In-person walking tours are back! We have several dates on the calendar now but check back as we add new ones for the summer.
We also offer several live video tours led by our guides — see below for our lineup. We’ll send you a Zoom link after you sign up. Join us for a virtual experience through New York City history!
Walking Tours & Live Virtual Tours
Discover the neighborhood that transformed America. Through vintage photos, rare film footage, and commentary you’ll learn how immigrants lived, worked and worshipped. You’ll hear tales of the neighborhood’s colorful denizens and discover how its cultures and conflicts shaped our modern nation.
Discover the story of the East Village since the 1950s, focusing on the many subcultures that took root and flourished here, and on the nightlife that continues to draw people to this day!
Long the center of cultural evolutions and political activism, gay bars in New York are critical locations to understand queer history in America. Hop through stories of community, protest, artistic achievement, and plain old intrigue on this live online tour.
Join musical historian, singer (NYCGMC), and official NYC tour guide, Kyle Supley as he takes you through the West Village locations where some of the greatest singer-songwriters of the rock and roll era lived and were inspired to create their most famous hits.
Tour the site of the New York World’s Fairs of 1939/40 & 1964/65 from your computer! Historian and World’s Fair collector Kyle Supley will lead you on a live video tour, in which you’ll hear about the planning and construction of the Fairs, while seeing the sites of the most famous exhibits.
Join us on a virtual walking” tour of Ladies’ Mile, 19th-century New York’s most famous shopping district, where splendid commercial palaces plied their wares to the city’s elite. Some of the greatest architects and artists of the time created lavish showrooms to entice and delight both shoppers and passers-by.
Explore the Age of Innocence in this Gilded Age virtual tour of the New York address that Edith Wharton (and many of her characters) called home. Get a closer look at the life of the beloved writer, and also the gilded, glamorous city she immortalized in her fiction.
Join this unique virtual tour of the once elegant Bond Street NOHO neighborhood. You’ll learn how the neighborhood from the Bowery to Washington Square evolved into an enclave of the very rich and often very famous, as well as the fringes of New York’s 19th-century underbelly.
Christmas in Old New York Tour – Now accepting private tour requests; check back in fall 2021 for new public tour dates
Deck the halls with Christmas cheer as you take a virtual stroll through New York’s most iconic holiday landmarks. Your guide Jeff unveils the history of how the Big Apple became the center of all things Christmas from Macy’s to Rockefeller Center.
In-Person Walking Tours
Bowery Boys Walks has re-launched walking tours on the streets of New York City.
COVID 19 Update: Bowery Boys Walks will be adhering to the Guides Association of New York City Health and Safety Guidelines for all in-person walking tours. Guests and tour guides are required to wear masks and follow socially-distancing guidelines. We are also limiting tours to 10 people. Click for more details.
Check back in 2021 for potential new dates
Take an unforgettable stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge with, Kriss Roebling, a real-life descendant of the Roeblings, the family intimately involved with the bridge’s history. This very special tour includes personal artifacts and insider stories from the family archive. The experience ends at a neighborhood cafe in Brooklyn.