Note: South Carolina's laws can vary widely among counties. Use your location for precise info.

South Carolina Liquor Laws

You can purchase...
Beer at Grocery stores
Wine at Grocery stores
Liquor at Liquor stores
Grocery/Liquor Store (Off-Premise) Sale Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 9:00am to 7:00pm Sunday: No sales
Laws in Neighboring States:
North Carolina's Laws Georgia's Laws
Sunday restrictions:
Statewide: no off-premise hard liquor sales

Local: Varies - Click here for a South Carolina county map
Bar closing time:
Set by municipality (ranges from 12am to 4am)

Additional notes: Until 2006, South Carolina bars served hard liquor drinks using mini bottles. Bars did not stock full-sized liquor bottles until the law was repealed.

Official South Carolina alcohol laws:


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