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Tippler’s Tour

Experience a taste of Colonial tavern life

Tippler's Tour

The Tippler's Tour invites the over-21 set to sing along to sample a few drinks and snacks as they ramble through Historic Philadelphia with a Colonial guide. Credit: J. Fusco for Historic Philadelphia

Description

The following information is from 2016. Stay tuned for details on 2017.

Dates:
May 26 – December 29, 2016 (select days)

Overview

From May through December, the over-21 set can sing along to 18th-century drinking songs, enjoy stories of the drinking traditions of Colonial times and sample drinks and snacks as they ramble through Historic Philadelphia with a Colonial guide.

Tipplers stop at local watering holes and, along the way, learn important information, such as Benjamin Franklin’s names for a drunk person (“nimptopsical” and “tipsicum grave”).

Tours embark from the Independence Visitor Center at 6th and Market streets.

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