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City of Venice approves 1-year trial for daytime alcohol consumption at beaches

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Posted at 5:33 AM, Feb 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-23 08:26:54-05

SOMETHING TO KNOW IF YOU'RE PLANNING A BEACH TRIP THIS WEEKEND — DRINKING ON THE BEACH IS NOW LEGAL IN THE CITY OF VENICE. — Something to know if you're planning a beach trip this weekend — drinking on the beach is now legal in the City of Venice.

City leaders just voted for an ordinance that makes it okay for people to bring alcohol to the beach but only during "daylight hours."

Revised Ordinance by ABC Action News on Scribd

Glass bottles are still not allowed on the beach.

The new rules will be in place for one year.

After that City leaders will decide whether to extend the ordinance.