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Virginia ABC stores to close early Christmas Eve

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RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia ABC released its upcoming holiday schedule for Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.

Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24, stores will close at 6 p.m.

Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25, all stores will be closed.

Christmas Day (observed)

On the day after Christmas, Monday, Dec. 26, stores will close at 6 p.m.

New Year’s Eve

On New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, stores will be open normal operating hours. Those hours vary per location.

New Year’s Day

On New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, stores will be open from noon to 6 p.m., which are normal operating hours on Sundays.

“This marks the first time Virginia ABC stores will be open the first day of the year,” a Virginia ABC spokesperson said. “The change to store hours came from legislation effective July 1, stating that Virginia ABC retail locations may open an hour earlier on Sundays (noon) and may also be open on New Year’s Day.”