The day before Thanksgiving is one of the best nights for bar life across the country, and Western New Yorkers know how to party. 

Whether you are going out for a pre-Thanksgiving meal, stopping by for a Happy Hour drink, or dancing the night away, there are so many parties going on around Western New York on the day before Thanksgiving. 

Granted, you may already have a bar in mind that you like to spend your time, and that’s completely fine. But it’s good to look at all your options when it comes to the Biggest Bar Night Of The Year! 

This year, you have tons of options for a great night out. 

Take a look at some of the best Thanksgiving Eve parties below!

    • Line Dancing Party With Brett Alan

      • East Eden Tavern & Smokehouse @ 8 PM
      • Line dancing has been moved to Wednesday this week with Brett Alan, with an extended spin. 
  • Thanksgiving Eve Honky Tonk at Duende

    • Wednesday, November 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Duende at Silo City, 20 Buffalo River Pl, Buffalo, NY
    • It’s a pre-turkey dance workout with Tyler Westcott Trio ft. Gary Meixner on lap steel & Patrick Jackson on upright bass. Honky tonk, Country Blues, Western Swing, hillbilly jazz and more!
  • Thanksgiving Eve at Sto Lat Bar

    •  Wed, Nov 22 • 6:30 pm
    • Sto Lat Bar • 4475 Transit Rd, Williamsville 14221
    • No cover charge for the party at Sto Lat Bar – just great vibes, food, drinks, and music. 
  • Thanksgiving Eve at Symposium with Mike Myers

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    • Symposium Wine Bar - 19 W Main St Suite 400,, Lancaster 14086
    • The party starts with Mike Myers on vocals and acoustic guitar – bringing you hits from the 90’s!
  • The Night Before Thanksgiving with Nerds Gone Wild

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    • 500 Pearl • 500 Pearl St, Buffalo 14202
    • 500 Pearl is holding the biggest party night of the year with the Nerds Gone Wild – Enjoy food, drinks and Western New York’s premier party band and award-winning ’80s show! 
    • Cost: $10 + Service Fees
  • O’Brien’s West End Inn Night Before Thanksgiving Celebration

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    • O'Brien's West End Inn • 340 Union Street, Hamburg 14075
    • There will be live music by Acoustic Roger & Smokin’ Annie
  • Big Martha’s Big Thanksgiving Eve Bash at The Cave

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    • The Cave • 71 Military Rd, Buffalo 14207
    • It’s the third annual Thanksgiving Eve Show at The Cave in Black Rock, with 2 sets of Allman’s Brothers classics played by some of WNY’s finest!
  • Thanksgiving Eve Under the Tent at HBC

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    • Hamburg Brewing Company  • 6553 Boston State Rd., Buffalo 14075
    • Live Music from IOT Band!
  • Thanksgiving Eve With McCarthyizm

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 8:00 pm
    • Skoob's Village Grille • 50 Central Ave, Lancaster 14086
    • Join McCarthyizm on the night before Thanksgiving at Skoob’s Village Grill in Lancaster, NY.
  • Thanksgiving Eve Bash with LAST SHOT BAND!

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    • Brownie's Sports Bar and Tavern • 775 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda 14120
    • It’s the biggest party night of the year – Thanksgiving Eve! Last Shot is BACK at Brownie’s! Playing classic and modern rock. 
  • Thanksgiving Eve is BACK at Hartman’s

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    • Hartman's Distilling Co. • 55 Chicago St, Buffalo 14204
    • Thanksgiving Eve is BACK at Hartman’s this year for only $49 for general admission and $75 for VIP in the Barrel Room.
  • Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving feat. XOXO Pop Band

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 9:00 pm - 12:30 am
    • Hofbrauhaus Buffalo • 190 Scott St, Buffalo 14204
    • Twas the night before Thanksgiving…time to dance the night away with XOXO Pop Band! 
  • Thanksgiving Eve Bar Bash at Brickyard Pub & BBQ

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 9:30 pm
    • Brickyard Pub • 432 Center St, Lewiston 14174
    • DJ starting at 9:30, $5 cover after 10pm.
  • Thanksgiving Eve – “Biggest Party Night of The Year”

    • Wed, Nov 22 • 10:00 pm - 4:00 am
    • Venu Buffalo • 75 West Chippewa Street, Buffalo 14202
  • Thanksgiving Eve Karaoke Party

    • Buffalo’s Best Grill
    • Advanced production skills with powerful sound and lighting for your best party night of the year!

There are so many other Thanksgiving Eve parties happening on Wednesday. To find the closest one to you, click here.  

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