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Alcohol laws in Minnesota

This page reflects the default hours of sale in Minnesota. The laws in effect in Clarkfield may differ from what is shown here.

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

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

Under Minnesota state law, the sale of packaged alcoholic beverages is prohibited on Sunday. Packaged alcoholic beverages may be sold between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

However, the following exceptions apply:

Thanksgiving. The sale of packaged alcoholic beverages is prohibited on Thanksgiving Day.

Christmas Eve. On Christmas Eve, packaged alcoholic beverages may only be sold until 8:00 p.m.

Christmas. The sale of packaged alcoholic beverages is prohibited on Christmas Day.


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

On-premises service of liquor is prohibited on Sunday. Liquor may be served between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday.

Beer (up to 4% alcohol by volume) may be served between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, and between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday.

However, the following exceptions apply:

Extended Hours. Businesses may not serve alcoholic beverages later than 1:00 a.m. without first obtaining an extended hours permit. (The table above reflects the hours of sale that apply to businesses that have obtained this permit.)