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Small Business Saturday - November 28
News & Announcements

Since DST began building its program in our downtown, over 30 team members have secured employment and our downtown sidewalks are cleaner. 

Have an immediate need for clean up or graffiti removal?
Use our "Request for Service" form found Here 

The Downtown Streets Team welcomes your donations to support the team year round. Please visit the DST Website to learn more.

Let's Work Together

Join a Committee

Email Us

Speak to Us: 415-720-5591

San Rafael Business Improvement District
817 Mission Avenue
PO Box 151050, San Rafael, California 94915
(415) 720-5591
Downtown San Rafael 2015
Thank you Mechanics Bank, sponsor of our Indian Summer Stroll!   Founded more than a century ago, Mechanics Bank is a valued partner in our community. 
#Giving Tuesday - San Rafael arts nonprofits, including Youth in Arts, Art Works Downtown, California Film Institute, The Mountain Play, Italian Street Painting Marin and Dominican University’s Art Department, have joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving celebrating generosity worldwide. While each nonprofit is running its own end-of-year campaign, they are teaming up on December 1 to spread the word about the importance of supporting local arts. Find out more about this community movement here


Downtown San Rafael's Holiday Window contest returns for 2016!

Keep your eyes peeled for your favorite holiday windows downtown, and vote for your favorites on our Facebook page beginning November 30th. For more information, or for our merchant sign-up form, visit our Holiday Windows page here. We can't wait to see downtown shine!

Downtown Holiday Parking 2015
This holiday season, from November 27th to December 31st, the City of San Rafael is providing 3 hours FREE parking in all city lots and garages, no validation necessary. 
Come join us downtown and shop local for the holdays!