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.


Calling all Novato Business Owners!

Calling all Novato Business Owners!

Nominate your business to participate in the upcoming photo shoot for the Shop Local Novato campaign, an ongoing collaboration between the City of Novato and Novato-based marketing agency Kiosk.
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2016 Easter Brunch, Egg Hunts and More

2016 Easter Brunch, Egg Hunts and More

Easter Sunday is March 27th this year, and for many Novato families, that means Easter Sunday brunch at one of our town’s popular brunch spots.
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Go Green for Saint Patrick’s Day 2016 in Novato

Go Green for Saint Patrick’s Day 2016 in Novato

St. Paddy’s Day is Thursday, March 17th, and as ever it’s an excuse for people of all backgrounds to wear a little green, claim Irish heritage (however implausibly) and perhaps down an Irish stout or two.
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Easy Ways to Make 2016 Valentine’s Day Special

Easy Ways to Make 2016 Valentine’s Day Special

Valentine’s Day is coming, and with it the chance to show your partner you care with a romantic gift or date night.
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Throw a Party As Local as the Super Bowl

Throw a Party As Local as the Super Bowl

The Bay Area is finally hosting the Big Game, which is a bigger reason than usual to throw a big ol’ Super Bowl party.
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Get Local Support for your New Year Resolution

Get Local Support for your New Year Resolution

Thinking that it’s time for a new you in 2016? You’re not alone. The new year offers plenty of opportunities to get serious about fitness.
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A Quick Guide to Great Holiday Shopping in Novato

A Quick Guide to Great Holiday Shopping in Novato

Whether you’re looking for last minute Holiday gift ideas or a photo of the kids with Santa, you can escape the chaos of the mall by shopping local...
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Jewelry Open House Sale – December 4th & 5th on Grant Ave

Jewelry Open House Sale – December 4th & 5th on Grant Ave

Local Novato jewelry designer Carmen Q is having an Open House Sale, Friday, December 4th from 5pm to 8pm, and Saturday, December 5th from 10am to 4pm at 750 Grant Avenue. Locally
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2015 Small Business Saturday!

2015 Small Business Saturday!

Small Business Saturday is coming, on November 28th (the day after the post-Thanksgiving shopping spree known as Black Friday). Launched in 2008 by American Express, and since officially recognized by
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Get Ready for Halloween

Get Ready for Halloween

It’s officially Fall, and as any kid will tell you, that means it’s time to start planning for Halloween, which means a visit to a few of your favorite Novato
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Be Picnic Prepared!

Be Picnic Prepared!

Picnic season is upon us, and no trip to the beach, park or other excursion is complete without a delicious sandwich on hand.
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Novato Has A Spa for Every Budget

Novato Has A Spa for Every Budget

We are lucky to live in a community with several wonderful options for a temporary escape into the world of relaxation.
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Novato Staycation Tips

Novato Staycation Tips

When you live in a part of the world that other people travel to visit, you can have a mini-staycation any time you want, enjoying the best that Novato has to offer.
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Plan Your Memorial Day BBQ in Novato

Plan Your Memorial Day BBQ in Novato

Memorial Day is coming, on Monday 25th of May, and with it, the thoughts of many a Marin resident turn to BBQing...
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Jewelry Sidewalk Sale – Friday, May 8th on Grant Ave

Jewelry Sidewalk Sale – Friday, May 8th on Grant Ave

Find an amazing gift for your mama, your wife, or yourself! Local jewelry designer CarmenQ is having a sidewalk sale this Friday, May 8th from 10am to 4pm at 750 Grant Avenue...
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Fresh and in Season

Fresh and in Season

Marin is at the forefront of the farm to table food movement, and for many, seasonal eating has become second nature.
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