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Downtown Building and History Tour
A two hour stroll to hear stories about the people and companies whose names adorn architecturally significant or
other buildings in the Financial District.
Who were Walter S Hobart, Christian Russ, John Parrott and Alvinza Hayward and many others?
Join us on May 7 at 10 am to collect material that you might be able to share on some of your tours.
Click here for more info and to register
Muir Woods Update
In early January the National Park Service released information on the new Commercial Vehicle Reservation System to go in effect in May, 2018
View or download the documents shown to the right.
San Francisco Tour Guide Guild was organized in 1984 to provide professional development for tour guides, tour directors, and hospitality workers. Our goal is to provide tour training and certification, networking, and job matching with those needing professional tour guide services in the Northern California Region.
So if you are a professional tour guide seeking to advance your career, have a need for a local guide, or just interested in the local sightseeing information we have accumulated, welcome to SFTGG!
SF Trivia Quiz
What is Certification?
SFTGG provides a rigorous process for achieving professional certification, developed over time by the many professional tour guides within the Guild. Five different geographical areas are included, from Monterrey to Wine Country, and applicants are tested via both written and oral tests. Usually the process takes over two years.
By hiring a certified Guide, tour operators and private individuals are assured of the highest quality standards of performance and accuracy. For more information on Tour Guide Certification, please click here