City of Carbondale Sends out Reminder of City’s Liquor Laws Before Halloween Celebration

Carbondale – The City of Carbondale wants to remind everyone about the City’s liquor laws ahead of Carbondale Halloween. In September, the City Council approved a resolution allowing open containers in the downtown area on Oct. 27. Under the ordinance, alcoholic beverages may be possessed in plastic containers between Jackson and Mill streets and University Avenue and Washington Street from 11 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Coolers and outside beverages will not be allowed. Alcoholic beverages must be purchased at licensed liquor establishments. If you have questions or would like more information, contact Carbondale Halloween Committee Chair Steve Mitchell at 457-3286. For a complete schedule of events, visit