garment district walking tour

Public Garment District Tours Begin April 2nd!

Save $10 on spring/summer NYC Garment District tour tickets when you purchase by 4/15.

Seek's popular group walking tours of the New York City Garment District kick off on April 2nd, and continue throughout the busy spring/summer travel season. Tours are priced at $40/person and include a mix of fabric stores, fashion landmarks, and garment and retail industry history. All tours are led by a professional costume or fashion designer who is also a licensed NYC Sightseeing Guide.

New York City fabric store, seen on guided tour of the NYC Garment Center

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Seek's Garment District tour reviewed by About.com

Thanks to Heather from About.com New York City Travel for taking the time to review our Garment District Tour! Click the link below to read about her experience: Read More...
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Lots of great Garment District tours coming up this month!

Getting a late start on your summer vacation planning? Waiting until the kids are out of school to plan tours and activities? Have a few holes to fill in your NYC agenda? You still have time to add a New York Garment District tour to your list!

We have lots of fun, affordable Garment District
NYC walking tours coming up this month. A mix of fashion history, fabric stores, Project Runway locations, and “industry insider” stories, this two-hour guided tour is ideal for anyone with an interest in the inner workings of the fashion industry, and is led by a professional designer and licensed NYC Sightseeing Guide. Suitable for children ages 8 and up. Even the friends and husbands who are sometimes “dragged” along by their traveling companions often end up raving about this tour!

Garment District NYC walking tour

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Seek's Garment District Tours Featured on Sew Mama Sew

In case you missed it last week, our Garment District Tours were recently featured on the Sew Mama Sew blog. Check out the post for some background information on the NYC garment industry and the neighborhood itself, as well as details on how you can see the NYC Garment District in person this fall or winter. And, be sure to read all the way to the end of the blog for a special tour discount! Read More...
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Garment District History

The New York City garment industry has a long and fascinating history. At its earliest beginnings, the city’s garment industry was a home-based business, with workers (namely Eastern European immigrants) taking in piecework which could be done in their tenement apartments. Production eventually shifted to loft-based manufacturing, and in the early part of the twentieth century the modern Garment District began to emerge. Read More...
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Explore Garment District History with this NYC Tour

Think Seek’s NYC Garment District Tour is just about fabric shopping or visiting fancy showrooms? Think again!

Part shopping tour and part
NYC history tour, Seek’s Garment District Tour blends hands-on shopping with fashion-related history and sightseeing. Here are just a few of the highlights:
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