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.


Pick of the Week: John & Jill’s Cheesecake

Pick of the Week: John & Jill’s Cheesecake

Have you been dreaming about rich, creamy cheesecake? A visit to John & Jill’s Cheesecake at 4 Commercial Boulevard (Suite 2) in Novato is sure to cure the craving! For nineteen
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Pick of the Week: Steve’s Auto Care

Pick of the Week: Steve’s Auto Care

Steve’s Auto Care, at 879 Sweetser in downtown Novato, is an independently-owned business that specializes in maintenance and light duty repair on all models of Honda, Acura, Toyota, Lexus, Nissan,
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Pick of the Week: Studio 4 Art

Pick of the Week: Studio 4 Art

Express your inner artist and let your creativity flow at Studio 4 Art in Old Town Novato. Owner Kebby McInroy’s shop is the perfect venue for novice and seasoned artists of all
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Pick of the Week: Pini Ace Hardware

Pick of the Week: Pini Ace Hardware

Home projects beckoning? Whether you’re in the market for plumbing, electrical, housewares, paint, lawn & garden supplies and more, a trip to Pini Ace Hardware will ensure you have everything you need
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Pick of the Week: Rousseau’s Fine Art Framing

Pick of the Week: Rousseau’s Fine Art Framing

Rousseau’s Fine Art Framing in downtown Novato is the place to go for all your custom matting and framing needs. Owner Kathie Rousseau and her knowledgeable staff have a reputation
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Pick of the Week: Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop

Pick of the Week: Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop

Attract more feathered friends to your yard all year long by visiting Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in Novato’s Vintage Oaks Shopping Center. This independently-owned franchise features specialty products designed
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Pick of the Week: La Michoacana Ice Cream

Pick of the Week: La Michoacana Ice Cream

Craving ice cream? Discover downtown Novato’s newest specialty treat shop, La Michoacana Ice Cream at 1219 Grant Avenue. This decadent dessert store features Sonoma-made all natural specialty ice creams, sorbets, aqua
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Pick of the Week: Tagliaferri’s Italian Delicatessen and Cafe

Pick of the Week: Tagliaferri’s Italian Delicatessen and Cafe

If you’ve got a craving for authentic Italian food, be sure to stop by Tagliaferri’s Italian Delicatessen at 1701 Grant Avenue in Novato (formerly Pete’s Coffee). Family-owned and operated “Tags”,
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Pick of the Week: Jay’s Kustom Exhaust & Muffler Repair

Pick of the Week: Jay’s Kustom Exhaust & Muffler Repair

Jay’s Kustom Exhaust & Muffler Repair is the place to go in Novato for expert auto exhaust repair and installation. Born and raised in Novato, owner Jay Pitkin has a reputation among
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Pick of the Week: Sloat Garden Center

Pick of the Week: Sloat Garden Center

Spring into the growing season and spruce up your yard with new greenery from Sloat Garden Center, located at 2000 South Novato Boulevard in Novato. Independently owned and operated since
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Pick of the Week: Finnegan’s Marin

Pick of the Week: Finnegan’s Marin

Finnegan’s Marin, located at 877 Grant Avenue, is a popular family-friendly Irish pub and grill in the heart of Old Town Novato. Since opening in 2006, this venue has been
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Pick of the Week: Watts Music Novato

Pick of the Week: Watts Music Novato

Are you a serious audiophile? Watts Music Novato is the oldest record store in Marin County, and is regarded as the place to find the best selection of new and used
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Pick of the Week: Kitchens by Ken Ryan

Pick of the Week: Kitchens by Ken Ryan

Are you ready for a new kitchen? Be sure to start with the experts at Kitchens by Ken Ryan in downtown Novato. Whether you’re designing your dream kitchen from scratch,
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Pick of the Week: Northbay Stone Works

Pick of the Week: Northbay Stone Works

Picture your dream kitchen or bathroom. If your vision includes custom stonework, you can make that dream a reality by visiting the experts at NorthBay Stone Works. Specializing in custom
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La Michoacana Ice Cream: Just In Time for Valentine’s Day!

La Michoacana Ice Cream: Just In Time for Valentine’s Day!

Tomorrow, and just in time for Valentine’s Day, Old Town Novato celebrates the grand opening of another exciting addition to beautiful Grant Avenue; La Michoacana Ice Cream and Fruit Paletas
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Pick of the Week: Moonstone Skin & Body Care

Pick of the Week: Moonstone Skin & Body Care

Are you ready for a little “me” time? Pamper your body from head to toe at Moonstone Skin and Body Care. This Novato day spa has a selection of rejuvenating
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