Carlsbad Village Faire
Sunday, May 1, 2016
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Carlsbad Village, Carlsbad
(Grand Ave. from Carlsbad Blvd. to Jefferson St.)
Community’s favorite street faire returns
More than 100,000 people will take in the beauty of our seaside city while browsing through unique booths, indulging in delectable eats and enjoying family entertainment when the largest one-day street faire in the nation returns next month.
The Carlsbad Village Faire will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 1, 2016. Each year, the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce hosts the faire in May and November. Now in its 40th year, the free event has grown to be so popular that it not only continually attracts people from all over Southern California, but also from other states. Some visitors even plan their vacations around the bi-annual event.
“The reason so many people return to the faire every year is that they can count on finding quality items to purchase because of the wide variety of vendors,” said Ted Owen, president and chief executive officer of the Carlsbad Chamber. “You name it and it’s for sale at the faire.”
Just like at past faires, over 900 vendors will sell everything fathomable, including clothes, accessories, plants, household products, art, antiques and home decor. The international food court will once again feature more than 50 booths serving everything from Thai to Hawaiian cuisine. The children’s area will entertain youngsters with games, a super slide, a bounce house, a rock climbing wall, face painting and arts and crafts.
The Rotary Club of Carlsbad’s beer and wine garden will entertain fairgoers with a large screen TV and live bands. The Kiwanis Club of Carlsbad will continue its more than 25-year tradition of hosting a pancake breakfast at the Carlsbad railroad depot. The meal, which includes pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice, will be served between 7 a.m. and noon.
Grand Avenue from Carlsbad Boulevard to Jefferson Street, and all of the cross streets in between, will be closed for the event. To make parking more convenient, complimentary shuttles will run to and from the faire. Shuttles will pick up and drop off passengers at the Poinsettia Coaster Station and the northwest corner of Sears at Westfield Carlsbad.
For more information on becoming a vendor in the future, download this form or call 760-945-9288.
Carlsbad Chamber Event Cancellation and Refunds
The Carlsbad Chamber is honored to host the region’s
business and civic leaders at a wide range of events throughout the year. In an
effort to maintain a diverse and relevant slate of high-quality events, be
advised of the chamber’s official event refund policy.
Refunds will be managed based on receipt of a
written request of cancellation:
14 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT:
registration fees will be refunded in FULL
8-13 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT:
registration fees will be refunded 75 percent
7 DAYS OR LESS PRIOR TO EVENT:
registration fees will NOT BE REFUNDED
SPONSORSHIP FEES ARE NOT
ALL CARLSBAD CHAMBER
EVENTS are subject to this cancellation policy with
the exception of events where travel is involved. Because the Carlsbad Chamber
is subject to and responsible for all travel fees in accordance with
third-party vendor requirements, a separate cancellation policy applies.
Consult appropriate program materials for complete cancellation details.
ALL ON-SITE REGISTRANTS
for any Carlsbad Chamber event must be paid in full
upon admittance and CANNOT be invoiced.