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Philly Oktoberfest Halloween and Haunted Tavern Tour

Philadelphia, United States

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Explore three bars in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood on this guided Oktoberfest Halloween and Haunted Tavern Tour. Sample beverages from marzen lagers to moonshine, and enjoy Halloween and Oktoberfest treats. Hear ghost stories and play trivia and drinking games while traveling through some of the city’s most haunted spots.
  • Walking tavern tour in Old City Philadelphia
  • Learn little-known facts about the Halloween season
  • Featuring ghost stories, trivia and drinking games with prizes
  • Beverages and snacks are included
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Witch-Trial Sites, Burial Grounds and Haunted History
Graves of Benjamin Franklin and Betsy Ross
Oktoberfest Beer OR Seasonal Welcome Drink, and Snack
History Teacher Tour Guide
Hot food and additional drinks

Departure Point

Grim Philly Twilight Tours, 523 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Return Details

City Tavern Restaurant, 138 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
This walking tavern tour begins outside the front doors of the Independence Visitor Center at the corner of 6th and Market Streets in Philadelphia. Arrive early to check in, then enjoy this guided social drinking and feasting evening out. It’s both entertaining and educational.

Explore Philly’s Old Town with stories of ghosts, witches, ghouls, and pagan traditions.

See where America’s founding fathers shared a beverage. Also, experience psychic and tarot card readings by Laurie Hull (McCabe) and visit three taverns. Each stop along the way includes a choice of two alcoholic beverages plus Oktoberfest and Halloween candy giveaways. Hot food samples and additional brews are available for an additional cost.
Stop At:  
Benjamin Franklin's Grave
Kites, Keys, and The Constitution are discussed on most tours that cover Benjamin Franklin. They will not be discussed here. We discuss instead the most interesting and less told facets of this complex and interesting Founding Father. Franklin's brewing activities, advise on woman, connections to grave robbery, and other surprising but true complexities of this intriguing personality will be explored.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Betsy Ross House
The Grave site and home of Betsy Ross will be visited. Ghost stories will be told.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
National Constitution Center
When ground was broke for construction of the National Constitution Center numerous bodies were discovered and re-interred to other burial plots across the city. We discuss here Native American ritual, burial practices, lore, and haunted history of the area.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Quaker Meeting House
The witch trial that happened here will be discussed. Ghost stories will be told. The thousands of bodies buried under the grounds here and house itself will be discussed.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
City Tavern Restaurant
Numerous haunted taverns, German taverns, and other taverns chosen for their cultural significance in Old City Philadelphia are on our possible list to visit. The City Tavern is one of the haunted taverns on that list that was frequented by numerous presidents and Founding Fathers of the USA in 1776 including future presidents Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe. Alexander Hamilton, Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, and others ate and drank here often.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Independence Hall
The center of early American democracy; where the Constitution of the United States was signed.
Pass By:  
The President's House
Home lived in by George Washington and John Adams during their presidencies in Philadelphia.
Stop At:  
Christ Church
The burial grounds behind The Church will be discussed. The accidental burying alive of people mistakenly will be covered.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Christ Church Burial Ground
We visit the burial grounds were 5 Founding Father's of the United States are buried including Benjamin Franklin to discuss grave robbery, ghosts, and Revolutionary Era tales of yellow fever and more.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Grim Philly Twilight Tours

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  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during Philly Oktoberfest Halloween and Haunted Tavern Tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers.

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Agreat fun time in Old Town
Robert O
, Oct 2019
The tour was very interesting and informational. Lance did a wonderful job. The tour really started rolling once we entered the pub crawl phase!! I highly recommend the tour!
tour guide was 25 minutes late had...
Katherine H
, Oct 2015
tour guide was 25 minutes late had not been advised he had this tour to lead. First bar was smoky. Austin, the guide, was very well-spoken and knowledgable. Made me want to do a tour of the old section of town in general.
Awesome Tour Guide. Just wish there...
, Oct 2015
Awesome Tour Guide. Just wish there was a little more info on our trip on scary things! Snacks were poor at bars candy corn and popcorn. However still had a great time.

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