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Summer Garden/Sidewalk Café Endorsement Application

A summer garden or sidewalk café endorsement allows the following to sell, serve, and allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages on outdoor space:

  • Manufacturer with an on-site sales and consumption permit
  • Restaurant
  • Tavern
  • Multipurpose facility
  • Hotel
  • Nightclub

A summer garden endorsement would be issued if it is for outdoor private space. A sidewalk café endorsement would be issued if it is for outdoor public space.

Annual fees are as follows:

  • Summer garden - $75
  • Sidewalk café - $75

Apply for either endorsement using the form below.

Forms can be returned by email, mail or in person to ABRA's office:
  • Email
  • 2000 14th Street, NW, Suite 400 South, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20009