The mining and railroad boom brought immigrants to Utah from around the world. With them they brought their well-established drinking habits. Rather than lose money to outsiders by importing beer, the first "buy local" movement was initiated by men with a knack for brewing beer.
On the Thirst Fursday Historic Pub Crawl, Utah Heritage Foundation tells the history of beer in Utah and takes you into three of Utah's most well-known watering holes, with a Thrist Fursday Pub Crawl t-shirt included with your registration!
Cost: $15 UHF Members--find out more about membership options and benefits!; $20 Non-members and general public.
Where: The tour will visit three downtown Salt Lake City establishments. The location to meet will be provided when you register. Each date's tour features the same three establishments.
Advance registration required.
Or call 801 533-0858.
Space is limited to 20 people per tour.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I get when I register for the Historic Pub Crawl?
You receive a guided, walking tour to three downtown Salt Lake City establishments, with a t-shirt. No food or drink is included with your registration. Drink purchases, alcoholic or non-alcoholic, are not required to participate in the crawl.
Where do I show up? What pubs are on the Historic Pub Crawl?
To attend the Historic Pub Crawl, you must register in advance. After registering, you will see (and be emailed) the location of the meet-up/first stop. While we are not revealing the pubs on the tour, they are all in downtown Salt Lake City, within 1-2 blocks of each other.
How do I get there, around, and back?
The Historic Pub Crawl is a walking tour of three establishments, within 1-2 blocks of each other in downtown Salt Lake City. You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the crawl. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you drink responsibly and utilize public transportation via UTA Trax and buses that are convenient to the crawl stops.
Is there an age requirement?
You must be 21 years old or older with a valid ID or Passport to participate in this event. If you are not 21 and you sign up for the tour but are denied entry to any of the establishments, you will not receive a refund.
Can we bring our own alcoholic beverages or carry cocktails from bar to bar?
No outside alcohol is permitted and no alcoholic beverages may leave the establishments.
What if my plans change?
We will not issue refunds for any reason. If your plans change, you may call (801) 533-0858 ext. 107 to request a change of date. However, if no slots are open, you will not be issued a refund. Also, the Pub Crawls are all-weather, rain-or-shine, events; dress appropriate to the weather.