The Art & Pumpkin Festival is a popular celebration held every October in Half Moon Bay, the Pumpkin Capital of the World. The festival features pumpkin carving and pie-eating competitions, Halloween costume contest, haunted house, Great Pumpkin Parade, giant pumpkin weigh-off, home-style food, harvest-inspired arts and crafts, and three stages of blockbuster entertainment. More than 250 artists and craftspeople based throughout the West display their work at the festival.

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Active and Adventure Review of Art & Pumpkin Festival

Away Travel Expert: Karen Kefauver
ActiveExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Day Hiking,Walking
Active and AdventureExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Try to arrive early to witness the Great Pumpkin weigh-off
  • Sample freshly baked pumpkin cookies at the Main Street bakery
  • Bring the kids to the festival!

Main St.
Half Moon Bay, California 94019
Parking: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Free

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 650-726-9652
Price Information: Free
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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