WHAT: 42nd Annual HALF MOON BAY ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL, Oct. 13-14, 2012. The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with a special display of gigantically enormous champion pumpkins, three stages of smashing entertainment, non-stop live music, the Great Pumpkin Parade, a bone-chilling Haunted House, harvest-inspired crafts, homestyle foods, expert pumpkin carver Farmer Mike sculpting a monster 1,200+ pound pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, photos with the grand champion mega-gourd, pie-eating and costume contests, pumpkin carving for fun (not a contest), “Smashing Pumpkins: Battle of the Bands”, the “Take 5 Lounge” with giant screen TV, luscious varietals from Half Moon Bay Winery's including their festival-label Red Table Wine, Mavericks Pumpkin Harvest Ale, Pumpkin-ritas (margarita with a splash of pumpkin spice syrup) and Pumpkin-itos (mojita with a splash of pumpkin spice syrup). Admission is free. Presented by the Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee.
WHEN: Oct. 13-14, 2012. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
WHERE: On Main Street between Miramontes and Spruce Streets in Half Moon Bay, CA.
Official Website: http://www.miramarevents.com
Added by miramar.events on August 10, 2009