September 19, 2014
Some giant pumpkins will be on display today in Half Moon Bay.
The Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival kicks off today with the "World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-off." this morning (7:00 to 10:30).
About 80 contestants are expected to enter their pumpkins, including last year's winner.
Joel Holland is returning to the contest this year after taking the title last year with a pumpkin that weighed in at 1,223 pounds.
The winner of the contest will get six dollars for every pound of pumpkin.
A special $500 prize will be awarded to the most beautiful