Open for Christmas

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Since an email request in the ’00s, I have been providing a list of bars that are open for business on Christmas Eve and Day. Whether you’re escaping the family or meeting up with old friends in town for the holidays, there are a surprising number of options for celebratory beverages this holiday season.


A more detailed post is available in today’s Your Life section of The Patriot-News and on PennLive.

Note: Do remember it is the season of giving, and those bartenders and servers don’t get your luxurious holiday hours. Please tip accordingly – oh, and remember your manners.

Click through for a list of bars and restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Day.

Open Christmas Eve

Open Christmas Day

  • Arooga’s – opens at 5 p.m.
  • Bourbon Street Saloon – opens at 8 p.m.
  • Brewhouse Grille – opens at 3 p.m.
  • Brick Haus – opens at 8 p.m.
  • Champions – opens at 5 p.m. (no food)
  • Flinchy’s – opens at 8 p.m. (no food)
  • Hardware Bar – opens at 8 p.m.
  • Hollywood Casino – open all day – Full Tilt performs.
  • Johnny Joe’s – opens at 7 a.m.
  • The Madre – opens at 8 p.m. – DJ Mad Hatter
  • The Maennerchor – opens at 4 p.m. (no food)
  • Mulligan’s (all locations) – opens at 8 p.m.
  • Pints Bar & Grill – opens at 4 p.m. – DJs Sizzors and Caraby
  • Sawyer’s – opens at 8 p.m.
  • Shady McGrady’s – opens at 4 p.m.
  • T.J. Rockwell’s – 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Zembie’s – opens at 8 p.m. (no food)

If you know of additional bars open on Christmas Eve or Day, leave them in the comments or contact me, and I’ll update the list.

Sara Bozich
Author: Sara Bozich

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