Any time is the right time to come to Pillar Point RV Park and enjoy the beach. September and October weather may be the best of the year with more cool sunny days and less fog..And, there are many exciting events that happen here in Half Moon Bay during the fall that you don't want to miss. Here's a list of upcoming events to mark on your calendar.
First, there is a really great Farmer's Market every Saturday, 9am-1pm, May-Dec, at Shoreline Station, located downtown at Kelly Street and Highway 1. (Behind the caboose!) No Farmer's Market on Pumpkin Festival weekend.
"Quilts By The Sea" September 10, 2016 10am-4pm
Presented by the Half Moon Bay Piecemakers, the show features over 200 quilts, special exhibits, quilting demonstrations, a Make and Take project and an Oportunity quilt to benefit the Half Moon Bay Boys and Girls Club
LDS Cultural Hall
475 California Street Moss Beach, CA
Lara Conran 650-726-9709
Free admission/Free parking
September 23-24, 2017 10am-6pm Free!
"The Pacific Coast Fog Fest is a celebration of sun, sand and surf that defines life on the coast and celebrates our marvelous coastal climate". You'll find over 200 quality arts and crafts booths, three stages for music and activity areas for kids. Parade starts Saturday morning at 10:00 am beginning and running along the South end of Palmetto Avenue.
Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off October 9, 2017
A special $30,000 bonus mega-prize will be awarded to any grower that breaks the world record at Half Moon Bay. The current world record is 2,323-pounds set in 2014 at a weigh-off in Germany. In a pay-by-the-pound system, the winner will take home a hefty $6 per pound for the champion mega-pumpkin. The grand champion gourd (along with the top five overall) will be on display at the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, October 14-15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Main Street.
IDES Grounds, 735 Main Street, Main St, Half Moon Bay CA
46th Annual Art and Pumpkin Festival NO DOGS
October 14-15, 2017
The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates the fall harvest with the Great Pumpkin Parade, hundreds of art vendors, non-stop music, pie eating contests, pumpkin carving demonstrations and more. http://pumpkinfest.miramarevents.com/
Downtown Half Moon Bay. Take Kelly Street from Highway 1 to find the closest parking.
NOVEMBER Johnston Holiday House First two weekends in November
This boutique features handmade crafts from numerous Coastside and regional artists plus selected purchased items. Docents will be available to answer questions about the house built in 1853 which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
110 Higgins Purisima Road, Half Moon Bay
Admission: $10 per person. No children please. Tickets good for an unlimited number of visits during the event.
Night of Lights December 1, 2017
Night of Lights is a free annual old fashioned holiday event hosted in downtown Half Moon Bay. Tree lighting, parade of lights on Main Street, carolers and music. Lots of activities for the kids.