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Supporting San Rafael’s downtown is the BID’s one and only job.

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Advocate for our member businesses.

And promote the eclectic retail, restaurant, arts and professional companies that call downtown home.

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Save the Date: Introduction to Downtown San Rafael's California Cultural District Designation

In 2017, Downtown San Rafael was one of just 14 districts to be awarded the new California Cultural District designation
by the state of California.

Save the date for an informational joint mixer hosted by Art Works Downtown and your Downtown San Rafael BID, and learn about the creative initiatives in motion downtown, what this designation means for you and your business, and how you can get involved.

Art Works Downtown

1337 4th Street
January 18th, 5:30-7:30pm

We hope you'll join us! Wine and nibbles will be provided.

Second Fridays Art Walk, Farmer's Market, Parade of Lights & more.
Parking meters, garages and lots. Employee & Resident Parking. Monthly Permits, Frequent Parker Cards, Parking Apps & Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.
Downtown San Rafael Nighttime


Learn more about Membership, Volunteering, & Request for Service. Stay tuned!

San Rafael In The News


Downtown’s 4th Street Bank of Marin to Host Chamber of Commerce Mixer

4th Street’s Bank of Marin is slated to host the next San Rafael Chamber of Commerce mixer, to be held on November 8th, from 5-7pm. This networking opportunity enables attendees to rub elbows with other community members, as well as City, BID, and Chamber representatives and staff. We look forward to seeing you there! read…


McRoskey Mattress Co. Opening Pop Up Store in Downtown San Rafael

The San Francisco-based mattress maker and retailer is opening a pop up showroom this November. The store will open on 4th Street Saturday, Nov. 4, and will operate through February. Opening weekend will feature a ‘Breakfast in Bed’ celebration at which customers can enjoy local pastries and beverages while trying the beds, all in the…


Terri Abelar of San Rafael’s Aging Solutions wins Latino Business Leadership Award

For the second year, the Business Journal has selected those in the Latino business community who are making difference and honored them with one of the Latino Business Leadership Awards, and Terri Abelar’s exemplary work within the Marin Latino community has earned her a well deserved place on this year’s winner’s list. read more >