Brewers, Taverns, Saloons & Hotels: Drinking in Berlin's History
Back in Spring/Summer 2023!
Or private group request
Price: $25/person (+ booking fee $1.50)
Duration: 60 – 70 minutes
Meeting Location: The Museum, 10 King Street West
Distance Covered: 1.5 km
Led by: Todd Bowman
Accessibility: Route follows paved surfaces on city sidewaalks. Accessible for scooters & wheelchairs. Route is adapted around construction.
A walk through downtown Kitchener reveals the locations and names behind the city’s earliest breweries and establishments where people gathered to socialize over a drink.
Discover the stories of the prohibition era, the brewery that made Canada’s first lager and accusations of tax evasion against local brewers that threatened the whole industry!
**Can be extended to include smoking and cigar shops/makers on a 90 minute walking tour.
Drinking in Berlin Walking Tour Details
- Tickets must be purchased in advance
- Maximum 20 people per walk
- This walk begins at THEMUSEUM on King Street West. It ends a short distance west in front of Bobby O’Brien’s.
- We walk rain or shine or snow so dress for the weather! If it looks like rain, bring an umbrella. If it’s cold, wear a few extra layers.
- Wear comfortable walking shoes (i.e. no flip flops!)
- Arrive 5-10 minutes in advance to check in. If you arrive exactly when the walk starts, you’re already late!
- Our walking tours are face mask friendly – even though our walking tours are entirely outdoors, some guests may feel most comfortable wearing a mask – and we respect that!
Want to customize your Stroll with us?
We’d be happy to work with you to create the best experience possible.