Old Port Valentine's Holiday Historic Walking Tour
LOVE is in the refreshing and salty Old Port air! Explore the Old Port’s rich history and places of interest from 1632 in this 2 1/2 hour exciting walking tour and historical adventure... come see why people from all over the world fall in love with Portland's breathtaking Old Port!
Every year, since the 1970's, the "Valentine's Day Bandit" pins up 8x10 hearts all over the Old Port on the eve of Valentine's Day. Where will the bandit strike again? It's always exciting to see where the bandit strikes! This tour has over 50 historic stops including historical landmarks, architecture, and monuments. We will also discuss famous/legendary people of the area, prohibition and how it all started in the Old Port, some of the hottest restaurants and craft beer bars, the best places for craft beer tastings, waterfront history, the Old Port's biggest fires, Underground Railroad, shopping, real estate history, night life, and much more! At the end of the tour, expect a Valentine treat provided by Leigh Rush Olson, your Tour Guide and founder of Old Port Historic Tours.
Where to meet: Monument Square - located directly across the street from the Portland Public Library on Congress Street.