Independence Pub Crawl of the Freedom Trail Boston, MA

Boston Crawling6 Faneuil Hall SquareBoston, MA 02109
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Join this fun and unique Boston bar crawl pub tour for an adventure along Boston’s famous Freedom Trail. Uncover untold stories of colonial and revolutionary times while laughing with global travelers. Sip drinks in iconic pubs guided by a local expert. Choose from Happy Hour with four draft beers or Dry Run for personalized drinks.

up to 2.2 hrs 2 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Boston Travel Experts
  • Please bring a photo ID or passport.
  • Visit four historic taverns.
  • Enjoy local Boston beers you can’t find anywhere else.
  • Let our expert guides entertain you with tales of Boston’s secret history while you crawl from bar to bar along the historic Freedom Trail.
  • Please arrive five minutes before your scheduled crawl.


from Independence Pub Crawl
History with a buzz! On this fun and unique Boston pub crawl, you'll enjoy drinks in iconic pubs and taverns along the famous Freedom Trail with an expert local guide. Uncover the stories they left out of 8th-grade social studies class while laughing with fellow travelers from around the globe.

During this 2-hour and 15-minute pub crawl, you’ll learn the unknown tales of Boston’s colonial and revolutionary history. Discover how beer played a major role in the founding of nation - from the landing on Plymouth Rock to the Boston Massacre.

The Independence Pub Crawl offers two ticket options. Choose the Happy Hour option to enjoy four draft beers of your choice, one at each pub. Go with the Dry Run ticket if you want to buy your drinks as you go.

So pull up a stool, grab a pint, and experience the Best Pub Crawl in Boston! Cheers!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Independence Pub Crawl

Where does the Boston Independence Pub Crawl start?

The pub crawl will meet at the Samuel Adams Statue in front of Faneuil Hall at 6 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, MA 02109. The Sam Adams Statue is located on the Congress Street side of Faneuil Hall. Your guide will be in front of the statue holding a Boston Crawling sign featuring their crawling baby logo.

Where is the closest parking?

The nearest parking garage is the Dock Square Parking Garage attached to the Hard Rock Café located at 20 Clinton St. Boston M.A 02109.

How long is this Boston pub crawl?

The pub crawls last approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.

When should I arrive for the crawl?

Please arrive five to 10 minutes before the start of your crawl to check in. Your guide will have a waiver for you to fill out while they check your ID or passport.

What should I bring?

Please bring a valid photo ID showing that you are 21+ years of age. If you are an international guest, please bring your passport as it is required by some bars.

What should I wear?

Dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Yes. The distance between the bars is not far, and all bars on the tour are wheelchair accessible.

How far will I be walking?

The Independence Pub Crawl takes place in Boston’s famous Faneuil Hall District. The walking distance is limited to just a few blocks.

What bars do we go to?

The pub crawl route varies. However, all the bars are on the Freedom Trail and within two blocks of each other.

Do you have to be 21+ Years Old to go on the pub crawl?

Yes. All Pub Crawlers must be 21 or older and present a valid ID before the tour. Valid ID includes ONLY passports, US driver's licenses, and US military IDs. Unfortunately, foreign driver's licenses are not accepted in Massachusetts. All Pub Crawlers must also sign a waiver of liability before the start of the Pub Crawl. ​

Can I bring someone who is under 21?

No. All crawlers must be at least 21 years old or older and present a valid ID prior to the tour.

What if it rains?

The pub crawl operates rain, shine, or snow. The bars are located close to each other, and they will keep you as dry as possible.

Is food included on the pub crawl?

No. Due to time constraints, food cannot be ordered on the crawl. However, the crawl starts right next to Quincy Market, which has a lot of great food options if you’re looking for a quick bite before the crawl.