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Clocks Fall Back November 4, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Restaurants, taverns, hotels, and other on-premises establishments will have an extra hour to operate as a result of Daylight Saving Time. 

Clocks will fall back one hour from 2 am to 1 am on the morning of Sunday, November 4, 2018 creating an extra hour in the day. Establishments that normally operate at 2 am will automatically gain an additional hour to conduct business. Establishments will be required to stop all sales and service of alcoholic beverages by 3 am unless the establishment's license states otherwise. No registration is required to participate.

Licensees that have questions can contact the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration by emailing or by calling (202) 442-4423.