Area Events

Half Moon Bay Area Events – Northern California Bay Area

Half Moon Bay is a coastal region in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California. Flashback to a more old-fashioned, small-town friendly good time by heading to the San Mateo Coastside for any of our festivals and ongoing events.

 

JOHNSTON HOUSE TOURS & HOLIDAY HOUSE
Free tours on third Saturday of the month, 11-3, January to September.

Holiday House held first and second weekends in November, 10-4pm.
Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10.
Call for more info: 650.726.0329

FARM DAY LUNCHEON
Late March or early April (check calendar for date)
Sponsored by Chamber Office: 650.726.8380

ROCK THE BLOCK COASTSIDE BLOCK PARTY
Late May (check calendar for date)
Sponsored by Chamber Office: 650.726.8380

OL’ FASHIONED 4TH OF JULY PARADE & FIREWORKS
Always on July 4th
(Fireworks contingent on donations)

PACIFIC COAST DREAM MACHINES SHOW
Last Weekend in April
Info-Line: 650-726-2328

CHAMARITA FESTIVAL (Pescadero)
6 weeks after Easter
Call for more info: 650.726.5701

PORTUGUESE PENTECOSTAL FESTIVAL (Half Moon Bay, Northern California)
7 weeks after Easter
Sponsored by IDES Society: 650.726.2729

COASTSIDE FARMERS MARKET
Every Saturday from May to third Saturday in December
Call for more info: 650.726.4895

TOUR DES FLEURS
July 26, 2014
A Saturday in July
Sponsored by Chamber Office: 650.726.8380

RODEO
Late July, Driscoll Ranches LLC
Call for more info: 650.747.9704

PESCADERO ARTS & FUN FESTIVAL
Third weekend in August – August 16, 2014
Contact for more info: 650.879.0848

KINGS MOUNTAIN ART FAIR
Labor Day weekend (Saturday thru Monday)
Call for more info: 650.851.2710

SAFEWAY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PUMPKIN WEIGH-OFF
Columbus Day (2nd Monday in October)
Info-Line: 650-726-3491

HALF MOON BAY ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
Always the weekend (Saturday & Sunday) following Columbus Day
Sponsored by Beautification Committee: 650.726.9652

NIGHT OF LIGHTS
Late November or early December
Downtown Half Moon Bay Holiday Shopping Festival
Sponsored by the Chamber
Call for more info: 650.726.8380

MAVERICKS SURF COMPETITION
Between November and March
Call for more info: 650.560.8088

SILICON VALLEY TRIATHLON 
April in 2014 – Projected to return. 
Spectators will have several options for viewing the athletes during the race including beach views at the swim start, along the coastal bike course, and at the finish. The finish line festivities will include food, beer and live music for participants and spectators. On Easter Sunday, an Easter Egg Hunt and additional kid-friendly activities will take place especially for the little ones.

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REGIONAL GUIDE

Located approximately 35 minutes
south of San Francisco in the
Bay Area, this stunning slice of
the Golden State boasts an
unrivaled combination of
coastal town friendliness, charm
and natural beauty.

LODGINGS & ACCOMMODATIONS
From romantic inns and luxurious coastal resorts
to budget-friendly brand hotels, the Half Moon Bay
area’s variety of lodging offers a perfect fit for
everyone visiting Northern California & the SF Bay Area.

ACTIVITIES
There are four regions to explore in the Northern
California bay area of the San Mateo County Coastside.

CLICK ON A REGION TO START EXPLORING!