Winter Walking Tour - Downtown - Saturday, November 20 - 12:30-3:30pm
Grab your winter jacket, hat, and winter hiking boots and join us for a walk to downtown breweries. The Winter Walking Tours are for people that don’t mind getting a little chilly, us Michiganders can handle all kinds of weather…especially when tasty craft beers are involved.
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 BOB'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!
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?! You can pick any 3 samples!
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. You can pick any 3 samples from this micro-brewery!
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. There will be a brewery tour at BOB's Brewery.
This tour is Saturday, November 20 - 12:30-3:30pm
*This event is rain or shine...or snow, please dress accordingly.
*Check in will be at the entrance of Founders Brewing Co. Please arrive a few minutes early.
*It's a 12 minute (0.6 mile) walk to the 3 breweries, 20 minute (1 mile) walk if walking back to Founder's Brewing Co. (starting point).