The Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) reminds retailers of special holiday hours.
- Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Do not sell any alcoholic beverages between 11:59 pm (midnight) on December 24 (Christmas Eve) and 12:00 pm (noon) on December 25 (Christmas Day). Normal legal hours resume on December 26 (the day after Christmas). However, the establishment may be open for the sale of other goods and services during this period.
- New Year’s Day. On-premises licensees: Do not sell alcoholic beverages between 4 am and 7 am on New Year’s Day [Rule 436.1403]. Off-premises licensees (convenience, drug, grocery stores): Do not sell alcoholic beverages between 2 am and 7 am on New Year’s Day [Rule 436.1503].
The MLCC offices will be closed November 22 and 23, 2012 for Thanksgiving; December 24 and 25 for Christmas; and December 31 and January 1, 2013 for the New Year’s holiday.