Beer Info FAQ

Is it legal for a minor to drink alcohol at home in AZ?

Is it legal for a minor to drink alcohol at home in AZ?

The legal drinking age in Arizona is 21. An exception to this law is if a minor is accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or spouse that is of legal drinking age. However, minors are still not allowed to order or consume alcoholic beverages on the premises.

Can I give my child alcohol in Arizona?

When it comes to serving alcohol to people under the age of 21, Arizona provides exception for parents who choose to allow their children to drink, for instance, a glass of wine with dinner in their own home. Outside of immediate family members, it is a class 1 misdemeanor to provide alcohol to minors.

Can a 17 year old drink alcohol at home?

It is illegal to sell alcohol to anyone aged under 18 and for under 18s to buy or attempt to buy alcohol. However, children aged five to 16 are legally allowed to drink alcohol at home or on other private premises. “If children do drink alcohol, they shouldn't do so until they're at least 15 years old.”