The Coastside Gallery 330 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Coastside Gallery is an art gallery and wine bar on Main St. in Half Moon Bay. It offers a selection of art…More showcasing the scenic and natural beauty of the Pacific coast. Located in the historic downtown, this gallery is also a good place to hold a meeting or celebrate a wedding.
Court Yard Gallery 643 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Court Yard Gallery is connected to the Barterra Winery on Main Street. The Gallery showcases the work of two…More featured artists: Loet Vanderveen, whose animal sculptures are truly captivating, and the unique sculpted portraits and abstract art of D.E. McDermott. The gallery has a beautiful courtyard right outside, with archways and overhanging trees. You can even try a glass of wine while you admire the gallery.
Coastal Arts League Gallery & Museum 300 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Founded in 1979, the Coastal Arts League Gallery & Museum is a nonprofit collective run by local artists for art…More lovers. The gallery is filled with a wide variety of art from different media, including sculpture, painting, photography and jewelry. In addition to the open gallery and monthly receptions, the organization teams with other groups to host art competitions for both local and international artists. Throughout the year there are shows featuring young local artists and area schools.
Colquhoun Glass Works 12341 San Mateo Rd # 1, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Colquhoun Glass Works provides hand-blown decorative glass pieces for individuals throughout the San Mateo County area.…More The studio is located inside La Nebbia Winery. This business offers glass pumpkins of various colors, orchids, fruits, vegetables and glass bowls. Specialty pieces, including glass scrimshaw, are also available. Artist Doug Brown offers glass blowing classes at this studio.
Fly on the Wall Art School & Gallery 790 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Founded in 1993 by owner Susan Carkeek-Harris, Fly on the Wall Art School is a fully equipped and stocked art studio and…More gallery. Group art lessons are offered for kindergarten students to adults with classes individualized for each student. Students work independently and help themselves to materials as needed. Private lessons and an extensive summer art camps program are also offered. During evening and weekends, workshop parties for adults are scheduled to teach jewelry making, painting, drawing, sculpture and more.
Coastside Film Society 777 Miramontes St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Coastside Film Society is a non-profit organization that screens a film one Friday evening per month at the…More Methodist Sanctuary on Miramontes Street in Half Moon Bay. The society shows locally produced and foreign films, hosts film workshops and encourages attendants to meet the filmmakers. For a schedule of upcoming screenings, visit the Coastside Film Society's website.
Nicole Keating Art 413 Kelly Ave, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Nicole Keating is an artist based in Half Moon Bay. She practices "art with gratitude," a discipline that is reflected…More in her own visuals and paintings as well as in her one-on-one directed paint therapy. She currently practices directed paint therapy for Art Without Boundaries' San Francisco Bay Area location. Visit her website to see a sample portfolio of past works. This artist may be contacted through her website or by calling the number provided for any commissions or to by pieces from her own series.
Spanish Town Historical Society Jail 505 Johnston St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Spanish Town Jail was built in 1911 and served as a country jail during the early 20th century. Now a museum, the…More jail is a great place to learn about the history of the coastside during that era. Located a street away from Main street, the jail is an excellently preserved relic of the past and a very interesting place to visit.
The Garden Gallery 530 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Located in the heart of downtown Half Moon Bay, the Garden Gallery has been displaying original paintings and sculpture…More since 1997. Owned by Theron and Segun Kabrich, the Garden Gallery has presented artwork by a variety of renowned artists working in a number of different styles, such as acrylics by Dale Peche, oils by Tony Calvello, Craig Nelson and Michael Wood, pastels by Joe Mancuso and watercolors by Bryn Craig and Ben Hernandez. The gallery's website provides a full list of featured artists.
The Half Moon Bay Shakespeare Company 640 Johnston St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Half Moon Bay Shakespeare Company is a performing arts group dedicated to producing classic Shakespearean theatre.…More Visit the Company's Facebook page for upcoming performance information.
Borsini-Burr Gallery 100 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Specializing in originals, sculptures and rare fine art editions, Borsini-Burr Gallery is a full-service and online…More art gallery that aims to celebrate life with art. Artists who have featured work at the exhibit include Robert Bissell, John Coleman, Michael Parkes, Lori Periusch and Howard Terpning.
Cetrella is an elegant but relaxed restaurant that serves creative food and offers free jazz on weekends.…More Specializing in Mediterranean cuisine (butter poached lobster, porcini ravioli), this restaurant at the end of Main Street will fill you with good food and refined culture. </p>
Visionary Edge: Films to Inform, Inspire & Empower 535 Kelly Ave, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Visionary Edge is a film company offering the community inspiring and informative films in a variety of subjects. The…More company offers screenings of films including those on subjects covering environmental, spiritual, political, and educational issues in both documentary and narrative form. Visionary Edge works to make people think more compassionately, and it offers films online as well as screenings at workplaces and in the community. Visit its We bsite for details on films or for information on attending a screening.
Ms. Kitty's Harmony Road 731 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Since 1996, Ms. Kitty's Harmony Road, formerly the Lisa Spector Music School, has provided the Coastside with an…More outlet for learning music. Lisa Spector, the school's founder, is an acclaimed concert pianist with degrees from Juilliard and the University of Southern California. The school offers instruction for piano, flute, voice and guitar. It also holds monthly music concerts. Call for an appointment.
Maya Devi Imports 501 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Maya Devi Imports is located in Spanishtown off Route 92. This family business sells beautiful jewelry, ceramics,…More handmade pieces from Nepal, as well as other unique artifacts. In fact, it has a wide variety of items whether you are looking for something to decorate your home or simply a great accessory.
Coastal Repertory Theatre 1167 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Founded in 1986, and housed in the Mel Mello Center for the Performing Arts since 1993, Coastal Repertory Theatre is a…More volunteer-run, non profit community theatre group. The theatre has 158 fixed seats and serves audiences from the San Mateo coastside, the Peninsula and the Greater Bay Area. There are six productions each season, which include a mix of plays, comedies and musicals. Tickets for individual performances can be purchased or season tickets are available. There are discounts for students and seniors.
The Art Attic 500 Purissima St # C, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Since 2009, artists Emelia Wessel and Rose Smith have been teaching classes and offering workshops at The Art Attic for…More children and adults. They use a variety of media in the classes, but put an emphasis on creating art out of recycled items. They also provide open studio space for students and artists to use for individual and collaborative projects. The gallery showings in the La Di Da Café are curated by them, and they do commissioned pieces and community projects.
Ellen Joseph Gallery & Studio 840 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Ellen Joseph Gallery showcases the oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings of Half Moon Bay artist, Ellen Joseph, as…More well as reproductions of her work. Visitors can also observe the artist at work in her studio most days. The gallery has two large rooms showcasing Ellen's most recent works. An adjacent painting studio includes earlier works from Ellen's travels around the world.
Lemos Farm 12320 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019
Hard to miss with its large signs and whimsically painted horse, Lemos Farm is located off Highway 92. This is a…More wonderful place for year-round family fun and enjoyment. Offering pony rides as well as hay and train rides, the farm also has a jump house and petting zoo. You can buy food and snacks on the farm or bring your own food to eat at their picnic area. They offer party packages that include 4 ponies and a cowboy to lead the children around the riding ring. Older children can even play laser tag.</p>
<p>During Halloween, the farm transforms into a pumpkin patch, featuring a haunted house and other ghoulish festivities. Halloween fun is available starting in September and running until October 31. During Christmas time, the farm turns into a winter wonderland where you can choose and cut down your own Christmas tree. Trees are up the day after Thanksgiving.</p>
Firewood Farms 551 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Since 1984, Firewood Farms has been an all-purpose wood-selling business. It has a variety of seasoned firewood (oak,…More almond, eucalyptus and pine) and lumber as well as redwood slabs for tables and benches and wood planks for fence making. It also sells a large assortment of handcrafted wood carvings, both large and small. Owner Magnus Sandblom says the best part of his business is being able to visit with his customers and that often they will return "just to chat."
Old Princeton Landing Bar 460 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Old Princeton Landing Bar features 12 beers on tap, as well as bottled and canned brews, wine and well drinks.…More It frequently hosts live music and has three big-screen televisions showing sporting events, two pool tables and a patio. Food is provided by Arturo's Mayan Cuisine Restaurant next door.
Douglas Beach House 311 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The Douglas Beach House is a historic jazz and classical music venue hidden away on Miramar beach. Started by Pete…More Douglas in the late 1950s, this accidental jam session/beat hangout has slowly evolved into one of the premier places that you've never heard of to hear world class music.<br><br>Having presented the likes of Etta James and Duke Ellington, Pete Douglas knows his stuff. "I was, and still am, on a musical adventure..." he says of his life and business.<br><br>The Douglas Beach House is located a few miles north of central Half Moon Bay. Through the nonprofit organization The Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society, the club hosts musical events on Sunday afternoons. The Douglas Beach House is also available for private events and weddings.
Pasta Moon 315 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 Pasta Moon is an award-winning, nationally known Italian restaurant that has been serving fresh and sustainable dishes…More in Half Moon Bay since 1986. Its menu includes butter nut squash and mascarpone pasta, pappardelle pancetta, artichoke and arugula pizza, linguine manila clams and many other delicious items. The restaurant has a classy, but slightly casual, ambience, which is perfect for a nice night out or a special occasion. Live jazz and blues music are often featured on weekends.
San Benito House Bar 356 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The 105-year-old San Benito House Bar is a great place to have some drinks with friends or to wind down at the end of…More the day. This friendly, neighborhood saloon has an old world feel, including a wooden bar and exotic animal heads hanging from the wall (donated by the Museum of Natural History in Santa Barbara). In addition to a full bar, there is a build-your-own-burger menu as well as wedge salad, clam chowder, nachos and poppers. The bar often hosts live bands and during the annual Pumpkin Festival serves its legendary Pumpkin Puree Martini.
San Benito House Hotel 356 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA94019 The San Benito House Hotel is an unfussy boutique inn built 105 years ago. It has 12 rooms, a saloon and an…More award-winning deli serving sandwiches on homemade bread. There is a garden area, a fun and quirky wood patio and a spacious dining room that can be rented for special events. The hotel is within walking distance of Half Moon Bay's beaches and shops.