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.
Titans of Mavericks Surf Competition
Called between November and March.
Teacher's Supplies party
ABCD Lobster Feed
Farm Day Luncheon
Late March or early April, sponsored by the Mello Mello Family & Farm Day Committee.
Pacific Coast Dream Machines
Last Sunday in April, sponsored by Coastside Adult Day Health Center.
Coastside Farmer’s Market
Every Saturday from May to third Saturday in December, 9am - 1 pm.
Holy Ghost Festival
6 weeks after Easter.
Portuguese Pentecostal Festival
7 weeks after Easter, sponsored by IDES Society.
Pescadero Farmer’s Market
Every Thursday June to October, 3pm - 7pm.
4th of July Parade & Block party
Always on July 4th, sponsored by the Beautification Committee & the Chamber.
Main Street, Half Moon Bay
Farm fish & Flowers
Mid-July, sponsored by the Chamber. Check event page for details.
Pescadero Arts & Fun Festival
Third weekend in August.
Next to last Sunday in September.
Kings Mountain Art Fair
Labor Day weekend (Friday thru Sunday).
Columbus Day (2nd Monday in October).
Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
Always the weekend (Saturday & Sunday) following Columbus Day, sponsored by Beautification Committee.
Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Run
Held Sunday morning of the Pumpkin Festival. 5K run, 10K run, 5K walk, Kids Fun Run. Benefits Senior Coastsiders.
Night of Lights
Downtown Half Moon Bay Holiday shopping festival. Second Friday of December. Sponsored by the Chamber. Check event page for dates.
Pillar Point Harbor Boat Lighting
2nd Saturday of December.
Pillar Point Harbor