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50th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

  • Presented By: Miramar Events
  • Dates: 10/15/2022, 10/16/2022
  • Location: Downtown Half Moon Bay
  • Address:
    Main Street
    Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Free
About

"Celebrate the Great & Almighty Gourd" in the World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay!  Our top shelf festival lineup features:

  • A special display and photos with the Rhinoceros-sized weigh-off grand champion mega-gourd to benefit the Cabrillo Education Foundation
  • Smashing non-stop entertainment with stellar live music on stage and street
  • Boo-tiful harvest-inspired fine art and crafts from local Made on the Coast artists
  • Deelish homestyle foods served by local community service organizations
  • Premium wines from Half Moon Bay Winery, seasonal craft beer, pumpkin-infused ales, artisanal cocktails and Pathwater – 100% responsibly and locally sourced in a reusable aluminum bottle
  • Expert pumpkin carver Farmer Mike sculpting monster pumpkins into amazing one-of-a-kind masterpieces
  • Costume contest (10am at the HMB Library, Correas and Purissima) and pie eatings contests (2pm on the IDES Grounds)
  • Pumpkin carving for fun (10am on the IDES Grounds)
  • Stock up on the latest and greatest official festival gear and coveted curios with our cool logo commemorating this year's outlier festival
  • Pancake breakfast in the City Hall parking lot, Main and Kelly, presented by the HMB High School boys basketball team
  • Plus there's wet and wild waterballerz, Cornhole Corner game area, selfies and fun with the delightfully rotund, playful and mischievous Pumpkin Festival mascot “Gourdy”
  • The Great Pumpkin Run – in-person Kids 1-Mile Fun Run, 5k, 10k and Half Marathon presented by Senior Coastsiders (with different start times beginning at 7am at Hatch Elementary School, 490 Miramontes Ave., Half Moon Bay).
  • Stop by the Safeway tent for reusable grocery bags, coupons and goodies and grab a selfie with their vintage Farmers Market truck
  • Sweet sponsor swag giveaways

The festival is free for everyone. Click here to learn more about this event.