In-person walking tours are back! We have several dates on the calendar now but check back as we add new ones.
We also offer live video tours led by our guides. 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
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.
October 24th at 11 am
Explore the Age of Innocence in this walking tour of the New York addresses that Edith Wharton (and many of her characters) called home. Carl Raymond, the host of The Gilded Gentleman Podcast, gives you a closer look at the life of the beloved writer, and also the gilded, glamorous city she immortalized in her fiction.
Discover the neighborhood that transformed America. On this tour, 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 fun walking 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 to see history up close! Historian and World’s Fair collector Kyle Supley will lead you on a walking 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.
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 reservations for private live and virtual tours; check back in fall 2021 for public tour dates
Deck the halls with Christmas cheer as you take a live or 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.