After a whole day of being thankful, laughing with your loved ones, and eating turkey and pumpkin pies, Thanksgiving Day cannot get any better. Well, it can if you go out and have a drink or two as you listen to your favorite music!

If you live in Raleigh & Durham, count yourself lucky because several bars are open on Thanksgiving. End your favorite holiday stylishly by visiting these bars on Thanksgiving in Raleigh & Durham.

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105 S Mangum St (Main & Mangum), Durham NC, 27701
Bar Virgile is a restaurant and bar with a French bistro vibe and classic vintage posters. The ambiance here is excellent, and the atmosphere would be perfect for an exciting drink night with your pals on Thanksgiving. This is a great spot to enjoy great cocktails, beer, and wine to mark a great end of Thanksgiving.
The Haymaker
Bar $
555 Fayetteville St, Raleigh NC, 27601
Welcome to the Haymaker located along Fayetteville Street in Raleigh. Being a cocktail bar, you should stop here during Thanksgiving and order a glass. Be on the lookout for shows and artists this club might bring to make this day more memorable.
The Haymaker is a perfect place to bring your friends. There is a lot to enjoy, including the knockout punch bowl and the bubbles on tap.
Watts & Ward
Bar $
200 South Blount St, Raleigh NC, 27601
Watts & Ward will also be open for Thanksgiving, so come here and enjoy some drinks. The drinks here are yummy, with hand-crafted cocktails of your choice. You can get any wine you want from their extensive wine stellar.
This place has an underground bar with a very relaxed atmosphere, so you get the vibe you deserve for a hangout or a date. There is also an outside bar where you can go and take a breather.
The Ugly Monkey Party Bar
Bar $$
400 West Morgan Street, Raleigh NC, 27603
On Thursday, November 24th, The Ugly Monkey Party Bar will be open for drinks, music, and great vibes. It should be your go-to spot if you want to enjoy good drinks and dance on Thanksgiving.
The Ugly Monkey Party Bar has everything you need, good DJs to keep you on your feet, Karaoke & open mikes, and an eclectic scene. The prices here are affordable too.
Fox Liquor Bar
Bar $$
237 S Wilmington St, Raleigh NC, 27601
Come to this subterranean drinking den for classic and contemporary cocktails during Thanksgiving. They also have other drinks, including beers and an extensive wine selection to satisfy your taste buds.
The booth at Fox Liquor Bar is cozy, and generally, the environment is super cool. It's a great place to visit to mark the great end of Thanksgiving!