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Day before Thanksgiving popular for drinking, smoking

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Posted at 11:37 PM, Nov 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-28 02:48:37-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — “Drinksgiving” was in full swing on Fremont Street on Wednesday.

The live music going into the night with one big party in Downtown Las Vegas, before winding down for family time on Thanksgiving.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, between 2013 and 2017, more than 800 people died in alcohol-impaired-driving crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday period, making it one of the deadliest holiday on our roads.