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Temporary Licenses

ABRA issues temporary licenses for banquets, picnics, bazaars, fairs, or similar public gatherings. A temporary license authorizes the sale, service and consumption of alcoholic beverages at a specific location for up to four days. ABRA issues two classes of temporary licenses:

  • Class F: Permits the temporary sale of  beer and wine
  • Class G: Permits the temporary sale of spirits, beer and wine.

Under a temporary license, a licensee can receive deliveries from a wholesaler up to 48 hours before an event occurring on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday. The alcoholic beverages delivered may not be consumed until the event and stored in a secure location.