An Unofficial Holiday That Deserves to Be Celebrated

Each year, Americans prepare for one of our country’s favorite days and the official start to the holiday season by thawing the large fowl, whipping up some savory mashed potatoes, and donning their favorite stretchy pants. But what about the unofficial celebration leading up to our beloved Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Eve? Travelers have made it to their destinations, students are home from universities, and everyone’s gearing up to consume copious amounts of delicious comfort food—isn’t that something to celebrate? 

For years, the spirit of the holiday season has actually kicked off before the Macy’s parade and football games begin. The relaxing merriment of Thanksgiving Eve festivities certainly have a way of getting everyone excited for the season. For those visiting the Hermann area, your Thanksgiving Eve plans won’t be a dud. With ample restaurants, cocktail lounges, and bars ready for an evening of fun, you’re sure to find just the place (or places) to explore!

Looking for a spot to grab a perfectly-crafted drink to kick off your evening? Stop by one of the Hermann bars or distilleries for a delicious cocktail to warm you right up! From traditional spirits to unique, handcrafted, and locally-distilled beverages, you’ll find the perfect drink here. You’ll even be able to grab a delightful slush full of holiday flavor in Hermann!

If mixed drinks aren’t really your speed—no worries! As a town known for its wine production, several area establishments feature local, award-winning wines so you’ll have a chance to sip your favorite wherever the night takes you. Also popular to the area are microbreweries and craft beers, which can be found in many of the charming local joints. Grab a pint or a glass and enjoy some music, games, and time with friends.

Staying in the area? With so many excellent lodging establishments, you’ll find just the spot to rest your weary head after a night of adventure! If you’re looking to kick off your Turkey Day with some activity of a different kind, check out how to Get Active on Thanksgiving.

Don’t miss your opportunity to partake in a fun and lighthearted evening in Hermann this Thanksgiving Eve. With everything from holiday-themed slushes and delightful cocktails to renowned wines and craft brews, all you need to bring is your crew and you’re ready to enjoy!

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