Our most eerie experience. A macabre and murderous tour through the hotels and streets of downtown and the Tenderloin.

Not “just a ghost tour,” this after-dark journey includes tales of unexplained deaths, scandalous murders, ruthless cult leaders, the old red light district, famed spirits, serial killers, assassins and more.

Not recommended for children due to disturbing stories and descriptions of violence.

What we see

  • St. Francis Hotel, nefarious Hollywood deaths
  • The “suicide alley” of 1911
  • Tenderloin District history
  • Stories of disturbed cemeteries and forgotten graves
  • Glide Memorial Church, connected to cult leader Jim Jones
  • Curran Theater, haunted playhouse
  • Site of Tessie Wall’s notorious brothel
  • Stories of the 1899 Bubonic Plague
  • Site of haunted underground speakeasies
  • Rooftop view of skyscrapers
*Tour lasts 8:30-9:45pm

Meets at Union Square
Reservations required, must book online

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Admission – $18

Your guides

Wild Wes

Wild Wes

Co-founder Wes is a third-generation San Francisco Bay native. He makes "bedroom soul" music as Wes Leslie, the Bedroom Player and fixes cocktails at Mrs. Jones on Market Street. He has spent time traveling, backpacking and/or hitchhiking through the US, Europe, Israel and Mexico, and spent a year living in Madrid, Spain. He is (slowly) reading Don Quixote in Spanish and English and could use your encouragement.

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