San Mateo County Event Center: October Events

Posted on September 12, 2013


October Events

Newsletter Sign-ups and Monthly Free Parking Pass Drawings!

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October 4 – 6: Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series, Fiesta Hall


It’s the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series!  The world-famous Japanese anime trading card game comes to Fiesta Hall!  For more information, please visit:

Dates:  Fri, Oct 4 3:00pm – 7:00pm/ Sat, Oct 5 8:00am – 11:30pm/ Sun, Oct 6 8:45am – 6:00pm

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 5 and 6: The Ultimate Women’s Expo, Expo Hall 

Relax and rejuvenate, explore a new interest, purchase a great find, connect with inspiring Keynote Speakers Joan Rivers and Niecy Nash, and re-ignite your inner you. Hundreds of shopping pavilions, perfect for unique holiday gift ideas for every member of your family – and that all important “You”. Indulge yourself with the very best the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer in shopping, fashion, food, entertainment, cosmetics and travel. Spend a relaxing day being pampered with spa treatments, massages and retail therapy. Endless shopping, samples and more at the Ultimate Women’s Expo.  Visit:

Dates and Time: October 5 and 6 from 10:00 am until 5:00pm

Event Admission:  $5 per person (online) and $10 per person (at the door)

Parking fee: $10, cash per vehicle

October 9: 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 October 9: Gwen Ifill.

For tickets and more information, visit:

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

Parking:  $5.00, cash per vehicle

October 18 – 20:  Just Between Friends Kids and Maternity Consignment Sale, Redwood Hall

Just Between Friends is the largest children’s and maternity consignment sales event on the Peninsula and was just voted “Family Favorite for Best Place to Buy Children’s Resale” by Bay Area Parent Magazine!  You’ll find amazing deals on over 30,000 items including baby and kids gear, clothing, toys, furniture and more! Shop and save 50-90% off retail. Sell and earn up to 65% on your items. Volunteer & shop first!  For more information, please visit

Dates and Time:  October 18  12pm – 9pm / October 19  9:00am – 6:00pm / October 20 9:00am – 3:00pm

Admission:  Friday, $3; Saturday and Sunday, FREE!

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 22:, Sequoia Hall


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

Date and Time: October 22 —  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

October 25 – 27:  International Motorcycle Show, Expo Hall

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For over 30 years, the Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® have been the premiere winter refuge for over 600,000 powersports enthusiasts throughout the nation. All the latest models and accessories available for motorcycles, ATVs and scooters are on display from the industry’s leading manufacturers from November to February in major consumer markets across the nation, along with seminars, action features and historic motorcycle displays.

Date(s) and Time(s):  Fri, October 25 4pm – 9pm / Sat, October 26 9:30am – 8pm / Sun, October 27 10am – 5pm

Admission:  Adult – $15 – 30

Ticketing and Information:

Parking:  $10, cash per vehicle

October 30:  Income Property Show, Fiesta Hall

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The Income Property Expo  gives owners and managers access to cutting edge products, services and equipment for effiecient, cost effective management, operation and maintenance of multi-family housing and commercial properties.  For more information, visit:

Date and Time: Wed, Oct 30 9:00am-5:00pm

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.

Call us today! 650-574-3247