Novato Things to Do

Novato is a town bustling with entertainment value, a healthy live music scene, gorgeous scenery, mountains, bodies of water, and a huge love for shopping. There is neverĀ not something to do while in town. Though the possibilities are endless, here are a few recommendations for a good time.


The Hamilton Field History Museum is a great location to take the whole family, especially if you are interested in learning a bit more about the historic aspect of the town. The Hamilton Field Museum stands where Hamilton Field was located between 1935 and 1947. The museum offers insight into the military town that Novato once was, educating its visitors on the World War II history, as well as the role of the former Hamilton Army Airfield. The museum offers exhibits and other materials documenting a pivotal part of American history.


In Old Town Novato, you will find everything you need to have a great trip into town. The historic downtown area of the town offers retail shopping, service businesses, and various events throughout the year. Farmers Markets, holiday celebrations, and tours of the town are all offered in Old Town. To experience a true sense of Novato’s community, this is where you want to be.