St. Paul: Drinking History Walking Tour


Explore the old iconic bars of St. Paul, Minnesota on a guided walking tour with or without pre-paid drinks. Learn about the history of alcohol and crime in the city as you visit popular venues.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    3 hour


  • Highlights
    • Visit 4 of the city’s best bars
    • Learn about local history with your guide
    • Hear stories about famous gangsters
    • Enjoy the charm and character of sleepy St.Paul
    • Choose to add 4 top-shelf drinks during your tour
  • Full description
    Discover the history of St.Paul on a guided walking tour and visit 4 favorite watering holes. city’s history as you do so. One of the best ways to discover a city is through its bars, and you’ll do just that as you walk (or stumble) your way through St. Paul’s story.
    Meet your guide downtown and start your journey through the somewhat sordid history of St.Paul. Hear stories like that of bootlegger “Pig's Eye Parrant”, who served off-duty soldiers from Fort Snelling, imbibing has been a part of this city’s culture.
    Discover the bars of St Paul which are often multi-generational, counting its age not in years but decades. St. Paul has a reputation of being a sleepy city, but what it lacks in hip, cosmopolitan glory it makes up for with “Cheers”-style bars, where everybody knows your...  more
  • Includes
    • Local guide
      Walking tour
      Visit to 4 St. Paul bars
      4 drinks (if option selected)
  • Exclude
    • Additional drinks (available for purchase)