Charles’s coronation will take place on Saturday, May 6 (Picture: Getty)
Pubs, clubs and bars will stay open into the early hours over the coronation weekend.
Venues across England and Wales are being given an extra two hours to serve customers between Friday May 5 and Sunday May 7.
Suella Braverman said the 1am licensing extension should allow Brits ‘an extra pint or two’.
The move was backed by the hospitality sector as well as 77% of the public following a month-long consultation.
Section 172 of the Licensing Act 2003 allows the Home Secretary to give pubs permission to stay open longer during occasions of exceptional significance.
Ms Braverman said: ‘His Majesty The King’s Coronation will be a momentous occasion deserving of special celebration.
‘That is why I am extending the licensing hours over this historic Coronation weekend.