Liquor Operations

The City of Elk River has two municipal liquor store operations as authorized by Minnesota state law and the Elk River City Council. Profits from the City of Elk River’s liquor operations go back into community projects which would otherwise have to be paid for with increased property taxes.

Our stores offer a variety of regional, domestic and imported beer, wines, and liquors. Our knowledgeable staff is eager to help you chose a new wine for an upcoming dinner party, or perhaps you’re interested in a different style of beer.

We ask that you please enjoy in moderation and do not drive while under the influence.

COVID-19 Update:

ERLS Temporarily closed due to COVID-19

As you may know, the City of Elk River has been working with local, county and state partners to proactively combat the COVID-19 pandemic, while ensuring the protection of members of the community and its employees. Essential services continue to be provided to residents despite most city facilities being closed to the public.

After careful consideration, city leaders feel it would be in the best interest of Elk River Liquor Store employees and patrons to close both Northbound and Westbound Liquor stores temporarily while we look for ways to provide this service within the social distancing guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)  and Minnesota Department of Health. 

The city will reevaluate these closures as events unfold, and during this time liquor store management staff will seek possible service alternatives that protect the safety of employees and patrons. 

While we recognize that these closures will be an inconvenience for many Elk River patrons, we sincerely appreciate your continued support of all efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. 

For more information on city facility closures click here.

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Westbound Liquor

13484 185th Ave. NW
Elk River, MN 55330
Ph: 763-635-2337

Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday - Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday
Closed 

Store Manager: James Kuklock

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Northbound Liquor

19348 Evans St.
Elk River, MN 55330
Ph:  763-441-1671

Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday - Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Store Manager: John Colotti