Thanksgiving EVE 2016 Bar Specials & Events in Greater Grand Rapids Mi

2016 Grand Rapids Biggest Bar Night, Thanksgiving Eve – 11-23-2016 Wednesday

We’re compiling a list of specials and live music, events for this Wednesday night. You’ll find PLENTY to do and quite a few great drink specials going on so take a peek and make your plans. Everybody have FUN and be Safe.

Check back often and leave a comment below if there is a party not on our list.


Rockford Brewing Company – Pub Crawl
8 Locations Downtown Rockford!
8 Brand New Collaboration Beers!
1 Awesome Night!
Once again RBC’s “5TH ANNUAL ROCKFORD PUB CRAWL” is the night before Thanksgiving!!!
This year’s participants: Ramona’s Table, Rogue River Tavern, Uccello’s, The Corner Bar, Grill One-Eleven, Gutters Sports Lounge, Kayla Rae Cellars, and of course, RBC – will be hosting our brand new beers all night!
Information on the specific locations of each new beer release will remain a mystery, so join in the fun and follow us on social media and our website in the weeks to come as we reveal the names and styles of the new 2016 PUB CRAWL beers.
This year, our Pub Crawl beers are a little different- all eight beers have been brewed in collaboration with another Michigan based craft brewery.
Collaborators include:
Tapistry Brewing
Cedar Springs Brewing Company
Perrin Brewing Company
Lake Charlevoix Brewing Company
River’s Edge Brewing Co.
Cellar Brewing Company
Kayla Rae Cellars
The event kicks off Wednesday November 23rd at 3pm and ends November 24th at 2am. All locations are in walking distance from the brewery. In years past we’ve seen over 1,000 participants – let’s make this year even bigger!

River City Saloon
Trixy Tang – We are live at River City Saloon for the BIGGEST bar night of the year!
Wednesday Nov. 23! We will also be BACK for more Friday Nov. 25!
21+ Welcome

Main St. Pub – Wyoming
For the biggest bar night of the year, we’re hosting our BIGGEST Wednesday night party EVER! We’re clearing out a dancefloor, hanging up the party lights, and turning up the music w/ a live DJ!! All new holiday drink specials, tons of delicious food specials —  The Main Street Pub is the #1 place to party in Wyoming this Thanksgiving Eve. See you there!

Before you spend Thanksgiving with loved ones, come enjoy your night in Eve! DJ Mark Witz will be spinning from 11PM-3AM and our talented bar staff will be slinging drinks until 2AM.  VIP Bottle Service is available. Please contact for details.  Cover is $5 to get into The B.O.B. and an additional $5 for men for Eve.

Mulligan’s Pub
10pm Show
Come Celebrate Thanksgiving Eve at Mulligans!
The ALL Hip-Hop line up featues some of Grand Rapid’s best upcoming Hip Hop acts;
– The Foot Clan
– Brick St. Hooligans
– Triple Threat Militia
Come get you a grilled cheese. The Pbar will be open as well providing Tall Boys, as wells as specialty shots/drinks exclusively for the night (CASH ONLY).

Pyramid Scheme
Doors at 10pm | 21+ | $4
DJ Jef Leppard spins your classic 80s multimedia experience!

Shots on the River
Join 1045 SNX at Shots on the River for the biggest barnight of the year! November 23rd with Mike at Night spinning live!
Donations of $5 or more will receive a wrist band for No Line / No Cover (1 wrist band per donation) a percentage of the proceeds will go to the High Five Turkey Drive.
Also, a HUGE Ice Luge with shots flowing all night. All proceeds go to charity
Drink Specials will inclde Flavored Smirnoff and Red Bull
BOGO Wings
Watch here for a chance to win VIP with Bottle service! Special thanks to Smirnoff and Redbull!
21 + | November 23rd | $5 cover at the door| Tickets available at Shots on the River

WGRD Live at the Intersection
Since it was such a huge hit last year, we’re bringing the live show back to The Intersection in Grand Rapids with 97.9 WGRD the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 23rd! But it’s not just a live show…
Not only will you get breakfast, you’ll be able to buy alcohol and start your partying weekend early AND you’ll even get a special live acoustic performance from Wayland! They’ll be in town for a show that night, also at the Intersection! They’ll even hang around and take part in a special live version of Segment 17 after the show.
The show sold out last year, so make sure to get your tickets soon, for only $20 at, and at the Intersection Box Office.
If you get your tickets at the Intersection, you can also get your Wayland ticket for their show that night for just $8!
Don’t miss this kickoff to the holiday weekend that’s becoming a yearly tradition!

Quinn and Tuites Irish Pub
Life Size Ghost, The Sauce, and The Strain. Free show!

Fulton St Pub and Grill
The day before Thanksgiving is about drinking, karaoke, and comedy! You can get all three, this Wednesday, at Fulton Street Pub! Comedy starts at 8pm. Followed by Karaoke. Plus, $1 retro cans all Hump Day!

JW Marriott 
Thanksgiving Eve – also known as the “biggest bar night of the year” – is going to GLOW this year in the JW Marriott International Ballroom. Get ready to don your glow sticks and hit the dance floor beneath our black lights and chandeliers, with music from DJ Composition, SuperDre, and Omega Supreme.
Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets are $7 in advance or $12 at the door (if not sold out).

SpeakEZ Lounge
This double-header featuring the return of the uber-popular Hannah Rose and the GravesTones (soul/blues/rock/folk) and Bello Spark (atmospheric Americana) covers a lot of musical bases and boasts some of Grand Rapids’ most uniquely talented musicians and songwriters. Hannah Rose Graves and guitarist Justin Wierenga are Jammie Award winners and Bello Spark earlier this year released a gorgeous new studio album, “Among the Lights.”
Because this is such a big night, Local Spins will start the music early at 7:30 p.m. But as always, there will be Michigan beer specials and free parking kitty corner from SpeakEZ on Monroe Avenue NW. Special thanks to SpeakEZ and Glave Business Solutions for their sponsorship of Local Spins Wednesdays.

Biggest Bar Night of the Year ~
DJ Set with AB
GR’s Best Bartenders ~
Party starts at 10pm and goes til close!
Come early for dinner and stay late for drinks!

JD Reardon’s
Join us for the BIGGEST BAR NIGHT of the YEAR! Thanksgiving eve is right around the corner and we are throwing a phat 80’s party! Don’t be a dweeb, grab your awesome friend and put on your radical outfits!
We will have DJ Ru from Absolute Entertainment providing you with all of your favorite tunes!

Brann’s Steakhouse & Grille – Wyoming
BIGGEST BAR NIGHT OF THE YEAR!!! Come and get your party on Thanksgiving eve with DJ Duffy Entertainment!!! We are back at Brann’s in Wyoming to get the holiday weekend rollin!!!

Lake Michigan Sports Bar
Jumpstart band – Come join us for the biggest bar night of the year, and dance the night away!

Twisted Bull
Mojo Band – The Night before Thanksgiving! Come get your Mojo on with us 🙂 $2 cover as usual.

Join us for the biggest bar night of the year! Non stop party til 2 AM!
DJ ZacLA @ 9 PM
$3 House Margaritas / $5 Specialty Margaritas
Late Night Happy Hour 10 PM – Close: $1 off Drafts & $2.50 Wells

Crown Plaza Grand Rapids
Gabrial James – Performing 4 sets in Aryana’s Restaurant and Lounge from 7:00 PM until 11:00 PM. Free show. All ages welcome.

Nick Fink’s
Thanksgiving Eve with Tetrad Band, ROCK ON!

84th St Pub & Grille
We are back for the 4th year!! We will be there from 8:30pm til 12:30am singing and dancing the night away!! Come celebrate the BIGGEST Bar night of the year with the smoking hot staff and your favorite DJ 😉
We are so excited!

Firerock Grille – Caledonia
Start your holiday off right with a night out! Happy hour all night long! $3 off starters, $10 3 topping pizzas and tons of drink specials! Live music from JGJ starts at 8pm. Make your reservations today!

Riverhouse – Ada
Come celebrate No Whining Wednesdays with us on November 23 – “The Biggest Bar night of The Year” – Riverhouse Ada style! Ellie Frances will be performing one of her only local shows before heading back to NYC! Ellie is a professional singer who performs cabaret and acoustic music in NY, but when she is home she fits in a gig or two at Riverhouse!
Covering artists; Adele, Amy Whinehouse, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Same Cooke and beyond, her range and style create a night of music you will not want to miss.  With Wright McCargar on keys, Ellie will be giving us unique musical arrangements of songs we all know and love. She has also promised a few surprise guests through out the evening, so come in, drink some half-off wine, eat some crispy fried chicken and enjoy the biggest bar night of the year in style


Thanks & ENJOY,


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