A Discovery Street tour is a one-of-a-kind experience of San Francisco. Get your hands on the science of everyday life and stroll hidden alleyways and breathtaking vistas with other folks like yourself—curious, active, and a little beyond the ordinary.
Celebrate light with two exciting sets of tours:
The Science of (Holiday) Light
Plan ahead for your family holiday outing
6:30 – 8:00
Dec. 14 preview tour
Dec. 17-26 official tour
Join us on our festive seasonal trek! Stroll San Francisco stairways, side streets, and scenic vistas, admiring the local holiday handiwork while experimenting with color mixing and animation, and talking about light. Learn about the history of holiday lights, enjoy some seasonal treats, and bask in the glow that lights the winter’s night.
Illuminate the Arts SF Tours
Visit light art installations throughout the city
(in partnership with the San Francisco Travel Association)
Wed., Dec. 3 – Central Market and SoMa
Thurs., Dec. 4 – North Beach, Telegraph Hill, Embarcadero
Thurs., Dec. 11 – The Bayview
Thurs., Dec. 27 – Illuminate Your Ride bike tour visiting six installations
Read more details about these tours
All D-Street tours are available as private group tours, contact us to set up a stroll! robin at DiscoveryStreetTours.com
What tours do we offer? Explorations of the science of cheese, wine, geology, invention, and walking! Check out our tours page for details and upcoming dates.
We also do private tours for teambuilding events, weddings, birthdays, family gatherings, alumni associations and just plain celebrating friendships. Call us at 415-663-6768 or email robin@DiscoveryStreetTours.com to book a tour.
We also do several public tours per month. Join our mailing list and be the first to hear about them!
See you on the streets!