The operation of some Virginia ABC stores may be impacted by winter weather affecting parts of the state. If your area is affected by snow or ice, please call your local store for information on hours and emergency closings.
Although Virginia ABC has many types of licenses, they fall within three basic categories: banquet, retail and industry licenses. In addition, there are a number of permits that may be added once a particular license is obtained.
Banquet licenses allow persons or groups to host events such as wedding receptions, tastings or fundraisers, where alcohol is served in an unlicensed location or club premise. Read more.
Retail licenses allow the sale of alcohol at restaurants, hotels, convenience stores, grocery stores, etc. Read more.