Every year Thanksgiving brings in people from all over to visit family and friends for a time of giving. But before carving the turkey and passing the gravy, many people head out in search of the best Thanksgiving Eve parties to mingle with old friends.
With no work or school the next day, and dinner not until late afternoon, you have every excuse to check out these Valley hotspots this Wednesday night.
Kick off the holiday in style at Montelucia’s annual gathering in the Cortijo Plaza, located at 4949 East Lincoln Drive in Paradise Valley. Guests will dance the night away listening to a live DJ from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. and then live music from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Sip on your favorite cocktails from the cash bars throughout the plaza or at American Harvest Vodka Lounge inside Castillo Lucena. For food, guests can wander over to Prado or Mbar to order their favorites bites all night long. Private tables are available.
For more information, visit montelucia.com or call 480.627.3200.
Gobble up your favorite brews and cocktails all night long at Whiskey Row, located at 4420 North Saddlebag Trail in Scottsdale, as Brett Ortiz spins your favorite Country Hits for this night before Thanksgiving party. The party starts at 9 p.m. Bottle service, V.I.P. and table reservations are available.
For more information, visit whiskeyrowscottsdale.com or call 480.382.1505.
Come together with DJ Soloman for an unforgettable night before Thanksgiving party at the W Scottsdale. Get there early to reserve your spot at one of the hottest parties on Black Wednesday. Doors open at 9 p.m.
For more information, visit wscottsdalehotel.com or call 480.970.2100.
Maya Day and Night Club
This will be the largest Thanksgiving Eve celebration in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. Join the best looking men and women for May Day and Night Club Stache-Bash for a facial hair affair. $1000 in cash and prizes will be given away to those sporting the best November staches. Doors open at 9 p.m.
For more information, visit mayaclubaz.com or call 480.625.0528.
Kick of the holiday festivities with “bird” related spirits and food at Crudo, located at 3603 East Indian School Road in Phoenix. Guest bartenders Jason Asher and Clint Spotleson will join Crudo’s own Micah Olson behind the bar mixing hope Thanksgiving inspired cocktails for guests to enjoy. Hungry? Chef Cullen Campbell has you covered with bird-centric dishes like pastrami-style chicken wings. Party starts at 9 p.m.
For more information, visit crudoaz.com or call 602.358.8666.
Pregame for Thanksgiving with cocktail specials and great music by DJ Sean Watson and dancing at Searsucker, located on 6900 East Camelback Road in Scottsdale. Guest will enjoy delicious complimentary appetizers until 8 p.m. or can choose American style fare off the full menu all night.
For more information, visit searsucker.com or call 480.664.3777.