Look up to find forgotten clusters of vintage neon signs in the streets of Chinatown, back alleys and backstories are included. This tour includes some of the oldest signs in the city and although they may no longer light up, it is like a treasure hunt to discover these beautiufl signs hidden in plain sight. The best are saved for last: the glowing signs are at the end of the tour at twilight.
Spend an evening under the neon glow with San Francisco Neon authors and photographers Al Barna and Randall Ann Homan. Tours feature local history with architectural and graphic design insights to San Francisco's unique legacy of surviving neon signs. Photography and a lively Q&A are encouraged. Be prepared to walk 1.5 hours, with rest stops. Tours start just before twilight.
Reservations: Please include your cell number—in case of any last-minute changes due to obstructions or stormy weathers. A few days before the tour, we'll send an email reminder with all the details for your tour, including public transit and parking tips.
Small Print: Request refunds up to 24 hours before tour start. If something comes up and you need to reschedule at the last minute, we will do our best to reschedule your reservation to a future tour. Please note that we reserve the right to change/cancel the tour due to obstructions, stormy weather, or insufficient reservations. Full refunds issued for canceled tours. All participants agree to assume 100% responsibility for their own safety, conduct, and well-being, and recognize that possible hazards exist while participating in outdoor (or any other) activities; and agree to participate solely at their own risk. If you join this group, and purchase tickets, and/or attend any San Francisco Neon/Giant Orange Press events; it shall be conclusively presumed you understand and agree to this policy.