9 Pub And Brewery Tours In Houston, Texas - Updated 2023

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Houston, Texas lies on Galveston Bay and offers many aspects of a good vacation. Those interested in the space program can visit Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, the site of astronaut flight training, and Space Center Houston, where NASA also trains astronauts. History lovers will enjoy the Historic District of Houston, with its beautiful buildings dating back to the 19th century. Tourists can stay at any of the available townhouses for rent or in an Airbnb vacation rental. There are also several museums and art galleries to visit in the Museum District. Families can head to Houston Zoo with many species of animals, housed in natural environments, and Downtown Aquarium with aquatic displays, touch tanks, and the famous shark tank. The city also offers a variety of entertainment options, including excellent restaurants and pubs. Read on to find out about the top pub and brewery tours in Houston, Texas.

1. Private houston brewery tour by cart (from USD 57.0)

Travel on an electric cart and visit four of downtown Houston’s breweries and hotspots for craft beer. Art lovers will enjoy the vibrant street murals on their way to these breweries in Houston, Texas. Seasonal craft beer and spirits are available for sampling at different prices. Cool down with one of these locally produced drinks after an eventful day of touring the happening city. The tour includes 20 - 25 minutes stops at each location and lasts about 2 hours.

Private Houston Brewery Tour by Cart

Duration: 2 hours

37 reviews

2. Houston ghost and pub-walking tour (from USD 36.0)

Combine tasting excellent craft brews with learning about the supernatural side of Houston. Your guide will take you around the historic district of Houston. Lasting 2.5 hours, the evening talking tour heads to four different bars, set in historic buildings, each of which has a ghostly background story. On this tour, you pay for your own drinks as the guide explains Houston’s history via spine-chilling tales of hauntings from the city’s past. During the tour, visit Nightly Spirits Ghost Tours at 202 Travis Street.

Haunted Houston 2.5-Hour Ghost and Pub Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

153 reviews

3. Brewery tours of Houston, Texas

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time to lay back and relax with some beer in hand?

Posted by HTXTOURS.NET on Saturday, 29 June 2019

HTX Tours offer a range of craft brewery tours in Houston. Each brewery offers its own take on craft beer. The Weekender tour lasts 4-5 hours and takes you around 2 breweries and a food hall. The Enthusiast runs for 4-5 hours and introduces you to 3 breweries, while the Triple Play takes you on a 4-5 hour Minute Maid Park tour including touring a food hall and a brewery. Combine a fun brewery tour with a private event, such as a bachelor or bachelorette party or a company outing.

Brewery Tours of Houston, Texas

Address: 1503 Chartres St, Houston, Texas, USA

Website: HTX Tours

Price: From 85 USD

4. The Houston Wave Brewery Tour

Posted by Houston Wave on Saturday, 3 November 2018

The Houston Wave offers a range of tours around the breweries of Houston and its surrounding areas, as well as tours to various wineries and distilleries. One unique tour is the Get Crafty tour, which happens every third Saturday of the month. The tour takes you to three local craft breweries and also introduces you to a hidden secret, namely the Beer Can House. This house was constructed entirely from beer cans and stands in the middle of a Houston neighborhood. Each tour includes 2-4 beer tastings, a souvenir glass from each pub and a great swag bag to take home with you.

The Houston Wave

Address: 1160 W. 26th St, Houston, Texas, USA

Website: The Houston Wave

Opening hours: 4pm - 7pm (daily) depending on length of tour

Price: From 35 USD

5. Fresh Tap Tours in Houston

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All tastings and snacks are included in the Fresh Tap Tours, which takes you by bus to three different craft beer pubs in Houston. Go on a hunt for the best brewery in Houston with their range of tours such as The Townie, exploring inner-city pubs and breweries, and The Beach Bum, which takes you to Galveston Island to visit the local breweries. The Connoisseur heads to Clear Lake and Galveston for an exclusive pub tour with tasting sessions and rare tappings, while The Forest Ranger heads north to Houston’s breweries, hidden in the forests, with beautiful surroundings and delicious craft beer. Small snacks are provided throughout the tours.

Fresh Tap Tours

Website: Fresh Tap Tours

Price: From 89 - 99 USD

6. Historic Heights Brewery Bike Tour

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This bike tour of Houston beers takes you into the heart of Houston, touring through historic neighborhoods, green spaces and including the Sawyer Yards. The relatively easy ride takes you to Platypus, Holler and Town in City, where you will enjoy beers at each brewery. Bikes, helmets and all beers are included in the tour, which heads over 10 miles (16 km) on relatively flat trails or roads. The tour runs for 3-4 hours. The company also offers the Houston Brew Pass for visiting breweries and a number of other tours.

Historic Heights Brewery Bike Tour

Address: 1902 Washington Ave Parking, Houston, Texas, USA

Website: Houston Brew Pass

Opening hours: Mon - Wed: 3pm - 10pm; Thu: 12pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 11pm; Sun: 12pm - 9pm

Price: 88 USD

7. Tour De Brewery Houston

Posted by Tour de Brewery Houston on Monday, 26 August 2019

Tours start in downtown and pass many of the city’s amazing historic sites and murals on the way. Included in the tour is Saint Arnold’s, which is the oldest craft brewery in the state, as well as 8th Wonder and Sigma. For sport lovers, you will also cycle past many of the sporting stadiums in Houston. The flat and comfortable ride lasts from between 3 to 4 hours. Bicycles and helmets and all beers are provided in the price.

Tour De Brewery Houston

Address: Saint Arnold Brewing Company, 2000 Lyons Ave, Houston, Texas, USA

Website: Tour De Brewery Houston

Opening hours: Mon: 6pm; Wed: 6pm; Thu - Sat: 2pm - 6pm; Sun: 12pm (Closed on Tue)

Price: 69 USD

8. Old Town Houston historic pub tour (from USD 35.0)

This enjoyable three-hour tour takes visitors to unusual and historic pubs in the city, set in shops that have an interesting story. These include a bar set in a jewelry and watch business from the 1920s which also houses the first electric elevator introduced in Texas. Another pub is a tailor’s shop during the day and a bar at night. You will also hear stories of the history and culture of Houston while visiting four bars in the historic district, set in some of the oldest buildings in the city. Meet fellow travelers while enjoying drinks at your own expense.

Houston Old Town Historic Pub Tour with Barringer Bar

Duration: 3 hours

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9. Life is Brewtiful: Brewery tour in Houston, Texas (from USD 96.0)

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This excellent tour with its clever name allows visitors to immerse themselves in the craft brew culture in Houston, comfortably seated in an open-air electric vehicle. All beer tastings and snacks come included in the ticket price, as you head through Midtown and EaDo. The guide will be your designated driver as they guide you through the beer-brewing process, including introducing you to a brewmaster. Even better, the tour is limited to 10 participants.

Life Is Brewtiful: Houston Brewery Tour

Discover the craft beer scene in Houston, Texas

Enjoy a fascinating brewery crawl in Houston and check out all the famous historic sights and attractions along the way. Participate in some of the best brewery and pub tours in Houston, Texas, USA.

Frequently asked questions about pub and brewery tours in Houston, Texas

1. Which brewery tours in Houston last for more than three hours?

The HTX brewery tour of Houston, Houston Wave Brewery Tour, Historic Heights brewery bike tour, and Tour de Brewery Houston are some brewery tours in Houston lasting for three hours or more.

2. Which brewery tours in Houston are ideal for bachelor or group parties?

Fresh Tap Tours in Houston provides free food samples and a bus service that takes you around the city to local pubs. With their range of tours, such as The Townie or The Beach Bum, they are ideal for bachelor and group parties.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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