Ye Olde Tavern Tours are a unique way to spend an afternoon in Boston. Whether you're visiting Boston for the first time, have lived here for years and want to learn more about the city, or consider yourself a tavern connoisseur, you'll enjoy your time walking and drinking your way through Boston. Huzzah!
Details about Ye Olde Tavern Tours, Fenway
Ye Olde Tavern Tours was conceived by a historian with a PhD in American history. She worked for the Boston Red Sox for 10 years, including time as a historical consultant. She is a Red Sox season ticket holder and loves drinking beer. Read more about Brooke, the company's founder, on the About page.
Our guides are what makes Ye Olde Tavern Tours so special and fun. All of tour guides have strong backgrounds in history (at least a Bachelor's in History and most have studied at the PhD level), so you're sure to have the most knowledgeable guides in Boston. Read more about the guides on our About page. That's us to the right!
What You'll See, Learn, and Drink
We will walk through Kenmore Square, around Fenway Park, and stop to drink in three historic taverns. Your beers are included in the ticket price.
You'll learn about the history of baseball in Boston, the storied past of Fenway Park, and hear about some of Boston's most interesting and colorful ballplayers.
You'll be offered a variety craft beers from New England breweries. Our guides have done a lot of research on which are the best beers to offer (wink).
Note: We do not go into Fenway Park on our tour.
Ye Olde Tavern Tours, Fenway is a guided walking tour that lasts between two and two and a half hours. We'll walk for about a mile while on the tour.
Tours run on Fridays when there is a Red Sox home game.
Tickets include a beer at each of the three taverns where we stop. All tickets need to be purchased in advance. Book your tickets here.
We limit each tour's capacity to a small group of people, making it easier to interact with one another and the city. Ye Olde Tavern Tours, Fenway is limited to 15 people per tour.
All participants must be 21 years of age and sign a liability waiver before they attend.
Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour start time.
Meet your tour guide on David Ortiz Drive next to the red number 27, pictured to the right. David Ortiz Drive is steps from Fenway Park and the nearest cross street is Brookline Avenue.
The closest subway stops to our meeting location are on the Green Line: Kenmore and Fenway are equally close. For more information about the subway, please visit www.mbta.com. There are also several parking lots located around Fenway Park.