Gay Nightclubs and Bars Tour, San Francisco

San Francisco is known as the gay capital of the world. The famous Castro district offers a wide variety of entertaining options, like bars, cafés and nightclubs. The bar and club scenes are incredibly diverse in age, race and interests. Take this tour to explore San Francisco Gay nightlife.
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Gay Nightclubs and Bars Tour Map

Guide Name: Gay Nightclubs and Bars Tour
Guide Location: USA » San Francisco (See other walking tours in San Francisco)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Author: doris
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Midnight Sun

1) Midnight Sun

The Midnight Sun opened in 1971 in the heart of San Francisco's Castro district. It is world renowned as a pioneer video bar. It features an amazing Art Deco style interior, two huge screens on either side of a rectangular room, several smaller TVs behind the bar, and tall tables. Hours: Monday-Friday from 2pm to 2am, Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to...   view more
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SF Badlands Dance Club

2) SF Badlands Dance Club

SF Badlands is one of the most popular dance clubs in San Francisco. It is a place for video music entertainment and dancing. The club has an ultra-modern dance floor surrounded by TVs. The interior of the club presents exposed brick and flower arrangements, and a traditional rotating mirror ball in the middle of the dance floor. The service is very quick and friendly. Hours: daily from 2pm to...   view more
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440 Castro Bar

3) 440 Castro Bar

440 Castro Bar, formerly known as Daddy's, is a popular gay bar in San Francisco. It features a downstairs bar, an outdoor patio and private rooms. The bar is famous for the various theme nights, like Friday's Black Hanky night or Monday's underwear party. The bar is open daily from noon to...   view more
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Café Nightclub

4) Café Nightclub

Located in the heart of the Castro, the Café is considered the best gay club in the city. The place features three bars, a massive dance floor, a state-of-the art sound system, high tech lighting, a ten foot screen, a patio and a second story veranda. The Café is open Monday-Friday from 5pm to 2am, Saturday and Sunday from 3pm to...   view more
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Pilsner Inn Bar

5) Pilsner Inn Bar

The Pilsner Inn is one of the last authentic Castro establishments. It is a huge bar, with an interior that features green tiles on the ceiling and red ones on the floor, a mural of penguins painted above the bar, sports trophies and other city's memorabilia decorate the walls. The bar is famous for the smoking patio, with its large garden and shadowy nooks. Hours: Monday-Friday 12pm-2am, Saturday and Sunday...   view more

Walking Tours in San Francisco, California

Create Your Own Walk in San Francisco

Create Your Own Walk in San Francisco

Creating your own self-guided walk in San Francisco is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
SoMa/Civic Center Nightlife

SoMa/Civic Center Nightlife

Home to some of the most exciting clubs and bars found the world over, the Nightlife Tour in San Francisco features a wide selection of hot spots to dance the night away. Being a major metropolitan area with a diverse community, the range of musical flavors available here is truly astounding. Whether looking for top DJs or big name music acts, or just a solid local talent spinning your favorite hits, San Francisco’s nightlife scene has it all.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Japantown Walking Tour

Japantown Walking Tour

Japantown in San Francisco is the oldest Japanese community in the continental United States. The first Japanese immigrants came to San Francisco in the 1860s. Located in the heart of San Francisco, this six block area is a colorful, friendly community, that is home to some of the best Japanese cultural, eating and entertainment venues in the United States. Take this tour to explore most visited tourist sights of Japantown.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km
Souvenir Shopping

Souvenir Shopping

It would be a pity to leave San Francisco without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to San Francisco, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 km
Telegraph Hill Area Walking Tour

Telegraph Hill Area Walking Tour

Telegraph Hill offers an unexpected and delightful getaway in the heart of San Francisco. The name Telegraph Hill came from a structure built on the top of the hill in the mid-1800s, which would visually signal the city with regard to the type of vessels passing through the Golden Gate. It is famous for the spectacular stairways that traverse some of the city's most charming terrain, and for the popular Coit Tower. Take this tour to explore the area's highlights.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

Fisherman's Wharf Walking Tour

Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood is home to world-class entertainment opportunities in San Francisco. The historic tourist attractions make the area a popular place to visit. Fisherman's Wharf is an important center of the city's historic fishing industry. Take this walking tour to explore the most visited sights in Fisherman's Wharf.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
North Beach Walking Tour

North Beach Walking Tour

North Beach is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, known as San Francisco's Little Italy. This fun area features a great mix of architecture, museums, restaurants and old shops. Take this tour to explore the beauties that North Beach has to offer.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km

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