2020 BID Event Dates
- Clean & Green Day - Thursday, April 16
- May Madness - Saturday, May 9
- Sidewalk Sale Sat - June TBD
- Hops & Vines Stroll - Saturday, July 18
- Mixer/Annual Meeting - September TBD
- Trick or Treat - Saturday, October 24
- West End Village Celebration - Saturday, November 7
- Shop Local Saturday - Saturday, November 28
Shop Local Saturday provides us an opportunity to honor and celebrate the hardworking folks that are creating jobs, fueling the economy, enriching our lives, supporting local organizations and preserving our unique culture in San Rafael. By shopping local and small, and by using local services, the majority of your money stays within our own community.…Read More
886 4th Street, San Rafael
Owners: Bishlam and Amy Bullock
What’s the hardest lesson you learned in starting a business?
To not run my business all the time. It’s hard to take my hands off the wheel sometimes, and let it evolve the way it wants to. The business will tell you what it needs…Read More
West End Village Celebration 2019
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Trick or Treat 2019
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Other Downtown San Rafael Events
2019 Art Walk dates: 12/13
2020 Art Walk dates: 1/10, 2/14, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, 6/12, 7/10, 8/14, 9/11, 10/9, 11/13, 12/11
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 Summer Market
4th Street, 6 - 9 PM on Thursdays, June 13 - Sept 26
(No market on July 4th.)
The farmers market in Downtown San Rafael is a longstanding tradition of almost 30 years which we are happy to continue! The new Summer Market by the Agricultural Institute of Marin, AIM, will feature an exciting mix of new and returning farmers and purveyors. You’ll discover and connect with farmers selling a bounty of seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables. Enjoy music, crafts, education, and children’s activities, and most of all – connect with your friends and neighbors Downtown!
Stay, shop, dine and enjoy the local businesses in Downtown!
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.