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Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival 2018


Regarded as one of the biggest and the oldest festivals in California, Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival 2018 will be bigger and brighter this year as it nears its 48th year. 
 
Ready yourself to see the biggest pumpkin of the year. Have a taste of the best-tasting fall food served in very booth. Participate in some exciting activities and be entertained with the music from the local artists, join in the fun games and many more. This fall event is a celebration of the bountiful harvest. It’s the time of the year when the surroundings turn orange and the ambiance is bursting with colors and vibrancy. 
 
Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival is a world famous event that draws crowd from different states. Gather your family and friends and invite them in this much-anticipated event in Half Moon Bay. There will be a showcase of gigantic pumpkins that will surely amaze you. Pumpkin carvers will also be around as they put a cool twist to every pumpkin they carve, making them Instagram-worthy masterpieces. This year, there will be bungee-jumping event, and lots of other exciting contests for the whole family to enjoy. And oh, don’t forget to take a selfie with the festival mascot “Gourdy” when you happen to bump into him during the festival. 
 
Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival happens on October 13 to 14, 2018 from 8am to 5pm. Head over to Main St. between Miramontes and Spruce Stretch in Half Moon Bay and discover why people are raving about this Pumpkin Festival. 
 
Last year, the 47th Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival was a huge success. There were booths selling different food, art and crafts, lots of fun activities and the most-awaited biggest pumpkin of the year. 
 
Know-before-you-go:
 
  • Remember that most locals and tourists go here for a once in a lifetime pumpkin experience. So consider booking a hotel room near Half Moon Bay especially if you are coming from far states. This will ensure you to arrive at the event venue on time. Feel free to book your stay at Harbor View Inn - get best room rates through the website here or call (650) 726-2329.
  • Pets are not allowed. 
  • Very limited free parking near the event area. 
  • Bicycle and handicapped parking are available near the venue. 
  • Admission is free. 
 
Photo source: www.visitcalifornia.com