All stores to close at 6 p.m. on Labor Day
The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) will adjust its store hours effective September 1.
Virginia ABC reviews store hours annually as part of its budget process. The decision on closing times is driven by an analysis of store sales during the last two hours of the day.
- All 399 stores will operate from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays, a change for 14 stores
- 155 stores will close earlier, Monday through Saturday
- In addition, all ABC stores will open at their normal hours and close at 6 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, September 4
All store hours are now either 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., or 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
These changes to retail store hours are part of the authority’s focus on efficiency opportunities while maintaining customer service as a top priority.
Customers can visit Virginia ABC’s website at http://www.abc.virginia.gov
to search for stores, determine the availability of products at any retail location and order spirits online for in-store or curbside pickup or home delivery in select areas.
Virginia ABC encourages customers to make mindful choices about alcohol during all of life’s celebrations. Resources are available at https://www.abc.virginia.gov/sip-responsibly
The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) is a major source of revenue for the commonwealth, contributing nearly $2.9 billion to the general fund in the last five years. Profits from in-store and online retail sales provide funding for designated state programs and services. Virginia ABC currently operates 399 state stores and provides alcohol education and prevention programs for people of all ages. Its Bureau of Law Enforcement oversees nearly 21,000 ABC licensed establishments. Now marking its 89th year, ABC remains committed to progress and innovation in carrying out its vision of bringing good spirits and excellent service to Virginia.