Whether you're itching to get out of the house after a royal Thanksgiving feast, or looking for a place to sip and watch some football, there are bars in Dallas-Fort Worth that are ready to serve.
With the Dallas Cowboys game, you can count on pretty much every sports bar being open for business. Most hotel bars, too.
But here are more bars ready to greet you on Thanksgiving Day:
Barcadia Bar & Grill
Both the Dallas and the Fort Worth locations of this retro hangout will be open. Dallas hosts a DJ on Thanksgiving Eve and then bounces back for the holiday.
Favorite bar near SMU opens at 3:30 pm with sports on TV and a feature for holiday "orphans:" chicken pot pies on special for $5.
Cozy Stockyards spot will host a Thanksgiving Eve party, then come back and open on Thanksgiving Day, too, from 6 pm to 2 am.
Billy Bob's Texas
Fort Worth's best honky-tonk bar opens at 3 pm and stays open until midnight.
Urban spot in downtown Dallas will open, as it does every day, at 11 am.
Crafty Irishman Public House
Centrally located downtown Dallas pub swings the doors open on Thanksgiving Day at the highly civilized hour of 1 pm, serving a full dinner menu, and closes at 2 am.
As part of its holiday tradition, Double Wide opens at 8 pm, with a potluck dinner and karaoke.
McKinney Avenue spot is ready to roll at 11 am with the Dallas Cowboys and all three NFL games on their big TVs. Plus $8 Miller Lite pitchers and happy hour from 4-8 pm.
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
Downtown Fort Worth beer temple is open 5 pm to midnight.
Lakewood dive bar will open on Thanksgiving like it does every other Thursday: at 7 am.
Lemmon Avenue bar will open at 3 pm to gear up for the Dallas Cowboys game, with dancing, drink specials, and snacks.
East Dallas dive bar open at 8 pm — for but for drinks only, as the kitchen is closed.
Casual Cedars spot opens at 6 pm for its usual laid-back fun.
Greenville Avenue staple opens the doors for good beer on tap and hijinks at 6 pm.
Design District restaurant-bar starts the holiday early with a Thanksgiving brunch commencing at 10 am, then stays open all day long.
Uptown neighborhood bar opens at 3 pm and encourages you to bring your family and friends to watch the Cowboys game.
Henderson Avenue pub opens at 3 pm, and the kitchen is open until midnight.
Uptown hangout with great outdoor space and live music opens at 6 pm, serving food and booze.
Welcoming Deep Ellum bar hosts its annual turkey potluck and Cowboys watch party. They're bringing in a "big-ass fried turkey" and ham from Rudolph's Meat Market, and encourage you to bring the sides and desserts. Festivities start at 3 pm.