California Events

Half Moon Bay 4th of July

July 4, 2022,  12 p.m. Noon  4th of July Parade & Block Party July 3-4, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Main Street
Half Moon Bay, CA

Route: Main Street between Filbert and Mill Streets. Parade lasts approximately one hour. 

Half Moon Bay's, 40-member 'Sitting Marching Band' will be in their usual perch at Main and Kelly playing patriotic songs during the parade.

Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade is a delightful, home-spun Independence Day festival celebrating small town America with  entertaining and whimsical floats, marching bands, horses, community service groups, classically cool cars, decorated trikes and bikes, "Pooches on Parade", youth sports teams, dance and theatre troupes, a Color Guard by the American Legion, and local dignitaries and celebrities.

4th of July Pancake Breakfast in the City Hall parking lot (501 Main Street) from 8am to 11:30am. Suggested $12 donation. July 4, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. 

Block Party & Festival July 3-4, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Adding to the festivities are the Red, White and Blue Block Party hosted by the Coastside Chamber with a wine & beer tent, plus fun activities  featuring:
Live Music both days
Festive Food including "Chamarita" Beef & Linguisa Sandwiches & Hot Dogs
Frosty Treats including Root Beer Floats & Snow Cones
Beverages including Beer, Wine & Soft Drinks
20+ Local Artisans displaying their wares
Axe Throwing game
Kids Corner with activities
Face Painting & Henna Tattoos


The parade is sponsored by the Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee and Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival.

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