Downtown Walking Tour - Saturday, September 25 - 11:30am-2:30pm
The Downtown Walking Tour will have you exploring the craft beer scene of downtown Grand Rapids. On the tour you will be sampling some of the finest beers in Beer City, and find out about the intriguing history of Grand Rapids beer culture. This tour will have you visiting Founders Brewing Company, Grand Rapids Brewing Company and B.O.B.'s Brewery.
You now can drink on the streets of Grand Rapids, so grab a pint of your favorite beer while at a brewery and bring it along for the hike!
ArtPrize is going on during this tour, ArtPrize is one of the largest art exhibits in the world, there will be thousands of art exhibits scattered all over the city, inside buildings and out on the streets!
Founders Brewing Co. is one the largest & most well-known breweries in Michigan...and beyond. They brew some of the highest rated beers in the world! We'll sampling some taproom only beers at this stop.
The name Grand Rapids Brewing Co. has been around since 1892, their flagship beer was a lager called Silver Foam; you can try the modern version of that beer today! Did we mention they have the best game room in Grand Rapids?!
B.O.B.’s Brewery is the oldest continually operating brewery in the city! At this stop we’ll go behind-the-scenes for a brewery tour, with John Svoboda, one of the most knowledgeable brewers in West Michigan.
Tour includes 9 samples of beer ( 3 at each stop) and a walk with a knowledgeable beer tour guide providing beer history of Grand Rapids old and new.
This tour is Saturday, September 25 - 11:30am-2:30pm
*This event is rain or shine, please dress accordingly.
*Check in will be at the entrance of Founders Brewing Co. Please arrive a few minutes early.
*It's a .6 mile hike to the 3 breweries, if walking back to Founder's Brewing Co. (starting point) it's 1 mile.