Thanksgiving is all about family, which is why it's both the best and worst holiday we have. It's so very important to spend time with your family, really. But there's spending time with your family, and then there's being forced to spend time with your family. One is good, and one is dangerous. One will enrich your life for the better, and the other will send Uncle Burt to the hospital with a fork in his deltoid.
So after the plates are cleared and the pie digested, it's important to get a little time to yourself. Or at least a little time surrounded by strangers who would also like some type of liquid solution to help them forget about the fact that Grandma just admitted to doing porn in the '50s before you were even passed the sweet potatoes.
We understand. That's why we've compiled a list of all the bars and clubs in Miami that will open their doors on Thanksgiving Day. Dance off those calories.
Mac's Club Deuce, 222 14th St., Miami Beach; 305-531-6200; macsclubdeuce.com. 8 a.m. to 5 a.m.
Ted's Hideaway, 124 2nd St., Miami Beach; 305-532-9869; facebook.com/tedshideawaybar.com. 12 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Blume Nightclub, 1421 S Miami Ave, Miami; 305-577-9811; blumenightclub.com. 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW 1st Ave, Miami; 305-671-3307; blackbirdordinary.com. 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The Playwright Irish Pub, 1265 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-534-0667; playwrightirishpub.com. 11 a.m. to 5 a.m.
Lost Weekend, 218 Española Way, Miami Beach; 305-672-1707. 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Kill Your Idol, 222 Española Way, Miami Beach; sub-culture.org/kill-your-idol. 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Graham Funke at E11even, 29 NE 11th St., Miami; 305-829-2911; 11miami.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees via 11miami.com, admission is free before 8 p.m.
The Corner, 1035 N Miami Ave., Miami; 305-961-7887; thecornermiami.com.
Alejandro and Colangelo at the Electric Pickle, 2826 N Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com.
Sidebar, 337 SW 8th St., Miami; 786-703-6973; sidebarmiami.com. 9:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.
Abbey Brewing Company, 1115 16th St, Miami Beach; 305-538-8110; abbeybrewinginc.com. 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Wet Willie's, 760 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-532-5650; wetwillies.com. 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.
Foxhole, 1218 14th Ct, Miami Beach; 305-534-3511; foxholebar.com. 5 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Barracuda Raw Bar & Grill, 3035 Fuller St., Miami; 305-918-9013; barracudabargrill.com. 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Fat Tuesdays, 918 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-534-1328; fat-tuesday.com. 4 p.m. to 3 a.m.
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Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Hours: 3 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Jada Coles, 2845 Coral Way, Miami; 786-391-3698; facebook.com/JadaColes. 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Bougainvillea's Old Florida Tavern, 7221 SW 58th Ave., South Miami; 305-669-8577; bougiesbar.com. 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The Irish Times, 5850 Sunset Dr., South Miami; 305-667-4114; irishtimes.com. 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The Hangout Bar, 235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-397-8230; sobehangout.com. 5 p.m. 3 a.m.
Monty's on South Beach, 300 Alton Rd, Miami Beach; 305-672-1148; montyssobe.com. 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Monty's Raw Bar, 2550 S Bayshore Dr., Miami; 305-856-3992. 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.