Category Archives: Local Events

2017 Fourth of July Parades, Fireworks, and the Marin County Fair

July 4, 2017, Events in Marin County and Beyond

Independence Day is a fun day (or two or four) with family events and celebrations around Novato and the Bay Area. This is a great time to spend with family and friends enjoying all that this wonderful area has to offer. The weather looks perfect for parades and fireworks this year; we hope you have a wonderful, relaxing, and safe Independence Day holiday!

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2017 Memorial Day Weekend Events in the Marin County Area

2017 Memorial Day Weekend Events in the Marin County Area

What to do for 2017 Memorial Day Weekend in Novato, CA

With Memorial Day right around the corner, the residents of Marin County are gearing up for another day in the sun filled with food, fun, and remembering the sacrifice our fallen soldiers have made. If you are looking for something to do this Memorial Day, take a look at these fun and educational events that will be sure to please the whole family.

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2017 St. Patrick's Day Events near Novato, CA

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Marin County with these Fun Irish Happenings!

2017 St. Patrick’s Day Events near Novato, CA

St. Paddy’s Day is Friday, March 17th of this year, and per usual people will be getting into the holiday spirit by dressing in green, enjoying an Irish Stout or two, and partaking in some delicious Irish fare! If you are in the Novato, CA area and are looking for some festive fun this holiday, check out our list below of some of the best St. Patrick’s Day events in and around Novato.

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Christmas holidays 2016 Santa Claus tree farms Novato Marin County CA

Where Can You Find Santa, Christmas Trees Around Marin County?

Christmas 2016 Tree Farms Santa Photos Novato San Rafael CA

If you were an Olympic relay runner, then you might consider this the final leg of the sprint towards Christmas.  So as you make the final turn towards the finish line: Do you have a Christmas tree yet?  Have you taken the kids to see Santa Claus?

If the answer to either of these questions is no, and you would like to do so, then we have a list for the Novato and San Rafael CA area with two main topics: Tree farms where you can cut down a tree, and places where you can take a picture with Santa Claus.

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Thanksgiving 2016 events Black Friday shopping holiday lights Novato San Rafael CA

How Can You Celebrate Thanksgiving in Marin County?

Thanksgiving 2016 Events Black Friday Novato San Rafael CA

The holidays are here, and what’s not to love?  Whether you’re going to be home for Thanksgiving and Christmas or you’re planning a trip to see family or friends, it’s a time to be thankful, to eat nice meals and to participate in some nice local events.

We’ve got a list of a few local Thanksgiving events for the Marin County area, including Novato and San Rafael CA, such as a Turkey Trot and Black Friday shopping locations.  Go please read on, and get ready to celebrate!

Keep Up With Events: Marin County Area

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Halloween 2016 Marin County Novato CA Harvest Festival Scream on the Green

Where Can You Go Trick-or-Treating in Marin County?

Halloween 2016 Trick or Treat Events Novato San Francisco CA

The clock is about to strike “candy,” as Halloween 2016 is upon us.  And what kid’s holiday would be complete without a cool costume and some candy?

We’ve got the lowdown on where you can find the treats in the Novato and San Francisco area, basically covering the Marin County vicinity, and you and your kids will like what you see.

Keep Up With Events in Marin County

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Labor Day 2016 Novato CA Tame Impala Lachlan Patterson Sausalito Art Festival

Labor Day Events in the Marin County Area: Live Music, Festivals Rule the Weekend

Things to Do for Labor Day 2016 Novato San Rafael CA

Labor Day was instituted to honor the American worker and all the contributions we as employees make to the economy as a whole.  So it’s only fitting that we take a day or a weekend off every September to commemorate that – also, it gives us some prep time since the kids are usually going back to school around the same time.  Whatever your reasons, kick back and relax for at least one more weekend, before autumn comes.  Which is why we have our list of things to do for Labor Day 2016 in and around Novato and San Rafael CA.

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Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles recent model years Novato CA

Why Buy Certified Toyota Vehicles? Here’s Why

How to Buy Toyota Certified Used Vehicles Novato San Rafael CA

The concept of the used car salesperson has taken a hit over the years, as they are sometimes stereotyped as sleazy or selling bad cars at artificially high prices.  This stereotype is not only harmful, it especially hurts ethical, friendly dealerships and salespeople like our staff at Novato Toyota.  We sell used cars at fair prices, and some of them, Toyota Certified Used Vehicles, come with a guarantee from Toyota itself.

We want you to find the best vehicle for the best price, and our used vehicles are in new-like condition, so let’s show you how to buy Toyota Certified Used Vehicles at our Novato CA dealership, also serving nearby Petaluma and San Rafael, among other cities. Read the rest of this entry >>

July 4 2016 fireworks parades Marin County Novato CA

Independence Day Parades, Fireworks Shows in the Marin County Area

What to do for July 4 2016 Novato San Rafael CA

Independence Day is a wonderful holiday where we can spend time with friends and family while we relax, unwind and go to parades, among other leisurely pursuits.  And don’t forget the fireworks shows.

We’ll recommend some local parades and fireworks shows for the holiday season that surrounds July 4 2016 for the Novato and San Rafael CA area.  So if you’re looking for what to do, we have you covered.

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2016 Memorial Day events Novato Marin County CA parade music festival X-Men movie

Memorial Day Weekend Events in the Marin County Area

What to do for Memorial Day Weekend Novato San Rafael CA

Memorial Day, which falls on May 30 this year, is a wonderful holiday where we are given a day to honor and remember those who have died in service for the U.S.  Parades and visits to graveyards are potential ways to honor the departed, but there are also local events surrounding the holiday that include a free music festival, local produce and even a blockbuster movie or two.  Read on see what to do for Memorial Day weekend in the Novato and San Rafael CA areas, which also includes Petaluma and Oakland, among others.  Read the rest of this entry >>