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.


Nordstrom Rack set to open Spring 2017 in Novato

Nordstrom Rack set to open Spring 2017 in Novato

Fans of stylish savings will be excited to hear that a new Nordstrom Rack is set to open at Novato’s Vintage Oaks Shopping Center in the spring of 2017.
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Thanksgiving 2016, Shop Local Style

Thanksgiving 2016, Shop Local Style

No sooner has the last Halloween costume and bag of candy been swept from the retail shelves and the great national Holiday of Thanksgiving takes center stage. Whether you’re hosting
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Get Set For a Screaming 2016 Halloween in Novato

Get Set For a Screaming 2016 Halloween in Novato

Storefronts are lined with bright orange pumpkins, which means everyone’s favorite haunted holiday is on the way.
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Shop Local Novato Loves National Dog Day 2016

Shop Local Novato Loves National Dog Day 2016

National Dog Day is a wonderful excuse to show your pets just how much you appreciate having them in your life.
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Savor the Summer When You Shop Local

Savor the Summer When You Shop Local

Are you ready, Novato? The sun is shining, the weather is rising and it’s officially summer!
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Plan an Awesome 2016 Father’s Day in Novato

Plan an Awesome 2016 Father’s Day in Novato

It’s Father’s Day on June 19th, and even if Dad says he “doesn’t want you to go to a lot of trouble” you can respect his wishes and still do something nice!
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Pick of the Week: Arun Thai Restaurant

Pick of the Week: Arun Thai Restaurant

In the mood for some delicious Thai food? Transport yourself to Southeast Asia without leaving Novato at Arun Thai Restaurant. Located in an unassuming Bel Marin Keys business park, this
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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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