Downtown Walking Tour - Saturday, October 16 - 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 Atwater 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!
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?!
Atwater Brewery originally opened in 1997 in the Rivertown district of Detroit. We will be trying out their great craft beers on tap inside the historic Rowe Building, downtown Grand Rapids. They are well known for their lagers, Vanilla Java Porter and Dirty Blonde. This location brews on-site several beers you cannot get elsewhere. On the tour you will get to choose any 3 samples of your liking from their extensive beer menu.
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, October 16 - 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 1 mile hike to the 3 breweries, if walking back to Founder's Brewing Co. (starting point) it's 2 miles.
**Due to new restrictions there will not be an official brewery tour