(Closed) NWR: How late do bars close in your city or town?

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Post # 3
1629 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

In Cincinnati they close at 2 am with last call shortly before.

Post # 4
9917 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Oh Pennsylvania.  Last call is 1:30; bars close at 2.  You can only buy wine and liquor in state-run “wine and spirits shoppes”.   You can buy beer to go from certain bars and pizza places (in Philly and other bigger cities you can do a mix-a-six pack).  Some grocery stores have sections where you can buy beer as well.  Average cost of a six pack is about $15.  Otherwise, for beer, you have to buy a case from beer distributors.  It’s ridiculous.  We also mostly can’t get beer or wine shipped to our houses.


In New Husband, bars close at 1am, with last call at 12:30.  It feels SO EARLY!  You can buy beer and wine in the grocery store, but liquor is at the state run stores.

Post # 5
9627 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

The local pub we usually go to closes at 1am on Friday and Saturday and I believe midnight on other days.  In the largest city near us the bars all close at 2am on the weekends.

Post # 6
9414 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

I’m on a border, so 2 AM in one state and on the other side there are qiute a few bars in popular areas that are open until 3 AM. 

Some bars have a last call 30 min before closing and I’ve been to plenty that do not do this (usually smaller ones)

Post # 7
12881 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I’m pretty sure it’s 2, and they can stay open later if they get special permits from the city (the inauguration weekend always has 24 hour bars!)

Post # 8
5423 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2012

PA is 2am like PP said.  But there are “after hour” places that stay open til 5 with special zoning approval or whatever.  Ive never been to an after hour place in the burbs, might be a city thing.

Happy Hour is definitely not illegal here!

Post # 9
891 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Here in my area of FL its 2 AM I think. Last call is 30 min before.

Post # 10
556 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Bars close at 2:00 AM in this college town.

Post # 11
5221 posts
Bee Keeper

In Nashville it’s 3am

Post # 12
1095 posts
Bumble bee

In Montreal it’s 3am, afterhours are from 10pm to 12pm

ETA: after hours don’t serve alcohol, just water and energy drinks. 

Post # 13
6598 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

In Ontario – last call is at 2am and the bars close at 2:30.

Post # 14
16216 posts
Honey Beekeeper

2:00 AM here (I’m in Cincinnati, too).

Post # 15
507 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@sarahbabs:  I’m from Nola and they don’t really close unless the bar is dead and drink specials can go on all night. In baton rouge where I currently live bars close at 12 and drink specials have to end at 10

Post # 16
3182 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Bars close here at 4:00. You can’t buy beer between 4 and 6 am. Also you can’t buy beer until 1:00 pm on Sunday.

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