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Event venue in Novato, Marin County

The perfect ingredients for a successful event

The right place. The right space. The right reason.

The Key Room in Marin’s historic Hamilton neighborhood offers a uniquely rewarding option for your next business meeting or private event. From the exceptional creations of our culinary staff to the attentive assistance of our dedicated event planner, The Key Room is designed to share meaningful moments while helping support a larger social mission for our Marin community. 

Corporate Events

The Key Room is a unique corporate events venue in Marin County for successful business meetings, corporate retreats, team building, workshops, and more.

Private Events

The Key Room is a unique private events venue in Marin County for memorable weddings, birthdays, reunions, celebrations, and more.

The Key Advantage

At Your Service

Tell us exactly what you’re looking for. We’ll make it happen. Our space is flexible and multipurpose— we’ll configure it to your needs big and small.

Our well-trained staff loves making your event special — including a dedicated event planner, customizable options, and genuinely friendly service. 

Famously Food-Forward

Our professional chefs are happy to customize a unique and unforgettable menu,  including fresh produce from our onsite garden whenever possible.  The Key Room has hosted celebrity chef dinners, innovative cooking classes, engaging demos, and tempting tastings in our large showcase kitchen

event space with a purpose

Operated by Homeward Bound of Marin, The Key Room helps fulfill the nonprofit’s mission to provide shelter, services, and training for people in Marin facing barriers to housing and employment.  In addition to a premium event site and excellent service, your booking of The Key Room makes a valued contribution to the greater community.

Convenient. Comfortable. Caring.

  • Convenient Marin location near transportation, hotels, Highway 101, and historic Hamilton neighborhood
  • Beautiful spacious main room, breakout space, trellised patio for indoor/outdoor flow, ample parking
  • Onsite catering, customizable menus, innovative chefs
  • Dedicated Key Room planner for each event
  • State-of-the-art IT and AV support
  • Certified Bay Area Green Business
  • Enhanced cleaning protocols for COVID-19; all staff are vaccinated
  • Outstanding value

A leading player in the industry

415-382-3363 x 214


SIZE: 2,900 square feet

MAIN ROOM DIMENSIONS: 39 x 59 feet indoors; 12-foot ceilings; 17 x 47 feet of outdoor patio

CAPACITY: 120 seated; 250 for a standing reception

PARKING: Free onsite parking for 100+ vehicles

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