• 50th ANNUAL
    Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival
    "Celebrating the Great & Almighty Gourd"

    October 15-16, 2022


Can't Wait to See You in 2022!

Join us October 15-16, 2022 to celebrate the spectacular
50th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival!

The Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off will kick off festivities
on Monday, October 10, on the IDES Grounds.

Local Artist Call for Entries!

Made on the Coast Locals’ Block has announced the Call for Entries for the 2022 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, sponsored by the Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee.

Deadline for entries is July 8, 2022.


2022 Weigh-Off Announcement

Wow! A Hefty World’s Biggest Prize of $9/Pound + $30k World Record Prize Headline

Half Moon Bay’s 49th Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Half Moon Bay’s 49th Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off returns Monday, October 10.

The world’s biggest top prize was increased in 2021 to $9/pound (from $7/pound) plus there’s the standing $30k total prize package for a new world record, so bring it on burly behemoths!


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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Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival

Celebrating the Great & Almighty Gourd
October 15-16, 2022 9am to 5pm
Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA