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Bars in Philadelphia Open on Christmas Day

Bars in Philadelphia Open on Christmas Day

It’s quiet around town on December 25. Most shops are shuttered, as employees and workers gather with families and friends for feasts and gifts. Even those who don’t celebrate Christmas often take the day off. Sure, there are the standby Chinese restaurants, who have found a niche in catering to the holiday crowd, but what else is open, should you want to head out a catch a nip? Check out our list of bars open on Christmas Day, below. (As always, if your bar is missing, let us know and we’ll add it here!)

American Sardine Bar: Open at 6 PM

Bar: Open 9 PM–2 AM; $6 picklebacks

Barcade: Open 7 PM–2 AM

Bourbon Blue: Open 8 PM; drinks only; $2 Miller Lites; $5 “Bourbon Blue Nogs”

Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse: Open 8 PM–2 AM; $3.50 Miller Lite drafts during the 8:30 PM NFL game

Devil’s Den: Open at 7 PM; tapping Mad Elf 2010 in addition to Mad Elf 2011; limited food menu

Doobie’s: Open at 7 PM; specials on all holiday beers such as Rude Elf, Shackamaximum, and other Christmas ales; specials on egg nog and hot cider/chocolate/coffee drink

Drinker’s Pub: Open at 8 PM; $3 Three Olives drinks from 8–10 PM

Eulogy Belgian Tavern: Open at 5 PM; drinks only; 20 Christmas beers on tap

Fox & Hound: Open 6 PM–2 AM; $3.75 Miller Lite drafts; $5 23-oz. Blue Moons; $21.60 buckets of 5 Miller Lite 16-oz. bottles

Fiumue: Open at 6 PM

Franklin's: Open at 6 PM

Grey Lodge Pub: Open at 8 PM; drinks only, with “plenty of Christmas beers still on tap”

ICandy: Open at 10 PM: $1 shots; $3 Miller Lite bottles; $5 Three Olives drinks; $5 Xmas cake drinks; $5 candy cane shots

Jet Wine Bar: Open at 8 PM; limited food menu; DJs

Khyber Pass Pub: Open at 5 PM

Kings Oak: Open 11 AM–midnight; football games on TV; brunch specials 11 AM-3 PM include $20 bottomless mimosas, Bloody Marys and Coors Light drafts

Liberty Bar: Open at 8 PM; $2 Yuengling, Miller Lite, Coors, Bud and Bud Light; $2 kamikaze shots; 50-cent wings; DJ

Mac’s Tavern: Opens at 7 PM; drinks only

Mixto: Open 10 AM–6 PM

New Wave Cafe: Open 6 PM–2 AM; drinks only

Palace at the Ben: Open 11:30 AM–10 PM

Pub on Passyunk East: Open at 6 PM; drinks only; specials on Art in the Age Root, Snap, Rhuby

Q BBQ & Tequila: $4.50 Tecate and tequila all day

R2L: Open noon–6 PM; $65 Christmas dinner special menu

Ray’s Happy Birthday Bar: Open 11 AM–2 AM

Rusty Nail Tavern: Open at 6 PM

Sassafras: Open 5 PM–2 AM; kitchen open until midnight; specials on Smoking Bishops and hot port drinks

Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar: Open at 5 PM

Tavern on Camac: Open at 8 PM

Tritone: Open noon–2 AM; $3 citywide drink special (PBR + shot of whiskey)

Uncle’s Bar: Open at 8 PM

Woody’s: Open at 8 PM; dance floor open at 9 PM

Event Date: 12/25
Event Time: Varies
Location: Various Bars
Price: Varies

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