJ's Lager House

1254 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
The Howling Diablos, Gabriel Brass Band, and The Royal Blackbirds hit the stage tonight beginning at 9 p.m. Tickets are $8.
1254 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

2. UFO Factory

Detroit, MI
Timmy's Organism, Sugarcoats, and Anguish perform at UFO Factory. The event kicks off at 9 p.m.

3. Punch Bowl Social

1331 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226
Punch Bowl is marking its one-year anniversary with a party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 which includes a buffet, two drink tickets, and open games. One hundred percent of the ticket sales goes to Camp Casey, an organization that supports children with cancer.
1331 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226

4. Atwater Block Brewery

237 Joseph Campau St, Detroit, MI 48207
Atwater's Detroit Biergarten and Taphouse launches tonight at 4 p.m. Get $1 Atwater beers between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. plus checkout the seasonal releases including Rivertown Porter and the Lebkuchen Christmas Ale. [Photo: Atwater]
237 Joseph Campau St
Detroit, MI 48207

5. Republic

1942 Grand River, Detroit, MI 48226
Republic is launching their new Whiskey Wednesday series on Thanksgiving eve. Find deals on whiskey, beer, and bar snacks today and every Wednesday.
1942 Grand River
Detroit, MI 48226

6. Nancy Whiskey's Pub

2644 Harrison St, Detroit, MI 48216
It's Whiskey Wednesday at Nancy Whiskey's with $1 PBRs and $3 shots of Jameson.
2644 Harrison St
Detroit, MI 48216

7. Two James Distillery

2445 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
DJ Jan D is spinning jazz, soul, house, techno, and more at the Distillery from 7:30 p.m. until 2 a.m.
2445 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216

8. Cellarmen's

24310 John R Rd, Hazel Park, MI 48030
Cellermen's is opening their doors for a Thanksgiving Eve bash. Expect special releases from the meadery plus barbecue from 4 p.m. 'til 2 a.m. (food arrives at 6 p.m.).
24310 John R Rd
Hazel Park, MI 48030

9. Detroit Bus Company Bar Crawl: Detroit City Distillery

Detroit, MI
Multiple parties packed into one convenient, designated driver package, The Detroit Bus Company is offering drop-off pick-up rides all night for $20 with special deals at the stops. Check out DCD, The Well, Townhouse, Green Dot, Huron Room, Our/Detroit, Slow's, PJ's Lager House, Temple Bar, Old Miami, and Bronx Bar plus all the nearby spots. Buses run from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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