Thursday, October 10, 2019

Walking Tour of Little Manila in Queens, NYC Oct 13; Celebrating Filipino American History Month


Gallivanting! Exploring the communities of Little Manila in Queens, NYC through arts, history, food and culture one step at a time.

Experience immigrant stories, music, dance and neighborhood cultural history, that have fostered contributions as Filipinos to the New York and the American experience.


About this Event

On Sunday October 13, 2019 at 1pm, take a guided walking tour through the New York City’s largest Little Manila in the neighborhood of Woodside Queens. The 120-minute guided tour begins in Steinman Triangle (55th Street & Roosevelt Avenue), includes a 1.4-mile walk, and concludes at 71st Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

Experience immigrant stories and neighborhood cultural history, that have fostered contributions as Filipinos to the New York and the American experience.

This FREE tour is presented in collaboration with Sining Kapuluan educational group and Filipino American National History Society - Metro New York Chapter.

  • Preparation: Please wear comfortable clothing, shoes, bottled water and bring your MetroCard.
  • Arrival: Plan to arrive 15 minutes early, as we will start promptly at 1pm.
  • Walk Length: approx. 2 hours
  • Walk Capacity: 35
  • Walk Level: Easy to Moderate - some busy and crowded sidewalks - sticks, wheels and walkers welcome!
  • Accessibility: Please let us know if you require special accommodations to attend!
  • Rain / Inclement weather note: Walking tour may be cancelled due to rain or inclement weather. Please check the event page the morning of the event.



Sining Kapuluan "Arts of the Archipelago"
Sining Kapuluan is an educational cultural/arts group based in Brooklyn, NY. Through learning indigenous rituals, practices, music, and dance, we aim to connect the Filipino-American community to the indigenous and minority groups in the Philippines. link

Filipino American National Historical Society - Metropolitan New York Chapter
The mission of the Filipino American National Historical Society shall be to promote understanding, education, enlightenment, appreciation and enrichment through the identification, gathering, preservation and dissemination of the history and culture of Filipino Americans in the United States.

The Metropolitan New York Chapter was organized March 5, 1990, chartered February 13, 1991, and covers the state regions of Southeastern New York and Western Connecticut. link

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