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Our friends at the San Mateo Daily Journal maintain a comprehensive event calendar filled with activities for kids, families, and seniors. Check out to see what's going on in the Peninsula!​


Aragon High School Fall Musical –  Mamma Mia!

November 17-19, 2022

Aragon High School presents Mamma Mia! as this fall's musical. 

A Mother. A Daughter. 3 Possible Dads.
And a Trip Down the Aisle You’ll Never Forget!

Time: Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 7:00PM, Sunday: 2:00PM

Location: 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo

Thanksgiving Gobble Wobble Run, Kids' Dash & Pancake Breakfast 2022

November 24, 2022

A Runner’s Mind, the Bay Area’s local run specialty store, is proud to present the 8th annual Gobble Wobble. Join us at Coyote Point Park in San Mateo on Thanksgiving morning for a 5K celebrating friends, family, and community as we ARM up and give thanks! Sign the little ones up for Kids’ Dash; money raised from the $5 registration fee will support the Lakas Shimizu Foundation.

Time: 8:15AM-9:30AM

Location: Coyote Point Recreation Area, 1701 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo

Draeger’s Redevelopment Heads to Council for Vote

December 1, 2022

A mixed-use development has been proposed for the current Draeger's Market site downtown. The City Council will hold a public hearing to review and vote on the redevelopment at 222 E. Fourth Ave. Attendees can participate remotely or in-person at City Hall. Instructions on how to join the meeting will be posted to the Public Meeting Portal at least 72 hours in advance. 

Time: 6:00PM

Location: Location: Hybrid Format (remotely via Zoom and in person at City Hall Council Chambers, 330 W. 20th Avenue, San Mateo)

San Mateo County Consolidated Plan Meeting

December 1, 2022

San Mateo County is updating its Consolidated Plan, next year’s funding plans in preparation for a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), and HOME-ARP Allocation Plan to address housing and/or community development needs.  We need your input to make sure that the challenges you are experiencing are included in the plan. Come share your thoughts on housing and community development issues and how the County should prioritize funding!

Time: 7:00pm

Location: City Hall, Conference Room C, 330 W. 20th Ave

Winter Wonderland in Central Park

December 3, 2022

This Winter Wonderland event returns for free family fun at Central Park on Saturday, Dec. 3. 

We'll have games, rides, real snow, activities and more. Mark your calendars and join us for this seasonal treat!

Time: 2:00PM-8:00PM

Location: Central Park, 50 E. 5th Ave., San Mateo

Brunch With Santa At Pinstripes

December 3-4, 10-11, & 17-18, 2022

It’s Brunch with Santa at Pinstripes! Bring the family and snap a picture with Santa while enjoying your favorite brunch menu items this holiday season. Don’t forget to have your little ones bring in their letter to Santa while visiting!

Time: 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Location: Hillsdale Shopping Center, Sixty 31st Ave., San Mateo, CA

Outdoor Ice Rink in Central Park

November 11, 2022-January 8, 2023

The outdoor ice rink at Central Park is back! The seasonal rink is open now through Jan. 8, 2023. The Fitzgerald Ball Field has been transformed into a festive skating rink with twinkle lights and more. Grab your friends and visit the San Mateo On Ice website for details and skate rental info.
Location: Central Park, 50 E. 5th Ave., San Mateo

College of San Mateo – Farmers Market

Saturdays, dates TBD from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.College of San Mateo (1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd.)

Summer and Spring Activity Guide

The San Mateo Public Library is offering virtual story times, lessons, workshops, and more! 

Check out all of their daily activities using this link.