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

Delectably Delicious Drink On Tap!

Sip and Savor Tasty Craft Brews, Premium Wine and Bubbly and Craft Cocktails

Jack-O-Tini pumpkin cocktail by Half Moon Bay Distillery
Jack-O-Tini pumpkin cocktail, curated by Half Moon Bay Distillery
2 oz. Purissima Vodka, made in Half Moon Bay
1/4 oz. pumpkin puree
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 oz. orange juice
1/4 oz. simple syrup
optional: dash of vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spice
Half Moon Bay DistilleryHalf Moon Bay Distillery is a small craft distillery, located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in scenic Half Moon Bay, California. They provide locally produced ultra-premium spirits to people who care about where their drinks come from and who made them.

Half Moon Bay Distillery is now offering free distillery tours and tastings. Find out how Purissima Vodka is made! Learn why Harvard Avenue Gin tastes so amazing! Space is limited, so be sure you make a reservation at www.hmbdistillery.com. Our visitors get to enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the distillery and learn about craft distilling. If you appreciate the art of fine distilled spirits, this tour is for you! 

Thirsty, my friend? Head straight for Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, October 14-15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on historic Main Street … the adult beverage offerings have never been better.

“We’re excited and pleased with the exceptional quality and variety of our adult beverage offerings,” said Cameron Palmer, Festival Chairman. “It’s only fitting that a world-class festival offer a world-class drink menu that will absolutely fascinate and delight festivalgoers. People are gonna love it.”

To honor the Pumpkin Festival, as they do by tradition every year, the talented brewmasters at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company have created a special batch of Mavericks Pumpkin Harvest Ale, a Pale Ale made with locally-grown Sugar Pie pumpkins that are roasted with a secret blend of spices and added to the brew kettle. The result is a subtle pumpkin pie spice flavor balanced by a biscuity maltiness. Tasty! The Mavericks Pumpkin Harvest Ale will be available at the Pumpkin Festival and at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company throughout October. Plus try their refreshing, hop-happy IPA or easy-drinking Kolsch style pale ale.

Seasonal sensations like Sam Adams Oktoberfest, Angel City IPA, Harvest Moon Pumpkin Ale, Coors and Coors Light will also be on tap.

Sip and savor luscious varietals from Half Moon Bay Winery including including Sangiovese Noir, a blend of Sangiovese, Syrah and Petite Sirah, and this year’s festival-label Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier blend, an award-winner from Redwood Valley in Mendocino County—plus Barefoot Citrus Fusion, La Nebbia Sparkling Wine and mimosas—all available by the glass at two booths hosted by the Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. The Pumpkin Festival-label Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier blend will also be available by the bottle (to take home) at The Beautification Committee merchandise booths.

2016 festival label wine from Half Moon Bay Winery Pumpkin Harvest Ale craft beer from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
festival mimosas
Sip your favorite beverage in a beautiful, collector-item wine glass or beer mug adorned with this year’s stylish festival logo.

On the spirits side, the festival is partnering once again with Half Moon Bay Distillery to serve up deelish artisanal cocktails. The cocktail menu includes pumpkin-flavored Jack-o-tinis and traditional Bloody Mary’s. Half Moon Bay Distillery is a small craft distillery producing the highest quality, hand-crafted distilled spirits – Purissima Vodka and Harvard Avenue Gin – in small batches.

Cool off with some refreshing Honest Tea or Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water, 100% natural and bottled at the source.

Sip your favorite beverage in a beautiful, collector-item wine glass or beer mug adorned with this year’s stylish festival logo.

Huge thanks to Half Moon Brewing Company, Half Moon Bay Winery, DBI Beverage, Half Moon Bay Distillery, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Honest Tea and Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water … our awesome beverage sponsors!


Half Moon Bay Winery
Barefoot Wine & Bubbly
Half Moon Bay Distillery
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company craft beer
Samuel Adams Oktoberfest craft beer
Angel City IPA
Blue Moon Brewing Company Harvest Pumpkin Ale
Coors Light
logo Honest Tea
Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water


Main Street
Half Moon Bay, California

October 14-15, 2017
9am – 5pm