10 Places to Party in Metro Phoenix on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all across town few bars were stirring with little revelry to be found. Most dance clubs were closed, with nary any twerking. Nor drinking, nor dancing, nor mindless ass-jerking.

Except over at Stacy's, a midtown gay bar, where a Christmas Eve party brings in people from both near and from far. Ditto for Lost Leaf and Shotgun Betty's too, as both will be open and serving up brews.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.