DC Pub Crawl & History Tour Washington, DC

DC Crawling16th Street NorthwestWashington, DC 20001
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Total Price: $97.17 (USD)


Get a taste of DC's history while enjoying a drink in the Washington DC pub crawl—a walking tour with an expert guide to share with you the unknown tales of the capital's past over local beers. Learn how beer changed the fate of DC, from George Washington's adventures in the distillery to the era of Prohibition and even parties at the White House.

up to 2.2 hrs 2 or more people

Good To Know

  • Meets at the Lafayette Square at the Andrew Jackson Statue—Pennsylvania Ave. NW and 16th St. NW, Washington, DC.
  • Exciting history walking tour and pub crawl for 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Must be 21 years old and above to join the fun!
  • Kindly bring a picture ID with your age for proof and a passport for international guests.
  • It is best to arrive at least 30 minutes before the tour starts, or contact the guide directly if you’re running late.
  • Gluten-free drink options available.
  • Wheelchair-accessible pub crawl available.


from DC Insider's Pub Crawl & History Tour
DC Crawling Insider's Pub Crawl mixes hidden history, craft beer, and good times into a fun and unique way to see our nation's capital. Drink local beers in iconic DC bars while your expert local guide shares the unknown stories of DC's past and present. Learn the history they left out in your social studies class, including the founding of the city, George Washington's exploits as a master brewer, the dark days of Prohibition, and so much more on the DC Insider's Pub Crawl and History Tour.

The tour offers two ticket options:
  1. Happy Hour tickets include the tour and four (4) draft beers, ciders, or seltzers.
  2. Dry Run tickets do not include pre-paid drinks. You can buy drinks directly from the bars as you go.

Meeting Spot: Lafayette Square at the Andrew Jackson Statue (Pennsylvania Ave. NW and 16th St. NW, Washington, DC.
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Frequently Asked Questions about DC Insider's Pub Crawl & History Tour

Where does the pub crawl start?

The pub crawl starts at the meeting spot in Lafayette Square at the Andrew Jackson Statue on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest and 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001. You’ll see your guide with a D.C. Crawling sign in front of the statue of Andrew Jackson riding a horse atop a pedestal.

Where does the pub crawl end?

The exact ending location of the pub crawl may vary, but it all ends within three (3) blocks of Lafayette Square (the meeting spot).

How long are the pub crawls?

This DC bar crawl is approximately two (2) hours and 15 minutes.

Can someone under 21 years old join the pub crawl?

No, all guests must be 21 or older and have a valid ID as proof.

Do I need to bring an ID?

Yes, please bring a valid photo ID showing that you are 21 or older and your passport if you are an international guest, as it is required by some bars.

Are drinks included on the pub crawl, and are there gluten-free options?

The Happy Hour tickets include your choice of draft beer or cider at each bar—three (3) out of four (4) bars serve cider or seltzer. The Dry Run tickets, on the other hand, include only the tour and doesn’t include prepaid drinks. This option is better for those who prefer wine or liquor directly from the bars and more gluten-free options.

Is food included on the pub crawl?

No, due to time constraints, ordering food while on the pub crawl is impossible. You can instead order food at the last bar of the pub crawl. It has a full menu and plenty of room for anyone to dine.

Is the pub crawl wheelchair-accessible?

Yes, the pub crawl is wheelchair-accessible. Please make a note of any special requests in the comment section at time of booking.