Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

2014 Schedule of Events

Great Pumpkin Parade
The Great Pumpkin Parade

marching band
Marching band

Costume Contest
Costume contest

pie eating contests
Pie eating contests

pumpkin carving for all ages
Pumpkin carving

Friday, October 10

5-7 p.m. 2015 Pumpkin Festival Logo Design Contest Opening Reception with all contest entries on display. Pasta Moon Restaurant Music Box Gallery, 315 Main Street in Half Moon Bay. Complimentary beverages and small bites. Free admission.

Sunday, October 12

5 p.m. Special Screening (on a giant outdoor screen) of “Rise of the Giants”, documentary filmmaker Daria Matza’s movie about giant pumpkin growers, plus a hearty barbecue buffet and a meet and greet with legendary growers in town for Half Moon Bay’s World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. This is an outdoor event so plan to dress warmly. Cameron’s Inn Outback, 1410 South Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay. Tickets are $35 ($15 for kids age 12 and under) at the door or $25 ($10 for kids age 12 and under) in advance on EventBrite.

Monday, October 13

7 a.m. Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off,
IDES Grounds, 735 Main Street

Saturday, October 18

7 a.m. Pancake Breakfast, Mac Dutra Park, Main St. @ Kelly Ave.
9 a.m. Festival Opens
10 a.m. Costume Contest, HMB Library Parking Lot, 620 Correas St.
12 noon Great Pumpkin Parade
2 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (age 11 and under), Bank of America lot
2:15 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (age 12 and over), Bank of America lot
5 p.m. Festival Closes

Sunday, October 19

7 a.m. Pancake Breakfast, Mac Dutra Park, Main St. @ Kelly Ave.
8 a.m. Pumpkin Run/Walk on Coastside Trail
5K Run + "Enhanced" 5K Run, 5K Walk, & Kids Fun Run
Starts at Hatch School (Kelly Ave. @ Hwy. 1)
Run Info-line: 650-712-7322 or www.seniorcoastsiders.org
9 a.m. Festival Opens
10 a.m. Pumpkin Carving for Fun (not a contest), Bank of America lot
2 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (age 11 and under), Bank of America lot
2:15 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (age 12 and over), Bank of America lot
5 p.m. Festival Closes
Admission is free
No Pets Please
Info-Line: 650-726-9652
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HalfMoonBayPumpkinFestival
Twitter: www.twitter.com/HMBPumpkinFest