Day Tours and Live Jazz Events

Enjoy our range of professionally-led Harlem Experiences!

Harlem is renowned as a major African-American residential, cultural, and business center. Join us on our Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour With Lunch or Civil Rights Walking Tour With Lunch and delve into the details of this historical NYC borough. Discover the soulful sounds of Harlem’s history with an enchanting NYC music tour or gospel concert offered by Welcome to Harlem. Live, world-class jazz concerts more your thing? Explore our Harlem Jammin Jazz Tour, Harlem Afternoon Jazz Tour or Gospel Concert! Check out more tours below.

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Small group of musicians at the front of a chirch playing the drums, trumpet and double-bass
On the street facing a famous Harlem Brownstone building

Live Jazz Concerts With World-Class Musicians!

When the lights go down on this famous NYC neighborhood, the immortal soulful sounds and rhythms of Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, and Miles Davis ring out. Learn about, experience, and visit some of Harlem’s most famous places while enjoying some world-class concerts in wonderful venues. The Harlem Safe House Jazz Parlor event is the 1st Thursday of every month and is hosted in various brownstone homes throughout Harlem. Our Harlem Jammin Jazz Tour ends with an evening in Harlem with some sightseeing and live jazz. Dive into the heart of cultural heritage by visiting iconic Harlem tourist sites with our expert-guided experiences.

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3-person jazz group playing in an intimate brownstone house venue
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Discover Our Unique Gospel Events

Prepare to be hand-clapping, foot-stomping, and singing along with the soulful rhythms of black gospel music! Be made to feel at home in a warm and welcoming environment and enjoy some of the best live gospel music with world-class musicians and choirs! Every Wednesday, enjoy our Harlem Gospel Series event and get in the holiday spirit with our Easter and Christmas celebrations! What are you waiting for?

Welcome to Harlem cordially invites you to immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of the city through our exceptional Walking Tours, NYC Music Tours, and esteemed Harlem Heritage Tours. Harlem, a renowned center of African-American residential, cultural, and business endeavors, will reveal its captivating essence like never before. Accompanied by our team of knowledgeable local experts, you will embark on a thrilling journey through Harlem’s storied past, vibrant present, and see lesser-known Harlem tourist sites along the way.  Prepare to be enthralled by compelling narratives that bring this neighborhood to life in an unforgettable way. Seize this golden opportunity and secure your place on our Harlem Walking Tour, NYC Music Tour, and lesser-known Harlem tourist sites. As you explore these hidden gems and delve into the rich history of this iconic New York City neighborhood, you will be spellbound by the marvels that await you. Don’t let this chance slip through your fingers – book now!

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A church in Harlem full to the rafters with people enjoying the authentic ceremony on display
Gospel group wearing striking white robes singing to a church full of people

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Welcome to Harlem is a boutique tour company, locally owned and operated, focusing on the rich history and cultural diversity of Harlem. We have been in business since 2004, and we are a proud NYC and NY State certified minority and women-owned business.

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