Nothing says fall like beer, pumpkins and the arts, and Best Western Lighthouse Hotel in Pacifica, California and Best Western Half Moon Bay Lodge in Half Moon Bay, California have all treats and no tricks for you to enjoy the splendor of this season!
With fall festivities taking place near these properties through mid-December, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some of the featured festivals:
- Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival (10/15-10/16) – One of the premier pumpkin capitols of the world, Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest and the changing season with this annual festival. Events include a display of gigantically enormous champion pumpkins, live music, the Great Pumpkin Parade with Nickelodeon superstars SpongeBob SquarePants and Diego, a Haunted House, harvest-inspired crafts, homestyle foods, an expert pumpkin carver and so much more.
- Oktoberfest by the Bay (9/30-10/2) – one of the top ten places to celebrate Oktoberfest in the country! Indulge in this German style festival with countless types of beer, German cuisine and live cultural music.
- Litquake Literary Festival (Oct. 7-15) – Over 850 authors will be in downtown San Francisco for this festival which highlights various types of literary entertainment, and features celebrity guests.
- San Francisco Jazz festival (Sept. 15-Dec. 18) – bask in the musical stylings of today’s top jazz artists such as, Pat Metheny, India Arie & Idan Raichel, Wayne Shorter Quartet, and much more. Tickets are available for shows throughout the season.