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Special Event Liquor (Series 15)

Do I need a Special Event Liquor License?

A license is required to deal in liquor in the state of Arizona. If your organization will purchase, store, serve, or provide liquor, you will be dealing in liquor and will need to be licensed.

Who can apply for a Special Event Liquor License?

  • A political party or campaign committee supporting a candidate for public office or a ballot measure.
  • An organization formed for a specific charitable or civic purpose.
  • A fraternal organization in existence for over five years with a regular membership.
  • A religious organization.

What are the responsibilities of a Special Event licensee?

Read all of the rules and regulations listed in the following statute/codes, including:

How do I get started?

General Information

Application Forms
To apply for a Special Event Liquor License that requires City approval, BOTH the City and DLLC application forms must be submitted directly to License Services.


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