Events

The Pumpkin Capital of the World is priming itself for one of its most celebrated seasonal events, the 49th Annual Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival. On October 19 and 20, the seaside town will brim with happy festival goers in this Epic autumnal celebration of the gourd, which spans historic Main Street and the surrounding coastal areas… Read more →
When the Coastside’s famously large swells start picking up, so, too, does excitement for the Mavericks Surf Challenge. First held in 1999, the thrilling big wave surf contest draws an elite group of surfers from around the globe—from Australia to Portugal—to brave towering waves that frequently top twenty-five feet. Given the… Read more →
Half Moon Bay is a magical place during the holidays. With it's small town charm and mild weather, the Coastside shines as the days grow short. Here are some of our favorite things to do and see this yuletide season. Night of Lights December 7th,  2018 from 6pm to 9pm. Night of Lights is free event hosted in downtown Half Moon… Read more →
The Half Moon Bay Coastside truly comes to life during the fall and early winter season. Pumpkins abound, of course (they don't call us the Pumpkin Capital of the World for nothing), but there's so much more to see and do. Here are just some of the highlights of the coming months. Cool Harbor Nights Car Show  The First… Read more →
When the Mavericks Challenge brings world class big wave surfers to Half Moon Bay, everyone wants to know how to catch the action. It's not as simple as heading out to the beach, though, so read on to find out the best places to watch. The most important thing to know is that you cannot go out to the point or bluff to see the… Read more →