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Supporting San Rafael's downtown is our only job
Our eclectic downtown is something to celebrate
Upcoming Events & Downtown News
Join your business friends and neighbors for a fun, informative evening. We will be discussing beautification initiatives for Downtown San Rafael and we will have a presentation from: “San Rafael Clean” Our host is T & B Sports, located at 1345 4th Street. Please stop by after work for light refreshments & camaraderie. Please reply below so…Read More
May Madness returns to Downtown San Rafael for its 31st year! When: Saturday, May 11, 2019 Noon-6pm Where: Fourth Street Downtown San Rafael Join hundreds of fans to check out 200+ incredible classic and custom cars! Enjoy food and drink, people watching, and rocking out to the tunes of the 50s & 60s. Trophies are…Read More
Downtown San Rafael Kicked Off the West End Pilot Lighting Project on 4th Street between G Street and Shaver at this year’s West End Village Celebration event on Sunday, November 4th. Downtown San Rafael has always been known for its charming lights, and now the West End will join the party with the overhead lights…Read More
The BID and Downtown San Rafael Arts District have joined forces to showcase local artwork and dress up empty retail spaces. In our first project, artist Lynn Sondag created whimsical fall trees that blend beautifully with the surroundings. See her work at 1200 4th Street, at the corner of B (old Rafael Jewelers). Special thanks to:…Read More
The BID Annual Meeting was held on
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Generously hosted by Annie Bowman and Staff at Sunrise Home.
Members mingled with neighbors and Board Members and heard the BID Annual Report highlights as well as
Director of Homeless Planning, Andrew Henning, https://www.
City of San Rafael, Sgt. Carl Huber, Supervisor of the Downtown Foot Patrol, SRPD
Karen Strolia, Director Marin County Downtown Streets Team
Downtown San Rafael Garages Free on Weekends
Don't forget to tell your customers in person and through your social media and emails about the Free Parking on Saturdays and Sundays! FREE WEEKEND PARKING is in the A Street and C Street Garages, thanks to the Parking Department's pilot program. Let's keep it going by getting good participation! Win-Win.