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Toronto Prohibition and Spirits Tour

Explore Toronto’s Distillery District and learn how the world’s largest distillery rose to power during Prohibition. A unique and tasty Toronto must-do tour for history and spirits fans.
Where:Toronto, Ontario
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 19 years
Price for:1 Participant
A Toronto walking tour that delves into North America’s wild prohibition past.

Discover Toronto's colorful past as you walk through the 14 acres of cobblestone streets and 19th-century architecture of the Distillery Historic District. Your entertaining and guide will regale you with tales of rumrunners, gun-toting preachers, and boozy veterinarians in what was truly the last wild-west era of North America.

You’ll learn about shifty gangsters, epic gun battles, the rise of infamous booze magnate Harry Hatch, and how the Gooderham and Worts distillery supplied millions of gallons of booze to both countries.

This tour concludes with a beginner level spirits tasting.

While some Toronto whisky and spirits tours focus on advanced tastings, this tour is built for everyone to enjoy!

Tour highlights: 

  • Discover the impressive Distillery Historic District with a professional guide.
  • Learn the intoxicating history of one of Canada’s hottest tourist attractions and how Prohibition still impacts North America today.

What's included: 

  • A knowledgeable, experienced tour guide
  • Spirit tastings

Duration:  1 hour and 30 minutes

When:  Tours are available year-round Saturdays and Sundays 1:30pm*
*subject to availability.

 Need to know:

  • 2 participant minimum per tour required.
  • Maximum of 10 participants per tour.
  • Participants must be 19 or older with valid ID to join the tasting.
  • The tour can follow a fully accessible route available upon request when you reserve your tour time with the tour provider.

The Distillery District Tour by Segway takes place in Toronto, Ontario.  VIEW MAP

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