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Extended Hours for 2022 FIFA World Cup

October 18, 2022

Eligible licensees may operate 24-hours and sell and serve alcohol between 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. during the 2022 FIFA World Cup taking place November 20-December 18, 2022.  

To participate, licensees must register and pay a non-refundable $100 fee by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 17.

If approved, licensees will be issued a permit that must be posted next to their alcohol license inside the premises.  

Note the following:  

  • Eligible licensees include On-Premises Retailers, Manufacturers with an On-Site Sales and Consumption Permit, and Temporary License holders.
  • Extended hours start the evening of the first day of the series—Sunday, November 20—and end at 4:00 a.m. on the last day—Sunday, December 18.
  • Alcohol sales, service, and consumption are NOT permitted between 4:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.
  • Settlement Agreements and Board Orders apply and may affect eligibility.
  • Registration in ABRA’s Extended Holiday Hours Program and previous World Cup application approvals do not extend to the 2022 World Cup. 
  • Approval of extended alcohol service hours does not extend ABC Board approved entertainment hours. To modify entertainment hours, licensees must submit a Substantial Change Application

Additional details, including the 2022 World Cup Emergency Amendment Act of 2022 authorizing the extended hours, and applications are available at  

Direct questions to Include “World Cup” in the subject line.