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Satisfy your sweet tooth with the Rockridge Ice Cream Tour! This one-hour guided walking tour takes kids of all ages through Oakland’s Rockridge area to explore a variety of ice cream desserts—along with a little history as to how we came to enjoy them.

Our Rockridge Ice Cream Tour is just one hour, providing the perfect break for a warm summer afternoon. Great for kids, families, food tour-newbies, or anyone looking to explore the Rockridge area one spoonful at a time. It’s a truly “sweet” experience!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit three tasting locations with sweet tastings, samples, and demonstrations.
  • Discover the stories behind the variety of sweet and creamy desserts found right here in Rockridge.
  • Enjoy an Exclusive Tasting Guide with map and discounted offerings from our tasting locations.


TOUR INFORMATION

  • DEPARTURE TIMES: Saturdays and Sundays at 3 pm through October 30.
  • COST PER PERSON: Adults: $20; Kids 12 and younger: $15
  • SALES DEADLINE: Tickets must be purchased up to 2 hours prior to the tour
  • DURATION & DISTANCE: 1 hour covering 0.5 miles
  • WHO: Everyone! (kids especially!)
  • CAPACITY: up to 10 guests per tour
  • WHAT TO WEAR/BRING: Comfortable clothing and walking shoes; bottle of water
  • WEATHER CONDITIONS: Light Rain or Shine (tours may be cancelled up to 24 hours in advance due to heavy rain)
  • MEETING POINT: Dreyer’s Ice Cream Parlor & Cafe – 5925 College Avenue, Oakland, CA

TASTING SELECTIONS*

Be one of the first to take a bite into the delicious ice cream sandwiches of Rockridge’s newest sweet spot.

Discover the European flavors of gelato at this very scrumdiddlyumptious regional candy shoppe.

Visit the birthplace of America’s first blockbuster ice cream flavor at the only ice cream parlor for the world’s largest ice cream company.

*Tasting selections subject to change without notice

NEED MORE INFO?

Go to our FAQ page to learn more about our tours, dietary accommodations  and information you need to plan your Local Food Adventure.

READY TO BUY TICKETS?

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling (510) 604-6546 by 9 am of the day of the tour. Let the Rockridge Food Tour help you discover your local yummy!

Private Group Food Tours

Can’t find a public tour date that works for your schedule, inquire about booking a Private Group Tour!

 
 

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Discover your local yummy by booking your Local Food Adventure today!

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