With the Holiday season upon us, it’s easy for things to get lost in the shuffle. Between grocery lists, travel arrangements, and mentally preparing yourself to spend time with family members, Thanksgiving can be an exciting, but sometimes stressful time.
Whether you’re participating in Friendsgiving or hopping on a plane to visit relatives, it’s likely that your celebration will include lots of food and drinks. But what if, between food shopping and prepping and cooking, you forget to actually get the booze? Can you buy alcohol on Thanksgiving? The short answer: It depends.
Check out the chart below to see if you can buy alcohol in your state this Thanksgiving, and have a wonderful holiday!
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|Alabama||Some||You can purchase beer and wine, but no liquor.|
|Alaska||Yes||It’s going to be cold.|
|Louisiana||Yes||Some parishes restrict Thanksgiving sales.|
|Mississippi||Some||All retail alcohol except beer is banned on Thanksgiving.|
|Montana||Some||No liquor sales on Thanksgiving.|
|New Hampshire||Some||No liquor or wine sales on Thanksgiving. Grocery stores may sell packaged beverage up to 6 percent alcohol.|
|North Carolina||Some||No liquor sales on Thanksgiving.|
|Ohio||Some||No liquor sales on Thanksgiving.|
|Oregon||Yes||Some state-owned liquor stores closed on Thanksgiving.|
|Pennsylvania||Some||All Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board-owned stores closed on Thanksgiving.|
|Texas||Some||No liquor sales on Thanksgiving.|
|Virginia||Some||No liquor sales on Thanksgiving.|