Live Music on Stage and Street
It’s that special time of year when throngs of pumpkin fans gather in Half Moon Bay to dance and frolic in the ultimate mecca of gourd greatness.
Safeway Family Stage
A popular and signature attraction at Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, the Safeway Family Stage will showcase an all-star lineup of performing artists at this year’s festival, October 14-15. Schedule below.
Coveted Keepsake: Photos with Grand Champion Gourd
Proceeds Benefit the Cabrillo Education Foundation
How often do you get to see and touch a hard-to-believe, larger-than-life 1-ton pumpkin (2,000 pounds!)—let alone get to have your photo taken alongside something so extraordinary?
Sensational Lineup Announced for the “Made on the Coast” Music Stage
Thanks to the sponsorship support of the City of Half Moon Bay and Old Princeton Landing, a stellar lineup of local musicians are slated for this year's Made on the Coast Music Stage at Mac Dutra Park, located at the corner of Kelly Avenue and Main Street.
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On the Giant Screen in the Xfinity Take 5 Lounge
It has become a festival staple so football and baseball fans will be pumped to learn the Xfinity Take 5 Lounge is returning to this year’s Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, October 14-15 from 9 am to 5 pm on historic Main Street.
Audience Participation Drives the Pie Eating Contests
There is plenty to see and do at Half Moon Bay’s world-famous Art & Pumpkin Festival, but nothing gets you up close and personal to the Great Gourd as the Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest.
Calling All Ghosts, Goblins and Spooks for Pumpkin Festival Costume Contest
Everyone from tiny tots to ghoulish grandmas and grandpas will get a chance to show of their best Halloween attire at the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Costume Contest.
Half Moon Bay: A Plethora of Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Patches
It doesn’t get any better than autumn splendor on the Half Moon Bay Coast with picturesque seaside farm country blooming in all its glory.