A banquet special event license is issued to duly organized nonprofit corporations or associations that are holding a public or private event being conducted for an athletic, charitable, civic, educational, political or religious purpose. The event must not be for personal monetary gain. Authorizes beer and/or wine sales for on-premises consumption, or guests may bring their own alcohol. Does not authorize the sale of mixed beverages.
COV 18.104.22.168 D(1)(a)—Retail licenses
Completing the application may take 15–30 minutes. Average ABC processing time is 7-10 days. You may also use or download the banquet application (PDF) and follow the instructions listed on the document. View the list of banquet documents (PDF) required to complete the application.
For questions and help related to online licensing system, please contact Virginia ABC at firstname.lastname@example.org or (844) 694-9965.
Virginia ABC offers free online training to help managers, sellers and servers to become more responsible and better understand ABC laws, rules and regulations. For more information, contact Education and Prevention, (804) 977-7440 or email@example.com.
Banquet Special Event