Curfew

Hennepin County imposes a curfew for all youth under the age of 18.

Under 12 Years
Must be home by 9 p.m. on weekdays and 10 p.m. on weekends.

12–14 Years
Must be home by 10 p.m. on weekdays and 11 p.m. on weekends.

15–17 Years
Must be home by 11 p.m. on weekdays and midnight on weekends.

The penalty for being out after curfew is $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second offense, and $75 or two days of sentence to serve community service for the third offense. If the child or teen has a prior juvenile record, a court date will be set for the first offense.

It is unlawful for any parent, guardian, or other person having the legal care or custody of any minor person to allow or permit such minor person to be or loiter upon the streets or public places in violation of state law unless such minor is accompanied by a person of lawful age having such minor person in charge.