May I purchase my own alcohol? If it is okay with your caterer, it is okay with us. The caterer must serve it, however.
Do I need to get a one-day liquor permit from Baltimore County? Only if you are a non-profit that has sold tickets to your event and/or are having a cash bar. Call 410-887-3191 for more information.
Is it okay if I have champagne or other alcoholic beverages while I am upstairs dressing? Yes, if the caterer serves you. The caterer must serve all alcohol consumed on the premises, both prior to and during your reception.
When does the bar close? The bar must close no later than one-half hour before the scheduled end of your reception.
What happens if one of my guests has too much to drink? The bartender(s) will cut off inebriated guests.
What happens if one of my guests forgets her/his ID? According to Maryland law, only people who are 21 or older may be served alcohol. If a guest’s age is not clearly older than 21, he or she must provide identification as established by Maryland law. Adults are not allowed to take alcoholic drinks and give them to underage guests.