Tippler's Tour

Purchase Your Tickets for Yuletide Cheers & Beers!

Tippler's Tour: Colonial Pub Crawl

Now known as one of the best beer drinking cities in the nation, Philadelphia didn’t earn this reputation overnight. From the brewing of the first American Porter to the tavern traditions of days gone by, learn the history behind Philadelphia’s storied beer drinking past on the famous Tippler's Tour Colonial Pub Crawl!

This weekly tour takes visitors on an adventure into the heart of Colonial Philadelphia’s pub culture with stops at modern-day watering holes and a Colonial tavern. There is always something new to discover on the Tippler’s Tour.

Tippler's Tour returns for the holidays with Yuletide Cheers & Beers!

It's 1777 and the British are occupying Philadelphia…will there be holiday celebrations during this tumultuous time? Step with us into the holiday season in charming Old City, circa 1777, whilst enjoying winter brews and festive libations. December 5, 12, 19 & 26: Thursdays, 5:30 pm

Watch NBC10's preview of the Tippler's Tour here!

Tickets on sale now!

  • Adults: $50.00
  • Student/Senior/Military: $45.00

Location

  • Tours depart from the Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch Street.

Duration

  • Tours last approximately 2 hours.

Group Tours

  • To plan a private Tippler's Tour for a group of 20 or more, contact the Group Sales Department by email at groups@historicphiladelphia.org or call 215.629.5801 x209.

Additional Information

  • A total of about 7 blocks are walked throughout the evening.
  • Tour concludes at the historic City Tavern at about 7:30 pm.
  • Please notify our team and tavern/location staff of any allergies or special needs.
  • For additional information regarding ticketing, special accommodations, or other inquiries, please contact Visitor Services at 215.629.5801.