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December 09, 2015

'Yuletide Cheers and Beers' tour takes a trip through Old City

Red Coat soldier leads holiday bar crawl that taps into city's history

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Tippler's Tours Historic Philadelphia/for PhillyVoice

Tippler's Tours combine history and drinking.

On Thursday, Dec. 17, go back in time to the winter of 1777 with the "Yuletide Cheers and Beers" Tippler's TourLed by a Red Coat soldier in full regalia, participants will embark on an interactive tour to learn a piece of Philadelphia’s history. 

In 1777, a British general hoped to seize Philadelphia and rally the Loyalists. Find out what happened during the chaotic time from the Red Coat's unique perspective, while grabbing drinks in four bars along the way.

The tour lasts approximately two hours, and students, seniors and members of the military enjoy a $5 discount.

"Yuletide Cheers and Beers"

Thursday, Dec. 17
5:30 p.m. | $45
Historic Philadelphia Center
Sixth Street and Chestnut Street
(215) 629-5801, ext. 303