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Sunday Liquor Sales, What You Need to Know

​Governor Dayton recently signed a bill into law  allowing off-sale liquor stores to be open on Sundays beginning July 2.

Local government officials are reminded to review their ordinances/codes related to alcohol sales. Local governments may need to change their ordinances or codes to allow for Sunday sales.

Liquor store owners should check with their local officials  to make sure the laws allow Sunday sales in their communities.

SUNDAY SALES ADVISORY LETTER

Common Alcohol Violations

​AGED agents travel the state to conduct inspections at Minnesota’s 109 breweries.16904681_1407698082583330_8941324992483728380_o.jpg


What’s the most common violation agents found last year?

  • Unregistered brands.
  • Sales on the part of brewers who can also sell at wholesale to retailers not properly licensed or barred from receiving shipments due to tax delinquency.

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Weddings & Alcohol

wedding food.jpgWith wedding season just around the corner, there are a few things you need to know to serve alcohol legally at your celebration. 

To legally have alcohol catered at your wedding, the provider must:

  •  Have a valid on-sale license.
  • Have a valid food license and cater food to the event.
  • Notify local law enforcement prior to catering the event.
  • Have liquor liability coverage that covers catered alcohol events.

Featured Video

Video Description: To remind Minnesotans about the dangers of underage drinking and the abuse of fake IDs, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division, along with Mankato police and Rounders Sports Bar & Grill, held a news conference to show a significant number of IDs confiscated in recent months.