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Shop Small / Shop Local Saturday, November 24 • 10–6

On Saturday, November 24, 2018 and throughout the Holiday season, you can support Downtown San Rafael’s small businesses and entrepreneurs by participating in “Shop Small / Shop Local Saturday” and encourage local friends and residents to ‘shop small” in both Downtown and the West End Village.   Shop Small / Shop Local Saturday plays a…

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Parade of Lights • Friday, November 23rd

39th Annual Parade of Lights Winter Wonderland on Friday, November 23, 2018. Fourth Street – A Street to Lootens, Downtown San Rafael “The Heart of Marin” Free Snow Sledding & Kids Activities on A Street between Fourth & 5th Ave from 12-4pm & 6:30-8pm Parade of Lights & Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30pm Holiday…

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Shop Local Saturday • November 24, 2018

San Rafael 2018 Shop Small Shop Local

On Saturday, November 24, 2018 and throughout the Holiday season, you can support Downtown San Rafael's small businesses and entrepreneurs by participating in “Shop Small / Shop Local Saturday” and encourage local friends and residents to ‘shop small” in both Downtown and the West End Village.

Shop Small / Shop Local Saturday plays a key role in driving customer traffic and growing revenue for our locally owned independent businesses during the important holiday retail season.

We’re also encouraging consumers to ‘dine small’ by grabbing a bite or a drink at a local eatery or brew pub.

By shopping local and small, and using local services, the majority of the money stays within our community. Small business owners and local San Rafael businesses are the fabric of our daily lives. They have energy and passion for what they do, and when we support small businesses, jobs are created and local communities preserve their unique culture.

Shop Small / Shop Local Saturday provides us an opportunity to honor and celebrate the hardworking folks that are creating jobs and fueling the economy in San Rafael. These are the businesses that sponsor our local sports teams and local events so let’s give back to them!

Downtown San Rafael Business Owners Click here to share your offerings & Gift Card pledges.

Downtown San Rafael Garages Free on Weekends

Free-Parking-Map

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.

Second Fridays Art Walk, Farmer's Market, Sidewalk Sales, Brew & Wine Crawl, Small Business Saturday, Parade of Lights & more.
Parking meters, garages and lots. Employee & Resident Parking. Monthly Permits, Frequent Parker Cards, Parking Apps & Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. Smart Train & Public Transit.
Our Mission. Meet the Staff, Board of Directors and find meeting agendas and minutes. Get involved.

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November 19th

Downtown San Rafael

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Downtown San Rafael

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November 19th

Downtown San Rafael

SHOP LOCAL SATURDAY NOV 24TH
SAN RAFAEL DOWNTOWN & WEST END VILLAGE

Win Downtown gift cards in Free Raffle!
$20-$250 offers!
Find endless unique gift choices and entertainment in our distinctive Downtown. View the new West End overhead lights!

RAFFLE/SHOP LOCAL SAT OFFERS:
T & B Sports- $100 Gift Card
Proof Lab- $50 Gift Card / 20% off Proof Lab Brand Apparel
20/20 Optical- $250 Credit Frames & Rx lenses/$100 off complete pair frames with Rx lenses
Bellissima Salon- 20% off Products
Double Rainbow- Free Sundae/10% off with $50+ receipt from Downtown business
El Perol Restaurant- $25 Gift Card
Friends Books- $20 Gift Card/Gift wrap, cider, cookies, art book specials & sale
Gold Rush Jewelers- Two $50 Gift Cards
Mike's Bikes- Comp Bike tune up ($120 value)
Pleasures of the Heart- $30 Gift Certificate/Hot Apple Cider & Cookies, 50% off sale rack
All Season Soccer- Two $25 Gift Certificates
Red Devil Records- $20 Gift Card
Rumor Has It- 1 Free Interior design consultation
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SHOP LOCAL SATURDAY NOV 24TH 
SAN RAFAEL DOWNTOWN & WEST END VILLAGE

Win Downtown gift cards in Free Raffle! 
$20-$250 offers!
Find endless unique gift choices and entertainment in our distinctive Downtown. View the new West End overhead lights!

RAFFLE/SHOP LOCAL SAT OFFERS:
T & B Sports- $100 Gift Card
Proof Lab- $50 Gift Card / 20% off Proof Lab Brand Apparel 
20/20 Optical- $250 Credit Frames & Rx lenses/$100 off complete pair frames with Rx lenses
Bellissima Salon- 20% off Products 
Double Rainbow- Free Sundae/10% off with $50+ receipt from Downtown business
El Perol Restaurant- $25 Gift Card 
Friends Books- $20 Gift Card/Gift wrap, cider, cookies, art book specials & sale
Gold Rush Jewelers- Two $50 Gift Cards 
Mikes Bikes- Comp Bike tune up ($120 value) 
Pleasures of the Heart- $30 Gift Certificate/Hot Apple Cider & Cookies, 50% off sale rack
All Season Soccer- Two $25 Gift Certificates
Red Devil Records- $20 Gift Card 
Rumor Has It- 1 Free Interior design consultation

November 14th

Downtown San Rafael

SHOP SMALL - SHOP LOCAL

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November 14th

Downtown San Rafael

Thank you to the San Rafael BID and the City of San Rafael for the beautiful Tivoli Pilot Lighting project in the West End Village! Come check it out! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to the San Rafael BID and the City of San Rafael for the beautiful Tivoli Pilot Lighting project in the West End Village! Come check it out!

 

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The Happys are hosting open mics and live sets every Wednesday at Georges come through!!

A reminder of how San Rafael’s sense of community and civic pride is growing!

Now please bring this down to the east end of 4th street please! Love it

November 14th

Downtown San Rafael

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