Press Releases

San Mateo County Event Center Continues Partnership with Second Harvest of Silicon Valley to Feed San Mateo Families

San Mateo County Event Center Continues Partnership with Second Harvest of Silicon Valley to Feed San Mateo Families

Second Harvest will once again operate a food distribution site at the San Mateo Event Center for families in need…
An Event for Foodies Everywhere: FoodieLand Asian Night Market to Take Place at San Mateo County Event Center

An Event for Foodies Everywhere: FoodieLand Asian Night Market to Take Place at San Mateo County Event Center

SAN MATEO – The San Mateo County Event Center & Fair will host FoodieLand Night Market this September. The market…
SAASTR Annual Conference to Be Held at San Mateo County Event Center from September 13th -15th

SAASTR Annual Conference to Be Held at San Mateo County Event Center from September 13th -15th

SAN MATEO – The San Mateo County Event Center & Fair will host the annual SaaStr (Software as a Service)…
San Mateo County Event Center Sponsors Life Changing Program for Young Adults Interested in the Trades

San Mateo County Event Center Sponsors Life Changing Program for Young Adults Interested in the Trades

SAN MATEO – The San Mateo County Event Center & Fair will host Fortitude Careers’ Summer Build Program this year.…
The San Mateo County Event Center and Fair are pleased to announce the achievement of 32 awards from the Western Fairs Association (WFA).

The San Mateo County Event Center and Fair are pleased to announce the achievement of 32 awards from the Western Fairs Association (WFA).

SAN MATEO – SAN MATEO COUNTY EVENT CENTER SWEEPS AWARDS FROM THE WESTERN FAIRS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING.   The San…
San Mateo County Event Center Wins Five Prestigious Awards From The International Association Of Fair & Expositions (IAFE)

San Mateo County Event Center Wins Five Prestigious Awards From The International Association Of Fair & Expositions (IAFE)

San Mateo County Event Center is pleased to announce the achievement of five different awards from the International Association of…
“Playland” Fun and Games Aims to Take Sting Out of Vaccination Clinic for Children Ages 5 to 11

“Playland” Fun and Games Aims to Take Sting Out of Vaccination Clinic for Children Ages 5 to 11

Appointments required; signup beginning today on state’s MyTurn   Redwood City – Superheroes and a red carpet are among the sights…
San Mateo Event Center Expands Vaccination Site - Immediately Posts Job Opportunities

San Mateo Event Center Expands Vaccination Site - Immediately Posts Job Opportunities

The San Mateo County Event Center is pleased to announce that they will continue to host and expand COVID-19 vaccinations…
San Mateo County Event Center to Host Bay Area’s Largest In-Person Conference Since the Pandemic

San Mateo County Event Center to Host Bay Area’s Largest In-Person Conference Since the Pandemic

5,000 people are expected to attend SaaStr Annual 2021 from September 27-29. ~ All attendees will be required to show…
Crisis. Community. Comeback. San Mateo County Confronts COVID-19 on a Landmark Anniversary

Crisis. Community. Comeback. San Mateo County Confronts COVID-19 on a Landmark Anniversary

This Wednesday, March 17, 2021, marks the one-year anniversary of the first shelter-in-place order due to COVID-19 in San Mateo…
San Mateo Jockey Club Reopens March 12, 2021

San Mateo Jockey Club Reopens March 12, 2021

San Mateo, CA – San Mateo County has moved into the Red Tier under the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy,…
San Mateo County Event Center becomes vaccination host site

San Mateo County Event Center becomes vaccination host site

Please Do Not Visit the San Mateo County Event Center Unless You Have an Appointment Many critical and essential services…
On December 16, 2020, 4Cs of San Mateo County recognizes the San Mateo County Event Center with the 2020 Children's Leadership Award

On December 16, 2020, 4Cs of San Mateo County recognizes the San Mateo County Event Center with the 2020 Children's Leadership Award

SAN MATEO, CA – DECEMBER 11, 2020 – The San Mateo County Event Center and Fairgrounds announced today that it is…
Fair Home Arts Department making and donating Face Coverings

Fair Home Arts Department making and donating Face Coverings

San Mateo, CA – Members of the San Mateo County Fair family have been making and donating face coverings to…
The San Mateo County Exposition and Fair Association announce the cancellation of the June 13-21, 2020 San Mateo County Fair

The San Mateo County Exposition and Fair Association announce the cancellation of the June 13-21, 2020 San Mateo County Fair

San Mateo, Calif – It is with a heavy heart we announce the 2020 San Mateo County Fair will not…
San Mateo Jockey Club closing until March 31st

San Mateo Jockey Club closing until March 31st

San Mateo, CA – San Mateo County Event Center suspends operation at its Jockey Club Satellite Wagering Facility until March…
San Mateo County Event Center takes steps towards safety out of an abundance of caution…

San Mateo County Event Center takes steps towards safety out of an abundance of caution…

The San Mateo County Event Center and the San Mateo County Fair (SMCEC) are closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the…
Dana Stoehr named Community Award honoree by San Mateo labor council

Dana Stoehr named Community Award honoree by San Mateo labor council

21 June 2018 — San Mateo, CA: The San Mateo County Central Labor Council has named Dana Stoehr their 2018…
UC Master Gardeners to open new gardening education center in San Mateo

UC Master Gardeners to open new gardening education center in San Mateo

23 April 2018 – San Mateo, CA: Nearly three years in the planning, a UC Master Gardeners education center has…
Newton Named COO of San Mateo County Event Center

Newton Named COO of San Mateo County Event Center

Kletra Newton has been named chief operating officer of the San Mateo County Event Center.   The COO is a…
San Mateo County Event Center Closed for the Holidays

San Mateo County Event Center Closed for the Holidays

In observance of our Holiday season and to provide Event Center staff much needed time with family and friends, the…
Peninsula Special Interest Lion's Stand Down CANCELLED

Peninsula Special Interest Lion's Stand Down CANCELLED

It is with regret that we advise you of the cancellation of the Peninsula Special Interest Lion’s Stand Down, hosted…
Not Your Traditional FAIR Concert!!

Not Your Traditional FAIR Concert!!

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Family Stone and World renowned Conductor Michael Morgan perform a never before seen before…
“Ticket to County Fair” and “San Mateo Heroes” School Programs Expands Access to Youth at San Mateo County Fair

“Ticket to County Fair” and “San Mateo Heroes” School Programs Expands Access to Youth at San Mateo County Fair

San Mateo’s Community Super heroes! You have Super Powers!! We want you to read two books or volunteer 20 hours…
New summer parade to kick off county fair: Collaborative new local initiative is seeking community participants

New summer parade to kick off county fair: Collaborative new local initiative is seeking community participants

Break out the paper mache, get your costumes ready and bring out the banners, because it’s almost time to spring…
San Mateo County Event Center Announces New Website Launch

San Mateo County Event Center Announces New Website Launch

In the ever changing, innovative spirit that is Silicon Valley, the San Mateo County Events Center has proudly launched their…
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Visits Massive Dental Clinic at the San Mateo County Event Center

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Visits Massive Dental Clinic at the San Mateo County Event Center

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will be making a stop in San Mateo Saturday, April 22, between 9:25 a.m. and 10:30…
San Mateo County Event Center’s Culinary Education Orientation in partnership with CDA Volunteers

San Mateo County Event Center’s Culinary Education Orientation in partnership with CDA Volunteers

During CDA Cares, a free dental clinic for the San Mateo and surrounding communities, the San Mateo County Event Center’s…
Free Dental Clinic Coming to San Mateo

Free Dental Clinic Coming to San Mateo

The California Dental Association Foundation will be hosting a CDA Cares free dental clinic April 22-23 at the San Mateo…
SMCEC host Congresswoman Jackie Speiers, Town Hall Meeting, April 2, 2017

SMCEC host Congresswoman Jackie Speiers, Town Hall Meeting, April 2, 2017

Congresswoman Jackie Speiers Town Hall Meeting at the San Mateo County Event Center April 2, 2017