This classic bar tour takes revelers into the heart of Greenwich Village and explores the spiritual home of New York City where immigrants, artists, and students combine to form a classic bohemian culture.
Follow the trail of the Beat generation and 1960s folk-rock history when you plunge into the heart of Greenwich Village.
Enjoy the bohemian atmosphere of this vibrant part of town, where generations of artists and writers have challenged comfortable conservative conventions.
Visit the bars that inspired Jack Kerouac. Drink at the watering holes where he and friends like poet Allen Ginsberg created a movement that changed the world.
Live rock history on world famous Bleecker Street.
With your guide you will visit four to five different pubs during the evening and enjoy three complimentary domestic beers along the way. You can easily walk from one bar to the other and the total distance covered on the tour is about 1.4 miles (2.3 km).
Significant attractions and stories include:
- The drinking tale of poet, Dylan Thomas.
- The Stonewall Riots.
- Where Jimi Hendrix played his first live show.
- Bleecker Street
Bars you will visit include:
- The Whitehorse Tavern
- Kettle of Fish
- Kenny’s Castaways
Every Saturday at 7:30pm.
Approximately 3 1/2 hours. Distance covered is roughly 1 mile.
Please note all participants must be 21 years of age or older and must present valid photo ID to the tour leader at the start of the tour. All tour participants are expected to drink responsibly and in moderation. Drinks provided on the tour are spaced at intervals that are responsible consumption of alcohol. This is a cultural tour.