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READY, SET, GO! Get your pumpkin racers to our 28th Annual Pumpkin Race on Sunday, October 28th! Race a pumpkin down Manhattan Beach Boulevard and take part in the spectacle of the Manhattan Beach Pier area transformed into Pumpkin Race Land, where creativity runs wild and cheaters never prosper. Enjoy fun activities for all ages, make your own pumpkin racer and feel the thrill for what promises to be the most fun and unusual Halloween event your family has ever experienced! Don’t forget to show off your costume and bring your Halloween spirit! Races begin at 12:00 PM sharp.
The 28th Annual World Famous Pumpkin Race Festival is a FREE event and will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at the Manhattan Pier beginning at 11:00 AM.
The day long Downtown Halloween Festival and Pumpkin Race will be filled with fun, excitement, surprises and laughter for all ages.
Check out our Facebook Photo Album to relive last year's Pumpkin Race!
TURBO PASS *NEW*
By signing up for a Turbo Pass, you'll have access to the Pumpkin Race Turbo Pass line! Check-in before your allotted time slot to grab your pass, then race your pumpkin between the times listed below. Get your Turbo Pass online starting Saturday, October 6, 2018. Please keep in mind, your Pumpkin Race Turbo Pass will become invalid after the time you signed up for has passed.
|12:00 PM to 12:30 PM||32104|
|12:30 PM to 1:00 PM||32105
|1:00 PM to 1:30 PM||32106
|1:30 PM to 2:00 PM||32107|
|2:00 PM to 2:30 PM||32108|
Want to learn more about the Pumpkin Race? Check out these helpful pages:
- Schedule of Events (Detailed and subject to change)
- Need a Pumpkin Racer?
- What is the Pumpkin Race?
- Pumpkin Race History
|12:00 PM to 3:00 PM||Open Qualifying Races|
|3:00 PM to 4:30 PM||Qualifying for Quarterfinal|
|3:50 PM to 4:30 PM||Quarterfinal|
|4:30 PM to 5:00 PM||Semi-Final|
|5:00 PM to 5:15 PM||Championship Race|
Trick or Treat in Downtown Manhattan Beach
Brought to you by the business owners in downtown Manhattan Beach
From 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM (while supplies last) merchants in downtown Manhattan Beach displaying the designating poster in their window, will be giving out treats to trick-or-treaters in costume.
For more information about the Trick or Treat event, please contact Downtown Manhattan Beach Business and Professionals Association at (310) 379-9901 or via email.