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World Pumpkin Capital Celebrates The Great Gourd
October 14–15, 2017 9am to 5pm
Main Street, Half Moon Bay, California

Please note this information is from the 2016 event although the dates are correct for 2017.
Please return 3-4 weeks prior to the event when we post information for the 2017 event.

Schedule of Events

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

2017Schedule of Events

Friday, October 6

5-7 p.m. Pumpkin Festival Logo Design Contest Opening Reception
Pasta Moon Restaurant Music Box Gallery, 315 Main Street in Half Moon Bay. 2018 contest entries on display, complimentary beverages and small bites. Free admission

Sunday, October 8

5 p.m. Growers VIP Welcome Party and Media Preview for the Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off
Cameron’s Inn, 1410 South Cabrillo Highway

Monday, October 9

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

Saturday, October 14

7 a.m. Pancake Breakfast, Mac Dutra Park, Main St. @ Kelly Ave.
9 a.m. Festival Opens
10 a.m. Costume Contest, Cunha School lot, Church & Correas Streets
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 15

7 a.m. Pancake Breakfast, Mac Dutra Park, Main St. @ Kelly Ave.
8 a.m. Pumpkin Run/Walk on Coastside Trail
5k & 10k Run, 5K Walk, & Kids Fun Run (under age 12) and
Pumpkin Power 5k Obstacle Challenge
Starts At Hatch School (Kelly Ave. @ Hwy. 1).
Run Info:  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
Website: www.miramarevents.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HalfMoonBayPumpkinFestival
Twitter: www.twitter.com/HMBPumpkinFestInstagram: www.instagram.com/hmbpumpkinfest
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

LOCATION & DATES

Main Street
Half Moon Bay, California

October 14-15, 2017
9am – 5pm

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