The City of Novato Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department offers a wide range of social and recreational programs and activities for all ages. From sports leagues and facility rentals to youth classes and senior events, we manage a multitude of programs and facilities for the entire community to enjoy. There are unlimited opportunities to recreate and have fun in Novato!
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Special Events Updated on 08/31/2015 4:01 PM
The City of Novato's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department offers a wide variety of diverse and exciting special events for all ages.
2015 Holiday Crafts Faire
This fun & festive event has become an annual tradition for holiday shoppers! Stay local and shop for handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts from 50+ vendors.
11/23/2015 2:06:00 PM
Novato's Annual Community Tree Lighting
Come enjoy special holiday performances, food, & hot drinks at this annual event to kickoff the holidays in downtown Novato!
11/12/2015 4:25:00 PM
Novato Election Update
Voters approve Measure C; elect 3 seats for Council
11/4/2015 1:54:00 PM
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Contact Info, Hours & Locations
Novato Gymnastics Center950 Seventh Street
Novato, CA 94945
Phone: (415) 899-8279
Fax: (415) 897-6395
9am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday
Margaret Todd Senior Center1560 Hill Road
Novato, CA 94945
Phone: (415) 899-8290
Fax: (415) 897-0239
9am to 5pm
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How can I find out more about the MTSC Annual Holiday Craft Faire?
The Annual MTSC Holiday Craft Faire is held on the first weekend in December at 1560 Hill Road in Novato. It is open on Friday evening and Saturday during the day. The faire is co-sponsored by the Novato Senior Citizens Club and the Novato Garden Club. Admission is always free, and everyone is welcome to attend!
This is a juried faire, and vendors must be selected to participate. Vendor applications are available in the beginning of July, and they can be picked up at the Margaret Todd Senior Center or the Novato Gymnastics Center, and they can also be downloaded by visiting
www.novatofun.org and clicking on the "Events" link. They are also emailed to the Crafts Fair E-list. To be added to this list, please call (415) 899-8290, Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm to request to be added.
How can I offer a class through the PRCS Department?
We pride ourselves on offering a wide array of classes for our community, and we work with several individuals as contractors who provide class instruction. If you are interested in offering a class as an independent contractor, you need to submit a PRCS Class Proposal Form and will be contacted by a PRCS staff person about next steps. You can download a Class Proposal Form by visiting
If I register online, is my information secure?
Yes, many steps have been taken to ensure the security of your online transactions. Security is provided by our software company, the Active Network, who uses the highest encryption strength available. Active Network follows the PCI standards for credit card security.