San Mateo County Event Center: June Events

Posted on May 8, 2013


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Newsletter Sign-ups and Monthly Free Parking Pass Drawings!

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May 31, June 1, 2:  International Gem and Jewelry Show, Expo Hall

This is the most dazzling display of gems, jewelry, beads, accessories and minerals you’ll ever see under one roof. For more than 44 years, the acclaimed International Gem and Jewelry Show has been bringing the largest selection of jewelry at the lowest prices to locations across the country — and now the show is back in town. You can expect to find colored gemstones, exquisite fine jewelry, gold and silver earrings, necklaces and bracelets, beads and crystals, ethnic jewelry, classic pearls, vintage estate jewelry, engagement rings and wedding bands, designer watches and one-of-a-kind seasonal pieces. With a huge selection and special show pricing direct from worldwide designers and manufacturers, this show is perfect for gem enthusiasts, jewelry lovers and those of us looking for unique new accessories at a great price.

Date(s) and Time(s):  Fri, May 31  12pm – 6pm / Sat, June 1 10am – 6pm / Sun, June 2  11am – 5pm

Admission:  $8, good for all three days. Purchase advance DISCOUNTED tickets [$6.00] at!

Ticketing and Information:

New Show Policy: Children 8 & under are not permitted.

Parking: $10, cash per vehicle

June 3 & 25:, Cypress and Sequoia Halls


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

Dates and Time: June 3 and 25  —  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

June 8 – 16:  San Mateo County Fair



BLOG UPDATE:  For the Ultimate Insiders’ Guide to the San Mateo County Fair, please check out:


The San Mateo County Fair “Where Tradition Meets Innovation” boasts a stunning variety of world-class musical entertainment, live performances, fun festival food, local and traditional contests, and a “Ferris Wheeling” carnival. The Fair lasts nine days from June 8 through 16 and will be attended by over 130,000 guests.  Visit the web site: often for regular updates, contest rules, entertainment schedules, promotions, giveaways and sponsorship information.

Hours of Operation:

Saturday, June 8 – 11:00am – 10:00pm*
Sunday, June 9 – 11:00am – 10:00pm*
Monday, June 10 – 12:00pm – 10:00pm*
Tuesday, June 11 – 11:00am – 10:00pm*
Wednesday, June 12  – 12:00am – 10:00pm*
Thursday, June 13 – 12:00pm – 10:00pm*
Friday, June 14 – 12:00pm – 10:00pm*
Saturday, June 15 – 11:00am-10:00pm*
Sunday, June 16 – 11:00am –10:00pm* 
*Carnival closes 1 hour later each night
Admission: Adults, $10; Juniors (6-12), $8; Seniors (62 and over), $8; Kids (5 and under), FREE
Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

June 22:  Birth and Baby Fair, Fiesta Hall

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Don’t miss the PREMIER event for new and expecting parents in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area. The Birth and Baby Fair showcases local businesses and resources as well as independent designers with the aim to educate and expose new & expecting parents and young families to unique & beneficial products & services. Highlights include: local representatives from many pregnancy, birth, parenting and baby related resources including doulas, midwives, massage therapists, fitness instructors, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, photographers and more!  Arrive early! The first 150 families will receive a free gift bag with discounts and products from many of our exhibitors and sponsors. We’ll also be holding a raffle for numerous prizes.

Date and Time:  Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 – 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.

General Admission:  $8 if purchased online, $10 at the door. Children 18 and under are free.  Order online tickets here.

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

June 22:  Endue Classic, West Mall

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ENDUE Classic is an annual celebration of life and its wonderful gifts. Ride with us and enjoy the beauty of the SF Bay Peninsula while raising awareness of the people who want to ride but can’t; those with developmental disabilities like Down’s syndrome and Autism. If you are able to ride, then we hope you grab a friend and join us at the ENDUE Classic.

For more information, schedule, route and registration fees, please visit:

June 30:  Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance

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A Great Day of Fun and Entertainment for EVERYONE!

The Concours provides access to the past, present and ongoing evolution of the world of automotive history and innovation. Both present and future generations of car enthusiasts will be awed by the exhibition of rare, exotic and highly collectable automobiles from both the US and around the world.

As a result of the change in venue from Stanford Campus to the San Mateo Event Center, attendees can look forward to an expanded array of food, wine,beverages, exhibitors, vendors and entertainment. Also, spotlighted will be a wide range of rare, vintage and special interest cars • the “Corral” for car owners who just want to “show off” their cars • car club displays • prototypes • rare collector cars • Gallery of the Greats • high performance cars • multi-million dollar cars • new car dealer exhibits • Stanford Rev’s Program display • high school auto shop car projects • cars for sale by owner • seminars and FREE exhibit tours will be conducted by docents’ of the Blackhawk Museum.

Date and Time:  Sunday, Jun 30 9:30a to 4:30p

Admission:  $25 in advance, and $3o on the Day of.  Children under 16 years old are FREE when accompanied by a parent.

Parking:  Sponsored parking, with admission

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 15 in small meetings up to 50,000 campus-wide. Offering expansive space, lush landscaping, and flexible amenities conveniently located 20 minutes from all major cities.

Call us today! 650-574-3247