What Time Do Stores Start Selling Beer in Texas?

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Stores in the state of Texas can begin selling beer, wine, and liquor at 7 a.m. Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, the stores must wait until noon. These regulations apply to retail establishments, including convenience stores and grocery stores. The same hours of sales apply to on-premise retail locations, including restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. The laws are different for other types of businesses that provide alcohol sales.

Liquor stores must wait until 10 a.m. Monday through Saturday to sell alcohol, including beer and other alcoholic beverages. These types of retail businesses are not permitted to operate on Sundays. Breweries and wineries that allow on-site consumption can begin selling alcoholic beverages at 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday. They must wait until 10 a.m. on Sundays to begin their sales. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) oversees all laws and regulations concerning alcohol and liquor sales throughout the state.