Village Pride Walking Tour

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  • 2 Hours
  • Max Guests: 20
  • All Year Round

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Join us on our Village Pride Walking Tour! On this tour around Greenwich Village, we will visit historic sites where revolutions began, riots were sparked, and history was made.

We will see common threads within the LGBTQ+ generations who have lived life in New York City, sharing their stories throughout the tour. You’ll also learn more about individual stories of Queer activists and the major political and social movements that have shaped the LGBTQ+ community over time.

Sites include the historic Stonewall Inn, the Gay Liberation Monument, the NYC AIDS Memorial, the LGBT Community Center, and more.

Price Includes

  • A walk through the historic Greenwich Village district
  • Photo opportunities at the Stonewall Inn
  • A visit to an original Keith Haring mural
  • A friendly, engaging, local LGBTQ+ guide

Price Excludes

  • Transportation
  • Gratuities
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FAQ

Where will the tour start?

We will meet at McCarthy Square in Greenwich Village, across from Morandi Restaurant, located at 211 Waverly Place. You know you’re in the right spot when you see all the birdhouses!

Where will the tour end?

We will end at the LGBT Community Center at 208 W 13th Street. Inside the Center is a coffee shop and an LGBTQ+ book store, so make sure you leave some time to browse!

How do I get to the tour?

We’ve got you covered! Getting to the tour couldn’t be easier. 

Bus Service:

  • M20 at 7 Av S/Waverly Pl
  • M8 at W 10 St/Waverly Pl
  • M55 at Av of the Americas/W 10 St

Train Service:

  • 1 at Christopher Street 
  • A, C, E, B, D, F, M at West 4th Street
  • L at 14 Street / 6 Av

How often are tours offered?

For a list of available dates, you can view our calendar. To schedule a private tour, please contact us.

What other attractions can I visit while I'm in the neighborhood?

The Village is an iconic neighborhood in New York City, and some of the main attractions are visited on this tour, including the Stonewall Inn and Gay Street. The tour is also close to Washington Square Park, Union Square, Chelsea Market, the High Line, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Do you have any good post-tour lunch recommendations?

Of course! Here are our favorite post-tour lunch spots in the neighborhood:

  • Tue Thai (3 Greenwich Ave)
    Casual Thai dining with noodles, curries, and other Thai dishes.

  • Olio e Più (3 Greenwich Ave)
    Contemporary Italian trattoria in the heart of Greenwich Village, with an al fresco option to sit outside.

  • Mamoun’s Falafel (119 Macdougal St)
    For a quick, affordable, take-out option, you can enjoy mouthwatering falafel sandwiches and platters.

  • Joe’s Pizza (7 Carmine St)
    A Greenwich Village institution! Known for serving some of the best New York-style pizza in the city. 

  • Murray’s Cheese Bar (264 Bleecker St)
    A must-go for any cheese-lover, with artisanal cheeses and delicious cheese-centric dishes.

  • The Spotted Pig (314 W 11th St)
    A gastropub with British and American-inspired dishes, including their famous Chargrilled Burger, and a variety of craft beers.

Village Partners

The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division

Guests of our Village Pride tour will receive 10% off from The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division! Just show your tour confirmation at check-out within the week of your tour.

The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division is an independent, all-volunteer queer bookstore and event space hosted by The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, on the unceded land of the Munsee Lenape, now known as New York City. They aim to foster a community invested in the values of mindfulness, intellectual curiosity, justice, compassion, and playfulness. The Bureau seeks to excite and educate a self-confident, sex-positive, and supportive queer community by offering books, publications, and art and by hosting readings, performances, film screenings, book discussion groups, and workshops. They provide local and visiting queers and friends with an open and inclusive space for dialogue and socializing.

Donnie Jochum and Greg Newton are the co-founders of the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division, established in 2012.

Partners Coffee

Guests of our Village Pride tour will receive 15% off from any item at the West Village location of Partners Coffee, located right across from where we begin our tour! Just show your tour confirmation to your barista on the same day as your tour.

Partners Coffee is a specialty coffee roaster based out of Brooklyn with an unwavering commitment to sourcing and roasting quality coffee. Since 2020, Partners Coffee has donated thousands of dollars to The LGBT Community Center in Manhattan and has supported social justice movements through donations to organizations including the Asian American Foundation, The North Brooklyn Mutual Aid Fund, North Brooklyn Angels, and the Prospect Park Alliance.

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