San Francisco LGBTQ Walking Tour with Local Guide


2 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 9
Mobile ticket

Overview

Cruisin' the Castro Walking tours celebrates 30 years of Pride and as San Francisco's first and ONLY Legacy Business Tour Company! This prestigious award recognizes Cruisin' the Castro as a longstanding, community-servicing business and a valuable cultural asset to the City & County of San Francisco.

Tours are fun, fascinating and offers twice as many tour stops that not only include the colorful sites of the largest LGBTQ community in the world, but explores the spectrum of sexual and gender diversity and the struggle with achieving equal rights in America.   No other tour offer this rare and educational opportunity!

Tours are conducted by a local resident, professional tour guide and a civil rights activist.

Description

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Castro, Castro and Market Sts., San Francisco, CA 94114

Come cruise the Castro on this fun and comprehensive 2-hour tour! Celebrating 30 years of walking with PRIDE, Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tour is San Francisco's premier tour company!

Learn about LGBTQ culture, diversity and the lack of civil rights in America. Explore the many historical sights that has shaped a community as well as, a world wide culture. No other tour offers over 20 historical sites that span from the Gold Rush, World War II, civil rights leader, Harvey Milk, the AIDS epidemic, the Rainbow Honor Walk and beyond!

Cruisin' the Castro Walking Tours is conducted by a long time local resident, historian and community activist. Recognized as a TripAdvisor "Hall of Fame" member since 2011!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Harvey Milk Plaza, Southwest corner of Castro and Market Streets, San Francisco, CA

Learn how Harvey Milk arrived and became the 1st openly gay male politician to serve public office in United States and a Civil Rights Activist. Find out how the rainbow flag was created!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Human Rights Campaign Action Center and Store, 575 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA

Harvey Milk's original camera shop, campaign headquarters and resident. It is now the home of the Human Rights Campaign Action Center and Store. Learn how LGBTQ people do not have equal rights in employment, housing and public accommodations today.

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Castro
  • Entry/Admission - Harvey Milk Plaza

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tours operate rain or shine
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Operates

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Cancellation

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

706shannac
April 2022

Kathy was an amazing tour guide. She’s extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of the Castro and her community pride shines. She’s so engaging that I felt like we were friends by the end of the tour! This tour was a trip highlight for us.

Louise W
April 2022

Kathy was a great tour guide of the castro and of the history of LGBTQ+. The tour was informative and interactive. We would highly recommend the tour, we really the enjoyed it.

ZakA36
April 2022

A MUST for anyone visiting the Castro. A wonderful way to support the community. Kathy was exceptional. A passerby even stopped the tour to tell us about his friendship with Harvey Milk. I had the best time.

Kurtis_J
March 2022

Very knowledgeable and a fantastic experience. I really liked Kathy and thought she was accommodating to my 4 year old.

Claphamturk
March 2022

Wonderful (easy) walking tour of the Castro district with local guide Kathy. Very interesting talk about the LGBTQ community and locations where Harvey Milk lived and worked. His story is both tragic and inspiring. Also loved the bronze memorial plaques set in the pavement (sidewalk) of famous LG...

dbon2113
February 2022

Kathy was an excellent tour guide! She has so much knowledge of the SF LGBTQ+ movement and was incredibly kind to all of the participants. It felt like we were all friends the way she chatted with each of us and allowed for our input and/or questions during her tour. I think everyone who visits S...

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