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Who Is Welcome to Harlem?
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. We are a full-service tour company that responds to the pulse of Harlem and all of its unique enclaves.
We open your eyes and ears to the rich history and cultural diversity of Harlem through music, dance, theater, shopping, and dining. We also collaborate with local businesses and organizations to bring special events to you and the Harlem community. We even provide custom tours, educational tours, music programs and workshops… No group is too big or small. If you take away one thing about Welcome to Harlem, it should be that we LOVE Harlem and are VERY PROUD of our neighborhood. There is so much to learn about Harlem and we are here to help you!
Who is behind Welcome to Harlem?
Carolyn D. Johnson
Carolyn D. Johnson is the president of Welcome to Harlem & Harlem Jazz Boxx, a boutique-tour company focusing on the rich history and cultural diversity of Harlem. Harlem Jazz Boxx has been in business since 2014, and we are proud to be a successful NYC and New York State-certified minority and women-owned business. We are a full-service tour company that reverberates to the vibrant pulse of Harlem and its unique enclaves. Johnson is a graduate of the City University of New York, a New York City licensed tour guide, and co-author of The Harlem Travel Guide.