Press Releases

Domini Hoskins Black History Museum And Learning Center Opens Its Doors In Rewood City, CA

Domini Hoskins Black History Museum And Learning Center Opens Its Doors In Rewood City, CA

San Mateo County Event Center Proudly Serves as Fiscal Agent for the New Historical Exhibit. REDWOOD CITY, CA — February…
Samaritan House Holiday Toy Shop Spreads Joy with Support from San Mateo County Event Center

Samaritan House Holiday Toy Shop Spreads Joy with Support from San Mateo County Event Center

Samaritan House is excited to announce the opening of the Holiday Toy Shop at the San Mateo County Event Center…
County, Partners Accept $7.2M Grant for Emergency Preparedness & Community Resiliency Improvements

County, Partners Accept $7.2M Grant for Emergency Preparedness & Community Resiliency Improvements

Redwood City – A $7.2 million state grant will help the San Mateo County Event Center serve as an evacuation…
San Mateo County Event Center Hosts SaaStr Annual 2023: The Premier SaaS Gathering

San Mateo County Event Center Hosts SaaStr Annual 2023: The Premier SaaS Gathering

September 6-8, 2023 The San Mateo County Event Center & Fair proudly announces its role as the host venue for…
Safeguarding Our Community: San Mateo County Event Center Champions Disaster Preparedness Day

Safeguarding Our Community: San Mateo County Event Center Champions Disaster Preparedness Day

The San Mateo County Event Center demonstrated its commitment to community engagement by hosting Disaster Preparedness Day on Saturday, August…
Empowering Education: San Mateo County Event Center Proudly Teams Up with Samaritan House for Backpack Distribution

Empowering Education: San Mateo County Event Center Proudly Teams Up with Samaritan House for Backpack Distribution

San Mateo County officials were on property Wednesday, April 19, 2023 to conduct a safety exercise, named “Rising Phoenix”. This…
San Mateo County Fair Returns to Town: Where Tradition Meets Innovation

San Mateo County Fair Returns to Town: Where Tradition Meets Innovation

SAN MATEO – May 24, 2023 – The highly anticipated San Mateo County Fair is set to make its grand…
San Mateo County Event Center is Proud to Support San Mateo County’s Emergency Response Team

San Mateo County Event Center is Proud to Support San Mateo County’s Emergency Response Team

San Mateo County officials were on property Wednesday, April 19, 2023 to conduct a safety exercise, named “Rising Phoenix”. This…
Choose Local San Mateo County App Launched Across San Mateo County

Choose Local San Mateo County App Launched Across San Mateo County

“In advance of the holiday season, the County of San Mateo and seven cities are asking shoppers to support local…
Now Is The Time To Prepare For An Emergency

Now Is The Time To Prepare For An Emergency

What You Need to Know This Week Week of March 20, 2023 The County of San Mateo distributes this weekly…
San Mateo County Fair Wins Prestigious Merrill Award for Farmworker Heroes Appreciation Day

San Mateo County Fair Wins Prestigious Merrill Award for Farmworker Heroes Appreciation Day

SAN MATEO – The San Mateo County Event Center and Fair is proud to announce that it has won the…
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…