San Mateo Event Center
APRIL 5 - 9, 2017

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San Mateo Event Center

 


Directions
to the San Mateo Event Center's EAST parking lot located at:
1346 Saratoga Drive,
San Mateo CA 94403

PARKING is controlled by San Mateo Event Center. Parking fees are set by the county. Daily Parking Prices:

  • Car $12
  • Bus $20
  • RV Parking – Download the SMEC RV Parking Form to camp with your RV on site!
  • Yes! SMEC can accommodate your over-size vehicle or tour bus. Staff will be available to help you park when you arrive.

Public Transportation

For more information on public transportation from anywhere in the Bay Area, including the time it will take to get there, use Transit.511.org, with 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403 as your destination address.

CalTrain

The closest Caltrain stop to the San Mateo Event Center is the Hillsdale Caltrain Station, located at 3333 El Camino Real, San Mateo 94403. It is a short walk to the Delaware St. entrance. The Show also operates a free shuttle at the Hillsdale Train Station. Click here for the Caltrain timetable to plan your trip.

San Mateo Taxi

Call the friendly folks at San Mateo Cab (650.340.0126) and they’ll send a taxi to pick you up at the San Mateo Event Center when you’re ready to leave.

SamTran

SamTrans Route ECR stops at El Camino Real and East 25th Ave. The SMEC is a two-block walk east down East 25th Ave., to the Delaware St. entrance. SamTrans Route ECR runs from Daly City to Redwood City and back about every 15 minutes on weekdays and 20 minutes on weekends. SamTrans Route 292 runs from downtown San Francisco (Mission & 1st) all the way to the Pacific & Delaware, a stop near the SMEC. Click here for the SamTrans timetable to plan your trip

Bart

The Millbrae BART/Caltrain is the closest BART station. You may transfer there from BART to Caltrain, which has a “cross-platform connection”, or you have the option of taking one of two bus lines (391 or 390) that run every 15 minutes from the Millbrae station to El Camino Real and East 25th Ave. The SMEC is a two-block walk east down East 25th Ave. to where 25th ends at Delaware.

Flying In

SFO, the main San Francisco airport, is only 8 miles north of the San Mateo Event Center. The Oakland (OAK) and San Jose (SJC) airports are also an option.


Driving - the best freeway

North Bay

  1. 101 South to 280 South to 92 East.
  2. Take EXIT 33 – 92 EAST toward San Mateo/Hayward.
  3. From 92 EAST EXIT 12C Delaware Street.
  4. MERGE RIGHT onto 19th Ave.
  5. Take immediate RIGHT on S Delaware Street.
  6. LEFT on Saratoga Drive.
  7. RIGHT into the East Parking Lot (first traffic light).

or

  1. 101 South EXIT 414A Hillsdale Blvd.
  2. Slight RIGHT onto Franklin Pkwy W.
  3. Turn RIGHT on Saratoga Drive.
  4. Turn LEFT into the East Parking Lot.

East Bay

  1. 880 (from north or south) to 92 WEST. From 92 WEST, San Mateo Bridge
  2. EXIT 12C Delaware Street.
  3. Follow and keep RIGHT Exit loop. (You’re briefly on Concar Drive.)
  4. Turn immediately RIGHT on S Delaware Street.
  5. Follow Delaware Street under freeway.
  6. LEFT on Saratoga Drive.
  7. RIGHT into the East Parking Lot (first traffic light).

 

From El Camino Real

  1. From the North turn left on E. 25th Ave.
    From the South turn right on E. 25th Ave.
  2. Left on S. Delaware St.
  3. Right on Saratoga Drive
  4. Right into the East Parking Lot.

South Bay

  1. 101 North to EXIT 414A Hillsdale Blvd.
  2. Turn LEFT Hillsdale Blvd.
  3. Go over the freeway, stay to the right.
  4. Turn RIGHT onto Saratoga Dr.
  5. Turn LEFT into the East Parking Lot.
  6. or 280 North to 92 East. Take EXIT 33 – 92 EAST toward San Mateo/Hayward.
  7. From 92 EAST EXIT 12C Delaware Street.
  8. MERGE RIGHT onto 19th Ave.
  9. Take immediate RIGHT on S Delaware Street.
  10. LEFT on Saratoga Drive.
  11. RIGHT into the East Parking Lot (first traffic light).