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Independence After Hours
August 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - August 9, 2016 @ 12:00 am
An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 15, 2016
If you are looking for an exclusive, unforgettable experience during your visit, purchase tickets to Independence After Hours before they sell out! The only tour of its kind, Independence After Hours takes you on a realistic journey back to 1776. After an 18th-century-inspired dinner at historic City Tavern, and a visit by Thomas Jefferson, the group sneaks into Independence Hall where they eavesdrop on Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin discussing the Declaration of Independence.
Pre Fixe Menu at the historic City Tavern
- Country Salad
Julienned carrots, cucumber, tomato, field greens, raspberry shrub, and extra virgin olive oil
Choice of Entrée
- Colonial Turkey Pot Pie
Tender chunks of turkey, mushrooms, early peas, red potatoes, sherry cream sauce, and flaky pastry crust baked in a pewter casserole
- Beef Pie
Twice cooked beef, simmered with mushrooms and herbs, rich red wine sauce, baked in puff pastry
- Paillard of Salmon
Citrus marinated, pan-seared, sauce Béarnaise, mashed potatoes & vegetable of the season
- Special Children’s Option: Cornmeal Crusted Chicken Tenders
Served with honey mustard & pommes frites
A freshly prepared dessert is crated daily in City Tavern’s on-premise bakery by their Pastry Chef.
- Colonial Raspberry Shrub
- Full bar available (not included in ticket price)