• Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

    World Pumpkin Capital Celebrates The Great Gourd – October 19-20, 2019

    9am-5pm, Main Street, Half Moon Bay


Hunting For An Orange October?
Half Moon Bay’s The Spot...

Autumn is a stunningly spectacular season on the picturesque coast around Half Moon Bay where the entire Coastside area bursts into a brilliant sea of orange and buzzes with excitement and activity to celebrate its bountiful and beautiful fall harvest...


Local Artist Call for Entries!

Made on the Coast Locals’ Block has announced the Call for Entries for the 2019 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, sponsored by the Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee.

Deadline for entries is Friday, July 12, 2019.




Presented by

the Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee as a Community Benefit

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The Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee salutes Safeway for its commitment to the community. Safeway has been the Pumpkin Weigh-Off title sponsor since 1990 and has been an instrumental partner in the Weigh-Off's tremendous success.

Special Thanks

to the City of Half Moon Bay for their support

City of Half Moon Bay

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46th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Catch all the action as the World’s Greatest Gourd Growers and their mighty, Volkswagen-sized mega gourds hope to crush the world record on Monday, October 14th at the 46th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Weighing runs from 7a.m. to 11 a.m. on the I.D.E.S. Grounds, 735 Main Street in Half Moon Bay. The champion pumpkin, along with the top four pumpkins overall, will be on display at the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival on October 19-20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See the results of the 2018 Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off - click for details

Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival 2019

World Pumpkin Capital Celebrates The Great Gourd
October 19-20, 2019 9am to 5pm
Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA