Raise a Glass to Freedom
Did you know taverns were some of the first places where the American Revolution was planned?
The appreciation of a good drink with good friends goes back before the birth of our nation, and the pubs of Williamsburg have seen it all. Have trouble deciding which public house to try? You're in luck. Our guides have done all the work for you- we have compiled an entertaining list of Williamsburg's premier watering holes as well as the stories behind the places and people who made America's Birthplace legendary.
"Every drink we tasted was better than the last- I had no idea there were so many cool places to drink in Williamsburg!"
What is the Drink Williamsburg Tour About?
Drink Williamsburg is proud to bring you the best of Williamsburg's breweries, wineries, and more, as well as a selection of significant historical sites along the route. You will sip and sample your way through Williamsburg's unique drinking establishments and enjoy stories about this unique town's landmarks and legends you won't hear anywhere else.
What You Will See On This Tour:
Take a 1.5-hour stroll around the illustrious town of Colonial Williamsburg, where you will be invited to:
- Explore local venues offering delicious food and drinks
- Learn fascinating facts about Williamsburg's spirited history
- Visit historical landmarks and significant sites
- Hear unique tales of legacies, legends, and lore
- And so much more...
Your professional guide will escort you to some of Williamsburg's signature public houses as well as a few other landmark locations, where you can sample the finest beverages in town while hearing stories of local legends and surprising facts about the town that will fascinate you.
Join us on a stroll around Williamsburg's best watering holes and raise a glass to the patriotic men and women who envisioned a new country and plotted revolution over a tankard of ale.
"A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the botte."
Meeting point address: In front of: Amber Ox Public House, 525 Prince George St Suite 102, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near Duke of Gloucester Street. To see options, click below.
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December 1st 2023
"Been on a few tours and this was by far my favorite. Rob was awesome! So detailed and knowledgeable. ... "
November 30th 2023
"Excellent tour! We loved the variety of places and food. Andrew was awesome! We truly enjoyed spendi ... "
November 29th 2023
"We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of Colonial Williamsburg. Vincent was an excellent tour gui ... "
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
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Your ticket includes specified tastings or drinks at the listed establishments.
This tour is a walking tour.