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Alcohol laws in Hester, Louisiana

Hester is a census designated place, which means it does not have a government of its own. This page reflects the hours of sale in Hester and other unincorporated areas in St. James Parish.

Hours of sale for liquor stores, gas stations, and supermarkets:

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In Hester, a census designated place in St. James Parish, Louisiana, packaged alcoholic beverages may be sold between 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, and between 6:00 a.m. and 2:30 a.m., Friday and Saturday.

However, the following exceptions apply:

Holidays. There is no mandatory closing time on the following nights:
  • December 30
  • New Year's Eve
  • July 3
  • December 23
  • Christmas Eve


Hours of sale for bars and restaurants:

AM PM AM
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Alcoholic beverages may be served in bars and restaurants between 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, and between 6:00 a.m. and 2:30 a.m., Friday and Saturday.

However, the following exceptions apply:

Holidays. There is no mandatory closing time on the following nights:
  • December 30
  • New Year's Eve
  • July 3
  • December 23
  • Christmas Eve