City of Carbondale to Allow Alcohol Downtown During Eclipse Weekend

NEWS RELEASE
City of Carbondale, Illinois
July 17, 2017

THE CITY OF CARBONDALE TO ALLOW ALOCHOL DOWNTOWN DURING ECLIPSE WEEKEND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE –  The City of Carbondale wants to remind everyone about the City’s liquor laws ahead of eclipse weekend.

In January, City Council approved a resolution to allow open containers in the downtown area August 18-21.

Under the new ordinance, alcoholic beverages may be possessed in plastic containers between Jackson and Mill Streets and University Avenue and Washington Street from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (Access map)

Alcoholic beverages must be purchased at licensed liquor establishments. Coolers and outside beverages will not be allowed.

If you have questions or would like more information, contact Carbondale Public Relations Officer Amy Fox at (618) 559-1939 or afox@explorecarbondale.com.

 

 
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