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Louisville Food and History Walking Tour of NuLu

Explore Louisville's chic NuLu and historic Butchertown districts on a delicious, guided walking food tour that showcases the tales of Louisville and Kentucky through the lens of food.
Where:Louisville, Kentucky
Price for:1 Participant
Availability:COMING SOON
Taste unique culinary creations while exploring Louisville’s trendy NuLu and historic Butchertown.

As your entertaining and knowledgeable guide leads you to 6 delicious stops through urban NuLu and historic Butchertown, you’ll taste Kentucky and Appalachian classics and learn the history of Louisville. You’ll get to enjoy classics like bourbon balls and fried chicken, taste a curious confection inspired by a Victorian-era actress, visit a historic home once occupied by Thomas Edison, trace the history of German immigrants in Louisville, and more.

This immersive walking food tour isn’t just a feast for your taste buds; it’s a narrative that unveils the rich history of Kentucky and Louisville through its diverse and delectable cuisine. With six delectable stops, this culinary adventure promises a feast for your senses, celebrating the spirits and flavors Bourbon City. Come hungry and ready to toast to Louisville's culinary legacy!

The NuLu District: Louisville’s trendiest neighborhoods. Historic brick buildings painted with vibrant murals line the streets, eclectic shops feature locally made goods, art galleries, and hip local restaurants and bars pour craft beer and bourbon.

Butchertown: One of Louisville’s oldest neighborhoods, this was the city’s original meatpacking district with butcher shops dominating the area in the 1800s. Today, Butchertown is in the middle of a renaissance and experiencing an influx of tasty restaurants, the city’s only brandy distillery, chic boutiques, and a state-of-the-art soccer stadium.

What's included:

  • 6 stops for food, sampling 8 delicious items.
  • 4 small alcoholic drinks.
  • Audio headset to hear your guide.
  • Small group walking tour with a local guide.

When:  Available year-round Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 1:00pm /  1:30pm*
*Subject to availability

Duration: 3-hours   1.5 miles of walking, no hills or stairs

Need to know:

  • This tour is open to all ages. Children are welcome to join this tour. That said, there is a lot of walking, standing and listening, and the menu includes some food that contains alcohol.
  • Please advise of any dietary restriction or food allergy when reserving your tour day/time with the tour provider.
  • Vegetarians and nut allergies can be accommodated. For gluten-free and other food allergies, the tour provider will do their best to accommodate but cannot guarantee. Those who don't drink alcohol can be accommodated.
  • The tour ends about a block away from where it begins.
  • This personalized, small-group tour will have a maximum of 12 participants,
  • This tour is wheelchair friendly.
  • This experience runs rain or shine. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • Restaurant tax and gratuities are included. Tour guide gratuities are graciously accepted at your discretion.

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