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Title 7 : Alcoholic Beverages, Cannabis, and Tobacco

Chapter 009 : LICENSING

Subchapter 004 : Tasting and Event Permits

(Cite as: 7 V.S.A. § 253)
  • § 253. Festival permits

    (a) The Division of Liquor Control may grant a festival permit if the applicant has:

    (1) received approval from the local control commissioners;

    (2) submitted a request for a festival permit to the Division in a form required by the Commissioner at least 15 days prior to the festival; and

    (3) paid the fee provided in section 204 of this title.

    (b)(1) A festival permit holder may purchase invoiced volumes of malt or vinous beverages directly from a manufacturer or packager licensed in Vermont, or a manufacturer or packager that holds a federal Basic Permit or Brewers Notice or evidence of licensure in a foreign country that is satisfactory to the Board.

    (2) The invoiced volumes of malt or vinous beverages may be transported to the site and sold by the glass to the public by the permit holder or its employees and volunteers only during the event.

    (c) A festival permit holder shall be subject to the provisions of this title, including section 214 of this title, and the rules of the Board regarding the sale of the alcoholic beverages and shall pay the tax on the malt or vinous beverages pursuant to section 421 of this title.

    (d) A person shall be granted no more than four festival permits per year, and each permit shall be valid for no more than four consecutive days. (Added 2017, No. 83, § 50; amended 2018, No. 1 (Sp. Sess.), § 50.)