Thanksgiving Eve has long been one of the biggest bar nights of the year. Whether you're up for a party that's for a good cause, hearing one of world's best trance DJ s, seeing a legendary death metal band or dressing up in ski gear and listening to '80s tunes, take your pick of any of these things happening the night before Turkey Day.
The Last Waltz Revisited,
Since 2005, Polytoxic and dozens of guest musicians have been recreating the Band's legendary Martin Scorsese-directed concert film, The Last Waltz.
The 22-year-old Canadian producer Rezz, who got her start Deejaying as a teen, plays the second of two nights at the Ogden Theatre.
Summit Music Hall
New York-based band Cannibal Corpse has been churning out brutal death metal for nearly three decades.
$20 and up
The fourteenth annual event spotlights legendary trance DJ Markus Schulz.
Matt Toth and Julio Mejia make up the Miami-based DJ duo GTA that delves into trap, hip-hop, electro house and dub.
'80s Thanksgiving Ski Party
At the '80s Thanksgiving Ski Party, DJs spin '80s tunes. If you wear ski gear, you get one free Sons of 1858 beer. Drink specials include $3 Bud Lights and Breckenridge drafts. Single-day ski pass giveaways to Breckenridge Ski Resort are part of this party's package.
Drinksgiving Thanksgiving Eve Party
Drink specials include $3 Bud Light and Breckenridge seasonal beers, and yes, there are more single-day ski pass giveaways to Breckenridge Ski Resort at this party at ViewHouse Ballpark.
$10 to $13
Loud and fast rules with Git Some, which will be joined by Fast Eddy and Jane Doe for this concert at the Oriental Theater.
Wine Down Wednesdays Holiday Edition
$10 to $17
The Living Room
DJ Shadoe and KDJ Above spin the hottest in hip-hop, neo-soul, R&B and Top 40.
FriendsGIVing AKA the Perfect Party
$50 to $100
Giving Is Value (GIV) hosts this open-bar party where ticket sales go to help feed people in need on Thanksgiving.
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.