| Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit

SMART Fest: Let's Celebrate!

Thanks for an incredible first year of service. 
We are celebrating with a free community festival and free train service!

Saturday, August 18, 2018
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
SMART Novato Hamilton Station

at 10 Main Gate Road​


SMART Fest will feature

  • FREE admission to SMART Fest
  • FREE SMART train service on August 18 & 19
  • FREE live music
  • FREE family fun
  • FREE SMART giveaways
  • FREE parking at SMART lots at our Sonoma County Airport, Rohnert Park, Petaluma, and San Marin Stations.


The North Bay's best food truck vendors

Authentic Mexican Food Globally inspired comfort food South East Asian inspired food



Free live music

Smash City

Smash City is one of Northern California’s most popular bands, performing hits from the 80s, 90s, and today. Smash City features performers who have shared the stage and recorded with artists such as Prince, Sly and the Family Stone, Whitesnake, Christina Aguilera, MC Hammer, The Whispers, Sheila E., Tony! Toni! Tonē! Smash City is also the house band for the current NBA World Champion Golden State Warriors, most recently performing during the NBA Finals this past June.


The doRiaN Mode

The doRiaN Mode performs vintage jazz, swinging R&B and soulful ballads in an acoustic quartet featuring piano, bass, tenor sax and drums. 



Enjoy local beer and wine

Becoming Independent's BI Buzz

BI Buzz, SMART's onboard concessionaire, is an enterprise of  local nonprofit Becoming Independent. Every purchase from BI Buzz helps people with developmental disabilities become successful members of our workforce. 

BI Buzz will be selling local beer and wine from: Bear Republic Brewing Company, 101 North Brewing Company, North Coast Brewing Company, Barrel Brothers Brewing Company, and Kendall Jackson wines.


Hop on the SMART train for free all weekend


Local vendors & community partners

Click here for a full list


Parking information

SMART parking lots will be free the weekend of August 18 & 19 at our Sonoma County Airport, Rohnert Park, Petaluma, and Novato San Marin stations. The Novato Hamilton Station will be closed during SMART Fest, except for disability parking. Parking near the Novato Hamilton Station is available at 503 Palm Drive during SMART Fest. After 5:00 p.m. on August 18, free parking will be available at the Novato Hamilton lot.