Bring along your holiday cheer, Philly’s Colonial Pub Crawl is here!
Blend the holidays, some uniquely Philadelphia history, and a stomach for unique winter brews along and head out on the Philadelphia Colonial Pub Crawl, also known as the Tippler’s Tour.
This historic and spirited outing takes place every Thursday night through December. You’ll be sure to meet some new friends, try a few new brews, and have a great time.
The start location for the tour is the Historic Philadelphia Center at 6th and Chestnut Street. Meet up with the group at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for adults are $35.
Stops on the tour include:
Salon 401 at Omni Hotel – Overlooking Independence National Historic Park, this hotel piano bar is comfortable and welcoming and considered by some guests to be the highlight of a stay here.
National Mechanics – This popular bar and restaurant on South Third Street is in a beautiful building that was constructed in 1837. The name comes from the original tenant, Mechanics National Bank. Themed décor, a welcoming staff and clientele, and great food and drink are all part of the National Mechanics experience.
Triumph Brewery – At 117 Chestnut Street, Triumph Brewery is a modern and efficient space that has other locations in the northeast as well. Serving up specialty beer, wine, tasty food and good entertainment, Triumph is popular with area workers for happy hour.
City Tavern – The capstone of the tour is of course City Tavern, the historic watering hole which was already open when John Adams showed up in Philly to attend his first Continental Congress. In other words, this bar was around before we were a nation. It dates back to 1774. (The original building was demolished in 1854.
Get more info about the Tipplers Tour: http://historicphiladelphia.org/tipplers-tour/