Nine Thanksgiving Weekend Parties in Metro Phoenix

Categories: Events

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According to our estimates, the Thanksgiving weekend lasts approximately 112 hours, starting at the exact moment you leave work on Wednesday afternoon until the dreaded moment you report back to the salt mines the following Monday.

Subtract the time it takes for the annual T-Day meal itself (as well as the requisite food coma) and you've still got plenty of time left to kill over the four-day holiday. Instead of wasting away the hours watching football, the Macy's parade, or engaging in the annual fracas known as Black Friday, consider shaking a tailfeather at one of the Thanksgiving weekend parties being put on at many of the Valley's bars and dance clubs, including the nine celebrations we've found.

See also:
- Chow Bella's Thanksgiving Dining Guide: Where to Dine Out in Metro Phoenix (Make Your Reservations Now!)
- Chow Bella's Thanksgiving Dining Guide Pt. 2: Where to Reserve a Table in Metro Phoenix
- 10 Metro Phoenix Desserts to Pre-Order for Thanksgiving

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Relentless Beats
Arty is scheduled to appear on Wednesday, November 21, at Wild Knight in Scottsdale.

Wild Knight
Russian-born trance and house superstar Arty will spend the night before Turkey Day getting people moving by dishing out phat beats aplenty during the annual Dancegiving party on Wednesday, November 21, at the posh Scottsdale nightclub. Local DJs Brett Ortiz, Lujan, and Bijou will open the night. Doors open at 9 p.m. Limited pre-sale tickets are $15 and general admission is $20. Visit Relentless Beats' website for more info.

Lucky Break
The Tempe billiards and beers joint will host a "Pre-Turkey Bash" on Wednesday, November 21, which will feature a slew of drink specials -- including $2 well cocktails, $3 pints of any of its dozens of brews, $3 Purple Gang Coolers, and $5 Sun Bombers. A trip to Las Vegas will be given away, DJ G will spin up music videos and hot tracks starting at 9 p.m., and $5 plates of wings will be served. The specials start at 7 p.m. and there's no cover.

The Mint
DJ MCB will be in the mix all evening during The Mint's Thanksgiving Eve party on Wednesday, November 21. Besides half-priced appetizers and specialty cocktails that will be served during happy hour, a number of drink specials will be available. Happy hour starts at 4 p.m. and the party starts at 7 p.m. Call 480-516-9149 for table reservations and more details.

Location Info

Lucky Break

1807 E. Baseline Road, Tempe, AZ

Category: Music

Wild Knight - CLOSED

4405 N. Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Music

The Mint

7373 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Music

Axis/Radius - CLOSED

7340 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Music

Bar Smith

130 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Hurricane Bay - CLOSED

4139 W. Bell Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

The Monarch Theatre

122 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Sanctum - CLOSED

4343 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Monsterland - CLOSED

18 W. Main St., Mesa, AZ

Category: General

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