What To Expect
See the site of the original Cotton Club, where Duke Ellington and Lena Horne spent hours wowing crowds from around the world. Drive past the site of the Savoy Ballroom where Benny Goodman and Chick Webb fought it out during their "Battle of the Bands," and where the Charleston, "Lindy Hop" and the "Big Apple" dances were firmly cemented into American culture.
See the world-famous Apollo Theater, where Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald won the popular "Amateur Night." Pass by Minton's Playhouse, where bebop was born and where Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk started the tradition of jam sessions. Discover one of Harlem's hottest clubs, where jam sessions and musical intrigue go on into the wee hours of the morning.
Dinner is at Sylvia's legendary restaurant, "The Queen of Soul Food" (Family style dinner). Soul Food is the traditional African American cuisine that originated in the South of the United States. It consists of spicy ribs, collard greens, freshly cooked corn bread, black eye peas, and not to mention the best crispy fried chicken!
On Mondays, swing dance the night away to the beat of a terrific, twelve-piece band. Free dance lesson included! We pick up the tab for your first two cocktails! Thursdays and Saturdays, experience the essence of Harlem and enjoy the convivial atmosphere as you mingle freely with the locals, while enjoying the sounds of a jazz or rhythm & blues band. We pick up the tab for your first two cocktails!
Discover Harlem's Jazz history.
See famous landmarks like the Apollo Theater and the Cotton Club.
Savor some of the best Soul Food at Sylvia's restaurant for dinner.
Meals and drinks (unless specified)
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
For wheelchair accessibility, please contact us at least 1 month in advance.
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4 hours and 30 minutes
2 hours and 30 minutes