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Upcoming BID Events

  • Downtown Clean Up Day – Friday, April 12 9am-Noon
  • Spring Sidewalk Sale - Sat. April 13, 11am-5pm
  • May Madness Cruise – Fri. May 10 6pm - ?
  • May Madness Car Show & Parade - Sat. May 11, Noon-6pm
  • Member Mixer – June ? Theme, Date & Host TBD
  • Hops & Vines Stroll - Sat. July 13, 2-7pm
  • Summer Sidewalk Sale - Sat. Aug 17, 11am-5pm
  • Member Mixer – Sept ? Theme, Date & Host TBD
  • Trick or Treat on 4th Street - Sat. Oct. 26, 1-3PM
  • West End Village Celebration - Sun. Nov. 3, 11am-7pm
  • Parade of Lights - Fri. Nov. 29, Noon-8pm & Sat. Nov. 30 9am-Noon

Downtown Clean Up Day – Friday, April 12 9am-Noon

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…

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Spring Sidewalk Sale – Sat. April 13, 11am-5pm

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…

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2019 May Madness Scheduled for May 11, 2019

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: For Immediate…

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The 1st Annual Downtown San Rafael Hops and Vines Stroll

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…

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Summer Sidewalk Sale – Sat. August 17, 11am-5pm

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…

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February 2019 BID Mixer Photos

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2019 Art Walk dates: 1/11, 2/8, 3/8, 4/12, 5/10, 6/14, 7/12, 8/9, 9/13, 10/11, 11/8, 12/13

Enjoy galleries, open studios, art exhibits, live music and refreshments as you stroll in downtown San Rafael. Anchored by Art Works Downtown galleries and artist studios, the 2nd Friday Art Walk links venues along downtown Fourth Street the second Friday of each month. 

Downtown San Rafael Market
Thursday Evenings, May 2-Sept 26, 2019 from 6-9 PM

During the market season every Thursday evening San Rafael Downtown becomes a market that is also a festival with fresh produce, delicious foods, tasty pastries, local artisans with talented musicians.

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.

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