Holiday observances in November, December and January will affect operating hours at Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) retail stores.
All Virginia ABC stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26. However, unlike in years past, stores will also close early the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 6 p.m.
“This is an unusual year to say the least, and we have elected to give employees additional time off ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday,” said ABC Chief Executive Officer Travis Hill.
On Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, all Virginia ABC stores will close at 5 p.m. and will remain closed on Friday, Dec. 25 for Christmas Day. Stores will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 26 at noon.
On Friday, Jan. 1, stores will open at noon and will close early, at 6 p.m. in observance of New Year’s Day. You can find operating hours for your local Virginia ABC store at https://www.abc.virginia.gov/stores.
###The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) is a major source of revenue for the commonwealth, contributing more than $2.3 billion to the general fund in the last five years. Virginia ABC currently operates 389 state stores and provides alcohol education and prevention programs for people of all ages. Its Bureau of Law Enforcement oversees approximately 19,000 ABC licensed establishments. Now marking its 86th year, ABC remains committed to progress and innovation in carrying out its vision of bringing good spirits and excellent service to Virginia.
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