San Mateo County Event Center: September Events

Posted on August 13, 2013


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August 31 – September 1:  Sing Tao Daily Asian Expo, Expo Hall

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The Sing Tao Expo, organized by the Sing Tao Daily has been totally the hottest talk of the town in the Chinese Community with over 200 exhibitors and the largest visitors of all Asian Exposition. Their professional decoration in the well set booths provided a shopping spree opportunity to the public.

2013 Sing Tao Expo will be set in exhibition hall with over 100,000 square feet, this mega-scale Asian Expo will exhibit a comprehensive range of products and services, as well as a full two-day program of shows, performance and contests. It provides a one-stop-shop for the smart shoppers, especially for those who are looking for Asian products.

Check out photos from last year’s Expo:

Dates and Times: Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.  Both days, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Admission:  Free

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

September 6 – 8: Bustamante Antique Show and Sale, Fiesta Hall 

Antiques and collectibles ranging from 17th century tapestries to art nouveau and deco accessories and jewelry are featured at the show. Prestigious dealers from throughout the country display millions of dollars worth of such rarities as Tiffany lamps, Ming vases, Renaissance furniture and paintings, Georgian silver and many other unique antiquities.

Admission: $8.00/General, $5.00/Senior Citizens.  Children 12 and under, free.

Print discount passes here:

Fri and Sat:  11am – 7pm, Sun: 11am – 5pm

For more information call: 209-358-3134
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Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

September 6 – 8:  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, Sept 6  12pm – 6pm / Sat, Sept 7 10am – 6pm / Sun,  Sept 8  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

September 10 and 24:, Sequoia Hall


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

Dates and Time: September 10 and 24 —  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

September 11: 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 September 11:  Bob Woodward.

For tickets and more information, visit:

Date and Time:   September 11, 8:00pm – 9:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)

Parking:  $5.00, cash per vehicle

September 21 & 22:  Northern California Volleyball Association Boys’ Power League, Expo Hall

2013 marked the 31st year anniversary of the NCVA servicing Northern California from the Oregon border to Bakersfield including Northern Nevada.  NCVA’s Power League consists of a two day Qualifier and a two day Region Championship both held in a state of the art convention centers with top trained referees in addition to three league tournament days in between. Power League produces some of the top teams at the USAV Junior National Championship level year after year.

Admission: FREE!

Dates and Time:  Sat and Sun:  8:30 am  — 5:30 pm

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

For more information, visit:

September 27, 28 & 29:  San Mateo Fall Home and Landscape Show, Fiesta Hall


The Home Show is an event that is designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. Each event includes hundreds of home improvement and landscaping exhibits with product demonstrations and sample interior and exterior vignettes. SHOP.COMPARE.SAVE  For more show information, visit:

Date(s) and Time(s) of the Event:
         September 27, 2013 11:00am-9:00pm
         September 28, 2013 10:00am-8:00pm
         September 29, 2013 10:00am-6:00pm

Event Admission Fee:  FREE!

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

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.

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