Too much turkey, too much football, and too much family entertainment? Thanksgiving is an over-the-top holiday.

If you need a break from the Thanksgiving festivities, here are a few bar options for those over 21 in Louisville. While not everything will be open in town on Nov 24, these bars in Louisville will serve you. Check out the list now!

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500 S 4th St, Louisville KY, 40202-2518
The Seelbach Hilton is an authentically restored, early 1900s bar with the largest wine selection in the state of Kentucky. You can visit their Oakroom with your loved ones for a cocktail hour or chuck shots at the old Seelbach bar. The latter is famous for its expansive bourbon collection, highlighting several impeccably smooth single-barrel bourbons.
Restaurant $$$
702 W Main St, Louisville KY, 40202
Proof on Main is part of the new 21c Museum Hotel, housed in five historic buildings. Developed by two Louisville philanthropists and art collectors, you can expect food and drinks to be injected with a rich local flavor.
The Proof will host its Thanksgiving service probably between 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Try their limited but carefully-curated wine and beer collection. The cocktails are also try-worthy!
Sully's Saloon
4.8  5 Rating (1)
434 South 4th Street, Louisville KY, 40202
Sully’s, a fabulous bar and restaurant serving Irish and American cuisine, is famous for its DJ and music nights. The bar turns into a dance club around midnight when they pull all the tables out to create a dancing space.
Every Thursday, Sully’s Saloon hosts a "Thursday night house party". It features a beer pong tournament, drinks specials, and no cover. It will be ready for action even on Thanksgiving.
Bar $
969 Charles St, Louisville KY, 40204
Nach Bar is one of those Germantown bars that has evolved into a popular hangout among young professionals and students. It’s a laid-back, quirky bar, offering a large selection of beer and liquor. The cheap prices for beer and cocktails and a great deck bar make it a local’s favorite. You can visit it after 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
O'Shea's Irish Pub
Bar $$
956 Baxter Ave, Louisville KY, 40204
O'Shea's is one of the oldest pub establishments in Louisville. It’s been serving cold beers and refreshing cocktails since 1958.
It is a world-class bar offering great food and entertainment. You can visit this spot on Thanksgiving as it is one of the most charming and welcoming pubs in town. Beer and music can be found at its Baxter Avenue outpost from 7 p.m.