They’ve deemed it the biggest bar night and weekend of the year…and we know exactly why. Check out our list of Thanksgiving Eve and the weekend-after parties, call your old high school buddies and get ready for a fun week ahead!

Thanksgiving Eve Party – Nov. 23
Celebrate with friends at the sixth annual Thanksgiving Eve extravaganza with a luxurious ultra-lounge setting, VIP areas, leather sofas, VIP booth services, video walls, martini bars and a giant dance floor.
The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St., townsendhotel.com

Soul Clap – Nov. 23
On Thanksgiving Eve, TV Lounge hosts Soul Clap – All Night Long, an album release event. Party, dance, celebrate and enjoy the biggest bar night of the year.
TV Lounge, 2554 Grand River Ave., paxahau.com

Greek Night – Nov. 23
Santorini Estiatorio Detroit, right in the heart of Greektown, is throwing one of the year’s biggest parties. DJs Chilly & Dio will spin top hits all night long.
Santorini Estiatorio Detroit, 501 Monroe St., santorinidetroit.com

Beersgiving – Nov. 23
The biggest bar night done right, at Detroit’s own Atwater Brewery! We’ve got some special tappings including Christmas Ale and Coconut DIPA. BUT IT DOESN’T END THERE. $3 pints of our Tier 1 beers (8pm-close) AND $5 Spiked Autumn Cocktails (8pm-close)! It’s time to give thanks for good craft brews and celebrate Beersgiving!
Atwater Biergarten & Taphouse, 237 Joseph Campau Street, Detroit, atwaterbeer.com

Sushi, Sake & Champagne – Nov. 23
On the eve of Thanksgiving, 220 Merrill will debut their brand new sushi menu, featuring assorted tasting plates, special sake, champagne and more. Chef’s Tasting Plates are available for $22-$40 and there will also be live music and dancing. Raffle tickets can be purchased with proceeds donated to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
220 Merrill, 220 E. Merrill St., 220restaurant.com

Cash Cash – Nov. 23
See you at The Annex for Cash Cash on Wednesday, November 23rd. It’s Thanksgiving Eve and the BIGGEST bar night of the year. This event will sell out so make your booth reservations and get your tickets early before the price goes up! Opening set by DJ Cue. Tickets: $15-18
The Annex, 24 W Adams Avenue, Detroit, theannexdetroit.com

Come snag a nice locally made something for your mom, neighbor, cousin, professor, dog sitter, therapist… you get the gist…then enjoy the nite time soirée (or party, if you will) featuring live music by Double Winter and Aquarium, eats by Dr. Sushi, tasty drinks, and other special surprises.
Jam Handy, 2900 E Grand Boulevard, Detroit, thejamhandy.com

Tux & Chucks – Nov. 25
For the sixth year, the founders will celebrate helping local non-profits continue their specific initiatives and efforts at the 6th Annual Fundraising Event to be held Friday, November 25, 2016 at the luxurious MotorCity Casino-Hotel, in the Sound Board theatre in Downtown Detroit. Tickets: $80-115
MotorCity Casino, 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, motorcitycasino.com

Thanksgiving Hangover Bash – Nov. 25
99.5 WYCD Presents: Uncle Kracker’s 6th Annual Thanksgiving Hangover Bash wsg The Steel Woods, Doop and the Inside Outlaws. All Ages / General Admission. Tickets starting at $15.
Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W Fourth Street, Royal Oak, royaloakmusictheatre.com

Gobble Wobble – Nov. 25
The 10th annual Gobble Wobble celebrates Detroit’s philanthropic community with dancing, drinks, networking and more, all while raising money for the community.
The Reserve, 325 S. Eaton St., thereservebirmingham.com

Michael vs. Prince – Nov. 26
Mark your calendar for this legendary party that only comes once a year. Featuring DJ’s: John Arnold and Todd Osborn. They will be spinning only Michael Jackson and Prince music all night for an energetic night of fun! Be sure to put on your dancing shoes before you head to the Lights. Doors are at 8pm. $15 cover / 21+
Northern Lights, 660 W Baltimore Street, Detroit, northernlightslounge.com

Thanksgiving at Punch Bowl Social – Nov. 24
On Thanksgiving, guests are able to choose between Punch Bowl’s popular brunch menu or their Blue Plate Turkey Special, featuring cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy.
Punch Bowl Social, 1331 Broadway St., punchbowlsocial.com

Bowl a Turkey – Nov. 25
The day after Thanksgiving, Punch Bowl Social offers a wilder way to bowl. Bowl a turkey (three strikes in a row) and get a shot of Wild Turkey.
Punch Bowl Social, 1331 Broadway St., punchbowlsocial.com

Merry Mixology – Nov. 25 & 26
Winter Magic Weekends take place at Campus Martius Park, offering holiday drink tastings featuring fresh and festive twists on classic cocktails and fun for all.
Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, campusmartiuspark.org

Josh Wink – Nov. 26
Paxahau presents Josh Wink, All Night Long at TV Lounge. Tickets are $10-15. Doors at 9pm. 21+ welcome.
TV Lounge, 2548 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, tvlounge

Latke Vodka – Nov. 26
NEXTGen Detroit is heading back to the best block in Midtown and once again bring our annual 1000+ person party to the Majestic Theatre, Majestic Café and Garden Bowl. Collision 6. DJ-DC. Dancing. Karaoke. Bowling. Food. And Vodka. 21+ only.
The Majestic, 4120 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, majesticdetroit.com

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Due to COVID-19, After 5 Detroit has paused operations indefinitely. 
We hope everyone stays safe and healthy.
Thank you for joining us on this journey for all of these years!