Did You Know That It Is Illegal To Sell Alcohol On Christmas In Michigan?
When it comes to Christmas, you know you have to have a drink or five to get through the full day.
Before you head to the liquor store, you may want to check something out first.
Can you even get alcohol on Christmas Day?
Can Alcohol Be Sold On Christmas?
If you know a party store or liquor store owner, you might already know this but the answer is...
The Michigan Liquor Control Commission has mandated that retailers have special holiday hours.
"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 hours can resume on December 26th. So, you do not have to worry about that.
Essentially, you should just plan ahead to purchase your alcohol if you absolutely need to have a drink on Christmas Day.
Can Alcohol Be Sold On New Year's Day?
It is the same vain as alcohol sales on Christmas.
The Michigan Liquor Control Commission says that,
" 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]."
Do You Know Michigan's Favorite Christmas Drink?
You may not even be surprised by this answer.
Grand Rapids Magazine shared a survey from alcohol.org that shared its findings.
According to that particular survey, Michigan's favorite Christmas drink is eggnog over any other traditional holiday alcoholic drink.