Nashville Black History Walking Tour

Contact Name:
Chakita Patterson
Filed in:
Things to do near Nashville, TN » Activities » Outdoor-Activities

Departure Point / Starting Location: 

The Nashville Visitors Center   501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203  The Nashville Visitor Center is inside the glass tower of the Bridgestone Arena. Meet outside by the  front door of the Nashville Visitor Center. You may park in any public lots or garages nearby.  

Tour Overview: 

Join a unique downtown Nashville walking tour to get up close and personal with the soul of the  Music City.  

Full Description: 

Trace the footsteps of legendary musicians such as country music star Charley Pride, and the iconic  Fisk Jubilee Singers. Combine that with a splash of storytelling about early black life in Nashville.  Enjoy strolling from Lower Broadway, the most visited street in Nashville; then alongside the  peaceful iverfront Park, and into the historic 5th Ave of the Arts District.   

After covering early black life in Nashville, learn more about the civil rights era and enter Woolworth  on 5th, the site of the first lunch counter sit-ins during the 1960s Civil ights Movement in Nashville.  Join this Nashville walking tour to see the most unique black history sites and attractions and get the  inside scoop on local favorite southern food restaurants and live music venues. By joining this  United Street Tours experience, you are helping Nashville become a more inclusive city for all  through preservation and awareness.  


  • Learn about some of the iconic musicians that hailed from Nashville 
  • Discover the story of the civil rights movement in the city 
  • Get insight into favorite local restaurants and venues   

Additional Information / What to Expect: 

  • Tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance
  • United Street Tours will continue rain or shine 
  • Tour length is flexible depending on walking speed, questions, and any other factors   


  • Live guide 
  • Entrance fees (if applicable)   


  • Gratuities (optional) 
  • Pickup and drop-off 

Company Overview 

United Street Tours is a Nashville walking tour company that showcases the lesser-known stories of  the Music City. Unlike most Nashville walking tour companies, we show you the hidden culture that  many residents and visitors don't know exists. Our tours are beautiful, gritty, controversial, and  always full of diversity.  


Booking Cutoff Time: 12 hours before the experience     

Cancelation policy: 30 days before the tour date for a refund.

Street Address

501 Broadway, Nashville
Nashville, TN 37203


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