Novato News & Events

There are plenty of things to do in Novato. Check in regularly with Shop Local Novato for the latest Novato news & events.


6 Best Places to Get Tacos in Novato

6 Best Places to Get Tacos in Novato

What’s delicious and wrapped in a tortilla? Tacos! Novato has many great places to get tacos, but we’ve narrowed it down to the best of the best. From eclectic restaurants
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SLN Sits Down With Local Novato Band The Happys

SLN Sits Down With Local Novato Band The Happys

Shop Local Novato recently sat down with local alternative-rock band The Happys to take a deep-dive into Novato’s music scene. They told us which venues they like to play and namechecked
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Make Summer With Your Kids Special in Novato

Make Summer With Your Kids Special in Novato

As the school year ends, an exciting summer vacation begins. When you live in a town like Novato, you don’t always need to take your kids on an exotic, summer
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Make Father’s Day Meaningful in Novato

Make Father’s Day Meaningful in Novato

Father’s Day is almost here! If you haven’t already made plans, there’s no time to waste. Fortunately, Novato’s full of fun stuff to do with dad. With a little planning,
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Choose Your Own Novato Mother’s Day Adventure

Choose Your Own Novato Mother’s Day Adventure

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12th, which is right around the corner. Fortunately, there’s still time to start planning your mom’s special day. We understand that every mom is
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Novato Welcomes Thailand Restaurant on May 4th

Novato Welcomes Thailand Restaurant on May 4th

For weeks, Novato food fans have wondered about the mysterious new Thai Restaurant that popped up in Hamilton Marketplace. Well, put your curiosity to rest because the much anticipated Thailand
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KC Turner’s Cookout Concert Series Returns for 2019 to HopMonk Novato

KC Turner’s Cookout Concert Series Returns for 2019 to HopMonk Novato

Concert curator and promoter KC Turner brings his popular Cookout Concert Series back to the HopMonk Tavern.
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Get Set For a Fun Novato Easter Weekend

Get Set For a Fun Novato Easter Weekend

Easter Sunday is almost here, and with it, plenty of opportunities to enjoy candy treats, family brunches and easter egg hunts. Easter brunch is always busy so don’t forget to
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Say “Aloha!” to Novato’s New Hawaiian BBQ Restaurant on April 4

Say “Aloha!” to Novato’s New Hawaiian BBQ Restaurant on April 4

Novato is set to give a warm welcome to the iconic Hawaiian plate lunch with the opening of L& L Hawaiian BBQ at 7320 Redwood Blvd (in the old Smash
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Sharing All Our Puppy Love in Novato

Sharing All Our Puppy Love in Novato

It’s National Puppy Day on Saturday the 23rd, but when you’ve got a furry canine friend at home, it’s probably safe to say that most days are puppy days. And
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Stay Local This March, with Art, Music and More in Novato

Stay Local This March, with Art, Music and More in Novato

Looking for something fun to do in the month of March? Novato has plenty of opportunities to enjoy the arts and get creative, whether you’re a music lover, a would-be
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Local Art Blossoms at the Spring Craft Market

Local Art Blossoms at the Spring Craft Market

Spring is almost here, and with it, a new selection of crafts and gifts from local artists at Novato’s Spring Craft Market. This free event takes place at the Margaret
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Novato Versus New England for Super Bowl 2019

Novato Versus New England for Super Bowl 2019

The Los Angeles Rams bandwagon is in full effect as Novato’s own Jared Goff squares off against Tom Brady and the Pats for Super Bowl LIII. The former Marin Catholic
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Get Creative with the Arts in 2019

Get Creative with the Arts in 2019

The new year brings new opportunities, including new ways to get self-expressive. Novato is home to the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, where you can enjoy inspiring exhibitions and and
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A Novato New Year

A Novato New Year

2018 is almost over! If you’re looking to see out the year in style, enjoy some family fun or have some end of year laughs, there are plenty of Novato
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Pearl Vietnamese Restaurant Makes Waves In Novato

Pearl Vietnamese Restaurant Makes Waves In Novato

If you’ve been out and about in Novato recently then you may have heard about one of Novato’s newest restaurants, Pearl. Located in the Novato Fair Shopping Center, Pearl is
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