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Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour

Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Alex and Ellen are tour guides for Chicago Detours, a tour company for curious people. Chicago Detours has been sharing stories and places locals don't even know through guided tours of interior architecture, historic bars, and Chicago neighborhoods since 2010. Alex has an M.A. from the University of Chicago in Cinema History and also works as a humanities instructor at the City Colleges of…
Alex And Ellen
Alex And Ellen
Alex And Ellen
Alex And Ellen

What we’ll do

Join us for a historic Chicago pub crawl with an educational twist! You’ll explore Chicago’s entertainment history and learn about prohibition, jazz, theater, vices, and social clubs, all while enjoying drinks and appetizers. Guests interact with historic photos and videos on shared iPads and visit historic buildings for three drink stops. We don’t walk far on our evening walking tour, giving us…

What I’ll provide

Appetizers
Appetizers at three drink stops are included in the tour. Drinks are a separate cost.

What to bring

Each guest must choose a beverage option and bring cash ($23 for beer, $29 for wine, $3 for water). Covers 2 regular size drinks, 1 sample-size drink, and server gratuities on the drinks and the appetizers (apps are included in the tour).

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Where you'll be

Stories and Ideas on the Historic Chicago Pub Crawl Tour: Architecture as a cultural artifact The “Hex of the Billy Goat” Chicago jazz era History of Chicago breweries Prohibition and gangsters Historic restaurant trends 1960’s nightlife Private clubs

Upcoming availability

Sat, Jul 20    From 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
$41 per person
8 of 8 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
Alex And Ellen
bar crawl
Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour
2 reviews
$41 per person
2 reviews
$41 per person