OUR ROUTE

DOWNTOWN DURHAM

DOWNTOWN ROUTE

Trolley Pub operates tours in downtown Durham, and riders can choose 2-3 stops during their tour at breweries, pubs, and restaurants.  Experience the city in the open air, enjoy your favorite beverage and has room to fit all your friends, family and colleagues!

Rent out the whole Trolley Pub or join a mixer tour if you have a smaller group. All tours are two hours long, and you can pack your own cooler with beer and wine (3 beverages per passenger).

Area highlights:

Hip arcade bar serving craft beer & cocktails with vintage games along with pool and shuffleboard.  A perfect Trolley Pub stop for a quick drink and some games!

A hidden gem, Durty Bull is a craft-beer lovers paradise.  Known for their unconventional concoctions such as their Orange Rosemary Sour or their Key Lime Gose.

 The hip new hotel in Downtown Durham in a restored historical building, the rooftop bar is a must stop for Trolley pubbers.  The rooftop bar features a beautiful view of the Bull City architecture, a wide variety of fruity cocktails and craft beers, and poolside dancing.

FAQ

What is the Trolley Pub?
It’s a pedal-powered portable bar on wheels, with a certified Trolley Pub conductor in the captain’s seat. Perfect for pub crawls, birthday celebrations, bachelor/bachelorette parties, company outings, brewery tours, sightseeing, themed nights out- the possibilities are endless! A minimum of 6 pedalers is necessary to power the Trolley Pub.
Where does the Trolley Pub stop and for how long?
Visit the Routes page for details. Just let your driver know where you would like to stop at the start of the tour. Most groups make 2 stops and stay 15-20 minutes at each stop. These stops will vary based on the group on board, rider requests, and the driver’s discretion.
Isn’t it hard to pedal?
It’s not too bad! We have had groups of all 70+ seniors pedal just fine. If they can do it, you can do it!!!
What if it rains?
Trolley Pub operates rain or shine! If its going to rain, we recommend bringing rain jackets and/or ponchos. It’s still a lot of fun- think of it as an adventure. We only cancel tours if there are unsafe conditions.
Where do we board the Trolley Pub?
For Durham we pick you up here:
Can we drink on board?

You may, but you have to follow the rules. No hard alcohol or glass. All alcohol is BYOB. Alcoholic beverages must remain on board at all times. Bring your own ice chest or use ours. You are also free to bring food on board. Use common sense, you can’t drink on the street. Do not get overly intoxicated or you will be kicked off. Do not show up to a Trolley Pub tour intoxicated or you will not be let on board.

How many people can fit on the Trolley Pub?
It varies by location, but Durham trolley can fit up to 14 riders
How do I reschedule/cancel my tour?
It’s easy! Simply respond to your confirmation email with the date change request. Please ensure that you are within the reschedule/cancellation terms outlined in our refund policy.
Is there a minimum age to ride the Trolley Pub?

Yes.  The minimum age on a private tour is 15.  The minimum age on a public mixer tour is 21.

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