While most people enjoy adult beverages in bars, restaurants, and their homes, there are a couple of places across the country where you can actually open carry your liquor outdoors.
If you’re someone who loves a bit of party atmosphere and would like to wander from bar to bar, drink in hand, without any worry about breaking the law, you’re in the right place.
In this post, we’re going to show you all of the places you can go that have open carry. Ready to take a look?
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri is already known for its amazing barbecue, so why not add drinks to the list. In this one eight-block area of Kansas City, you’re free to stroll with a drink in hand. The Power and Light District is really a mega complex that includes shopping, bars, dining, and live entertainment all in one place.
When you’re in Kansas City for any big event from the World Cup to the World Series, the Power and Light District will be the place to go. Join up with other party goers and have a great time.
New Orleans, Louisiana
There’s no doubt you probably expected to see a place like New Orleans, Louisiana on a list like this. So you guessed correctly! New Orleans absolutely lives up to its party reputation and is one of the most fun cities to visit. Naturally, the good times roll in NOLA in part because open carry is allowed.
All you have to is make sure you drink out of a plastic cup. Most bars will offer you a to-go cup as you leave, so you don’t have to worry about leaving it behind.
Hood River, Oregon
Lots of people head to Hood River, Oregon because of the incredible natural beauty of the area. Between hiking in the mountains and water sports on Hood River, there’s plenty to do. But, if you want to take a break from all that activity, head to one of the many breweries in Hood River.
One of Hood River’s biggest events is the Hood River Hopps Fest. So if you love everything beer, this is one event you won’t want to miss, especially when you can take your beer to go.
Any town that was founded by Germans probably has a big love of beer. Fredericksburg is no exception to that rule. In this small Texas town just about ninety minutes from Austin, residents are allowed do open carry both beer and wine in public around the streets of its shopping district.
Since Fredericksburg embraces its German history, it throws a huge Oktoberfest event every year. You’ll find all sorts of German food, beer, and events.
These are just a few spots where adults are able to open carry alcohol throughout the United States. So if you’re looking for a vacation spot where you can enjoy your adult beverages out in the open, be sure to check some of these out.