Annual Events

The Coastside has several popular activities and events throughout the year, the most famous of which is the Pumpkin Festival held each year in October. For a detailed and up-to-date list of what you might expect to find at the time of your visit, please check the Events Calendar, where you’ll find event dates, descriptions, admission prices, links and in some cases, online registration.


State of the Coastside

HMB Coastside Chamber - 2022 event details coming soon!

Awesomeness Awards

HMB Coastside Chamber - 2022 event details coming soon!


Teacher Appreciation party

HMB Coastside Chamber - ​​2022 event details coming soon!


Lobster Feed

Benefitting Big Wave. Late March

Farm Day Luncheon


Pacific Coast Dream Machines

Coastside Adult Day Health Center - Last Sunday in April.


Coastside Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday from May to third Saturday in December, 9am - 1 pm.

Holy Ghost Festival

I.D.E.S. Society - 6 weeks after Easter.

Portuguese Pentecostal Festival

I.D.E.S. Society - 7 weeks after Easter.


Pescadero Farmer’s Market

Every Thursday June to October, 3pm - 7pm.
Downtown Pescadero


4th of July Parade & Block party

HMB Beautification Committee & HMB Coastside Chamber - 2022 event details coming soon!

Farm + fish + Flowers

HMB Coastside Chamber - 2022 event details coming soon!


Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival

Third weekend in August.
Downtown Pescadero


Kings Mountain Art Fair

Labor Day weekend (Friday thru Sunday).


Pumpkin Weigh-Off

HMB Beautification Committee - Columbus Day (2nd Monday in October).

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

CANCELED for 2021

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Run

Senior Coastsiders - Mid-October. 5K run, 10K run, 5K walk, Kids Fun Run.



NightS of Lights

HMB Coastside Chamber - Each Friday, Nov. 26 - Dec. 17, 2021
Downtown Half Moon Bay's annual holiday shopping + fun.
Presented by Hassestt ACE Hardware. Check the event page for details.