Gay-Culture Tour in Central Park

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In a Nutshell

NYC expert David Cobb Craig leads you through Central Park, revealing famed & obscure sites that immortalize gay culture throughout history

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jul 13, 2014. Amount paid never expires. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required prior to attending event. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 4 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Must be 18 or older. Gratuity included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $25 for one admission to a gay-culture tour in Central Park with Cobb Craig
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

Tours commence in front of the Samuel Morse statue inside the entrance at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue, and then trace through Central Park.

Each event is capped at 16 purchasers.

What You'll Do

Central Park is teeming with secrets and stories, which journalist and NYC expert David Cobb Craig will unfold for you on this walk to significant locations that commemorate the accomplishments of the gay community. David takes you to world-famous landmarks like the Ramble and the Bethesda Terrace, as well as lesser-known sites iconic within the gay community (think the "Whisper Bench" and Oscar Wilde's boyfriend). Throughout your stroll, David also addresses the history of the park at large, from its initial design to present day.

  • Gay History Within Central Park
    Journalist and NYC expert David Cobb Craig walks you through Central Park, revealing how gay culture has influenced the park from its earliest days

  • Hidden Stories of Statues and Landmarks
    David recalls hidden stories behind famous landmarks, including the Whisper Bench and the Ramble

Your Host

David Cobb CraigDavid Cobb Craig
Journalist, NYC Expert Though he's originally from Louisiana, David Cobb Craig's knowledge of New York City could rival many of its lifelong residents. He's lived in the city for more than 30 years, graduated from NYU, and worked as a guide for Central Park Conservancy, learning everything about the park's iconic landscapes, meadows, and monuments. He also spent time as a journalist for Time and as a grant writer for the Museum of the City of New York, and continues to stay in the know as a magazine writer and editor.

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