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Economic Development


The Economic Development Department works to improve the business environment in San Rafael. We are here to help you with your business location questions, permit process issues, real estate investment needs, or other business assistance. We also provide real estate project planning,  oversee special events throughout the City, and administer various special projects.

Community Events

Aug 17 2018

Movies in the Park: Mrs. Doubtfire at Gerstle Park

8:15pm - 10:15pm Gerstle Park
  • Add to calendar 2018-08-17 20:15:00 2018-08-17 22:15:00 America/Los_Angeles Movies in the Park: Mrs. Doubtfire at Gerstle Park San Rafael Avenue, San Rafael, California 94901
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Mark your calendar! Four great movies are coming to a park near you. The City's Community Services department invites you to enjoy these FREE movies under the stars. Bring your friends and family, your blanket, low chair, picnic, snacks, and flashlight. Silbermann’s Ice Cream and Kona Ice will be on site with goodies available for...

Aug 18 2018

Park-A-Month – Pickleweed Park

9:00am - 12:00pm Pickleweed Park
  • Add to calendar 2018-08-18 09:00:00 2018-08-18 12:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Park-A-Month - Pickleweed Park 50 Canal St, San Rafael, California 94901
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Join our fun family-friendly volunteer program and help keep our San Rafael parks in great shape! Come with your friends or meet new people while spreading mulch, cleaning play area equipment and picnic barbecues, weeding and more. We'll provide hand tools and gloves or bring your own. For more information, contact Ann Bauer, Volunteer Program...

Aug 18 2018

Downtown San Rafael Summer Sidewalk Sale

All day - 11:59pm
  • Add to calendar 2018-08-18 00:00:00 2018-08-18 23:59:59 America/Los_Angeles Downtown San Rafael Summer Sidewalk Sale

SAN RAFAEL, CA - The San Rafael Business Improvement District is proud to present the Summer Sidewalk Sale Saturday, August 18th, on 4th Street Downtown and in The West End Village featuring discounts, giveaways, specials, live entertainment, a skate park and music. Parking is free in the Downtown garages on A and C Streets and...

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