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Virginia ABC Stores Closed Thanksgiving Day

November 21, 2014

News Release Contact:

Jennifer Guild - (804) 325-8468
Email: pubrel@abc.virginia.gov

Virginia ABC Stores Closed Thanksgiving Day

  • All Virginia ABC stores closed Thanksgiving Day
  • Stores reopen following day with Black Friday specials

All 350 Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27, but will reopen the following day with Black Friday specials. Stores will be open normal hours the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

On Friday, Nov. 28, only, all stores will offer 10 percent off any purchase totaling $50 or more (pretax). The discount applies to regular sales and does not apply to licensee purchases, lottery items and gift cards.

In addition, as part of the agency’s 80th anniversary celebration, Virginia ABC will offer a one-day opportunity to register for a special gift card drawing. Eighty lucky winners will be selected in a drawing from those registered on Black Friday, and each will receive an $80 gift card redeemable at any Virginia ABC store statewide. A purchase is not required to register for the gift card drawing.

For customer convenience, some Virginia ABC stores will have extended hours—opening early and closing later—on Black Friday, but the hours will vary per store. Customers may contact each store directly to inquire about operating hours on Nov. 28.

A searchable list of Virginia ABC stores can be found at https://www.abc.virginia.gov/about/find-a-store.

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The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is a major source of revenue for the commonwealth, contributing more than $1.8 billion to the general fund in the last five years. The agency currently operates 350 state stores. Its Bureau of Law Enforcement oversees more than 16,000 ABC licensed establishments while the Hearings and Appeals Division considers more than 700 cases each year. The agency also provides alcohol education and prevention programs for people of all ages. Now celebrating its 80th anniversary, ABC remains committed to progress and innovation in carrying out its control, service and revenue mission.

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  • Virginia ABC Stores Closed Thanksgiving Day