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Summer Garden/Sidewalk Café Endorsement Application


Allows alcohol licensed establishments to sell and serve alcohol in outdoor public spaces such as the sidewalk outside their licensed premises.


On-Premises Retailers License holders

To Apply

Requests for a Sidewalk Café Endorsement can be included in an applicant’s initial ABC License Application (new license) or in an Approval of Substantial Change Application (attached below).

Of Note

Board Orders and Settlement Agreement terms apply and may affect eligibility.

Valid Period and Fees

Endorsements are valid for the entire alcohol licensure period. An annual fee applies for each licensed sidewalk café. See Fee and Renewal Schedule.