Photo by Gary Gardiner

Westerville’s Uptown Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA)

Monday-Friday – 4PM to 10PM
Saturday & Sunday – 11AM to 10PM

Visitors can enjoy our Uptown shopping district and a drink on weekdays from 4PM - 10PM and on weekends from 11AM - 10PM. Beer, wine, & cocktails can be consumed inside DORA boundaries by purchasing drinks from participating DORA establishments. Once known as the “Dry Capitol of the World”, we invite you to sip and stroll down the streets of Westerville’s historic Uptown.

Participating DORA Vendors

DORA Rules:

• Stay in the boundaries, look for the signs designating DORA boundaries and do not take your beverages beyond that point
• Discard of your DORA cups before going outside of DORA boundaries
• Keep Uptown clean, dispose of your cups in a trash receptacle and please do not create litter!
• Drinks CAN enter any participating retail establishment
• Drink CAN NOT enter a participating liquor establishment (drinks purchased from one restaurant cannot enter another restaurant)
• DORA cups are single use - no refills!
• No outside alcohol is permitted, all DORA drinks must be in an official DORA cup and purchased from a participating Uptown liquor permit holder.
• Drink and behave responsibly. All other liquor control laws apply!