Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival
October 13-14, 2012



Rebecca Coffman’s fantastic design was selected as the winner of the 2012 Pumpkin Festival Poster Design Contest and is featured as the centerpiece on all promotional material for this year’s festival.

The week of celebration begins with the...

38th Annual SAFEWAY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PUMPKIN WEIGH-OFF
Monday, October 8th, 2012  at 7am
 735 Main Street, in Half Moon Bay

A special $5,000 bonus mega-prize will be awarded to any grower that breaks the world record at Half Moon Bay.  Winner receives prize money of $6/pound.  The current world record is 1,818.5 pounds, held by Jim and Kelsey Bryson of Ormstown, Quebec, Canada.  The grand champion gourd, along with the top five pumpkins, will be displayed at the Art & Pumpkin Festival, October 13-14.

Find an app for your iPhone or iPad to keep abreast on everything pumpkin, here:
http://www.miramarevents.com/pumpkinfest/festival-app.html

Pillar Point RV Park is the perfect place to headquarter
for this exciting annual event.
Remember the park is "first come, first serve" so
be prepared to arrive several days in advance.
You may even want to call ahead to make sure there are spaces
available at the time.   650-712-9277

Schedule of Events


Saturday, October 13
7 a.m. Pancake Breakfast, Mac Dutra Park, Main St. @ Kelly Ave.
9 a.m. Festival Opens
10 a.m. Costume Contest, HMB Library Parking Lot, 620 Correas St.
12 noon Great Pumpkin Parade
2 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (age 11 and under), Bank of America lot
2:15 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (age 12 and over), Bank of America lot
5 p.m. Festival Closes

Sunday, October 14
7 a.m. Pancake Breakfast, Mac Dutra Park, Main St. @ Kelly Ave.
8 a.m. Pumpkin Run/Walk on Coastside Trail
Kids Fun Run, 5K & 10K Run, 5K Walk
Starts at Hatch School (Kelly Ave. @ Hwy. 1)
Run Info-line: 650-712-7322
9 a.m. Festival Opens
10 a.m. Pumpkin Carving for Fun (not a contest), Bank of America lot
2 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (age 11 and under), Bank of America lot
2:15 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (age 12 and over), Bank of America lot
5 p.m. Festival Closes

Admission is free
No Pets Please
Info-Line: 650-726-9652

Printable map with locations of various events:
http://www.miramarevents.com/pumpkinfest/PumpkinFestivalSiteMap.pdf


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