The San Mateo Performing Arts Center is situated in the San Mateo High School, which is at 600 North Delaware Street in San Mateo. This center is one of the largest theatres in the peninsula beyond San Francisco. The Community Theater is very lively. The San Mateo Center for Performing Arts is usually booked for about 250 days in advance each year. It consists of a total of 1600 seats. There are ample free parking lots for patrons. All seats render an unobstructed vista of the stage.