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Fish and Fleet Festival Returns to Half Moon Bay

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    Despite crab fishing limitations in recent years, event organizers say Fish and Fleet was created to spotlight the ongoing availability of fresh, local seafood from Pillar Point Harbor fishers. (Published Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017)

    The third annual Fish and Fleet festival returned to Half Moon Bay Sunday with free music and festivities.


    Despite crab fishing limitations in recent years, event organizers say Fish and Fleet was created to spotlight the ongoing availability of fresh, local seafood from Pillar Point Harbor fishers.

    "This event is designed to showcase our community, including food, drink, crafts as well as non-profit organizations and marine information booths," organizers stated.

    A family stops at Pillar Point Harbor to purchase a fresh fish during Fish and Fleet, the third annual festival held to celebrate fishers in Half Moon Bay. (September 10, 2017)
    Photo credit: Rebecca Greenway

    Live music featuring Sashamon, Coast Tribe, Flowing North Water and Pacific Roots as well as local breweries such as Hop Dogma, Half Moon Bay Brewing Company and Sierra Nevada provided by Old Princeton Landing, will be available at the Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

    The event was hosted by the Half Moon Bay Seafood Marketing Association, with partnership from the Half Moon Bay Commercial Fisheries Trust and San Mateo County Harbor District.

    Photo credit: Rebecca Greenway

    More about the annual festival can be found on the event web page.

    Rebecca Greenway covers news on the San Francisco Peninsula. Connect with her on Facebook or send an email to rebecca.greenway@nbcuni.com.