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Punch of the Past at the Rising Sun Tavern


April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Rising Sun Tavern
1304 Caroline St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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(540) 371-1494


Ever wanted a taste of George Washington’s favorite punch? Join us for Punch of the Past, an evening of tastings and talks on famous 18th century punch recipes.

“The flowing bowl” is synonymous with 18th century tavern life, but did you know punch and Taverns played a significant role in early elections? Taste concoctions from this infamous “flowing bowl” and learn more about the origins of “treating” your fellows. With 18th century hosts, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Admission 21+

Timed tickets are $20 for members and $25 for the general public. For the comfort and enjoyment of our guests, RSVP’s are encouraged by purchasing tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased on Facebook or by going to

Members should call to receive their discount. All ticket sales are non-refundable. If the event is not sold out, tickets will be available at the door for $30. For questions, please call the Rising Sun Tavern at 540-371-1494.