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Philly Holiday Guide: Thanksgiving Eve in Philly

As we all return home for the holidays, the night before Thanksgiving is one of the most anticipated nights of the year. Over the years, it’s become a spontaneous (sometimes unwanted) evening full of high school reunions. Whether you’re from Philadelphia or looking to head to the city with your friends, the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection has your back. Here’s a list of our top five events happening this Thanksgiving Eve!

Stratus Lounge

Thanksgiving Eve with Jason E and Tom Colontonio

9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Admission: $10

Stratus Lounge presents Dance To The Moon! Spend your Thanksgiving Eve jamming out to live beats from DJ Jason E and Tom Colontonio. Add to the fun and reserve a table or bottle service for your group of 6 or more.


Finn McCools Ale House
Turkey Trot Crawl
2 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Admission: $15 is presenting the ultimate holiday bar crawl featuring some of Philadelphia’s finest bars. For just $15, indulge in seasonal brews and festive cocktails while making memories (that you may or may not remember).


Paddy Whacks
Thanksgiving Eve Dance Party
8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Admission: FREE

Celebrate the holiday early with a major dance party. Paddy Whacks Irish Sports Bar is inviting you to join them for a night of discounted drinks and live music. Arrive before 10 p.m. for a complimentary drink!

Fishtown Hops
Thanksgiving Eve Bash
8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Admission: FREE

DJ Hurricane LaRue and DJ Ben Arsenal are taking over Fishtown Hops! Pregame Thanksgiving with a diverse menu of food and drink specials while listening to live music and entertainment. Guests can even look forward to surprise giveaways.


Gardendale Social Club
Thanksgiving Eve Reunion Party
10 p.m to 3:30 a.m
Admission: FREE

Gather your hometown friends for a reunion like no other. Gardendale Social Club is hosting a reunion party featuring DJ Capps. Before filling your stomach with turkey, satisfy your tastebuds with a variety of drink specials and a FREE mystery shot.


 Where are your favorite places to celebrate Thanksgiving Eve? Share with us in the comments!