San Mateo County Fair 2023

  • Address:
    1346 Saratoga Drive
    San Mateo, CA 94403

The San Mateo County Fair returns from June 3-11, 2023. This iconic event for the whole family features all sorts of entertainment, rides, food, exhibits, and much more!

The pricing below is valid for tickets purchased online by June 2, 2023:

Adult: $15.00
Senior (62 & over): $10.00
Youth (6-12): $10.00
Child (5 & under): FREE

Unlimited Carnival Rides Wristband: $35.00

Special Offer

On Thursday, June 8, 2023, seniors and youth can attend for FREE!

Special Events

Daily - Black History Museum
Sunday, June 4 – Family Pride Day
Thursday, June 8 - Honoring Our Veterans
Thursday, June 8 - Meet PJ Masks
Friday, June 9 - Meet Dino Ranch
Saturday, June 10 – Pacific Islands Day
Sunday, June 11 – Dia de la Feria


Saturday, June 3 - Foghat
Sunday, June 4 - Remember When Rock Was Young (Elton John Tribute)
Wednesday, June 7 - Abel Sanchez & The Song for Cesar Band
Thursday, June 8 - Fleetwood Masks (Fleetwood Mac Tribute)
Friday, June 9 - Smash Mouth
Saturday, June 10 - Pacific Islands Day Lineup
Sunday, June 11 - Dia de la Feria Lineup

In addition to the concert series, the San Mateo County Fair offers a wide range of attractions and activities to keep the excitement soaring. One of the crowd favorites is the thrilling pig races, where these adorable and agile creatures compete for the title of fastest piglet. Carnival rides will provide endless fun for thrill-seekers, while the opportunity to interact with friendly farm animals will delight animal lovers of all ages. And of course, fairgoers can indulge in a delectable array of classic fair food, satisfying every craving imaginable.

New for this year's fair is the Dragon Exhibit, featuring seven animatronic dragons. Step into a world of fantasy and marvel at these magnificent creatures brought to life with cutting-edge technology. The Dragon Exhibit promises to be an enchanting experience for fairgoers of all ages.

Prepare to be amazed by the wealth of exhibits and displays showcasing the best of San Mateo County and the surrounding Bay Area. Discover captivating works of art, explore innovative technologies, and immerse yourself in the cultural richness of the community. This year, the fair proudly celebrates the 10th Year Anniversary of the Domini Hoskins Black History Museum and Learning Center, which offers a compelling journey through African American history and culture. Additionally, the Farmworker Heroes Appreciation Event, featuring a special appearance by renowned activist Dolores Huerta, will pay tribute to the hardworking individuals who contribute so much to our local agriculture.

Learn more about fair activities and special events here

QUESTIONS?  Please call 650-574-3247 or visit