Pumpkins on the Pier in Pismo Beach Oct. 29th, 2011 Highlights include a costume contest, pumpkin decorating, a climbing wall, bounce house, balloon typhoon, face painting, carnival games and more. The costume contest starts around 11:30 a.m., ending at 12:10 p.m.

Categories include most original, scariest, funniest, and most decked out. An adult costume contest follows, and a Trick or Treat Extravaganza will take place from noon to 2 p.m. in local downtown businesses.

Free.  1 0 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call the Pismo Beach Recreation Division at 805-773-7063