Excelsior Happy Hour Tour

Duration: 3 Hours

Location: Excelsior, MN

Adults 21+ w/alc bevs.


Ages 21 and up

Adult 21+/Mocktails


Ages 21+

Adult 21+/Soft Drinks


Ages 21+

No one under 21 allowed on this tour.

You'll be treated to an evening of enticing cocktails and appetizers on this memorable roving Happy Hour Tour visiting four favorite venues.

  • Visit 4 popular happy hours for enticing small plates and eye-opening libations.
  • Receive VIP treatment at every stop - no waiting for tables.
  • Enjoy the "small group" advantage of getting into some of the "coziest" spots in town and having a more personalized tour.
  • Gain fascinating insights into Excelsior’s rich history and lake culture.
  • Embrace the Happy Hour Tour experience and mingle with other interesting and enjoyable guests.

Photography is absolutely allowed and encouraged. Please feel free to share them on Social Media!

Let us know if anyone is celebrating a birthday. We always love a party!

There is a Metro Transit Bus that runs daily to and from Water Street and George Street.

What to Expect

Your tour guide will greet you at the Excelsior Chamber of Commerce at 312 Water Street.  We will be stopping at four favorite watering holes and will be treated as VIPs with our hosts awaiting our arrival.  Signature cocktails and small appetizer plates will be presented as we hear some background on the bar as well as the food in front of you.  The party continues from one venue to the next as your guide regales you with humorous anecdotes of Excelsior’s history and most colorful characters.

We will be stopping at four of these unique venues on this tour.

318 Cafe

The GM of this cafe is a wine sommelier and selects unique and hard-to-find wines to feature on their menu. Along with a craft beers, they offer some of the freshest bites in town

Olive's Pizza & Wine Bar

Half wine bar, half gourmet pizza joint, Olive's offers wines by the glass not found on most menus. The star of the show is the pizza. Delicate crust with a myriad of toppings.

Red Sauce Rebellion

Modern Italian best describes this bright spot on Water Street. Hand-made pastas, classic entrees with a twist and luscious desserts make this a place to keep on your list.

The Suburban

Burgers, Beer and Bar Food aplenty is the fare o the day at this mother/daughters'-owned craft sports bar features scratch-made food and locally sourced meats.

Haskell's Port of Excelsior

When you're looking for a fun local joint for camaraderie, good food and pitchers of beer, The Port is the place to be. Enjoy the lake breeze while you ease into your weekend.

Wine Republic

The Rebel Room

Where to Meet

There are several free municipal parking lots in Excelsior, in addition to free parking on Water Street. We will meet at 312 Water Street at the Excelsior Chamber of Commerce.

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You would have the choice of a full refund, an exchange for another date, or a gift certificate for that amount.

Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After your purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with parking suggestions.

Gratuities are always appreciated, though not mandatory and not included in your ticket price. If you had a great time our tour guides gratefully accept gratuities. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 18%-20%.

Restaurant staff gratuity is included in your tour ticket price.

We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more).

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow.  You will be comfortably seated inside at all of our tasting locations.  We also provide umbrellas in case of rain.  We advise that you check the weather conditions for your day’s event and dress appropriately.

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