Join us in celebrating San Mateo's 125th Anniversary with free music, dance lessons, and entertainment for the whole family!
Thursday Evenings from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on September 5th, 12th and 19th
Grab take-out from a local restaurant and join outdoor pop-up dining in Downtown San Mateo on B Street between Second and Third Avenues. The street will be transformed into an outdoor dining pavilion featuring tables and chairs beneath the twinkle lights. Beer and wine will be available for purchase on site. No outside alcohol allowed.
Pre-Show Entertainment runs from 5:00-5:30 p.m. and on September 5th includes a historic reenactment of a City Council meeting, with our very own council members dressed in costumes. On September 12th and 19th the public is encouraged to join the fun with "Trivia Time" as members of the audience test their knowledge and compete for prizes.
Free dance lessons by Motion Arts Center will help you get your groove on from 5:30-6:00 p.m., followed by live music continuing until about 8 p.m. where you can show off your new moves.
A children's play area will be offered all three nights featuring a jumpy house, games, and other activities for fun-loving attendees of all ages run by the City of San Mateo Parks and Recreation Department.
Be sure to also check-out the community booths in the adjacent Cinema Plaza.