Downtown Guides

Highly recognizable in their yellow and black uniforms, the Community Service Guides act as downtown good-will ambassadors, providing visitors with directions and assistance and also acting as “eyes and ears” for local law enforcement agencies to control nuisance behavior.

Basic Services

  • Direct and assist visitors
  • Escort employees and patrons
  • Serve as eyes and ears for local law enforcement
  • Document and report graffiti
  • Deter aggressive panhandling
  • Deter drinking in public

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday – Thursday: 8 am – 6 pm
  • Friday: 8 am – 10 pm
  • Saturday:  Noon – 10 pm

Old Sacramento Summer Hours: April – September daily from  10 am – 8pm

To request Guide service within the Downtown District, call 916-442-2200 or email guides(at) The DSP Guides are also on Twitter! Follow @DSPGuides for information on the latest downtown news events, and incidents.

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Contact the DSF

Downtown Sacramento Partnership
980 9th Street, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95814
P: (916) 442-8575
F (916) 442-2053
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