East Village Craft Cocktail Tour

Duration: 3 hours

Location: East Village Arts Districts



Must be at least 21 y/o

Must be at least 21 years of age to participate. All sales are final. Tours occur rain or shine.

Sip your way through Downtown Long Beach's favorite watering holes, while learning about the city's growing craft cocktail movement.

  • Drink at 4 stops in Downtown Long Beach's East Village Arts District over 3 hours.
  • Visit the filming location of 6-time Oscar Award winner, "La La Land."
  • Nosh on curated small bites throughout the tour.
  • Learn trivia about your favorite spirits!
  • No lines. No cash. Just fun.

All drinks included.

Tours take place in rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking.

Small bar bites included with the option of a discounted dinner after the tour.

All guests must be 21+ years old, with valid I.D.

What to Expect

We’ll meet you inside our first tasting location, 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the tour. You’ll find the tour guide in the Beach City teardrop logo. Once everyone has checked in, we’ll begin by presenting you with your signature Beach City Food Guide, with a comprehensive map of all the locations you’ll be visiting, exclusive coupons and city recommendations.

Over the next 3 hours, we’ll visit 4 of our partner locations where you’ll experience the best craft cocktails and bar bites in Downtown Long Beach’s East Village Arts District. All of our tasting partners have been paid in advance. Along the flat, 0.25-mile route, we’ll stop at famous filming locations throughout the downtown core. Visit the film site La La Land’s famous jazz club, Seb’s. Learn about the origin of the the Old Fashioned, the difference between cider & mead, and tequila & mezcal.

Come thirsty, ready to have fun…and let us do the rest!

Drink where the locals drink.

James Republic

Namesake restaurant of creator, Dean James Max. James Republic focuses on local, seasonal and organic produce with an ever changing menu based on farm-to-table ingredients.

The Blind Donkey

Famed final filming location of the Academy Award winning musical, "La La Land." Whiskey-centric craft cocktails.

Great Society: Cider and Mead

Great Society has largest selection of craft cider and meads in all of Southern California. Featuring 20 draughts from nearly every corner of the world.

Padre & Mezcalero

Chef-driven gastropub offering a unique selection of Latin cocktails and cuisine. Visit their sister bar, Mezcalero, upstairs for a place "tequila" few hours.

Where to Meet

Meet inside James Republic at the Courtyard by Marriott on E First St and Linden Ave. Look for your guide in Beach City teardrop logo! Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour.


3 hours of free, validated, parking at the Courtyard by Marriott:
500 E First St, Long Beach, CA 90802


Metered Street Parking


Various parking lots & structures in the Downtown Long Beach Area

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