WHEN: Tours are offered on one Saturday each month.
TIME: Tours start at 11:00am and end around 1:30pm.
DURATION: Approximately 2.5 hours in length.
MEET: At the Columbia Convention Center next to the First Responders Remembrance Memorial - 1101 Lincoln Street.
PARKING: Metered parking, which is free on the weekends, is available on the streets throughout the Vista. Parking is also available in the parking garages located across the street from the Convention Center next to the Hilton Hotel or down past Blue Marlin on the corner of Lincoln and Lady Streets. Parking in the Convention Center parking lot is only available when there is not an event scheduled at the Convention Center.
WEATHER: Tours take place rain or shine.
DRESS: Wear casual and comfortable shoes and clothing.
CAPACITY: 16 people per tour group.
FOOD: Tasting stops are scheduled at Liberty Taproom, Blue Marlin, Mellow Mushroom, World of Beer, and Kaminsky's. (Stops may change without notice.)
EACH TICKET ENTITLES YOU TO THE FOLLOWING:
- A friendly Two Gals & a Fork task master who makes sure you are not late to lunch!
- A knowledgeable Historic Columbia tour guide with loads of cultural & historical anecdotes.
- All food tastings (enough for a meal for most people).
- Loads of fun.
FOOD SUBS: We cannot provide food substitutions.
TIPPING: Our tour guides are volunteers with Historic Columbia and cannot accept tips; however, if you had a wonderful experience, gratuities are accepted and donated to the Historic Columbia Foundation.