Category Archives: Events


The Family Fun Ride and Bike Rodeo, scheduled for Saturday, October 14 at Meadow Heights Elementary School, is being postponed due to current air quality conditions in San Mateo. The City will determine a new date for the event and will share that information when available. We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to hosting the event in the future.



Calling all biker riders this Saturday!

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Join us to celebrate and improve local bike-ability! Organized by Cool Cities’ Bike San Mateo Committee

Meet at Downtown San Mateo Caltrain Station 385 First Ave.
RSVP at or by calling 978.760.0034

Join San Mateo Cool Cities and your neighbors to celebrate summer bicycling in San Mateo. Hop on a bike and enjoy a guided ride through our community. We can share information about the city’s bike plan and discuss our hopes for a more bike- able city. Don’t have a bike? You can use the Bay Bikes bikeshare program to use a bike free of charge (Use promo code: COFFEE4 for $10 Bay Bikes credit)! Make sure to RSVP and note whether you plan to use Bay Bikes, so that we can plan ahead on how many bikes to share! Please create a Bay Bikes account and use the special discount code above. Let’s join together to reduce car dependence in our city!

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Spring into Summer Parade

Everybody loves a parade! 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 taking place on Saturday, June 10th at 10:00 a.m. Parade Route: One-mile along Franklin Parkway to Delaware Street. Ends at the San Mateo County Fair.

Come for the parade! Stay for the Fair! Enjoy a day of FUN in San Mateo! Learn more here.

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Community Meeting: 101/Peninsula Avenue Interchange Project – No May 3rd Meeting

A few weeks ago the City announced that it would hold a community meeting on Wednesday, May 3rd about the US 101/Peninsula Avenue Interchange Improvement project. This meeting has been canceled and is rescheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 17th. It begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. and will take place at San Mateo City Hall. More information is available on the city’s website.