Pumpkin Festival

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-D...

It's the most wonderful time of the year...Fall!  

The temperatures are getting cooler, the leaves are changing colors
and pumpkins are popping up EVERYWHERE!

Here in Half Moon Bay and Pillar Point RV Park, it's time again for the

Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival!
October 18–19, 2014 – 9am to 5pm

Main Street, Half Moon Bay, California

Pets are not allowed at the festival.

The best way to go to the festival, of course, is to stay at P...
Half Moon Bay
Safeway Pumpkin Weigh-off


WINNER:   Gary Miller from Napa, California
1,985 pounds

(Gary Miller, from Napa, California, with his 1,985 pumpkin and three grandchildren, Anna, Katie and Ben Miller)

The drama was high this year when the world record setting pumpkin grower from last year, Tim Matheson, showed up with three huge pumpkins!  Could it be a new world record was going to be crowned right here in Half Moon Bay?

Farmer John's Pumpkin Patch
850 Cabrillo Hwy N 
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650) 726-4980

It's that time of the year again and everyone seems to be on the search for their perfect pumpkin.   I recently took a drive between Santa Cruz and Pacifica and counted 27 pumpkin patches, not counting the patches in the local grocery stores. 

Of all the places to visit, to find the most unique and colorful pumpkins, you must visit Farmer John...
43rd Annual HALF MOON BAY
October 19-20, 2013
Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA

No matter where you go in Half Moon Bay, you will see fields and fields of pumpkins waiting for children and adults to come pick them up for Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations.   That also means it's time for the Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off and the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival. 

Kicking off the week is the SAFEWAY WORLD ...<...>
Late summer and fall is the best time of the year to come to Pillar Point RV Park and here's why:

1. More available spaces!

2. Best weather time of the year


Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Announces 7th Annual Poster Design Contest

The Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, in association with the Coastal Arts League, is launching its 7th annual Poster Design Contest for the 2013 festival.

Established and emerging art directors, graphic designers, illustrators, fine artists, and hobbyists from across the country will have a high-profile opportunity to showcase their talent by entering the...

What an incredible day it is today!

To some this holiday signifies the end of summer, but for Pillar Point RV Park,  Labor Day is just the beginning of the best weather season of the year!

It's this time of year, September, October, November,  when the air is warmer, the fog disappears and sun has made it's way around the horizon to create the some of the most spectacular sunsets.

Coming up in October are the Great Pumpkin Weigh Off on Oc...
Breaking News!

The winner of the 2012
Half Moon Bay World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off is...

Thad Starr of Pleasant Hills, Oregon
with a 1,775 pound monster pumpkin!

Prize Money: $10,650

Thad's pumpkin also set a new California state record!

Thad and his family...Wife Katrina, and kids Derrek and Danica.   Danica was the one who actually selected the exact seed that produced this winning pumpkin!

The winning pumpkin as it arrived a...