It’s Harvest Time in Half Moon Bay!

America’s Top Artists and Craftmakers Set Up Shop on Main Street at Half Moon Bay’s World Famous Art & Pumpkin Festival

Silkwood Glass apricot pumpkin with silver dragonflies
Treg and Candace Silkwood hand blown glass pumpkins

It’s that special time of the year again, when harvest moons light up the sky, pumpkin patches glow in their glory and the fabulous fall colors make Half Moon Bay absolutely astonishing. The world-famous Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, coming up October 15-16, attracts people from all over the West Coast, and this year’s talented artists will not disappoint.

From gorgeous home décor accents and elegant fine art to cozy fall fashions and holiday gifts, this year’s festival will delight generations of all age. Enjoy an idyllic autumn weekend browsing and strolling among colorful, well-stocked booths and meet 275 of America’s top artists and craftmakers showcasing their latest work in glass, ceramics, metals, fiber, leather, wood, jewelry, and fine art at this nationally renowned festival. It’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on one-of-a-kind gifts. The festival takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on historic Main Street. Admission is free.

Don Antram

Don Antram

Don Antram is a painter who uses a multitude of mediums to create texture in his works, such as molding and fiber pastes, granular and glass bead gels, silver and gold leaf foils, mica, shells, glass, beads, dichroic glitter and metallic paint. The painting shown here is titled "Octavious".
Katie Call, Artsplosion

Katie Call, Artsplosion

Katie Call of Artsplosion creates a whole universe of fun and mostly happy monsters out of paper clay.
Holly Coley

Holly Coley

Holly Coley is a teaching artist who lives and works in San Francisco. Her work is influenced by her 1980s childhood, mythology and storytelling.
Richard Curtner

Richard Curtner

Thousands of magazine clippings are combined to form artist Richard Curtner's realistic word collages. All the words, phrases, and sentiment match the theme of each particular work of art.
Roberta Dallimonti, Dallimonti Pottery

Roberta Dallimonti, Dallimonti Pottery

Roberta Dallimonti, owner of Dallimonti Pottery, received her bachelor's degree in Arts from San Francisco State University. Her custom, hand-thrown, pumpkin-designed pottery is dishwasher and oven safe.
Katie Enewold

Katie Enewold

Katie Enewold hand fabricates jewelry using traditional metalsmithing techniques. Her materials are mostly recycled from silver-plated trays, old roofing copper and various found objects. Katie's mission is to make people laugh and smile.
Mike Green, Saber & Stone Outfitters

Mike Green, Saber & Stone Outfitters

Mike Green's Saber & Stone Outfitters is a Northern California lifestyle brand that features handmade, high quality personal leather goods that are built to offer many years of enjoyment. They are committed to giving back to the community by planting a tree with every sale and by offering carbon-neutral shipping on all of their products.
Ken and Ingrid Hanson

Ken and Ingrid Hanson

Local glass artists Ken and Ingrid Hanson will once again be exhibiting their unique hand-blown art glass pieces at the 50th annual Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival. Featured among their Fall bounty, the Hansons will be selling their one-of-a-kind millefiori and cane glass pumpkins, acorns, pumpkin teapots, and paperweights.
Mac Hillenbrand

Mac Hillenbrand

Mac Hillenbrand is contemporary marquetry artist pioneering new methods for creating seascapes out of wood inlay and by also revealing paintings from the grain of singular boards in what he calls his "Waves in the Wood" works.
Aryne Julao, Learn and Play

Aryne Julao, Learn and Play

Aryne Julao of Learn and Play creates soft childrens books and toys made from her own freehand-drawn patterns. More than half of her process is done by hand, with the rest done by a sewing and embroidery machine.
Douglas Kyawu, Cleverclocks

Douglas Kyawu, Cleverclocks

Douglas Kyawu creates handmade, unique timepieces at Cleverclocks. The clock displayed here commemorates the fact that sometime in mid-November 2022, the world population will surpass 8 billion. "It describes the human condition," Douglas remarked.
Salinda and Mitch Milicevich, Summerfield Beeswax Candles

Salinda and Mitch Milicevich, Summerfield Beeswax Candles

Summerfield Beeswax Candles was created in 1982 by Salinda and Mitch Milicevich as a 100% natural alternative to paraffin and soy candles. Summerfield Candles are made by hand in Northern California with local beekeepers supplying all their hive-to-table beeswax. They make excellent one-of-a-kind hostess gifts for all occasions and celebrations.
Jim Rajner, Surf to Art

Jim Rajner, Surf to Art

Jim Rajner's Surf to Art reclaims, reinvents, hand carves and hand paints discarded surfboards that have been trashed and have a decomposition rate of 1 million years. Formerly Jimmy Romo’s Coastal Creations, Surf to Art is solely focused on creating amazing environmental art that improves the earth for our future generations.
Stacey Silber, Do-Over Designs

Stacey Silber, Do-Over Designs

Stacey Silber's Do-Over Designs creates one-of-a-kind upcycled clothing from reclaimed and discarded garments. Wearing upcycled items means you can feel good in your clothes.
Julie Swanton, Posh Pumpkins

Julie Swanton, Posh Pumpkins

Julie Swanton's Posh Pumpkins are hand-sewn, silk rayon velvet pumpkins. Julie dyes all of her colors and the stems, from Half Moon Bay farmers, are dried and will last forever.
Joe Vickers

Joe Vickers

Joe Vickers uses acrylic paint, gouache and pens on wood panels to create ocean-inspired pieces. He is very much looking forward to returning to Half Moon Bay for the 50th Anniversary of the Pumpkin Festival!
Nikhita Yelchuru, Paper Sweetly

Nikhita Yelchuru, Paper Sweetly

Nikhita Yelchuru built Paper Sweetly to make a simple yet powerful statement. She has always been fascinated by the intricate art of paper quilling and uses eco-friendly quilling paper, glue, and water-resistant sealant to create her stunning pieces. She is keen to cater to the contemporary woman’s desire to pick ethical, sustainable and beautiful pieces of jewelry, art to adorn their homes, and thoughtful gifts for loved ones.

For a complete list of Pacific Fine Arts exhibiting artists by name, medium and space # for this festival, visit pacificfinearts.com/attending_artists/half-moon-bay-art-pumpkin-festival/
50th Annual 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