Thanksgiving Eve 2016: Best Drinking Games & Game Ideas

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Happy Thanksgiving Eve! November 23 is the night before Thanksgiving and it is when siblings, cousins, and extended family gather to party. Here is the official drinking game guide for Thanksgiving Eve 2016! According to, "In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states." However, it wasn't until 1863 when, smack in the middle of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be observed on the last Thursday of every November. In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt moved Thanksgiving to the third week of November in an effort to spur economic growth during the Great Depression, but opposition eventually forced him to move it back to the last week of November in 1941. Today, that's still when we celebrate it. Learn how to celebrate Thanksgiving Eve here with these great drinking game ideas, fun for everyone to play. (Instagram / thecelticharp)