27 Places You’ll Go: Las Vegas Drinksgiving Edition

Where to drink, dance and feast this holiday weekend

Happy Drinksgiving Las Vegas, and yeah, we’re gonna go with Drinksgiving over “Blackout Wednesday.” That’s because blackouts are nothing to laugh at and some of us still can’t remember 2006. You can call it whatever you want, just be safe out there. 

Now, let’s get to all the places you’ll go this extended holiday weekend.

Wednesday, November 24

  1. DRINK: The Sand Dollar Lounge just brought back its Miracle on Spring Mountain holiday pop-up with a bevy of themed beverages with festive names like “Christmapolitan” and “Jingle Balls Nog.” There’s also one called “Elfing Around.” Doors open at 3 p.m. thesanddollarlv.com/lounge
  1. If you’re on the east side, Borracha Mexican Cantina inside Green Valley Ranch is celebrating the holiday with all-you-can-drink Casamigos tequila and margaritas for $25. Doors open at 4 p.m., the deejay goes on after 7 p.m. borrachavegas.com/reservations 
  1. If you’re bold enough to join the unwashed (and then some) masses under the Fremont Street Experience canopy, you’ll be treated to a free concert from Motley Crue’s Vince Neil. Also happening on Fremont Street: The Great Onesie Bar Crawl. Put on your best unicorn or Left Shark onesie and get your drink on. vegasexperience.com/drinksgiving
  1. Meanwhile, Fremont East’s Commonwealth is celebrating its ninth anniversary Wednesday – what an incredible coincidence! You can get in on the festivities, which includes a special performance by Moontricks in the main room and a sponsored bar from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Get on the guest list
  1. DANCE: Across the street at DISCOPUSSY, the after-hours joint is hosting a special Club Soda Wednesdays party featuring “Booty Percolatin” deejay Will Clarke. 10 p.m., $25, discopussydtlv.com/tables-tickets 
  1. On the Strip, it’s the return of Marquee Nightclub’s “Lowkey In the Library house series, featuring the sounds of MNTRA and Lema. 10:30 p.m., $15, marqueelvnc.taogroup.com
  1. And its “Hype at Night” at Wynn Las Vegas, as twin sisters Brigitte and Jaimee Navarrete, collectively known as Deux, go behind the decks for EBC at Night. 10:30 p.m., $35-$55, wynnsocial.com
  1. LAUGH: If you don’t feel like spending the entire night at a bar or club, the GOAT Jon Lovitz will be on stage at Tropicana’s Laugh Factory comedy club. 7 p.m., $49.95, troplv.com 

Thursday, November 25

  1. CHEER: Orleans Arena welcomes the Las Vegas Invitational & Classic with an eight-game schedule that includes four matchups on Thursday and on Friday. Among the teams playing: South Alabama, Towson, New Mexico, and Hawaii. orleansarena.com/events 
  1. FEAST: Didn’t want to do the cooking this year. Luckily there are more than a few splurge-worthy Vegas restaurants ready to welcome you with a special holiday menu. We picked out some of our favorites. Where to Eat
  1. DANCE: Lest you think there’s nowhere to get your groove on after you’re finished eating, TAO Nightclub is bringing back its Worship Thursdays party with Angie Vee behind the decks. 10:30 p.m., $20-$30, taolvnc.taogroup.com
Courtesy of Tao Las Vegas’ Instagram

Friday, November 26

  1. EXPERIENCE: The Venetian welcomes holiday show This Is Christmas for its debut performance of the season. The show, starring a number of “American Idol” and Broadway alums, runs through December 26. 7 p.m., $83+, venetianlasvegas.com/entertainment/this-is-christmas 
  1. Off the Strip, Tivoli Village kicks off the holiday season with its Santa Experience, a walk-through winter wonderland that’s open through December 30. 6 p.m., $10-$20, santasexperience.wpcomstaging.com 
  1. Green Valley Ranch has opened its holiday pop-up, Winter at The Terrace, featuring igloos, fire pits, and holiday drinks like “My True Love Gave to Me” and “Under the Mistletoe.” Doors open at 3 p.m. greenvalleyranch.com 
  1. With the Aviators grounded for the winter, Las Vegas Ballpark has transformed into Enchant Christmas, a holiday getaway with an ice skating trail, a market full of treats dubbed Enchant Eatery, Santa Claus, a children’s play area, and more. $20+, enchantchristmas.com/las-vegas-nv 
  1. And Red Rock Resort, Casino, and Spa brings back Merry Crimson for the holiday season, and we know just what we’re going to order. redrockresort.com/eat-and-drink/merry-crimson/
  1. HEAR: From viral sensation to Billboard breakthrough, Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Jay Wheeler has been on a hell of a ride these last few years. Now he’s taking the stage at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan. 7 p.m., $39, cosmopolitanlasvegas.com 
  1. Over at Treasure Island, country artist Scotty Alexander will perform the first of two nights at Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall and BBQ. 10 p.m., treasureisland.com 
  1. Tropicana Las Vegas is also going country this weekend, with the debut of its Legends of Country tribute show featuring the music of Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, and Luke Bryan. The show runs through December 30. 7:30 p.m., $70+, troplv.com/entertainment 
  1. And Virgin Hotels Las Vegas welcomes Canadian rock stars Intervals at 24 Oxford. Thank You Scientist, Satyr, and Cryptodira are also on the bill. 6 p.m., $20-$38, virginhotelslv.com/event/intervals 
  1. DANCE: “Safe With Me” artists Loud Luxury are back in Vegas and doing their thing at OMNIA. 10:30 p.m., $30-$50, hakkasangroup.com

Saturday, November 27

  1. CHEER: Your Vegas Golden Knights are back in town, with the Edmonton Oilers returning to The Fortress for another beating. 4 p.m., t-mobilearena.com
  1. ROCK: House of Blues welcomes Pennywise back to Vegas for the evening. Get Dead is also on the bill. 7:30 p.m., $29.50, houseofblues.com 
  1. DANCE: Up on top of The Cromwell, Drai’s Nightclub hosts a concert and birthday celebration for Texas Chainsaw 3D and Baggage Claim star Trey Songz , who turns 37 on Sunday. 10:30 p.m., $40-$60, draisgroup.com
  1. And thank science for Brooklyn Bowl, which is keeping the spirit of disco alive with their Gimme Gimme Disco dance party inspired by Swedish pop legends ABBA. 9 p.m., $15-$25, brooklynbowl.com

Sunday, November 28

  1. DANCE: It’s a brand new week. Start it right with Brett Rubin, Chris Garcia, and Esteban – all together at the latest Moonbeam party at Zouk inside Resorts World. 10 p.m., $30-$50, zoukgrouplv.com  
  1. And Eric D-Lux is the latest headliner to take over the Night Circus party at Marquee Nightclub. 10:00 p.m., $20-$30, marqueelvnc.taogroup.com

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