The Official Walking Tour of Pride NYC
Pride Tours NYC’s walking tour is an official event of World Pride 2019, and it is the most detailed and comprehensive tour to tell the story of the Stonewall Uprising and the subsequent revolution. Come with us as we share the history of the LGBTQ Pride movement and the stories of those who fought bravely to openly be who they are!
See the famous historical sites. And hear the stories of the riots and the demonstrations, where members of the LGBTQ community bravely stood up, and planted the seeds that grew into the most definitive human rights movement of our time.
This inspirational tour gives you a historical insight into the beginning of this human rights movement.
Pride Tour Highlights:
- See all the sites where the LGBTQ Pride movement was born and organized.
- Hear the tragic history of LGBTQ treatment before the Stonewall Uprising.
- Learn the history of the Stonewall Inn and get a comprehensive overview of the climate of the world that led up to that historic night 50 years ago.
- Hear the story of the night of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, the story of the Uprising.
- Learn the stories of the riots and the demonstrations where members of the LGBTQ community bravely stood up and planted the seeds that grew into the most definitive human rights movement of our time. Celebrate pride with us as we honor the stories of the people who made the LGBTQ movement what it is today.
Celebrate pride with us as we honor the stories of the people who made LGBTQ Pride what it is today.
A portion of the proceeds of this tour go to Heritage of Pride and the IGLTA Foundation. Pride Tours NYC’s walking tour is an official World Pride 2019 event.
Your tour guide will also be on hand throughout the tour to assist you in taking photos.
You will meet your tour guide at Christopher Park. Your tour guide will narrate the overview of LGBTQ history in the USA and New York City leading up to the Stonewall Uprising.
At The Stonewall Inn, Your tour guide will narrate the account of the early morning hours of June 28th 1969 at The Stonewall Inn/Greenwich Village and the immediate days that followed, the account of The Stonewall Uprising.
At the original site of the Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop. Your tour guide will narrate the history of the shop, it’s founder Craig Rodwell, and Craig’s role and the roles of the activities that he was a part of, that bridged The Stonewall Uprising to our modern-day LGBTQ Pride Movement.
At the Gay Street sign and the new Acceptance Matters signs, your tour guide will narrate the history of these signs.
At the site of the first Pride March, your tour guide will narrate the story of the first Pride March and the history of Pride Marches since. Your tour guide will also narrate the history of the Rainbow Flag, at this location.
At Julius Bar, your tour guide will narrate the account of the first Sip In.
At Fedora Bar, your tour guide will narrate the LGBTQ history of Fedora Bar and the modern day efforts to preserve LGBTQ history in Greenwich Village.
At Marie’s Crisis, your tour guide will narrate the history of Marie’s Crisis, along with the changes in the LGBTQ movement as it goes mainstream and the grassroots LGBTQ sub-movements that are currently being born as a result.
At the Gay Liberation Monument, Your tour guide will narrate the history of LGBTQ rights and politics in the USA since the Stonewall Uprising. And your guide will also narrate the history of the Gay Liberation Monument.