Optional Tours Add to Your Commodity Classic Experience
TOUR REGISTRATION INFORMATION Tours may be reserved online, by mail or via fax. Use the printable tours registration form above if you would prefer to mail/fax your order. Deadline to pre-register for tours is January 29, 2020. Tours are not included with convention registration.
Out and About Events is the official tour provider for Commodity Classic. We encourage you to register early in case tours fill up. Incomplete order forms cannot be processed (online or otherwise). Registration received on-site at Commodity Classic will be accommodated subject to space availability.
Out and About Events reserves the right to cancel any tour if the required minimum number of participants is not met by January 29. Refunds for any tour cancelled by Out and About Events will be mailed to registrants without penalty. Changes and cancellations must be received in writing by Out and About Events no later than January 29. No refunds will be issued after this date. Confirmation will be sent via e-mail within 3 business days of receipt of tour order.
For question pertaining to tours, please contact Out and About Events at (210) 778-6909 Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Central or email at cctours@outandaboutTX.com. Tours may not be reserved by telephone.
All tours include transportation unless stated otherwise. Tour prices are not inclusive of local 8.25% sales tax.
TOURS AT A GLANCE
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$134.00 Includes lunch
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Day Trip to Magnolia Market / Waco, TX
$88.00 Lunch on your own
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
We’ll depart the Grand Hyatt at 8:00 a.m. to arrive in downtown Waco at 11:30 a.m., where you can visit the Magnolia Market gardens, bakery, silo shop, and get lunch on your own. A free trolley covers some 8 blocks of the downtown Waco footprint. Highlights include the Dr Pepper Museum, Salvage Sisters, and Junque Queens. Pick up to-go food items for our return trip. We’ll leave Waco at 3:00 p.m. for a stop at Harp Design Company as seen on Fixer Upper, filled with furnishings made with re-claimed wood and other custom design elements. We’ll leave at 4:00 p.m. to arrive at the Grand Hyatt at 7:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
TMMTX Campus Rules
– A valid photo ID will be required for each adult scheduled for the tour.
– Cameras are allowed in the Visitor Center, but must be checked in at the registration desk before the plant tour. No cameras or camera phones are allowed in the manufacturing facility.
– Children, 6 years of age or older may take the tour with their parent or adult guardian.
– Long pants (no skirts, no shorts)
– Shirts must have sleeves (short sleeves acceptable: no sleeveless or cap sleeves)
– Closed toe shoes must be worn. (No sandals or open toe shoes).
– Safety glasses and hard hats will be supplied and must be worn at all times during the tour.
Central Market Cooking Class
$99.00 Includes lunch10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
HEB’s expert cooking school staff will focus on creating Southwest Cuisine in a hands-on, small-group format. Sharpen your knife skills, perfect your pairings, and learn cutting-edge culinary techniques!
San Antonio Sampler
$73.00 Includes lunch
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard
$103.00 Includes lunch & wine
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$84.00 Includes lunch
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Our tour will be led by the head distiller and you’ll see the process from start to finish along with the packaging and distribution channels for the products made by the Azar family. Their supreme mixologist will bring the finer points of creating the perfect gin cocktail for your enjoyment. Buffet lunch from Texas Pride Barbeque is included.
Missions & Markets
$50.00 Lunch NOT included
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
A quick driving tour of downtown San Antonio will include the Spanish Governor’s Palace (a national historic landmark) and San Fernando Cathedral, the original church of the Canary Island settlers built in 1731 and one of the oldest churches in continuous use in the country. El Mercado, or Historic Market Square, our next stop, is the largest Mexican-style marketplace outside Mexico. With two distinctive shopping and dining locations, there is something for everyone!
Running Through Town
$22.00 Bottled water provided
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
$70.00 Lunch NOT included
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
You’ll visit The Guenther House, built in 1876, carefully restored, and now a museum, store and restaurant. It’s then on to the “Queen of the Missions,” Mission San Jose. Established in 1720, this is the largest and best restored of all five missions. Tour the Indians' quarters as well as the Spanish soldiers' quarters. Discover the Briscoe Western Art Museum, a collection of art and artifacts that tell the vast and multifaceted story of the American West.
Afternoon in Boerne
$47.00 Lunch NOT included
12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour/Competition
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
It’s so much fun you won’t even realize that by the end you’ll have seen many of San Antonio’s main attractions. A lighthearted awards ceremony will include prizes for the winning team.
Drink Up History Walking Tour
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
In this truly unique boutique pub crawl, join our tour guide Emzy, a passionate Texas history buff and fan of spirits, for a fun and interactive TASTE of San Antonio. Emzy will share history, stories, and a drink with you at three different pubs during this walking tour. One beverage per person at each of the three stops is included. Must be 21 to partake. Identification must be presented.
Sisters Grimm Haunted Walking Tour
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Take a peek inside the Menger Hotel, the “Most Haunted Hotel in Texas,” and just a block away, peer into the Emily Morgan Hotel, one of the city’s first hospitals and where many men and women lost their lives. Explore the San Fernando Cathedral, where people are buried within the walls and visitors claim to see faces mysteriously appear. Uncover the legends behind Bexar County Jail. You’ll be fascinated by the stories shared during this unique walking tour!