Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control • 2901 Hermitage Road • P.O. Box 27491 • Richmond, VA 23261 • www.abc.virginia.gov
APPLICATION FOR BANQUET LICENSE
PRIVACY STATEMENT. Social security numbers, dates of birth, and federal and state tax identification numbers are collected for identification
purposes. The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) considers all personal/tax information collected as confidential informa-
tion and will not provide information to any entity except as authorized by the Code of Virginia §58.1-3 or 2.2-3700 through 2.2-3714.
Note: If all of the following four criteria are met, then no license is needed (unless required by locality or facility): (1) the event is private (i.e., not
open to the public and not in a public place); (2) money is not exchanged for alcohol or otherwise; (3) the event is not held on a club or nonlicensed
restaurant premises; and (4) alcohol purchased for the event is not from a wholesaler/distributor. In all other cases, a license is needed and is
bound by the information presented below. Contact your local ABC office with any questions (see pg. 2).
RESPONSIBILITIES OF APPLICANT
All applicants who are granted a banquet license by the Virginia
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board must adhere to the following:
1. No alcoholic beverages may be sold, given to or consumed by
any person in attendance at your banquet whom you know or
have reason to believe is intoxicated*.
2. No person whom you know or have reason to believe is intoxi-
cated* may loiter upon the licensed area.
3. No alcoholic beverage may be sold, given to, or consumed by
any person in attendance at the banquet whom you know or
have reason to believe is less than 21.
4. The banquet licensee must be present during the event.
5. The banquet licensee may not be intoxicated* or under the influ-
ence of a self-administered drug during the event.
6. For a restricted banquet license, no alcoholic beverage may be
sold or given away on the licensed area beyond approved ho