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Drinking and Prohibition History Walk

Sip, Swirl. Taste. Gulp! Take a tipsy journey through the spirit trails of New York's underground watering holes. Your journey will feel like a discovery of hidden escapes from the hustle and bustle of midtown's tourism hub. Sure to be guided by one of the most exciting tour guides today, you'll be captivated by the rich history that has inspired your evening's libations.

Walk with us as we retrace the immigrant progress toward the American Dream during Prohibition. We will guide you into one of New York's last-standing 1920s speakeasies and tell the tale of the period’s most notorious gangsters and infamous bootleggers. At our second location, we’ll explore the catalysts behind Prohibition and focus on the women of the Gilded Age, and the movement that gave rise to an oil king. To round off our journey together, we’ll take you to one of New York's oldest bars and former speakeasies where we’ll discuss both the sudden demise of Prohibition. 

This tour includes the following:

  • Duration 3 hours

  • Intimate group size no greater than 14

  • A New York City licensed tour guide

  • This tour takes place in midtown Manhattan/Hell's Kitchen

  • 1.5 miles walking distance 

  • A prohibition style drink sample

  • 3 drinking locations including an original speakeasy.

 

*Alcoholic/non-alcoholic drink menus are available. Drinks and transportation are NOT included. Guests must be 21 + and able to walk 1.5 miles at a moderate pace in classy attire.