Need to grab a drink after Thanksgiving dinner with the family? Whether you're looking for an excuse to get away or celebrate the holiday with friends, there will be a few bars open on Thanksgiving in Gainesville. Swing by any one of these places after you've had turkey with all the trimmings!

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If family time and turkey leave you lagging, recharge your holiday spirit at one of these bars open on Thanksgiving in Gainesville.

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Balls Bookstore
Bar $
1716 W. University Ave, Gainesville FL, 32603
Cheap drinks and great times with friends! Balls: Gotta Have 'Em Your favorite hole in the wall dive bar! Cheap drinks, great bartenders, good times had...
Loosey's - Downtown Gainesville
5.0  5 Rating (1)
120 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville FL, 32601
Everything on our menu is homemade because we believe in real food. Our beer is selected from breweries across the USA because we believe it's the best...
the TOP
Bar & Restaurant $
30 N Main St, Gainesville FL, 32601
Good Food Good Folks Good Times
Mother's Pub & Grill
5.0  5 Rating (2)
1017 W University Ave, Gainesville FL, 32601
Gainesville's Best Sports Bar! If a game or match is on TV we will find it for you. A Small Neighborhood Style Pub, where everyone is a friend featuring...
Gators Den Sports Grill
Restaurant $$
4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville FL, 32606
Sometimes the big game can be more fun when you're out of the sun. Come to the Gators Den and cheer the Gators on to victory. We are your Fall Football...