Signature Sip + Savour – in Bay/Algoma

Duration: 2.5 hours

Location: Bay/Algoma Neighbourhood

Adult Guests

$67

Ages 19+

Non-alcohol + youth

$62

Ages 10+

Groups of 4+

$62

Ages 10+

Slow down + savour 'signature' tastings of local food, drink + stories, connecting you with this historic Tbay neighbourhood

  • Enjoy 4+ 'signature' tastings in various locations in the historic neighbourhood, all popular with the locals
  • Begin in an iconic National Historic Building, home to both a restaurant and important cultural hub for over a century
  • Final stop pairs the tasting with a small sampling of either a 1/2 oz of whiskey (morning tours) or 4 oz wine (afternoon tours)
  • Morning tours end in a hip neighbourhood pub, while afternoon tours will end in a cozy Italian Restaurant - both within a block of starting
  • Learn about inspiring stories of resilience of both the local people and natural world, while tasting the vibrant local food scene
  • Connect with regional and sustainable food artisans + producers, and find out about where to eat, shop, dine and relax like a local!

Umbrellas are available to borrow, as tour run rain or shine!

Be prepared to walk outdoors 1.5 km in all weather (eg - sidewalks with snow + ice)

Stroll the historic neighbourhood, and experience 'signature' tastings and stories of this beloved area.

Finnish Labour Temple

Learn about this century old City landmark and National Historic Site, and, of course, a signature dish served in the restaurant!

Local Food artisans in Bay/Algoma

Enjoy 'signature' tastings of food + drink while we walk the neighbourhood - celebrating local stories that will connect you meaningfully to this neighbourhood.

Madhouse

Morning tours end at this beloved neighbourhood pub, with a tasting of a beer cheese dip and a 1/2-oz of whiskey.

The Nook

Afternoon tours end at this delicious Italian restaurant for a tasting of 4 oz of wine paired with their signature sharing plate.

Your tour guide will greet you upstairs in the 'Seek HQ' - on the 2nd floor of the Finnish Temple, two floors above the 'Hoito' restaurant (take outside staircase and enter the glass door with the 'Seek' logo and the HQ us up on the left)!

Parking is available (for tour guests) in the large parking lot at the corner of Bay/Algoma.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

Are the food and drink tastings included in the price?

Yes, all tastings of food + drink (as described for each tour under ‘What to Expect’) are covered with your ticket purchase.  Additionally, ‘Seek’ provides a minimum of 18% gratuity to all restaurant servers.  If you desire additional drinks or food during any of the stops beyond what the tour offers, there will be opportunities for you to purchase these at your own additional expense.  We do however, recommend that you wait until the end of the tour, so that you don’t fill up too soon and miss out on tastings planned for you!

 

 

Can I shop while on the tour?

We ask that you please wait to shop until after the tour, so that we can stay on schedule and continue with the experiential tour and food tastings in a timely manner.

Please note: some stops (on some of our tours) will include small tastings of locally-crafted drinks, for e.g. 4 oz of local craft beer; at some of these stops, you are welcome to purchase more drinks, at an additional cost.

We recommend that you consider bringing a shopping bag and allow time either before the tour, or, at the end of the tour (after you’ve received some good insider tips), to browse the locally owned stores, food establishments + vendors – to bring some Tbay gifts + goodies away with you!

Stay tuned, as some vendors are planning to provide a ‘Seek’ discount to tour participants!

Still have questions?   Visit our FAQ page to submit your own

"Going on a Seek Tour made me fall in love with my hometown all over again. Sue is an inspired, passionate, and knowledgeable guide who has unearthed the cultural stories, historical significance and wonder of this special place."

REBEKAH S., THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO

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