Guatemalan Cultural Celebration

Saturday, September 15, 2018
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


@ San Mateo City Hall, 330 W. 20th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94403

Please join the Consulate of Guatemala in San Francisco and the City of San Mateo for a public celebration of Guatemala's rich cultural heritage through a special arts exhibit featuring one of a kind paintings and textiles, free Guatemalan food, live marimba music, and a special ballet folklórico dance performance.

ALL ARE WELCOME to attend and all aspects of the event are entirely FREE to the public.

For questions about this event, contact the San Mateo City Clerk's Office: (650) 522-7040.

Mayan Paintings Exhibit


September 15 - 21, 2018


San Mateo City Hall, 330 W. 20th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94403
A special international art exhibit will be on display at City Hall as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The gallery will feature paintings of three highly accomplished Mayan artists from Comité Nacional Probecas Mayas – CONAM  an organization that represents Guatemala’s indigenous artists and promotes Mayan culture abroad.
Art Exhibit Hours:
  • Sat., 9/15: 5:30pm - 7:30 p.m. (opportunity to meet the artists!)
  • Mon. 9/17 - Fri. 9/21: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Guatemalan Independence Day Celebration flyer English
Guatemalan Independence Day Celebration flyer Español

Event Sponsors



Logo Guatemalan Consulate in San Francisco
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Proyección Folklórica Guatemalteca Xelaju

North B Street Fiesta


Sunday, September 16, 2018


The celebration of Latin culture continues Sunday, September 16 from noon to 5 p.m. at the North B Street Fiesta in Downtown San Mateo. Organized by the Latin merchants on North B Street, the Fiesta includes live mariachi music, Aztec dancers, ballet folklórico and more. The Consulate General of Guatemala and City of San Mateo are also participating in the event.
North B Street Fiesta 2018 flyer