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.

Coastside Farmer’s Market

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

Farm Day Luncheon

Late March or early April, sponsored by the Chamber. Check event page for dates.

Farm fish & Flowers

Mid-July, sponsored by the Chamber. Check event page for dates.

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival

Always the weekend (Saturday & Sunday) following Columbus Day, sponsored by Beautification Committee.
Main Street, Half Moon Bay

Holy Ghost Festival

6 weeks after Easter.
Half Moon Bay

International Marathon

Next to last Sunday in September.

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Run

Held Sunday morning of the Pumpkin Festival. 5K run, 10K run, 5K walk, Kids Fun Run. Benefits Senior Coastsiders.

Kings Mountain Art Fair

Labor Day weekend (Friday thru Sunday).

Night of Lights

Downtown Half Moon Bay Holiday shopping festival. First Friday of December. Sponsored by the Chamber. Check event page for dates.

Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Parade & Block party

Always on July 4th.
Main Street, Half Moon Bay

Pacific Coast Dream Machines

Last Sunday in April, sponsored by Coastside Adult Day Health Center.

Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival

Third weekend in August.
Downtown Pescadero

Pescadero Farmer’s Market

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

Pillar Point Harbor Boat Lighting

2nd Saturday of December.
Pillar Point Harbor

Portuguese Pentecostal Festival

7 weeks after Easter, sponsored by IDES Society.

Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Columbus Day (2nd Monday in October).

Teacher's Supplies party

Mid February.

Titans of Mavericks Surf Competition

Called between November and March.