Taking a break from family festivities to meet up with old friends while you’re in town for Thanksgiving is a recipe for one of the biggest party nights of the year.
Thanksgiving Eve gatherings can happen at any bar, but these local establishments are going the extra mile to help you celebrate your annual reunion.
Here’s your last minute guide to Thanksgiving Eve on the North Fork:
119 Main St., Greenport
Specials: Party like a pilgrim at Lucharitos on Wednesday. The tapas and tequila bar is encouraging you and your pals to dress up for the pilgrim and Indian theme party starting at 10:30 p.m. There is a free jukebox all night. The best dressed award will be announced at 1 a.m. with a $100 prize.
127 East Main St., Riverhead
Specials: Live music by local band The Core will get the party started at 6 p.m. There will be deals on wine and beer all night long.
40 Peconic Ave., Riverhead
Specials: Drink specials start at 7p.m. Deals include $3 Bud Light, $3 Coors Light, $5 Shock Top and $10 pitchers. There will be live music by DJ Yankee.
Four Doors Down
10560 Main Rd., Mattituck
Specials: A local favorite Four Doors Down is starting its Thanksgiving Eve party with happy hour from 4p.m. to 7p.m. The celebration really gets at 9 p.m. with live music by DJ Phil.
2255 Wickham Ave., Mattituck
Specials: Starting at 5:30 p.m. singer Joe Allegue and his band will be perform in the fireplace room. Plus there will be deals on appetizers and drinks all night.
The All Star
96 Main Rd., Riverhead
Specials: $20 for two hours of bowling from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Includes shoes.
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