Special event liquor permits the sale by the drink only of Malt, Vinous and Spirituous liquor, or fermented malt beverages (3.2 Beer) , on premises that do not hold a liquor license or is to be sold by a qualifying organization or club or arts liquor licensed premises.
Qualifying organizations inlcude
Political candidate who has filed necessary reports and statements with the Colorado Secretary of State or the Denver Clerk and Recorder
A Special Event Liquor Permit must be applied for 30 days in advance of your event, no exceptions.
By way of example, special event liquor permits are required when a qualifying organization or political candidate:
The application packet must include the following:
Need to know points:
Application forms and business entity documents are required for the applications process. All documents must be submitted in duplicate. Documents must be printed in black ink or typewritten. Photocopies are accepted.
All documents are submitted to the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses in duplicate.
Application fee: $100.00
Licensing fee per day:
Note: Make checks payable to The Manager of Finance.
All credit cards are accepted with the exception of American Express.
Please bring all required items to the Department of Excise and Licenses, 201 W. Colfax Ave. #206, Denver, CO 80202
The Department of Excise and Licenses will be the final approver for all Special Event Liquor Permits, We no longer send to the State for their approval.