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San Mateo Summer Marches In On Saturday, June 10th

San Mateo summer is on the horizon — school is letting out, the days are growing longer, and excitement is brewing as spring turns into summer!

Spring Into Summer Parade Promo GraphicAnd, there’s no better way to kick-off a San Mateo summer of fun and freedom than with the Spring Into Summer Parade. Make your way to the San Mateo County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 10th to join the mile-long extravaganza of floats, bands, and festivities. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m., starting at Franklin Parkway, continuing along Delaware Street, and ending at the San Mateo County Fair.

An Exciting Line-up Awaits!

Marching bands, floats, local dignitaries, costumed characters, performing groups, and community organizations—the Spring Into Summer Parade won’t disappoint. The procession includes a festive San Mateo summer float by San Mateo city employees, representatives from the 101st Airborne, Stormtroopers, Minions, Los Trancos Woods Community Marching Band, and Cheer San Francisco.

There is also a great variety of local businesses and community groups including the San Mateo Mother’s Club, Lions Club of the Peninsula, Core Taekwondo, San Mateo United Homeowners Association, and San Mateo Police Activities League.

Don’t miss the parade

This family-friendly event will jump start the County Fair and highlight the things that make San Mateo a great community. “It will be a day of fun and festivities for our San Mateo families and children,” stated Councilmember Maureen Freschet. Don’t miss the fun!

San Mateo Summer continues with these fun community events

  • The San Mateo County Fair also opens on Saturday, June 10th and will take place through Sunday, June 18th.
  • The Central Park Music Series begins on June 22nd with Native Elements. This community favorite continues through August 17th
  • The Citywide Yard Sale returns for its third year on July 22nd. Registration opens on June 12th — the first 200 people to register will receive a free “Yard Sale” lawn sign and we will promote the event on KGO and KFOG radio in addition to newspaper advertising.
Spring Into Summer Parade Promotional Graphic
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Spring Into Summer Parade

Join the Spring Into Summer Parade to celebrate the opening of the San Mateo County Fair and the BEST of our city and county

The City of San Mateo and the San Mateo County Fair invite you to attend the Spring Into Summer Parade! A mile-long extravaganza of floats, bands, and festivities!

Spring Into Summer Parade Promo GraphicEveryone loves a parade! On Saturday, June 10 at 10:00 a.m. the City of  San Mateo and the San Mateo County Fair invite you to attend the Spring Into  Summer Parade — one of the most family-friendly events occurring on the west coast this summer!

ATTEND

Parade festivities are exciting for community members of all ages, and it’s a wonderful opportunity to celebrate San Mateo’s diversity and cultural richness. We are expecting a variety of parade entries that will enthrall and delight audiences. Some will reminisce as classic cars drive by, others will ooh and ahh as majorettes toss their batons high into the sky and catch them without missing a step, and everyone is certain to feel the excitement and rhythmic beat as the marching bands approach.

These are the things that make parades exciting and memorable. We hope you’ll take the time to attend, enjoy the fun of the parade, and stay to celebrate the opening day of the San Mateo County Fair.

PARTICIPATE

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A local high school marching band will bring community spirit and excitement to the Spring Into Summer Parade.

Nearly 10,000 people are expected to attend the parade. If you’re a non-profit, school group, or local business, don’t miss this opportunity to get in front of the crowd and interact with the community. The Spring into Summer Parade is an opportunity for everyone to get involved.

If you have a classic car, represent a motorcycle pack, or have an art mobile — we want you to register for the parade. If you run a martial arts studio, work with a dance team, or are on the cheer squad — register for the parade. If you are in a scout troop, are part of a marching band, or have a comical act to highlight — well, you get the idea, register for the parade.  The more the merrier; join the procession and the fun!

Those interested in participating are invited to go online to register. You’ll find the parade entry form as well as the rules and guidelines for participation. Registration is free for community groups and nonprofits; $250 for business/commercial entities. We’re expecting a diversity of entries to participate in the parade and demonstrate the best our community.

VOLUNTEER

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Show us what you got San Mateo! Let’s make the Spring Into Summer Parade a fun and memorable event.

Volunteering is the best way to demonstrate your community spirit! We need at least 200 volunteers to make the parade run smoothly. If you’re looking for a fun volunteer opportunity this summer, consider volunteering during the Spring Into Summer Parade.

We need people to check in parade entries, help organize the line-up, and to assist with a variety of other tasks. Those volunteering for four hours will receive a FREE full-day pass to attend any day of the Fair. Sign-up to volunteer using Eventbrite.

For more information about the Spring Into Summer Parade, please visit the City’s website.

 

San Mateo Holiday Tree Lighting November 20
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Holiday Fun Begins in Central Park!

Holiday fun begins this Sunday with Santa’s arrival, ice skating, and holiday lights!

November 20, 2016 – 6:00 PM – Fitzgerald Field, Central Park

2015 brought holiday fun for a young boy enjoying last year's tree lighting.

Enjoy San Mateo’s holiday tree lighting in Central Park.

Who’s ready for holiday fun? Join us, this Sunday in San Mateo’s historic Central Park to celebrate the opening of San Mateo on Ice and the holiday season!

Santa will make a grand entrance on a fire engine with the San Mateo City Fire Department. Enjoy performances by Peninsula Skating Club figure skating performers: Alain Sandraz, Gianna Sasmore, and Clayton Ramsey, and the Nazareth Ice Oasis production group. The evening ends with a magical celebration of light during the tree lighting ceremony in Central Park and along El Camino Real.

The San Mateo City Parks and Recreation Foundation will have refreshments available. All proceeds benefit the foundation and support city parks and recreation programs.

The holiday tree lighting is sponsored by the City of San Mateo, San Mateo City Fire Department, San Mateo United Homeowners Association, Windy Hill Property Ventures, San Mateo Central Labor Council, San Mateo Building Trades Council & Affiliates, and KGO and KFOG.

San Mateo on Ice now open in Central Park!

Make your way to San Mateo’s historic Central Park for a day of skating and fun! San Mateo On Ice is now open daily, including holidays, through January 16, 2017! Located at the corner of Fifth and El Camino in downtown San Mateo, San Mateo on Ice features 9,000 square feet of real ice. Enjoy a fun-filled holiday season skating and exploring Downtown San Mateo. You’ll find information about hours, ticket prices, and more at San Mateo on Ice.

Winter Wonderland in Central Park

Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 – 6:30 PM – FREE

 

Snow falls predicted in Central Park, which means holiday fun!

Have fun playing in the snow, ice skating, and enjoying other holiday activities at our Winter Wonderland – FREE in Central ParkFriday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 – 6:30 PM

Holiday fun continues in Central Park with holiday lights, family activities and lots of fun. Stop by for fun holiday activities like horse-drawn carriage rides, painting, cookie decorating, doughnuts, hot chocolate, and SNOW! The event is free and provides an exciting, magical way to enjoy the ice rink and downtown San Mateo this holiday season.

San Mateo Halloween Fun
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Time for Halloween Fun in San Mateo!

Who’s ready for Halloween Fun! The spookiest night of the year is quickly approaching and San Mateo has a great round-up of Halloween events for the entire community to enjoy. From the San Mateo Main Library, to Downtown San Mateo, and Hillsdale Shopping Center, this is just a sampling of the frightfully fun events taking place around town. Visit our event calendar for more Halloween events.

Tween Halloween Fun San Mateo Main LibraryHalloween Tween Evenings: Zombie Edition

Tweens (5th-8th grade) are invited to our Zombie themed Halloween Tween Evening taking place Friday, October 28th from 5:00-7:30 pm. Join us for zombie games, prizes, and more! Registration is required and limited to 40 participants. Sign-up by calling the Children’s Desk at 650-522-7838. Please note that due to the nature of the program we can not accommodate late arrivals or early pick-ups. The doors close at 5:15 pm. Adults are asked to drop their children off and return promptly at 7:30 pm for pick-up. Because the library will be closed during the program, adults are not permitted to stay in the library.

Haunted House Halloween FunDraper University Haunted House

Draper University’s Haunted House screams Halloween fun, and it may be your one and only chance to explore Draper University! The downtown university is creaking open its doors for a spooky haunted house.  Stop by Saturday,  October 29th, from 11am-5pm to see what type of Halloween revelry these entrepreneurs and innovators can create. Tickets $5.

Halloween Hunt Downtown San Mateo

Halloween Fun Downtown San MateoThis FREE, fun family event invites you to discover unique shops and restaurants while trick-or-treating through the downtown. Children will receive a Halloween Hunt game card and a goodie bag for treats. Find the Halloween image in the windows of participating shops, then just go in and say hello to the merchant to get your treat!  Game cards will be available at Scandinavian Designs at 317 S. B Street beginning at 1:00 PM. Participating kids and families can enjoy the hunt at their own pace.  Costumes are encouraged! Don’t miss the fun – NO RSVP needed. For more information, please visit the Downtown San Mateo Association.

Halloween Spooktacular

The Halloween Spook-tacular tradition continues with an evening filled with treats and trickery! Kids under 12 are invited enjoy fun entertainment, crafts and parade the Center in their costumed finery collecting treats along the way. Trick or Treating from 5-6 pm ONLY and entertainment from 5-7pm. Event is free.

One Day San Mateo August 27
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Weekly Event Round-Up: One Day Many Options!

Not sure why August 27th was such an appealing date for so many city events.  True we are celebrating two significant anniversaries this month, school has started, and most everyone is back from vacation, or perhaps the last Saturday of August provides one last hurrah before summer officially ends. Whatever the case, today’s weekly event round-up is dedicated to this one day, August 27th and the fun you can have within San Mateo city limits.

San Mateo Citywide Yardsale

One day August 27

The early bird gets the worm! Start early and check out these other events happening in San Mateo.

San Mateo’s Citywide Yardsale is fun for buyers and sellers alike! There are more than 250 registered yard sales taking place on August 27th, which means a lot of opportunities for bargain and treasure hunters to score big! Get started early – 8:00 a.m. is when sales begin. Make a day of it, or at least keep at it until you start to feel hungry or needing a break. If that’s the case, put the next two events on your itinerary. Visit the interactive website for more information and a list of all the sales registered.

10th Anniversary Celebration San Mateo Main Library and Branch Renovations

One day August 27

Has it been ten years! Time flies when you’re having fun reading, learning, and exploring at the San Mateo Library

The San Mateo Library is celebrating the ten year anniversary of the opening of the Main Library and renovations of the two branch libraries. With special events and activities taking place throughout the week, the community is invited to a cake cutting ceremony at 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning. There are still opportunities to enjoy the special programs taking place during the week-long celebration. Highlights are a historical exhibit of the San Mateo Libary including recorded memoirs of the planning and construction of the Main Library; a free photo booth, and a chance to share ideas to shape Library services in the next 10-years.

San Mateo Fire Fighter’s Chili Cook-off

One day August 27

Sample and vote for your favorite chili made by San Mateo Firefighters

With your sweet tooth satisfied venture to Central Park for the San Mateo Fire Fighters’ Chili Cook-off and sample something savory. This annual event has become a popular one in San Mateo where San Mateo Firefighters whip up a batch of their favorite chili recipe and leave it to the San Mateo community to vote for the best. All proceeds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Admission is $10, and the fun takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 Japanese Garden 50th Anniversary Gala Event

One day August 27

The 50th Anniversary of San Mateo’s Japanese Garden comes to an end on August 27th. The gala event is a stunning tribute to this community gem.

Recognize the beauty and historical significance of San Mateo’s Japanese Garden during Saturday’s gala event to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. The gala event begins with a FREE community celebration that is open to the public from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. It includes a Japanese Taiko Drum performance, a flag presentation and presentations by local dignitaries and representatives from Toyonaka, Japan, San Mateo’s Sister City.

The gala continues from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Central Park Recreation Center with a sit-down dinner, music, dance, and presentation of gifts in honor the garden’s 50th Anniversary. Tickets to the dinner are available on Eventbrite and cost $35.00 per person.

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San Mateo Chili Cook-Off
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CORRECTION: Weekly August Event Round Up

Apologies, dear readers! The wrong date was provided for the  San Mateo Chili Cook-off sponsored by the San Mateo’s Firefighters Association. It is taking place on Saturday, August 27th. The corrected information is below. Thank you!

We’re reaching the end of August; school is starting back up and different routines need to be established. But that doesn’t mean you have to skip all the great events happening around San Mateo! Read on for the weekly August event round up.

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San Mateo Chili Cook-Off!

On Saturday, August 27th from 11:00am – 5:00pm in Central Park, the San Mateo Firefighter’s Association is hosting a chili cook off! It’s $10 to enter at the gate and that gets you a tasting of all the chili, a bowl of your favorite chili and one beer or wine. All proceeds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Go and enjoy a day of live music, beer, wine, and more chili than you could ever imagine!

Don’t forget to register forJuly in San Mateo the Citywide Yard Sale!

Back by popular demand, the Citywide Yard Sale will be happening again on August 27th. Registration is now open if you want to host your own yard sale or maybe partner up with neighbors or local organizations. This is a great community event you won’t want to miss — register today! Any questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to YardSale@cityofsanmateo.org.

Central Park Music Series: Club 90 — Party

LAST ONE! Come get your dose of FREE live music at the weekly Central Park Music Series. This week,  Club 90, a high-energy, choreographed dance party show, will feature the pop hits from the 1960’s to today’s Top 40 and July in San MateoDance Music.  From Nirvana to Whitney Houston, from the Temptations to the Black Eyed Peas, from Daft Punk to Robin Thicke. Club 90 is a top choice for audiences of all ages.  Dressed in hip, urban street wear, Club 90 consists of seven accomplished performers, including three vocalists, keyboardist, electric bassist, guitarist, and drummer. Come listen and enjoy with friends and family while munching on food from the vendors there. Come check out the last free concert in Central Park for the season!! More information here: http://www.sanmateoinsider.org/event/central-park-music-series-club-90-party/

25th Avenue Farmers’ Market

July in San MateoRuns May through September, rain or shine, every Tuesday from 4:00pm-7:30pm. Offering fresh Californian grown fruits, vegetables, and fresh-cut flowers from several area farms, as well as baked goods, hot foods, and other high quality local products, accompanied by live music and other events throughout the season, this is something you don’t want to miss! Tuesday, August 23: 4:00pm-7:30pm; Hacienda St. at W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403; https://www.facebook.com/25thAveFarmersMarket/

End of Summer Events
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End of Summer Events in San Mateo

We are creeping up on halfway through August and the summer frenzy is beginning to die down. Now everything is about getting things in order for back-to-school and trying to plan last minute summer adventures. Sticking around San Mateo this week? Check out these upcoming end-of-summer events!

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Are you a Shakespeare lover? How about nature? Want to combine the two? The San Mateo Parks & Recreation department is hosting Shakespeare in the Park from September 9th through September 18th. Be sure to click here to find show times and more detailed information. This is a FREE event in Central Park that will end the summer season with great shows!

Meet Jeremy Affeldt!

NLW-SF-InsigniaMeet the San Francisco Giants 3-time World Series pitcher and KNBR and Comcast Sports Analyst Jeremy Affeldt at Hillsdale! He will be on hand to sign autographs from 10:30am to 12:00pm on Saturday, August 13th, in the lower level Nordstrom Court. Autographing ends promptly at noon. Autographs are limited to one per person. No purchase necessary. Pick up SF Giants merchandise at our official SF Giants Dugout store!

You could also win tickets to a game! Enter to win family (4) packs of tickets to the Sunday, August 21st Giants game against the New York Mets. Contest runs July 30-August 13. See contest box in Nordstrom Court and SF Giants Dugout store. No purchase necessary to enter. Employees are not eligible.

More information can be found here: http://www.sanmateoinsider.org/event/hillsborough-concours-delegance/

July in San MateoDon’t forget to register for the Citywide Yard Sale!

Back by popular demand, the Citywide Yard Sale will be happening again on August 27th. Registration is now open if you want to host your own yard sale or maybe partner up with neighbors or local organizations. This is a great community event you won’t want to miss — register today! Any questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to YardSale@cityofsanmateo.org.

Central Park Music Series: Lost Dog Found — Swing/Rockabilly

July in San MateoCome get your dose of FREE live music at the weekly Central Park Music Series. This week, Lost Dog Found will be entertaining San Mateo residents for their weekly concert. Lost Dog Found has set out to become their own musical genre with a distinctive modern sound.
Their live performances have become one of the sweatiest, electric, crowd interactive parties you’ll ever attend, widely regarded as being one of the best live acts coming out of the S.F. Bay Area. Come listen and enjoy with friends and family while munching on food from the vendors there. This is a weekly event, every Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm through August 18th. Come check it out! More information here: http://www.sanmateoinsider.org/event/3080/

25th Avenue Farmers’ Market

July in San MateoRuns May through September, rain or shine, every Tuesday from 4:00pm-7:30pm. Offering fresh Californian grown fruits, vegetables, and fresh-cut flowers from several area farms, as well as baked goods, hot foods, and other high quality local products, accompanied by live music and other events throughout the season, this is something you don’t want to miss! Tuesday, August 16: 4:00pm-7:30pm; Hacienda St. at W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403; https://www.facebook.com/25thAveFarmersMarket/

Wine Walk 2015
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Welcome August with San Mateo Events

Summer is flying by and now that August is here, thoughts of back-to-school shopping seem to be trickling back to the forefront of everyone’s mind. But summer isn’t over yet! Check out these upcoming San Mateo events to keep the energy of summertime going.

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Downtown San Mateo Wine Walk

Enjoy an afternoon in Downtown San Mateo at this long-running event. On Saturday September 10 from 2:00pm-6:00pm, downtown Wine Walk_47merchants open their shops as Tasting Rooms so you can discover and experience Downtown San Mateo! Participating businesses partner with local restaurants or provide light bites to nibble while you taste the wine.  Music, prizes and a lively atmosphere are all part of the experience at Wine Walk. The Wine Walk ends just in time for dinner, so you can enjoy San Mateo’s well-known restaurant scene and make the most of your time downtown. (Check out the San Mateo Best Food blog for suggestions!)

Tickets are available at the advance purchase rate of $36 through September 9. Day-of-event ticket price is $40. Don’t miss out on this popular event – get your tickets now and save a few bucks! The Wine Walk goes on rain or shine. Get your tickets here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-san-mateo-wine-walk-tickets-25548225430

Summer Health Fair

sanmateo chamber of cThis Saturday, August 6th from 11:00am-2:00pm, the San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their first health fair! Head on over to the Miller Ream Room at the San Mateo Chamber (1700 South El Camino Real) to experience a fair that will change your views about health and wellness. At the fair you’ll be able to exercise with yoga, strength training and movement experts, ask health professionals your burning questions, and there will be raffles every 30 minutes!July in San Mateo

Don’t forget to register for the Citywide Yard Sale!

Back by popular demand, the Citywide Yard Sale will be happening again on August 27th. Registration is now open if you want to host your own yard sale or maybe partner up with neighbors or local organizations. This is a great community event you won’t want to miss — register today! Any questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to YardSale@cityofsanmateo.org.

Central Park Music Series: Mersey Beach — 60’s Tribute

July in San MateoCome get your dose of FREE live music at the weekly Central Park Music Series. This week, Mersey Beach plays the music of the 1960s British Invasion: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Yardbirds, The Who, The Animals, and many more. Hailing from such musical stalwarts as The Rubinoos, The Buzztones, and Big Bang Beat, these five music veterans have thrilled audiences throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years. Come listen and enjoy with friends and family while munching on food from the vendors there. This is a weekly event, every Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm through August 18th. Come check it out! More information here: http://www.sanmateoinsider.org/event/central-park-music-series-mersey-beach-60s-tribute/

25th Avenue Farmers’ Market

July in San MateoRuns May through September, rain or shine, every Tuesday from 4:00pm-7:30pm. Offering fresh Californian grown fruits, vegetables, and fresh-cut flowers from several area farms, as well as baked goods, hot foods, and other high quality local products, accompanied by live music and other events throughout the season, this is something you don’t want to miss! Tuesday, August 9: 4:00pm-7:30pm; Hacienda St. at W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403; https://www.facebook.com/25thAveFarmersMarket/

Citywide Yard Sale
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The Citywide Yard Sale is Back!

Back by popular demand! On Saturday, August 27th, the Citywide Yard Sale is returning to San Mateo. This is a wonderful way to build community relationships while also doing some end-of-summer cleaning and downsizing. Make your neighborhood safer by getting to know who lives around you, and practice sustainability by reducing, reusing, recycling, and reselling. Anyone who lives in the City of San Mateo can register for free by Friday, August 26th.

“The Citywide Yard Sale brings neighbors together to reuse and recycle the items they no longer need while providing an opportunity to form friendships and create a well-connected community,” said Donna Divodi, San Mateo Volunteer Coordinator. One of Divodi’s favorite things about this event is the neighborhood ties and connections that it makes. You get to know people living in your neighborhood and start watching out for one another, making your neighborhood safer. “When these connections form, residents look out for one another and pay attention to what’s happening next door, on their block and throughout their neighborhood,” Divodi said.

The website for the Yard Sale is incredibly easy and very helpful for everyone who may need it. You can register there and find all the information, tips, and ideas you may need to have a great sale. There is also an interactive map where you can see all of the sales in the city; this map will route you to the sales from wherever you are. The map also includes pictures of the items themselves. If you’re looking for a certain item, this map makes it easy to search for specific items in different sales. The search can also separate by single-sales and multifamily-sales.

citywide yardsaleWhen you register, you’re able to upload up to three pictures; pictures usually feature unique items in your sale. These are the photos that will show up on the map under your listing. This map function is the most helpful resource if you’re a shopper or bargain hunter.

If you want to participate in the Yard Sale but don’t have enough to fill up your yard, team up with neighbors and register as a multifamily-sale. This type of sale is a favorite of bargain-hunters, and you’re bound to get patrons to peruse your items. Live in an apartment, condo, or another type of home where you don’t have a yard? Ask your HOA or landlord if you’re able to sell in front of your building. If your HOA or landlord does not allow this, call a friend in the City and team up to have a multifamily-sale. This Yard Sale is as much a neighborhood fun-raiser as it is a fundraiser for you or possibly a local organization of your choice.

This is the second year the Citywide Yard Sale will happen with the helpful interactive map. Before last year, the Citywide Yard Sale had not been held for about a decade due to logistical issues. The technology available today makes this Citywide Yard Sale easier to organize and more fun for residents!

“The Yard Sale will provide a fun, interactive way to build community and establish the neighborly relationships that make San Mateo a safe, vibrant place to live and raise a family,” said Divodi. This is a great event for both sellers and buyers alike; get rid of some items that have been piling up in your home, or go out and find that gem you’ve been looking for at a great price.

On the day of the Citywide Yard Sale, join us by sharing “Photos of the Day” and unique treasures you’ve found along the way on social media by using the hashtag #SanMateoCitywideYardSale! We will share and retweet your posts to get everyone involved. For any questions, comments, or concerns, please email yardsale@cityofsanmateo.org.

 

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Event Round Up: End of July in San Mateo

July is quickly wrapping up and summer seems to be speeding up. San Mateo still has plenty going on through the end of July to keep you and your family busy through these warm months with free concerts, farmers markets, and so much more.

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National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual nationwide event designed to raise crime prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit and unity, and develop partnerships between the City and the community on the “block level.” Strengthen your community by knowing your neighbors, watching out for each other, and working together for a safe community.  This SMPDevent is open to all residents and blocks in the City of San Mateo.

The deadline to register for this Tuesday, August 2nd event, held from 6:00pm-9:00pm, is this Friday, July 29th; click here for more information.

July in San Mateo

Don’t forget to register for the Citywide Yard Sale!

Back by popular demand, the citywide yard sale will be happening again on August 27th. Registration is now open if you want to host your own yard sale or maybe partner up with neighbors or local organizations. This is a great community event you won’t want to miss — register today! Any questions, comments, or concerns can be directed to YardSale@cityofsanmateo.org.

 

Central Park Music Series: Pop Fiction – Party

July in San MateoCome get your dose of FREE live music at the weekly Central Park Music Series. This week, Pop Fiction an 8-piece party band featuring unsurpassed talent, versatility, energy, and style- both musically and visually, will play flawless renditions of the greatest 70’s disco hits from Donna Summer, The Bee Gees, and KC and the Sunshine Band, 80’s classics from Depeche Mode, The B52s, and Madonna, fist-shaking rock sing-alongs from AC/DC, Journey, Bon Jovi, and Def Leppard, and the most current pop and hip hop hits from artists like Beyonce, The Black-Eyed Peas, Usher, and Rihanna. Come listen and enjoy with friends and family while munching on food from the vendors there. This is a weekly event, every Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm through August 18th. Come check it out! More information here: http://www.sanmateoinsider.org/event/central-park-music-series-pop-fiction-party/

25th Avenue Farmers’ Market

July in San MateoRuns May through September, rain or shine, every Tuesday from 4:00pm-7:30pm. Offering fresh Californian grown fruits, vegetables, and fresh-cut flowers from several area farms, as well as baked goods, hot foods, and other high quality local products, accompanied by live music and other events throughout the season, this is something you don’t want to miss! Tuesday, August 2: 4:00pm-7:30pm; Hacienda St. at W 25th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403; https://www.facebook.com/25thAveFarmersMarket/