​​​​Mount Horeb Police Department

Age 15 and under:


Sunday - Thursday     10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

Friday - Saturday        11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.


Age 16 - 17:


Sunday - Thursday     11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Friday - Saturday        midnight to 5:00 a.m.



What is curfew?

It is a period of time during which it is illegal for youth under the age of 18 to be in any public place (streets, gas station, supermarket, parks, etc.)


What happens if I violate curfew?

You may be given a ticket and taken home to your parent/guardian. Tickets generally range from $5 to $25 for the first offense up to $50 to $200 for a third offense. Your parent/guardian can also receive a ticket ranging from $25 to $200. The cost of a ticket will vary throughout the county.


Are there exceptions to the law?

Yes. If you are with your parent/guardian, going to or leaving from work or school, or running an errand with the permission of your parent/guardian, you may not be charged with a curfew violation.


For questions regarding Dane County curfew laws, contact:


608-242-6422

biendseil@co.dane.wi.us



In the Village of Mt. Horeb, Dane County Curfew laws are as follows:

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