Your Ultimate Guide to The Speakeasy
Looking for the perfect date night, weekend activity, or fun adventure with friends? Head to an underground hideout in North Beach (you’ll find out the secret meeting spot after reserving your ticket), say a password, and prepare to be transported to the sumptuous 1920s. Welcome to The Speakeasy, San Francisco’s hit immersive experience that lets you mingle, drink, play, and experience the best of this glamorous bygone era.
Whether you’ve never experienced The Speakeasy before—or you tend to frequent this magical place—here’s our ultimate guide to getting the most out of your evening!
1. Dress to impress.
Leave the jeans and hoodie at home, as cocktail attire is required—and period attire encouraged—at The Speakeasy. Wear your finest vintage, break out the sparkly jewelry, and put on some dancing shoes, because it’s the Jazz Age!
If you want to leave the creative inspiration to the pros, The Speakeasy offers costume rentals to make sure you look the part. You can even reserve your dream outfit before you attend!
2. Start a tab.
The Speakeasy’s onsite bar offers some seriously sexy 1920s-inspired cocktails. With names like “Vieux Carre” and “Bubble Baby,” it’s hard to resist their temptation. To avoid missing a vaudeville number while fussing with your wallet during the show, set up a bar tab beforehand.
3. Choose your own Prohibition-Era adventure.
The moment you walk down the secret stairs to The Speakeasy, you enter a different world. Guests are free to roam the entire space and discover rooms, hallways, and a cast of colorful characters. Create your own storyline among the clandestine romances and mysterious whispers all around you, as you never truly know what you’re going to encounter!
4. Try your luck at the casino.
Feeling lucky? Linger in The Speakeasy’s casino, where you’ll find roulette, craps, blackjack, and a bevy of 1920s characters. Bring your guest and be prepared to make new friends as you the evening unfolds around you.
5. Look for hidden thrills.
The Speakeasy is filled with exciting possibilities: storylines to follow, games to play, missions to fulfill, and secrets to uncover. For an enhanced experience, pay close attention to your surroundings and make sure to seek out any hidden doors or passageways. You will certainly be rewarded for finding them!