Downtown Meets Main Street
Carlsbad Village has all the charm of a small-town Main Street with a foodie scene you would expect out of a much bigger city. For the local Carlsbad shopping feel, or the convenience of a walkable community, Carlsbad Village has a lot to offer. Whether it’s small-batch roasted coffee, artisanal donuts or a local performance of a Broadway hit, culture, arts and activity is always brewing in our downtown.
- Walkable Living
- Cultural Hub
Stroll to your favorite spots
For professionals looking for an environment where you can keep your car in the driveway on the weekends, Carlsbad Village and the neighboring Barrio to the South offer a variety of living options. You can experience the weekly Wednesday Farmer’s Market and walk to the beach for a morning surf or evening stroll. Community amenities like the public library and Pine Ave. Park and Community Center are all within walking distance to keep you and your family busy. You’ll be first to experience the new array of stores and restaurants that are continuously popping up. Be an early adopter to the ever-changing scene in the Village and call this place Carlsbad your neighborhood.
Everything from brand name to boutique
If you’re looking for a different kind of gift or a look you won’t find at the local mall or chain store, then head to Carlsbad Village. You’ll find a number of fashion hotspots that carry the latest trends for the young millennial or resort goer. Specialty food stores will help you tap into your inner Top Chef or entice you to bring a little fancy to your family’s Thanksgiving dinner. Twice a year, you can join thousands for the Carlsbad Village Street Faire where over 800 vendors sell unique handicrafts and gifts.
#CarlsbadCulture everywhere you go
Carlsbad Village is a center for culture and arts in the city. You’ll feel it strolling along the streets and seeing various murals throughout downtown. The Carlsbad Village Association hosts a number of annual events like summer Flicks at the Fountain and Taste of Carlsbad Village. The Village is also the location for the annual Carlsbad Music Festival and home to the New Village Arts Theater and its Foundry. Most of the city’s live entertainment can be found in the Village and experienced at eating and drinking establishments on nights and weekends.