Due to the overwhelming popularity of this event, we are delighted to offer it again!
NOTE: TIME CHANGE! This tour previously scheduled to begin at 5:30pm will now begin at 6:00pm.
Join us at dusk for a 90-minute walking tour through mysterious Chinatown, once the most dangerous neighborhood in San Francisco.
Waverly Place, site of the largest Tong Battle in Chinatown history
620 Jackson Street, home of the “Municipal Brothel”
Washington Street, scene of the Golden Dragon Massacre
Spofford Alley, home of the The Chee Kung Tong, the mother of all tongs
Ross Alley, street of the gamblers
Duncombe Alley, ground zero of the Opium trade
Clay and Grant Street, site of Billy Mulligan’s last stand
Bartlett Alley, center of Chinese slavery and prostitution
We will conclude our tour back where we began, at the oldest bar in Chinatown, Red’s Place. This is where the Chinatown Squad hung out and where we can hang out and chat over spirits about the spirits of the neighborhood's dangerous past.
- Feb 16, 5pm-6:30pm
- We will meet at Red's Place. Please arrive a few minutes early so that the tour can start on time.
- Tickets for this exclusive Obscura Society tour are $25.00 and limited. Advance purchase is HIGHLY recommended.
- Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing for this walking tour that may include hills and uneven sidewalks.