bar crawl

Explore the Castro's gay bars

Explore the Castro's gay bars

Jonny
About your host, Jonny
After living and teaching on four continents, I made San Francisco my home several years ago with my (now) husband, and I have haunted the local bars ever since. As a traveler and educator, I love exploring new scenes and sharing my knowledge with others. I've visited gay bars everywhere, from Seoul to Rio, Paris to Cape Town, Oklahoma City to Guiyang, China. In them I've found community—and some …
Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English
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What we’ll do
We'll start in my apartment with introductions—to each other and to the history of both the Castro neighborhood and, more generally, of gay bars. We'll also play a lighthearted game to discover what gay "tribe" we each belong to—bear, twink, or jock, etc—while learning about subcultures among gay men. Then we'll apply what we've learned by visiting three of my favorite Castro bars that each show…
What else you should know
Please note drinks at the bars aren't included. Bring cash—many bars don't take cards. Eat beforehand, drinking on an empty stomach isn't a cute look. All are welcome, no orientation limitations :)
What I’ll provide
Refreshments at my home
Complimentary beer/wine or non-alcoholic beverages
What to bring
identification (i.e. passport or driver's license)
cash (most of the bars don't accept card)