What are the requirements to serve Alcohol at a Special Event?

Requirements to Serve Alcohol at Special Events:

 

Private Events:

  • The event must be invitation only - not open to the public
  • The host must obtain insurance to cover the event

 

Public Events:

  • Events open to the public requesting alcohol must be sponsored/hosted by a non-profit organization
  • The Special Event Liquor License Application must be submitted to the City Clerk a minimum of 14 business days prior to the event and adhere to all state and local laws
  • Alcohol must be provided by a wholesaler
  • The host must obtain insurance to cover the event

 

Special Event Liquor License Application Requirements:

  • Appropriate Fee - Refer to Liquor License Fee Page
  • Diagram of the area to be licensed and a narrative of how this area will be controlled
  • Copy of deed, lease, or written permission of owner for use of the premises

Please complete the following application and submit as directed below: 

Special Event Liquor Permit Application

City Clerk
130 S. Galena
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 429-2687
Fax: (970) 920-5197
clerk@cityofaspen.com

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