San Mateo County Event Center: July Events

Posted on June 12, 2013


july Events

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July 5 through 7 and 12 through 14: Discover the Dinosaurs, Expo Hall


Discover the Dinosaurs is a fun environment of learning and activity that explores our pre-historic past. The exhibit consists of 8-10 scenes featuring dinosaurs of different eras enhanced by special lighting, sound effects, animatronics and fog. Touching and feeling the dinosaurs is encouraged and a cornerstone of the Discover the Dinosaurs experience. Other activities include a scavenger hunt, dino dig, educational films, rides, inflatables and more.

Please note:  All interactive/activity exhibits require extra fees in addition to admission and parking.

Dates and Times:  July 5 – 7 and 12 – 14.

Friday, July 5 and 12 Noon – 9:00p,

Saturday, July 6 and 13 10am – 8:00pm

Sunday July 7 and 14 10 am – 7:00pm

General Admission:  $17 for Adults ages 13 and older; $15 for Seniors 65 and older; $12 for Children 2 through 12; Free for infants under 2 years of age.  Purchase your tickets online or at the event.  To purchase online, visit their website:

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

July 9 & 23:, 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: July 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

July 12-14:  Bead Show, Fiesta Hall

bead show

Come to Bead Show!  Fashion and beaded jewelry, as well as jewelry making supplies and classes.

Dates and Times:  

July 12, 2013 12:00pm-6:00pm

July 13, 2013 10:00am-6:00pm

July 14, 2013 11:00am-5:00pm

Admission Fee: $8.00 —  one low ticket price good for all three days or you can purchase advance DISCOUNTED tickets [$6.00] at ***NEW POLICY – CHILDREN 8 AND UNDER NOT PERMITTED***

Parking: $10.00, cash per vehicle.

 July 21:  NorCal Auto Swap, Saratoga Parking Lot

norcal swap meet

This is a traditional auto swap meet FOR car people BY car people. Over 2,000 Vendor spaces and a rod, classic and collector car corral-find your rusty relic here! Collector motorcycles too! No dogs, please. For more information go to

Date and Time:  July 21, 6:00am – 5:00pm

Admission:  $8.oo for Adults.  Kids under 12 years of age are free.

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