We were on a bus tour with Denure Tours and the actors in the presentation were at various locations in the city. The first pair got on our bus at... read more the hotel and proceeded to set the stage for the Prohibition play. They stayed with the group until we ended the tour at the 'speakeasy' for lunch.
The presentation of the history of Prohibition in the Windsor area was entertaining, historical and presented with a large dose of humour.
A most excellent Tour
12 September 2019
I have always wanted to go on a full Rum Runner tour. My daughter took me for my birthday. Having lived in Windsor most of my life I... read more learned many interesting facts about places I have seen many times without knowing the historical aspects. The actors and actresses were amazing. The tour ended with a magnificent meal and some more stories. I had seen the performance before but the whole tour added so much more to it. I highly recommend it to anyone along with their haunted tour or the French Connection tour which explores the area’s rich French history.
9 July 2022
Learning about the history of prohibition and the rum runners, specifically between Windsor in Canada and Detroit in the United States. We also learned that alcohol during prohibition was moved... read more throughout the United States from an entry point from Windsor and into Detroit.
Afterward a hearty lunch was served Accompanied by Music appropriate to the time and with continuing entertainment that was so funny that it brought tears. Absolutely great actors on the bus representing historical events, perfectly cast for their roles and honestly interpreted. Captivating.
9 July 2022
Our bus tour was lucky enough to be on the Rum Runners Tour and from the time Benny, The Weasel and Yorkie joined our bus, dressed in full 1920's mobster/rum... read more runner clothing, it was fun and laughter for the next few hours. We learned so many interesting facts and heard great stories of the gangs and individual bootleggers. Who knew that Windsor had so much interesting bootleg history? We had an excellent lunch at the Rum Runners "Speakeasy" along with a FABULOUS one woman show. Sorry to say but I can't remember the actor's name as we were completely enthralled by her Flapper character and her interactions with the audience. She was hysterically funny and well worth going to see. Thanks Rum Runners - we had a really good time!
14 September 2019
Our party of 4 had a great time on the tour today. It was information and entertaining. The cast was great. We had so many laughs!
My only feedback would... read more be a better bus/sound system.
The food was delicious. They were very helpful with dietary needs. The final venue was lovely.
11 June 2022
This was one of the most fun events I have ever experienced. The actors were exceptional. The buffet lunch was delicious. We learned more about Prohibition, also.... read more It is something I wouldn’t mind participating in again. We were lucky enough to have a beautiful day, too. You really should do this tour. We went with Great Canadian Tours. Helen P.
1 September 2019
Shame on me!.. having lived in Windsor all my life and not being knowledgeable about the history of Old Walkerville, Sandwich Town and Ford City.. Very informative, entertaining... read more ,professional tour followed by a delicious luncheon and engaging entertainment at the “local SpeakEasy”.
Thank you for an enjoyable day!
16 July 2022
I went on a great Canadian bus tour of Peele island and one of the best parts of the whole trip was the rum runners tour! The actors were fantastic!... read more So interactive, passionate, and convincing. They all told entertaining and realistic stories that captured the soul of the rum runners time. They handed out newspapers set in the decade of prohibition and told fascinating bits of history while we toured historic sites where main events of the prohibition took place. We ate inside of the rock cafe which was staged to look like a vintage speakeasy. The food was incredible and there was live music entertainment and actors pretending to be flappers.
28 August 2022
Our bus tour was lucky enough to be on the Rum Runners Tour and from the time Benny, The Weasel and Yorkie joined our bus, dressed in full 1920's mobster/rum... read more runner clothing, it was fun and laughter for the next few hours. We learned so many interesting facts and heard great
1 September 2019
rum runners tour very interesting, informative and fun. The effort put in by the entertainers was superb They are right into their rolls. My favourite was the fire and brimstone... read more minister in the church in the pulpit and in the right spirit. Totally enjoyed and recommended highly. This is a must for those in the area or visiting.
1 October 2019
We highly recommend this tour! Different actors/characters who board the bus and you meet along the way, portray in an informative and humorous way, what life was like during... read more the prohibition days. Once back at the "speakeasy" hall, we enjoyed a delicious lunch while listening to a band play music from the era. The actors put on a show after lunch that was full of music, LOTS and LOTS of laughs and singing. If you live in the Windsor area or are just visiting, we highly recommend this tour! We are looking forward to doing more tours and may even do this one again! We had so much fun!
26 June 2022
Just got back from a three day tour of Windsor and area,went to the rum runners your this afternoon,what a tour the best I seen for a long time ,you... read more should for this tours as it gives you the history of bootlegging back in the 20 and 30s the speakeasy was one of the best entertainment I have seen for a long time,don't delay go and see this tour
28 September 2022
We did the Rum Runners tour today with some friends. What a great way to spend a day. The cast was great and very entertaining. The lunch was great as... read more well. Wellmworth the price. Well done
21 September 2019
Loved every minute of this tour.
Very informative and entertaining.
Fabulous to learn about how little old Windsor was a bustling community of illegal alcohol smuggling and the interesting characters... read more at the forefront.
After the tour, the lunch provided was delicious and the speak easy entertainment was absolutely hilarious!
5 June 2022
The tour was very inclusive of that time in history. I was interested because my grandmother was a ‘rumrunner’. The places we stopped and the people on the tour dressed... read more in kind. The talks and small skits were well done. Highly recommend when visitors come to Windsor
1 October 2018
I will join the chorus of praise and suggest you put this on your list of must-do things in the Windsor area. I had the opportunity to experience this tour... read more three times recently (for work), and cannot say enough good things about it. From moment one, to the last moment five hours later, you will be delighted, educated, entertained and satisfied in every way possible. The delivery and execution is top-notch, the actors very funny and engaged, and the locations appropriately chosen. Expect to laugh...a lot. I don't want to say too much more and spoil the surprises. Grab a friend, partner, or group and prepare for five hours of outstanding entertainment.
1 September 2019
This was a great tour. You spend 2 hours touring Old Walkerville (where the liqour barons build some beatiful estates) and Old Sandwich town (wher a lot of the liquor... read more was run across the river to the U.S.), then back to the 'Speakeasy' where you are served lunch and entertained by a trio and 1920's era music. All and All a wonderful experience. I hope they get their other tours - 'French Connection' and 'Spirits of Windsor' going again soon, we will be first in line. If not we may go back and take the Rum Runners tour again just for the enterainment.
20 June 2022
This was one of the most fun events I have ever experienced. The actors were exceptional. The buffet lunch was delicious. We learned more about Prohibition, also.... read more It is something I wouldn’t mind participating in again. We were lucky enough to have a beautiful day, too. You really should do this tour. We went with Great Canadian Tours.
28 September 2019
We all had an awesome time. A lot of laughter intertwined with local history. The actors were superb and really drew us into their story. Bertha the flapper was... read more hilarious and had us laughing so hard our faces hurt. Great food for lunch. Overall a fabulously fun and entertaining time.
16 September 2019
We were on a bus tour with Denure Tours and the actors in the presentation were at various locations in the city. The first pair got on our bus at... read more
12 September 2019
I have always wanted to go on a full Rum Runner tour. My daughter took me for my birthday. Having lived in Windsor most of my life I... read more
9 July 2022