Philadelphia is a world-renowned tourist destination. You could spend all summer with us and not see it all. To help you make the most of your visit we're offering a series of fabulous tours. Additionally, with New York City a short distance away, you should also consider coming to the area the weekend before convention for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.
Times listed include travel time to the tour starting point.
A full refund will be issued by check for any tour that does not meet minimum enrollment.
Register Now! Registration for all tours began on June 1, 2018.
To register click on the tour name or click here for a complete list.
Monday, July 1, 2019
Brandywine Bus Tour – 9 AM - 5 PM – $133.00
Enjoy a fantastic countryside tour including the magnificent Longwood Gardens & Brandywine River Museum. Tour includes lunch!
Markets, Mosaics, and Magic Walking Tour – 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM – $45.00
This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. Enjoy Philly’s finest markets & hidden artistic secrets! This tour will include samples of some of Philly’s finest local goodies!
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Lancaster/Amish Country Bus Tour – 9 AM - 5 PM – $144.00
Learn about the history, culture, and philosophy of the Amish and Mennonite people. This tour includes a countryside tour, buggy ride, craft stores and shopping, admission to the Amish Village Museum, and a Smorgasbord or family style lunch.
Street Food For Thought (Food Truck) Walking Tour – 10:30 AM - 2 PM – $50.00
This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. Discover the long tradition of Philadelphia street food and food truck dining. This tour includes snacks at three food trucks. This tour is sure to be an adventure in the true Philadelphian's culinary delights!
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
City Overview Bus Tour – 1 PM - 5 PM – $61.00
Enjoy a whirlwind tour of the city’s best highlights! From a run up the Rocky steps at the art museum to the beautiful Christ Church (small donation requested at this location), it will be a tour to remember. Save room for snacks, because some of Philly’s finest are on the menu as well; Cheesesteaks, Buellers Donuts, Pretzels… ooh, my!
History in HD Walking Tour – 2 PM - 4:30 PM – $30.00
This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. For those looking for something a little more in depth when it comes to the history of our fine city. From the major monoliths that have shaped our city’s past to the alleys and hidden spots that have helped shape our country. Enjoy us for an evening of history and story which includes beer or soda at pub finish point.
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Mural Segway Tour – Noon - 3 PM (including training) – $81.00
This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. One of Philadelphia’s defining features, the city of murals. Enjoy a tour of the city’s large collection of public murals. From the hidden alley’s of the city to the large open spaces covered in these artistic masterpieces enjoy an afternoon of artistic discovery. Note: This is the SEGWAY version of the tour; training, helmet, and pictures of your tour included.
Mural Trolley Tour – 1 PM - 3:30 PM – $31.00
One of Philadelphia’s defining features, the city of murals. Enjoy a tour of the city’s large collection of public murals. From the hidden alley’s of the city to the large open spaces covered in these artistic masterpieces enjoy an afternoon of artistic discovery. Note: This is the TROLLEY version of the tour; pick up and drop off will be at the convention location.
Friday, July 5, 2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019
Italian Market Immersion Walking Tour – 9:30 AM - Noon – $30.00
This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. The Italian Market is one of Philly’s most famous culinary treasures. Enjoy an evening discovering this little-hidden gem in Philadelphia. This tour will include samples of some of Philly’s finest local goodies!
Philly on Tap Pub Walking Tour – 1:30 PM - 4 PM – $50.00
This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. A trip to Philly isn’t the same without experiencing our city’s fantastic local pubs and breweries. Enjoy an afternoon sampling some of our city’s best! This walking tour will include small appetizers and three beers in the price of the tour.
Sunday, July 7, 2019
Fun Badge Tour – 8 AM - 11 AM – $60.00
The locations of the 2019 Fun Badge Tour are as follows... Just kidding silly. Did you honestly think we were gonna give that up! As always this limited event will take you to some of the city’s major landmarks for a morning of guerilla square dancing around the city. Seats will sell out, so reserve your space early.
Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner & Square Dancing Cruise – $115.00
Save $10 by booking with convention registration
Sailing Duration: 2½ hours
Departs Hotel: TBA, Boarding: 5:30 PM
After the close of convention join us for the convention’s premier tour event! Enjoy an amazing, evening cruise aboard The Spirit of Philadelphia setting sail from Penn’s Landing (transport to and from Penn’s Landing provided). Dinner, music, and dancing provided. Join your fellow conventioneers for this wrap-up event that is sure to be one to remember!
Cruise registration includes round-trip transportation from the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel to Penn's Landing.
Register for the Convention & Cruise together for the Red, White, and Blue Special and receive a $10 discount at checkout. Discount available until May 14, 2019, or until the cruise is full.
To prevent accidental duplicate registrations, You can only register for one Cruise and Fun Badge Tour under each username.
Register Now! Registration for all tours began on June 1, 2018.
If you prefer to register by mail click here to download the form.
Tours are listed in date order.
|Event - Click name for more information||Event Date||Individual Price||Available Spaces||Register|
|Brandywine Bus Tour||07-01-2019 9:00 am||$133.00||38|
|Markets, Mosaics, and Magic Walking Tour||07-01-2019 9:30 am||$45.00||56|
|Lancaster/Amish Country Bus Tour||07-02-2019 9:00 am||$144.00||27|
|Street Food For Thought (Food Truck) Walking Tour||07-02-2019 10:30 am||$50.00||57|
|City Overview Bus Tour||07-03-2019 1:00 pm||$61.00||30|
|History in HD Walking Tour||07-03-2019 2:00 pm||$30.00||50|
|Mural Segway Tour||07-04-2019 12:00 pm||$81.00||2|
|Mural Trolley Tour||07-04-2019 1:00 pm||$31.00||29|
|Italian Market Immersion Walking Tour||07-06-2019 9:30 am||$30.00||57|
|Philly on Tap Pub Walking Tour||07-06-2019 1:30 pm||$50.00||60|