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Washington DC: Craft Cocktails and Speakeasies Walking Tour (Small Group)

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Stop At: Washington DC Urban Adventures, Washington DC, DC 20004

Cocktails have been a major part of DC culture since the very beginning — George Washington even owned the largest distillery in the country! Join us as we explore the history of prohibition and cocktails in DC and learn how alcohol helped shape this country.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Temperance Fountain, 678 Indiana Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA

Your DC cocktail tour will start in Indiana Plaza, the site of the famous Temperance Fountain gifted to DC to show support for Prohibition. From there, we’ll take you to visit three of DC’s best cocktail bars where we’ll sample drinks, meet the people behind the bars, and observe how their craft cocktails are made.

We’ll regale you with tales of DC speakeasies, take you to bars you wouldn’t find on your own, to the penthouse for a breathtaking view of the of the city and everywhere in between.

Along the way, you’ll uncover how cocktails have played a massive part in DC’s history, learn how Prohibition shaped the city, and discover the local distilling movement that's returning. By the time you’re done, you’ll never look at cocktails in quite the same way.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
678 Indiana Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Departure Time
7:30 PM
2h 30m
Return Details
555 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • First cocktail
  • Light snacks
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips and gratuities for the guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dress should be appropriate for a night out. Please avoid wearing shorts, baseball hats, t-shirts, or flip-flop (thong) sandals.
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I grew up in the area and my tour was a group of 3 - all locals. We thought we knew DC, but Thom showed us how much of DC's history we never learned. He was very knowledgeable about the city and prohibition. We hit some swanky bars that none of us had heard of and had some
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Amazing tour with Natalia! She was very knowledgeable, informative, and friendly. It felt like she was one of the girls! Drinks were strong!
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Do yourself a favor and book a tour with Nima right now! Nima shows you a GREAT time, has some quintessential DC facts, and an amazing life story. He knows how to show you a good time. Stop reading this now and go book your tour.
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I was given this tour as a gift and was initially very excited as I've done other walking food and drink tours. With every other similar tour, it included 5 stops, each providing a small plate (or more) and an adult beverage. All for around the same price as this one. And at
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We received a Groupon for this tour as a gift. I believe it normally costs $50 per person? The only things you get for your money is one drink at one bar and a handful of french fries at the last bar. We went to three bars. We got a free drink at the first bar, nothing at the
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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