Liquor caterers in Minneapolis need a license.
- Send a Liquor Catering Notification form to Business Licenses at least one full business day before each event. We charge an extra 50% late fee for forms we receive less than one full business day before your event.
See the Liquor Catering Notification form
- Pay a daily fee for each event.
See the list of fees
- Get any required permits for each event.
See Special and temporary events
See Liquor Catering Application
Submit your application
Submit your application to Business Licenses & Consumer Services
If you have questions, contact:
Licensed liquor caterers
Report concerns about a business with an alcohol license
The information on this page should serve as a guideline only.
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Business Licenses & Consumer Services
Community Planning & Economic Development
Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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Monday – Friday