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2011 San Mateo County Fair a Success


(SAN MATEO, Calif.) –The 77th Annual San Mateo County Fair Where “Innovation Meets
Tradition” has announced that the first few days of the 2011 Fair is a tremendous success, up over 30% in attendance, breaking records dating back several years.

This year’s fair branded “Where Innovation Meets Tradition” opened Saturday with three premier events including the Belmont Stakes. “We were also very excited to work with Adrienne Tissier of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Emergency Preparedness Day and Congresswomen Jackie Speiers on Making It In America”, said General Manager.

Opening headline concerts included Air Supply, The Four Tops, Tower of Power and WAR. Coming up this Friday and through the weekend are Grand Funk Railroad and Pablo Cruise, plus attractions including the United States Tennis Association’s 8,000 square foot interactive display. In addition to these attractions we will also have the Walmart Game Center and of course many other displays including a first class carnival and food choices ranging from BBQ to Funnel Cakes!

According to The San Mateo County Event Center’s General Manager Chris Carpenter, “We have seen increases across the board and we are happy that our messaging, attractions and overall content have resonated with our community. Our mission is to make the Fair relevant while still maintaining our core traditions.”

2011 Fair Sponsors

The 77th Annual 2011 San Mateo County Fair sponsors include: Comcast, The San
Francisco Examiner, Kaiser Permanente, AT&T, Renewal by Anderson, Pepsi,
Wyndham Resorts, AARP, Saba, Inspira Marketing Group, United States Tennis Association (USTA), Blackberry Mobile Tour™, Walmart Game Center™, KTVU, Bay Area News
Group, San Francisco Chronicle, San Mateo Journal, San Mateo Times, Disney Radio,
KNTC, La Raza, KOIT, KBLX, KGO Radio, KNBR and KNEW.

KRZZ La Raza is the Official Spanish Radio Station for the 2011 San Mateo County Fair.
The Examiner is the Official Newspaper of the 2011 San Mateo County Fair. KTNC 42 –
Estrella TV is the Official Spanish TV Station of the 2011 San Mateo County Fair.
Comcast Presents “Kids Day at the Fair” on Monday, June 13th. Kaiser Permanente is
the Official Sponsor of Senior Day on Tuesday, June 14th.

About The San Mateo County Fair

The San Mateo County Fair where “Innovation Meets Tradition” boasts a stunning
variety of world-class musical entertainment, performances, festival foods, local and
traditional contests as well as a carnival. The fair lasts nine days and is attended by
150,000 guests. Some of the new features include the development of the “Useable
Futures” pavilion dedicated to Sustainable Living and New Technologies and are
dedicated to running a more sustainable event through greening initiatives. For more
information about the San Mateo County Fair, please visit

The San Mateo Event Center Hosts The San Mateo County Fair, which will be held June
11-19th, 2011. Visit the web site: often for regular
updates, contest, entertainment, promotions and giveaways and sponsorship

Don’t forget to join us at the 2011 San Mateo County Fair and Festival through June 19, 2011!


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