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Gather your friends, high school classmates and family and enjoy a night out in Newport on Thanksgiving Eve, check out what’s happening around town below…

1 – The Revolving Door – “An Outsiders Friendsgiving”


Grease up that hair and go celebrate with The Revolving Door Crew on the night before Thanksgiving! Stay gold with special guest bartenders Carl Summa & Nick Giordano as they team up with Jason Kindness to make a special themed cocktail list for the evening. Thomas Tew Rum & Sons of Liberty Spirits will be featured, the fire pit will be roaring, and Chef Justin will be serving up the full menu plus some specials late as this event will go. No cover! Fun starts at 5pm.

2 – Newport Blues Cafe Presents Badfish

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Newport Blues Cafe has announced that Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime will return to Newport, RI for their annual show on Thanksgiving Eve, November 25th. Doors open at 7pm and at this time it has not been announced if there will be an opening act. Tickets are $17.50 in advance and available at If tickets are still available, they will be available for purchase at the door on night of.

3 – Leisure Fest at Mel’s Cafenio


Mel’s Cafenio will host a boat load of entertainment and will be serving up their affordable food on Thanksgiving Eve. Organizers are asking for a small donation to split amongst the performers for their time and gear, but it’s on a sliding scale, so if you have a million bucks feel free to drop more and if you’re broke, less. BYOB.

4 – Thanksgiving Eve at Jimmy’s w/ The Copacetics, Gumption and Glory


Kick off the holiday season on Thanksgiving Eve with The Copacetics & Gumption and Glory! Expect huge ska, reggae and soul sounds from these two 7-piece bands! 9-close. Strict 21+

5 – Thanksgiving Eve Bash at Pelham


Join One Pelham East on Thanksgiving Eve for their annual holiday party hosted by DJ Blacklist and music by Kimberly and the No Promises.

6 – The HonkyTonk Knights at Norey’s

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It’s become a Thanksgiving Eve Tradition, head to Norey’s to celebrate Thanksgiving Eve. Go early for dinner and get a great seat for the 8:30pm show. Kitchen open until 10PM.

Have A Safe And Healthy Thanksgiving!