Downtown Walking Tour - Saturday, July 8 - 12-3pm
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, where you will go behind-the-scenes for a private brewery tour.
Founders Brewing Co. is the 2nd largest brewery in the state, and one of the most renowned breweries. They brew some of the highest rated beers in the world! We'll be 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 longest running brewery in the city. At this stop we’ll go behind-the-scenes for a brewery tour, typically with John Svoboda, one of the most knowledgeable brewers in West Michigan.
Tour includes 9 samples of beer, a private brewery tour at B.O.B.'s Brewery, and a walk with a knowledgeable beer tour guide providing beer history of Grand Rapids old and new.
This tour is Saturday, July 8 - 12-3pm
*It's just a 12 minute walk (.6 mile)! 20 minutes if walking back to starting location
*This event is rain or shine, please dress accordingly.
*Check in will be at the entrance of Founders Brewing Co.