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Haunted SF: Ghosts, Murder and Mystery

  • Walk San Francisco’s haunted streets on a 90-minute nighttime tour
  • Hear stories of the Tenderloin’s horrifying past under the cover of dark
  • Visit some of downtown’s spookiest sites while a guide shares their history
Haunted SF: Ghosts, Murder and Mystery
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Experience San Francisco’s haunted history on this after-dark walking tour. For 90 minutes, a guide leads you down frightening alleys and through mysterious downtown landmarks while telling stories about the infamous crimes that shaped the City by the Bay. This themed history excursion is perfect for anyone over the age of 10 who appreciates an unusual experience and relishes seeing a beloved city in a darker, more unsettling light.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in Union Square to begin your spooky tour of San Francisco’s downtown and Tenderloin neighborhoods. Then, prepare to get swept up in the horror as your guide tells unnerving tales of unsolved murders, paranormal activity, notorious criminals, shady brothels and brazen assassins.

You’ll walk to the famed St. Francis Hotel, where legendary figures from Hollywood and politics stayed and sometimes died under mysterious circumstances. Learn how the gritty Tenderloin got its name and visit the site of a dramatic suicide that cast a long shadow over downtown.

As the tour circles back to Powell Street and the haunted Union Square Hotel, you’ll visit the Curran Theater murder site, see where the Zodiac Killer found his final victim, and stop at the location where Tessie Wall ran her ill-famed brothel. You'll never see San Francisco the same way.
Reviews (157)
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Mary Vice was amazing

We had Mary who totally made the night with her green hair , black cape and red lips . She took us round back streets and into hotels and told us lots of fascinating stories of ghosts and suspicious deaths . A great fun tour....More

1  Thank shevans2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
San Francisco hantée: fantômes, ...

Very recommendable, really very sooky atmosphere well presented by a very passionate guide. Our children 14, 15 and 16 and parents of course enjoyed it very much

Thank kudlihan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome - Mary Vice the best guide

So glad I stayed up for this one - awesome tour with some great and dramatic stories told by Mary Vice - my 74 year old mum thought it was hilarious that my tour was given by a drag queen - trust me, she's lived...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New take on old haunts!

We just moved to SF a few months ago and wanted to see the not so nice history of SF. We took a tour with Mary Vice and she was great! Lot's of strange stories and wild anecdotes from a strange time in SF. The...More

Thank flyme2themoon2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Awesome tour, Mary was a phenomenal guide!

I did the Haunted SF tour with my mom! Mary Vice was a wonderful and knowledgeable guide with great dramatic storytelling abilities. I learned a lot about SF's history, along with legends and stories that have been told over the years about its haunted past....More

1  Thank Andrea G
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November 6, 2018|
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Response from 86MissyJ | Reviewed this property |
Dont think so
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November 3, 2018|
Response from 753gerrim | Reviewed this property |
I'm not to sure about but it's worth an ask, it was only a group of about 12 of us so I'm not sure if they keep the groups small.