Orlando bars open for the holiday



Is your family the worst? Do you crave a distraction from pointed questions  about your career and love life? You probably want to head to a bar this holiday, then. Here's our list of who's open on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25. These bars are scheduled to close at 2 a.m. unless otherwise noted, but some may close early if there's no business.

A Very Orlando Is Tight Christmas; 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; 407-999-2570; $5

Devaney's Sports Pub, 7660 University Blvd., Winter Park; 407-679-6600; Open 11 a.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Dec. 24-25

Elixir, 9 W. Washington St.; 407-985-3507; Open 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24

Falcon Bar & Gallery, 819 E. Washington St.; 407-423-3060; Open 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25

Fiddler's Green, 544 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; 407-645-2050; Open 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24

George's Hideaway, 5507 Edgewater Drive; 407-291-6562; Open 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24

The Hammered Lamb, 1235 N. Orange Ave.; 407-704-3200; Open 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24

The Harp & Celt, 25 S. Magnolia St.; 407-481-2928; Open 11 a.m.-midnight Wednesday, Dec. 24

The Hideaway, 516 Virginia Drive; 407-898-5892; Open 7 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24; 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 25

Johnny's Fillin' Station, 2631 S. Fern Creek Ave.; 407-894-6900; Open 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24

Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; willspub.org; Open 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24; 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25

Ollie's Public House, 3400 Edgewater Drive; 407-999-8934; Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24

Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; 407-872-1117; Open noon-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24

The Public House, 12046 Collegiate Way; 407-658-0888; Open 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25

Sportstown Billiards, 2414 E. Robinson St.; 407-894-6258; Open noon Wednesday, Dec. 24; 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25

James Brown Holiday Jam; 11 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24 (bar opens at 4 p.m.); Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; willspub.org; $5

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