Our host has organised complimentary tours for Routes Americas delegates, offering the chance to explore San Antonio.
Each tour will accommodate a limited number of guests, therefore early booking is highly recommended to secure your place.
This tour will operate at 14:00 and 16:00 on Monday 14 February. Delegates must be aged 21 or above and carry a valid ID.
The year was 1884 and a beer named Alamo was born and thrived until prohibition… fast forward a century later and Alamo Beer has been revitalised not far from downtown San Antonio. Guests will enjoy a tour of the brewery and taste the famous Golden Ale and Amber Lager as well as other seasonal offerings. The knowledgeable and down-to-earth staff at all three locations will create an experience you won’t forget! The next stop will take you through the historic King William neighbourhood through the arts district to the Blue Star Brewery in the Blue Star Arts Complex.
The Blue Star Brewing Company opened in 1996 and is located at the beginning of the Mission Reach, a major bike-friendly and pedestrian thoroughfare to the city’s cultural and historical features that run along the San Antonio River. Finally, guests will complete the tour at Künstler Brewery where you will experience a fusion of German and Texan fare. Künstler is renowned for its flavourful and innovative works of Craft Beer artistry. The tour will provide first class transportation, a certified tour guide, light refreshments and tastings.
The Pearl Entertainment District Tour
This tour will operate at 14:00 and 16:00 on Monday 14 February. Walking shoes are recommended.
Pearl, located north of downtown San Antonio, provides a unique experience as a top culinary and cultural destination. The mixed-use space features retail, dining, picturesque green spaces, paseos riverside amphitheater, and the third campus of The Culinary Institute of America. As a former brewery operating from 1883 to 2001, Pearl reflects a vivid past while embracing the future with LEED-certified complexes mixed with historic architecture.
Guests will experience a walking tour of the Pearl Complex guided by our certified Pearl Historian who will elaborate on the history of the last 120 years of the Pearl Brewery and its rebirth as a community. After the tour, guests will step on to one of the green spaces to witness street art created right in front of them. The tour will provide first class transportation, a certified tour guide and lunch.