Special event permits may be issued by local and state licensing authorities to particular types of organizations, permitting the organization to sell, by the drink only, 3.2% beer or alcoholic beverages for a limited number of days at specific locations.
An organization must be incorporated under the laws of Colorado for purposes of social, fraternal, patriotic, political or athletic in nature and not for pecuniary gain; or a regularly chartered branch, lodge, or chapter of a national nonprofit organization or society which is organized for social, fraternal, patriotic, political or athletic purposes; or a regularly established religious or philanthropic institution.
The permit conditions are that they cannot be issued to any organization for more than fifteen (15) days in one calendar year. (days need not be consecutive) The sale is by the drink of either 3.2% beer OR alcoholic beverages, not both.
Clarification: A permit is issued for one day or any number of consecutive days constituting the time period of the event. The application may include more than one event, however, $100 will be collected for each event. If an event covers more than 5 consecutive days, additional applications may be used to reflect the entire time period of the event.
FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING LIQUOR LICENSING
CITY CLERKS OFFICE
500 EAST THIRD STREET