Got the jitters about getting together with the family tomorrow for Thanksgiving? For some, it’s enough to drive you to drink. How about partying it up and having a good time tonight at these Thanksgiving Eve drinking events?
For those looking for where to drink on the actual holiday, even though most bars will be closed, Bigfoot West will be doing an Orphans and Misfits Potluck or you can always rely on dive bars, like my favorite Lost & Found in West L.A. Happy Turkey Day!
Seven Grand’s Wild Turkey Thanksgiving Eve Bash
The downtown whiskey bar will be throwing a bash to benefit the LA Midnight Mission for Thanksgiving Dinner. Enjoy the specialty cocktail for the night, $6 Wild Turkey Spiced Cranberry Punch and enter the raffle at $1 a ticket. Winning tickets will be chosen every hour and special prizes will be given out.
Freddy Smalls’ Thanksgiving Punch Bowls
For the pre-holiday, Freddy Smalls will be serving up a punch bowls throughout the night. Get a glass for yourself for $7 or order up a whole punch bowl for 10 to 15 of your friends for $80. Either order up your own or get the house punch, Mike Tyson Knockout Punch with Brokers gin, all spice liqueur, lemon juice, apple cider, apple brandy and English Breakfast Tea syrup.
Rush Street’s Pre-Thanksgiving Party
If you’re into raucous dance parties, Rush Street is throwing one tonight with a DJ and holiday drink specials in its upstairs lounge starting at 9pm. It’s also ”Absolut-ly Martini Night,” which means $9 classic to dirty martinis all night.
Cliff’s Edge $7 Deep Breath Cocktail Special
For tonight, Cliff’s Edge will have its aptly named Deep Breath cocktail on special for $7 (normally $10). It’s actually a Manhattan made with Old Overholt, Forbidden Bitters, Antica Carpano, and Orange oils.
Hemingway’s Lounge’s Pre-Turkey Bash
Go wild at this pre-holiday shindig which features live art and warm cocktails as well as tunes by Crimes.