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The City of Novato's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department offers a wide variety of diverse and exciting special events for all ages with a focus on building community and engagement. Thank you for your continued support of our growing special event offerings!

Check out our upcoming events below, scroll through our calendar to see future event dates and information, or click one of our "Quick Links" for information about a specific event or series.

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Paint The Town Red

  • Date: 01/31/2020 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM  


Novato’s Birthday Party will celebrate the town’s 60th birthday and recognize the Citizen of the Year.  The community is invited to participate in acknowledging the people who have made this town great and to enjoy the appetizing delicacies of Taste of Novato provided by local eateries, breweries and wineries. This “Event of the Season” brings our community together in so many ways including with music and dancing to enliven the evening!

Friday, January 31, 2020,  6-10pm

The Buck Institute for Research on Aging
8001 Redwood Blvd., Novato.

Tickets are SOLD OUT, but there is a wait list at


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