Make Your Weekend A Jurassic One at Hillsdale

A pandemic in 2020, now dinosaurs in 2021! The joy these creatures bring is certainly not extinct. Travel back 65 million years to discover pre-historic life at Jurassic Weekend at Hillsdale Shopping Center adjacent to Bay Meadows in San Mateo. It’s all happening Saturday and Sunday, September 11th and 12th from 11am – 4pm, on the North Block Outdoor Plaza. Pick up lunch from one of the many restaurants at Hillsdale which include Belcampo, The Cheesecake Factory, Shake Shack, MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company, Palette Tea Garden or California Pizza Kitchen, and enjoy the vibrant entertainment scene. Guests are invited to learn about the different dinosaurs found in North America, geological time periods, how dinosaurs adapted to their environments and scientific research methods. Enjoy the engaging audience participation “Dino Encounter” shows, designed for kids of all ages. Interact with life size, realistic dinosaur puppets, pose for photo ops and experience simulated excavation digs.

WHEN: Saturday, September 11, 2021 between 11:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday, September 12, 2021 between11:00am – 4:00pm
WHERE: Hillsdale Shopping Center – NORTH BLOCK PLAZA

Dino Encounter 40-minute Show Schedule:
Saturday – 11:30am & 2:00pm
Sunday – 12:00pm & 2:00pm

Note: Social distancing, masks and safety Covid-19 protocols will be enforced. For more information visit or call our Concierge at 650-532-1022.

Experience Midurban life. Bay Meadows is a family-friendly neighborhood with lots of open space to enjoy all-year long. Whether it’s growing your own vegetables in an organic community garden, playing a game of pick-up basketball after work, team building over bocce in the beer garden, picnicking with family on warm summer nights or with a run around the park, there’s no shortage of green space to explore. Check out life out and about at Bay Meadows by following us on Instagram.