Sale of alcoholic beverages on Christmas Day is entirely prohibited, even in private facilities.
Alcohol and liquor sales are entirely prohibited on Sunday and Christmas Day. allows private retailers (Class A) to sell distilled spirits, but the District Council requires Class A retailers to be closed on Sundays (Class B retailers, such as grocery stores, may sell beer and wine on Sundays).
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Most off-premises alcohol sales were not permitted on Sundays until 2004.
Exceptions were made in 1990 for municipalities that were within 10 miles of the New Hampshire or Vermont border.
The NYS Alcoholic Beverage Control Law prohibits the issuance of a full liquor license for establishments on the same street or avenue and within two hundred feet of a building occupied exclusively as a school, church, synagogue or other place of worship.
In Maryland, "a new or used car dealer may not sell, barter, deliver, give away, show, or offer for sale a motor vehicle or certificate of title for a motor vehicle on Sunday", except in Howard County, Montgomery County, and Prince George's County. In the City of Baltimore, a used car dealer may choose to operate on Sunday and not Saturday if it notifies the Motor Vehicle Administration in advance of its intention.
Following a public hearing, the Commissioners of Charles County are allowed to authorize sales of motor vehicles on Sunday.
In 2018, the law was changed to allow carry-out purchases on Sundays.
Restaurants and taverns can generally still serve alcoholic beverages. In the state of Indiana, as of March 1, 2018, Sunday alcohol sales are allowed between the hours of 12pm and 8pm.