The Refreshment Area Downtown generally includes the Central Business District, the Hotel and Arena districts, the Monroe North neighborhood and the Bridge Street corridor. Look for orange border signage on the sidewalk and light posts.

Beer, wine and liquor are all allowable drinks when served in a designated container. Drinks must be purchased inside a participating business.

Sunday – Thursday 7:00 AM until 10:00 PM.

Friday – Saturday 7:00 AM until Midnight.

No, patrons must stay within the designated Refreshment Area boundaries. Leaving a Refreshment Area with an alcoholic beverage violates State and local law.

No, once a designated Refreshment has left the business where it was served, it must be consumed before you enter any other establishment.

No, you must throw away your Refreshment container before entering any business.

No, the only drinks allowed are those purchased from businesses participating in the Refreshment Area program. No cans, glass bottles, or outside drinks are permitted within the boundaries per State and local law.