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.


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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Wonderful Wedding Planning Tips

Wonderful Wedding Planning Tips

Planning a wedding in the North Bay? Novato has several great wedding locations, whether you’re picturing a wine country-style wedding at the Pacheco Winery or a country club-style event at
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Novato’s Most Romantic Couple Winners Announced

Novato’s Most Romantic Couple Winners Announced

The Downtown Novato Business Association (DNBA) has announced the winners of the ‘Novato’s Most Romantic Couple’ Contest.
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Are you Novato’s Most Romantic Couple?

Are you Novato’s Most Romantic Couple?

Calling all lovebirds! Share your love story for a chance to win a dreamy date for two in Downtown Novato!! HOW TO ENTER: Send us your love story (it can be
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2015 Sweetheart Stroll

2015 Sweetheart Stroll

This Valentine’s Day take your sweetheart on a horse-drawn carriage ride through Novato’s quaint downtown…for FREE! Here’s an idea…why not have dinner at one of Novato’s romantic restaurant spots, and
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Start the New Year off right at Hopmonk Tavern

Start the New Year off right at Hopmonk Tavern

Start the New Year off right with a visit to Hopmonk Tavern in the Vintage Oaks Shopping Center; one of Novato’s favorite restaurant destinations with a lively bar scene, good food,
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Get Festive in Novato

Get Festive in Novato

Novato businesses have everything you need to make your holidays merry and bright! Sip your way to holiday bliss by reserving a spot for High Tea at Teeny Cake. Service
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Pick of the Week: Morris and Company

Pick of the Week: Morris and Company

Morris and Company at 817 Grant Avenue is your destination for holiday shopping from “treetop to tabletop.” This well-appointed downtown Novato store is known for its fabulous fine home accessories
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Feast Local this Thanksgiving Holiday!

Feast Local this Thanksgiving Holiday!

Prepare to feast! The Thanksgiving holiday is next week, and Novato-based grocers have everything you need to set the stage for a delicious meal.
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Holiday Shopping in Novato at the 2014 Bel Marin Keys Warehouse Sale

Holiday Shopping in Novato at the 2014 Bel Marin Keys Warehouse Sale

Enjoy holiday shopping in Novato! From museum-quality Italian glass decor to quirky garden art, handmade jewelry from local artists and locally crafted beauty products
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