From the San Mateo Event Center to theaters, night clubs and conference rooms San Mateo has a variety public and private venues. Public venues managed by the City of San Mateo include some 20+ rooms inside its community centers and libraries. The local schools have large theaters as well, mostly for high school performances. The seating capacity is next to each school venue. Also, see below for your overview of San Mateo performance locations.
Aragon High School Theater: 614
Burlingame High School: 593
Hillsdale High School Small Theater: 249 Large Theater: 781
San Mateo High School Performing Arts Center Theater 1540
Serra High School (Junipero Serra) is a Catholic college preparatory for boys has the Carl Gellert Auditorium
San Mateo Event Center
San Mateo Event Center is enormous. It has 7 buildings and hosts hundreds of events each year.
Performing Arts Center
Part of San Mateo High School the Theater seats 1,540
Central Park & Recreation Center
The city’s central jewel with a rose garden, mini-train, open space for events and more.
Hillbarn Theatre has been bringing culture and arts to the San Mateo area for over 70 years.
On any given day the Senior Center may host a yoga class, history seminar, bingo, billiards or mahjong.
Public skating times, birthday party, ice hockey and figure skating information.
Beresford Park & Recreation Center
Lighted tennis courts, bocce ball courts, a skate park, garden and picnic areas, a community center with classes and more.
San Mateo College
A Farmers Market on Saturday mornings, planetarium shows, a theater and an annual jazz festival. The Bulldogs teams have a stadium to compete in or an olympic pool.
Martin Luther King Community Center
Martin Luther King Community Center is a busy place for local children, featuring classes and events throughout the year.
San Mateo Libraries
The Main Library is 3 stories tall, there are two other branch libraries and the College of San Mateo library is also integrated into the county system.
Bayside Park & Joinville Pool
With a view of Lagoon Island Park, amenities include a dog park, ball fields, tennis courts and the seasonal outdoor Joinville Swim Center.
The San Mateo Elks Lodge is a private club that welcomes new members who have full access its spacious facility.