Join San Mateo County Libraries at the County Fair

Kick off Summer

San Mateo County Libraries has tons of summer fun waiting for you at the San Mateo County Fair,, opens a new window June 8 – June 16.

The County Fair is one of our favorite events of the year, and we are working hard to make sure all of our visitors have a fun and rewarding experience. Find us in the Expo Hall. We will have daily story times; a reading garden with books, grass and blow up furniture; an opportunity for hands-on learning with our interactive Lookmobile and Bookmobile; crafts and maker demos; and the opportunity to sign up for the Summer Learning Challenge.

Free Admission Promotions, opens a new window

Every day is fun at the San Mateo County Fair but you can take advantage of several free admission events at this year's Fair and make it that much better!

Monday, June 10 - Kids Day
12 and younger get free admission all day. Free parking until 2:00 PM.

Tuesday, June 11 - Senior Day
Free admission for ages 62+ until 3:00 PM.

Wednesday, June 12 - 3:00 PM Day
Free admission until 3:00 PM.

Thursday, June 13 - $3 Thursday
Admission is $3.00 until 3:00 PM and $3.00 Taste of the Fair all day.

The San Mateo County Fair open hours are 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM on weekends and 12:00 AM - 10:00 PM on weekdays. The Fair is located at 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403, opens a new window. Just look for the giant Ferris wheel and follow the smell of funnel cake!

We can't wait to see you there! Make sure to stop by and say hello!

What are you looking forward to the most at the San Mateo County Fair? Let us know in the comments below.