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Alcohol laws in Minnesota


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.)