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Stores Closed Easter Sunday

April 10, 2017

News Release Contact:

Becky Gettings - (804) 213-4419
Email: rebecca.gettings@abc.virginia.gov

Virginia ABC Stores Closed Easter Sunday

All Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) stores will be closed on Sunday, April 16, in observance of the Easter holiday.

The holiday is one of only three of the 365 days in a year all stores are closed.

The retail outlets will be open regular hours on Saturday, April 15, and Monday, April 17.

Customers are encouraged to make plans accordingly when shopping for the distilled spirits, mixers and the Virginia wines available in ABC stores. A searchable list of Virginia ABC’s 364 stores—including brands and quantities of spirits available at each location—can be found on the agency’s updated website at www.abc.virginia.gov.


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 364 state stores. Its Bureau of Law Enforcement oversees more than 17,000 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 marking its 83rd year, ABC remains committed to progress and innovation in carrying out its control, service and revenue mission.

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