Sunday, September 4, 2011

Half Moon Bay's Pumpkin Festival

41st annual HALF MOON BAY ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL, Oct. 15-16.

The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates the fall harvest with enormous champion pumpkins, three stages of entertainment, live music, the Great Pumpkin Parade, a bone-chilling Haunted House, harvest-inspired crafts and homestyle foods.

There's a pancake breakfast, pie-eating and costume contests, festival-label wine and Mavericks Pumpkin Harvest Ale.
Admission is free.