Event Information

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival 2018

Main Street downtown Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay, California (West)

Phone: 209/267-4394
Event Dates: 10/13/18 - 10/14/18
Application Deadline: 6/1/18 Midnight PST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 9 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00


Event Summary
The world-famous Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is the season’s signature event, drawing hordes of visitors to the “World Pumpkin Capital” for an epic festival on historic Main Street. This year’s 48th annual festival celebrates a bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with a display of over 250 booths of handcrafted arts and crafts, enticing activities including three stages of live music, the anticipated Great Pumpkin Parade, a bone-chilling Haunted House, homestyle foods, expert pumpkin carver Farmer Mike sculpting a monster pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, pie-eating and costume contests, “Smashing Pumpkins: Battle of the Bands,” delicious food and luscious beverage varietals to savor. Admission is free.

General Information
Apply online:
1) www.zapplication.org     Jurying through ZAPP includes a $25.00 application fee.
2) www.pacificfinearts.com    Jurying through our website's downloaded application includes a reduced application fee of $15.00.


This application is open to artists and crafters who create their own works in the U.S. No application including imports or kits will be considered. No application including toys as weapons will be considered.

Artist hospitality includeds snacks and beverages. Private artist toliets available.
Free event postcards available upon request for artists' mailing lists. Digital "postcard" available upon request for artists' social media/email lists.

Reund/Cancellation Policy:
Through July 8              Space fee refunds given.
July 9 - September 2     Pacific Fine Arts Festivals credit slip provided minus $50.00 per space for cancellations.
September 3 - Show     Space fee is forfeited.

Booth Information
Space sizes and fees:
10x10 space: $475.00, no commission
10x10 +1 corner: $575.00, no commission
10x20 space: $950.00, no commission
10x20 +1 corner: $1050.00, no commission
10x20 +2 corners: $1200.00, no commission

Saturday morning set-up begins at 4:30AM and is staggered every 40 minutes.
Oversized vehicles and vehicles with trailers must unload and depart the site prior to 4:30AM.
Sunday night selling must end promptly at 5:00PM. Streets must be cleared by 8:00PM.
Spaces are on asphalt down the middle of the street.
Drive to space.

Overnight security provided.

Special requests:
Please indicate any special request on your application. Space requests are taken into consideration but cannot be guaranteed.