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Saturday, July 20, 7 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 2 p.m.

San Mateo Performing Arts Center

600 North Delaware Street

San Mateo


The highly anticipated Peninsula International Dance Festival 2024, presented by Peninsula Lively Arts, is set to captivate audiences once again at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center. Taking place on Saturday, July 20, 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 21, 2  p.m., this two-day extravaganza promises an unforgettable experience with a stellar lineup of guest artists hailing from more than 19 Bay Area dance companies. Over 250 talented dancers and musicians, bedecked in resplendent and vibrant costumes, will take the stage to showcase traditional works from diverse corners of the globe. The festival not only celebrates the richness of global dance but also fosters cultural exchange, creating a harmonious tapestry of movement and music that transcends boundaries. Don't miss the opportunity to be enthralled by the enchanting performances and immerse yourself in the cultural mosaic that the Peninsula International Dance Festival has become known for.

(Listing is alphabetical, not in show order)


  • Association of Ramaytush Ohlone (opening welcome)

  • Antara Asthaayi Dance (India)

  • Ballet Nlolo Kongo (Congo Brazzaville)

  • Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco (Mexico)

  • Gurus of Dance (India)

  • International Performing Arts of America (China)

  • Melissa Cruz Flamenco (Spain)

  • Parangal Dance Company (Philippines)

  • Peru Expressions (Peru)

  • Taiko SOBA (Japan)

  • TRIBE (USA)​​


  • ARAX Dance (Armenia)

  • Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno (Mexico)

    Ballet Nlolo Kongo (Congo Brazzaville)

    Calpulli Tonalehqueh (Native Mexican Aztec)

  • Chitresh Das Dance (India)

  • Feng Ye Dance (China)

  • Gurus of Dance (India)

  • Hālau o Keikiali’l / Kaululehua Hawaiian - Cultural Center (Hawai’i)

  • Peninsula Ballet Theatre (USA)

  • The Minoan Dancers (Greece)

  • Theatre Flamenco of San Francisco (Spain)

2024 PIDF poster

Saturday, July 20, 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 21, 2 p.m.

San Mateo Performing Arts Center

600 North Delaware Street, San Mateo

  • Tickets $39 to $69 including all box office fees

  • Discounts for seniors (age 65+), juniors (18 and under), and groups of 10 or more

Box Office

  • All ticket sales are final. No refunds can be accommodated 

  • We highly recommend ticket insurance available at checkout​

  • PBT performances are very popular and have been targeted by unauthorized ticketing outlets

  • Beware: only tickets sold at the PBT box office site are authorized ticket sales. We cannot accommodate tickets purchased through any other ticket outlet.

  • Masks are optional

  • Dates and times subject to change

Ticket Contacts

  • ​Questions about tickets, contact (650) 342-3262

  • Groups of 10 or more receive 10% off the adult price which is lowest price available

  • After you select your seats and quantity 10+ the new price will automatically appear

  • The theater is fully ADA compliant. Please request additional accommodation with box office or seating, contact

"Peninsula Lively Arts’ productions allow me to see world class talent without going into San Francisco.  Never is that more true than at the International Dance Festival. They continue to provide the Bay Area with world class performances."
- Jeryl Moy Splash Magazine (Read the article)

PIDF 2023 Finale
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