Beer and Booze
Rialto (529 SW 4th) stays open 365 days a year, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. While drinking beer play some pinball and pool, watch football on the ginormous TVs, or place some off-track bets.
The Radio Room (1101 NE Alberta) will be opening for Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., and will be featuring a turkey dinner special,and many drink specials – no reservations needed!
Bottles NW (5115 NE Fremont) opens at 6pm on Thanksgiving Day!
You can also place bets at the track: Portland Meadows is open on Thanksgiving Day, and is offering a special breakfast buffet at the North End Bar & Grill. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and will will be open for simulcasting through about 3:00 p.m.
And Prost (4237 N Mississippi) opens the doors on Thanksgiving Day at 6pm for their 4th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Dinner, featuring, in addition to bier, booze, and hot cocktails for sale, a complimentary turkey dinner!
Avoid the holiday crowds that will ensue on Black Friday by visiting Powell’s Books (1005 W Burnside location) on Black Friday Eve (aka Thanksgiving Day). The store will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Though not likely to be open all day, many grocery and convenience stores will be open for limited Holiday hours. Usually from late morning until early afternoon.
The Oregon Zoo is open on Thanksgiving day (and every other day of the year, except December 25).
Many bowling alleys and movie theaters are open Thanksgiving Day!
Got any more suggestions? Add them in the comments below – and have an excellent Turkey Day!