San Mateo County Event Center: April Events

Posted on March 13, 2013



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April 3:  MPSF Speaker Series, Fiesta Hall


The MPSF Speaker Series has twice been voted “Best Lecture Series in the Nation” by the International Platform Association, and provides 3 separate speakers series locations.  Past speakers have included President Jimmy Carter, Bill Moyers, Lesley Stahl, Ann Richard and Carl Sagan.

Speaker scheduled for April 3: Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

For tickets and more information, visit:

Date and Time:   April 3, 8:00pm – 9:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)

Parking:  $5.00, cash per vehicle (sponsored parking)

April 5, 6 & 7:  Show Stoppers, Expo and Fiesta Halls


Showstopper’s Mission:  To provide every dancer with the best opportunity to display their talent.  Now in its 35th year, Showstopper will host over 100,000 talented dancers from nearly all 50 states, and many countries abroad. The real joy from Showstopper is the knowledge that through our dance competitions, performers of all ages are able to display their talents in a healthy and exciting atmosphere and use the experience to improve their skills and confidence.  For more information, please visit:

Date(s) and time(s):

              April 5, 2013; Check back for times when they are posted!
              April 6, 2013
              April 7, 2013
Parking fee:  $10, cash per vehicle

April 9 and 23:, Sequoia Hall

The largest foreclosed home auctions, trustee sale foreclosure auctions, luxury home auctions, commercial property auctions, note auctions & land auctions.

Dates and Time: April 9 and 23  —  Registration, 12pm; Auction begins 1pm

What to bring:  Cash or cash equivalent (permitted forms of checks should be made payable to yourself or, LLC) required on auction day.  Government-issued identification required on auction day.

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

April 20:  Xtreme Spirit Elite International Cheer and Dance Championship, Expo Hall


Xtreme Spirit Cheer & Dance Events is the new up and coming competition company for great Regional, National, and International Championships in North America! Visit our official website @

Date(s) and time(s) of Event:   April 20, 2013, check back for start times as they are updated!

Admission:  $12

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

April 19, 20 & 21:  ROBOGames, Fiesta Hall


RoboGames is the Olympics of Robots – we invite the best minds from around the world to compete in over 50 different events: combat robots, fire-fighters, LEGO bots, hockey bots, walking humanoids, soccer bots, sumo bots, and even androids that do kung-fu. Some robots are autonomous, some are remote controlled – but they’re all cool! As an open event, anyone can compete – this means you.

Date(s) and Time(s):  

Friday, April 19, 2013, Noon – 7:00pm

Saturday, April 20, 2013, Noon – 7:00pm

Sunday, April 21, 2013, Noon – 7:00pm

Admission:  Adults $25, Children 7 – 17 $20  Order tickets online here:

Parking fee:  $10, cash per vehicle

For more information, visit:

April 26, 27 & 28:  Hillsborough Antique Show, Expo Hall

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The West’s Most Prestigious Antique Show is an Antique Show for the 21st Century Too! 325 Dealers From North America, Europe and Asia in 506 Booths. Vintage Home Furnishings Including Furniture, Lamps, Textiles & Accessories from Various Periods including Arts & Crafts and Modern, Art, Pottery, Glass & Porcelain, Silver, Jewelry, Antique Toys & Playthings, Books, Ephemera, Country Store & Coin-Op. Whether you are a connoisseur or just starting to buy, you will find a home at Hillsborough. Proceeds from the Show support our Veterans by the work of United Voluntary Services at 44 VA Medical Centers throughout the United States.

Date(s) and Time(s):  

April 26, 2013 11:00am-8:00pm

April 27, 2013 11:00am-7:00pm

April 28, 2013 11:00am-5:00pm

Admission:  $10 Adults, $8 Seniors (65+)

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

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About the San Mateo County Event Center:

San Mateo Event Center is the Bay Area’s top destination for events, meetings, promotions, and special events – from 6,000 to 35 people. Offering expansive space, lush landscaping, and flexible amenities conveniently located 20 minutes from all major cities.

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