Instead of braving the Black Friday crowds, settle in with donuts from Scout's Mini Donuts paired with Reuben's Brews coffee beers, made in collaboration with local roaster Kuma Coffee. Reuben's Brews
If the mere idea of Black Friday bargain-hunting makes you yearn for a stiff drink, you're in luck: plenty of bars, breweries, and wineries use the day as an opportunity to offer special discounts and rare releases. We've rounded them all up for your convenience below. For even more ideas, check out our winter holidays calendar, our guide to November food and drink specials, our list of other Black Friday events, and our full food and drink calendar.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28
Vidiot
After the hubbub of Thanksgiving, abscond to West Seattle's resident arcade bar until the wee hours for a much-needed respite, complete with video games and $3 shots of black label whiskeys and select gins and vodka, as well as $5 drink specials with the same liquors.
West Seattle

Tickets are on sale now for The Stranger’s 1st Annual SLAY Film Festival!
Ghosts, zombies, slashers, witches, Eldritch beasts, gore-- SLAY has something for every horror fan!
Whim W’Him Releasing New Dance Films for Choreographic Shindig VI
Streaming on IN-with-WHIM starting Sept. 24, 2020. Visit whimwhim.org to learn more and buy tickets.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
The Beer Junction
What could be more quintessentially Seattle than a drink that combines craft beer and coffee? The Beer Junction will have at least 20 such brews on tap, with offerings from Fremont Brewing, Founders, Nectar Ales, Baerlic Brewing, Burial, and more.
West Seattle

Chuck's Hop Shop
Chuck's will drop this year's variants of Goose Island's Bourbon County Stout and pull some bottles, including rare and coveted barrel-aged offerings from Fremont Brewing, from their cellar.  
Central District

Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery
If the holiday season puts you in a magnanimous mood, grab some rakes and bags and help clean the streets, then enjoy $2 off beers at Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery as a reward.
Greenwood

Fremont Brewing
It's an annual tradition for Fremont Brewing to release their extremely sought-after "B-Bomb" (a bourbon barrel-aged imperial winter ale) on Black Friday each year. Grab it in bottles at their taproom, compare versions from 2016-2019 in a vertical tasting, and try three infused varieties.
Fremont

The Lumber Yard
Come dressed in your most festive tartans and flannels and receive $1 off your drink at White Center's lumberjack-themed LGBTQ bar.
White Center

Postdoc Brewing
Get your hands on some past variants of Demon Star, Postdoc Brewing's Russian Imperial Stout, and try 2019 Bourbon Barrel-Aged Demon Star and two other barrel-aged beers on tap. Cascade Pizza Co. will be onsite during the afternoon to provide sustenance as you shop.
Redmond

Reuben's Brews
Enjoy the Homer Simpson-approved pairing of four Reuben's coffee beers made in collaboration with local roaster Kuma Coffee, accompanied by diminutive treats from Scouts Mini Donuts.
Ballard

Teku Tavern
TeKu Tavern will pluck some special bottles from their cellars for sale to go and will have other surprises on tap for sipping on the spot.
South Lake Union

Total Wine & More
Show up early to get in line for Goose Island's highly anticipated once-a-year release of their Bourbon County Brand Stout, available at all Total Wine & More locations in Seattle.
Various locations

Watershed Pub & Kitchen
Want to keep the holiday merriment going? Watershed will tap a fresh firkin of Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA.
North Seattle

NOVEMBER 29-DECEMBER 2
Chateau Ste. Michelle
Take advantage of once-a-year specials, including exclusive deals on wine, merchandise, and "winery experiences" at Chateau Ste. Michelle's tasting room.
Woodinville

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Sol Liquor
Sadly, Sun Liquor's cult-favorite aged eggnog won't be available for retail this year. However, all is not lost: They'll be selling their 2019 Holiday Spirit Blend, the same mixture of bourbon, American single-malt whiskey, aged rum, and apple brandy used to make their classic eggnog, at Metropolitan Market locations so you can mix it into nog yourself, and Sol Liquor Lounge will have limited quantities of aged eggnog available by the glass from December 20-25. You can be the among the first to try this year's batch at a tasting preview this Saturday.
Capitol Hill