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Upcoming Events & Downtown News
Join the BID, “Clean San Rafael” and your fellow business neighbors for a “Clean and Green Day” in celebration of Earth Day. We will be in the Downtown City Plaza, giving brooms & tall dustpans sets to Sidewalk Level Businesses. We ask that everyone pitch in to spiff up our Downtown just in time for our…Read More
Mark your calendars to participate in our great summer savings event on Saturday, April 13, 11-5pm! Join us for discounts, sales, demos, special events, food and lively shopping. The fun will stretch from downtown 4th Street to the West End Village. Downtown merchants and restaurants are gearing up to offer special items, entertainment and an…Read More
What: The 31st Annual Greg Borrelli May Madness Car Show and Parade When: PARADE 5pm – Saturday, May 11 SHOW & SHINE Noon to 6 pm CRUISE Friday night, May 11th, 6pm BBQ at ELKS 7:30pm $35/person Where: Fourth Street in Downtown San Rafael FREE to the public. Bring the whole family! Info/Register your car: www.MayMadnessSanRafael.com For Immediate…Read More
Saturday, July 13, 2019 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Downtown San Rafael, CA This Beer & Wine tasting event will feature the numerous new (and established) Downtown Breweries, Bars and Restaurants and also include San Rafael merchants and businesses offering tastes, with light refreshments, inside their stores along the Fourth Street corridor to the West…Read More
View Sidewalk Sale participants here. Free Parking in City garages on C Street, A Street and the West End lot at 1550 4th Street during this event. Have questions? Are you a merchant who’d like to participate? Get in touch. Get the word out! Download a poster and share this image on your website, social media and with your email…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.