Guided tour

Charleston: Speakeasy Sagas Prohibition Pub Crawl

4.4 / 5

32 reviews

Activity provider: Revelry Tours

Charleston: Speakeasy Sagas Prohibition Pub Crawl

Activity provider: Revelry Tours
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From US$ 35 per person

Discover the fascinating history of Charleston during the Prohibition era on a guided tour. Hear interesting and wacky stories as you visit some of the best bars in the city.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about how Prohibition began in Charleston during the 1920s
  • Taste some of the best cocktails in town as you explore Charleston
  • Enjoy a tour that is both historically informative, and a social night out
  • Hear some of the crazy stories of drinking from the Prohibition era
  • Visit some of the best bars and cocktail lounges the city has to offer
Full description

Learn more about Charleston during Prohibition on a lively guided tour. Hop from bar to bar and sip on delicious cocktails as you hear funny and outlandish stories from the 1920s.

Meet your guide in downtown Charleston for a combination history tour and bar crawl. Hear more about the lesser-known characters who made names for themselves in the era of Prohibition. Discover the wild and wacky legends that you may not have heard of before, but you’ll never be able to forget. As you explore the bars and cocktail lounges of the present day, enjoy delicious cocktails to get your night off to a great start. Get an accurate picture of the nightlife of the city in the present day as you explore its most vibrant streets.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Walking tour
  • Drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People under 21 years
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the fountain in Joe Riley Waterfront Park at the corner of Concord and Vendue Range.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Due to local laws, you may not carry your drinks between bars
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 32 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    3/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5

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Great tour that gives you the history of prohibition and my interesting personal stories from our guide Don. You get visit 4 different bars and try 4 different cocktails while Don is explaining all the history and stories. I think it was fun and something different then the usual tours. The only thing I would suggest...is to be in a quieter spot in these bars...very hard to hear what Don was saying with the music and people chatter. The cocktails served were good...I would suggest a rum drink instead of 2 gin drinks.

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June 13, 2022

The speakeasy tour was fantastic. Don was a great guide. He was very knowledgeable about the prohibition era. The tour includes some Charleston history in combination with the prohibition. You will get to walk thru some of downtown and hear entertaining stories while going to the 4 different bars and enjoy a drink at each location. Our group was very much entertained and we all had a good time. I would definitely go again next time in Charleston. This tour was one of our favorite things to do while visiting.

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April 6, 2022

No real information about Charleston and prohibition. Felt like the tour should have been in NY. The bars were just what was nearby not bars that are in Charleston from prohibition. One was an Irish bar from 2020 and another was just a chicken joint.

June 20, 2022

Product ID: 411527