Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

carving giant pumpkinSaturday and Sunday, October 13th and 14th
On Historic Main Street in Half Moon Bay
This weekend one of our favorite fall festivals takes place in the World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay. You can celebrate the bounty of fall harvest and autumn splendor with a special display of gigantically-enormous, heavyweight-champion pumpkins.

Festivities include:
Smashing entertainment
Stellar live music
The Great Pumpkin Parade with Grand Marshal, Hall of Fame quarterback, Super Bowl MVP and all-time 49er great, Steve Young
A bone-chilling Haunted House
Harvest-inspired crafts
Homestyle foods
Expert pumpkin carver Farmer Mike sculpting a monster 1,200+ pound pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece and photos with the grand champion mega-gourd
Pie-eating and costume contests
Pumpkin carving for fun (not a contest)
“Smashing Pumpkins: Battle of the Bands”
Tasty wines and microbrews, pumpkin-infused ales, margaritas and mojitos.

Admission is free.
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