But sometimes family can be too much or you're simply spending the holidays with friends and want to get a few drinks.
Either way, Miami's bars feel you. Here's a list of bars that will be open Christmas Day.
Blackbird Ordinary. The Brickell bar that offers crafted cocktails is open from 3 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Christmas Day. 729 SW First Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307; blackbirdordinary.com.
Bodega Taqueria y Tequila. Enjoy tacos and tequila at this South Beach bar and taco joint. Bodega is open noon to 5 a.m. on Christmas Day. 1220 16th St., Miami Beach; 305-704-2145; bodegasouthbeach.com.
Drunken Dragon. Drunken Dragon will offer Dragon Hour from 5 to 7 p.m., in addition to seasonal specials like the coquito cocktail and pumpkin bread pudding. 1424 Alton Rd., Miami Beach; 305-397-8556; drunkendragon.com.
Foxhole. Foxhole will offer a happy hour from 5 to 9 p.m. with half-priced drinks, as well as complimentary drinks for ladies from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Christmas Day. 1218 14th Ct., Miami Beach; 305-534-3511; foxholebar.com.
Gramps.The Wynwood bar is open Christmas Day from 6 p.m. to 2 or 3 a.m. In addition, Dr. Wayne will play piano at the Miracle pop-up Christmas bar at 9 p.m. 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-699-2669; gramps.com.
Mama Tried. This downtown Miami bar is open from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Christmas Day. 207 NE First St., Miami; 786-803-8087; mamatriedmia.com.
Matador Bar. This upscale bar at the Miami Beach Edition hotel is open from 6 p.m. to midnight on Christmas Day. The bar will feature live entertainment by Luis Amanti, a full cocktail menu, and a limited food menu. 2901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-257-4500; editionhotels.com/miami-beach.
Monty’s Coconut Grove. Enjoy a few pain removers at this Coconut Grove staple that's open from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Day. 2550 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove; 305-856-3992; montysrawbar.com.
Purdy Lounge. Celebrate one last Christmas at the Purdy. The beloved bar is open from 3 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Christmas Day. 1811 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-4622; purdylounge.com.
Rácket. Enjoy a "rock the clock" happy hour from 4 to 8 p.m. on Christmas Day at this Wynwood bar. 150 NW 24th St., Miami; racketwynwood.com.
Sugar. Enjoy a rooftop cocktail at this bar at the East hotel in Brickell. Open 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Christmas Day. 788 Brickell Plaza; Miami; 786-805-4655; sugar-miami.com.
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Company. This award-winning South Beach bar is open from 4 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Christmas Day. 237 20th St., Miami Beach; 305-763-8217; mysweetliberty.com.
Swizzle Rum Bar & Drinkery. Enjoy rum cocktails from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Christmas Day. 1120 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-7800; swizzlerumbardrinkery.com.