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To maximize your chances of getting the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance. Tickets can only be purchased with a Visa, AMEX, or MasterCard from our website or by calling. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted.
We do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, there is always a good chance that we will add an additional tour or spaces on that day. Please email us to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability. Also, you can call EzTix to see if we can accommodate your group.
The day tour is approximately 1.2 miles from start to finish. Our furtherest walk is about 5 blocks.
The AfterHours Tour is about 7/10 of a mile. All of the tour is in the downtown area.
Parking downtown is free. There is no time limit on parking in the downtown area. There are also 2 large parking areas. One is behind the Municipal Building. The other is behind Jonah’s/Liam’s. Both parking lots are accessible by turning on Crawford Street.
Yes, children are allowed on the day tour. Please remember, this is a 3 hour tour. You know your child better than we do. If you feel your child can behave and be a pleasure to be around, we more than welcome the child. If you think your child can’t make the 3 hours on the tour, please be considerate of others that have also paid to be on the tour.
The AfterHours Tour does not allow children to be a part of the tour. We do go into a bar, which doesn’t allow people under 18. If you are between 18-21, you can participate on the tour, but must buy a non-drinker ticket.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through Downtown Thomasville eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning about the history of our small town.
Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs. The only restriction we can’t not accommodate 100% is gluten-free.
Each stop provides approximately a 4 oz. serving. There are 5 stops on the AfterHours Tour. Non-drinkers tickets can also be purchased. Either a “virgin” version of the drink or a substitute drink will be provided.
Gratuities are greatly appreciated for the guides, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.
Taste of Thomasville tips the restaurants, so tipping at the restaurants is not necessary.
Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at all selected food-tasting locations.
The tours are held rain or shine, . In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We also provide umbrellas in case of sudden weather changes or if you do not have your own umbrella. However, we advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.
If severe weather comes up, (tropical storms, tornadoes, severe cold weather, etc.), I will call an reschedule your tour.
All locations are wheelchair accessible. For guests that areDeaf/ hard of hearing, an interpreter maybe provided.
At this time, we do not offer tours in any other languages except English.
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).
If there are more than 22 for the day tour, please contact me for accommodations. If it is more than 10 for the AfterHours Tour, please contact me for accommodations.
First, bring an appetite! We will be eating wonderful food!
You should bring with you a camera. When it’s really hot out, we recommend an application of sunscreen on exposed parts of the body and a lightweight pair of sunglasses. During the cooler seasons it’s important to wear and an extra layer of clothing and consider bringing gloves and a scarf. Please wear comfortable shoes. If it looks like rain we can provide you with a umbrellas.
We do provide cold water at the beginning of the tour. The water bottle will be refilled at each of the restaurants.