For festive weekend getaways this holiday season, visit Novato. Whether you’re planning a romantic winter weekend or an inexpensive family trip, Novato has the small town charm that makes the holidays cozy, warm and welcoming. And it’s all just a short drive over the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco.

Novato is bustling with events, especially during the holiday season. Spend the day strolling through Downtown Novato’s charming Grant Avenue, the perfect place for holiday gift shopping, with unique items you won’t find at the mall. You’ll find creative toy and candy stores for kids, and boutique shopping for your special someone. With award-winning Marin golf courses, wonderful restaurants, local spas, and beautiful Bay Trail hiking, there’s plenty to do whether you want to relax or enjoy the great outdoors. Check our Events Calendar and start planning your holiday getaway!