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.


The Great 2013 Bel Marin Keys Holiday Sale

The Great 2013 Bel Marin Keys Holiday Sale

If you’re looking for great deals on unique holiday gifts, don’t miss the annual Bel Marin Keys Warehouse & Studio Sale happening this Thursday through Saturday (November 21-23) from 10:00am
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Pick of the Week: Beso Bistro & Bar

Pick of the Week: Beso Bistro & Bar

If you’re looking for a local restaurant that blends globally inspired flavors with California cuisine flair, head over to Beso Bistro & Wine Bar (formerly the Hamilton Cafe) at Hamilton
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Gingerbread House Workshop

Gingerbread House Workshop

Studio 4 Art in Downtown Novato is hosting its annual Gingerbread House Workshop this Sunday, November 10th. Children of all ages are invited to register. Please note that children under
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7 Ways to Haunt Local this Halloween!

7 Ways to Haunt Local this Halloween!

Not quite ready for Halloween? Party this weekend and nothing scary to wear? There’s still time to put together a great costume, spookify your home and grab some goodies for
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Las Guitarras Novato Cancer Fundraiser

Las Guitarras Novato Cancer Fundraiser

Come on down to the Las Guitarras Novato Cancer Fundraiser and ‘Dine and Donate’ this Saturday, October 19th from 3pm to 10pm. Head down to this Novato favorite for delicious food and
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Get 15% off at Klyde Street Pets on Grant Avenue

Get 15% off at Klyde Street Pets on Grant Avenue

Mention “Shop Local Novato” and GET 15% OFF pet food & supplies at Klyde Street Pets throughout the month of September! Klyde Street Pets is an independently owned pet store
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Sweepstakes winner’s shopping spree

Sweepstakes winner’s shopping spree

The Shop Local Novato sweepstakes winner claimed his Novato shopping spree this week. Charles Zanco (pictured left) was drawn as the winning entry and chose to spend his $750 Novato
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Grant Avenue Building gets a Shop Local makeover!

Grant Avenue Building gets a Shop Local makeover!

The former Pini Ace Hardware building on Grant Avenue in Novato got a Shop Local style makeover this week. Building owners Prado Group have kindly supported the city’s “Shop Local
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July is Independent Retailer Month!

July is Independent Retailer Month!

Celebrate ​Independent Retailer Month in Novato! Did you know that a dollar spent at an independent retailer is usually spent again 6 to 15 times before it leaves our community? ​Independent
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Italian Street Painting July 5, 2 – 8pm

Italian Street Painting July 5, 2 – 8pm

Visit Whosoever’s Gallery & Gifts on July 5 to see an Italian Street Painting Performance by Roberta Ahrens. Roberta Ahrens is one of Northern California’s master decorative painters with 29 years’ experience
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Win $750 to spend in any Novato store!

Win $750 to spend in any Novato store!

Enter the Novato Retail Sweepstakes to win $750 to spend in ANY Novato store! Three ways to enter: > Like us on Facebook > Follow us on Twitter > Download the
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Did you know?

Did you know?

Novato community residents generate $2,535,000 in sales tax revenue for neighboring cities in 2012. Let’s bring it home!
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Summer Artist Reception: June 7, 6-9pm

Summer Artist Reception: June 7, 6-9pm

Join Whosoevers for an evening of art and wine at Whosoevers Gallery & Gifts to welcome seven new artists to our gallery collection! New Artists in our Summer Collection: Phil Beffrey, Sandra
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2013 Novato Art and Wine Festival

2013 Novato Art and Wine Festival

Come on down to the Shop Local Novato booth at the Novato Art and Wine Festival this weekend! Tens of thousands of people from Novato and the San Francisco Bay Area will gather for
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