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Historic Downtown McKinney Food Tour

Quick Details

  • Tour starts promptly at 10:45 a.m. or 3 p.m.
  • Two alcohol tastings included
  • Restrooms available during the tour
  • All ages and fitness levels welcome
  • All food and drink included with ticket
  • Photography encouraged
  • Easy 1.5-mile walk
  • We follow all Covid guidelines and mandates to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience!
Person Ages 12+

Explore Historic Downtown McKinney Through Its Food!

Discover the tastes and sights of historic downtown McKinney on this guided walking food tour while enjoying tastings at 6 diverse eateries.

  • Indulge in some delicious bites as you stroll the Square.
  • Acquire knowledge about McKinney’s fascinating history and architecture.
  • Enjoy a one-of-a-kind culinary adventure.
  • Support local and family-owned businesses.
  • All tours start with a Hugs Café.

What to Expect

Food Walks of Texas offers visitors as well as natives a unique and tasty way to explore historic downtown McKinney.

This 3-hour walking tour includes tasting stops at 6 diverse locally owned eateries. Enjoy learning about the art, architecture, and historic landmarks from a knowledgeable and enthusiastic local guide. We leisurely cover 1.5 miles strolling around the downtown Square area walking at a very easy pace. Wear comfy shoes, bring your appetite and a camera, and get ready to have a fun-filled day! We serve Texas-sized tastings, so for most guests, you won’t be hungry for a while.

Look for your tour guide – “Tall Paul” – in front of the Old Collin County Prison.

Note: Social distancing and face masks will be required to participate in the tour.

Where to Meet

Your tour guide will greet you in front of the Collin County Museum located at 300 E. Virginia St. There is a parking lot across with its entrance on the NE corner of N. Chestnut St. and Virginia. There are several FREE parking lots around the Square. Be on the lookout for the “Parking Lot” signs posted around the area. Individual street parking is also available, but limited.

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