Event Information

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival 2019

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

Phone: 209/267-4394
Event Dates: 10/19/19 - 10/20/19
Application Deadline: 6/5/19 Midnight PST

The application deadline has passed.


Images: 9 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.


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 49th 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, delicious food and luscious beverage varietals to savor.

General Information
1) www.zapplication.org  Application through ZAPP includes a $30.00 application fee.
2) www.pacificfinearts.com  Application through our website's downloaded application includes a reduced application fee of $15.00.

This application is open to creators of handcrafted products made in the USA by the artist or craftsperson selling their works. With pre-arranged permission a representative may sell at events. Creativity and originality are important. No application including buy and sell, imports or kits will be considered. No application including guns as toys will be considered. Depictions of weapons and certain types of nudity or printed words are carefully considered. We appreciate artists’ freedom of expression; as these are family events, we are held responsible to each hosting entity and community to present what they consider family-friendly images. No booth sharing will be considered outside of a married/significant-other partnership.

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 7              Space fee refunds given.
July 8 - September 8     Pacific Fine Arts Festivals credit slip provided minus $50.00 per space for cancellations.
September 9 - Show     Space fee is forfeited.

Booth Information
Space sizes and fees:
5x10 +1 corner: $460.00, no commission
5x40 +2 corners: $1200.00, no commission
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.