Village Faire Events 2013
“Cruising the Art Scene”- The 4th Thursday of every month*. 5:30 to 8:30 pm music in the courtyard. Local Art, Artist demo’s, live music, refreshments. Enjoy the atmosphere of Village Faire.
Every Saturday, Violin concerts, in the courtyard, sponsored by Renaissance Institute of Music, 11:00 am-12:00 pm.
“A Chocolate Affair”, For your Valentine,
Saturday February 9
12 pm -5 pm. Participating businesses will feature chocolate samplings, shopping discounts, dessert specials, flowers and dinner specials for couples. Entertainment provided in the courtyard. Participating stores will display “Pink” balloons. Dog Adoptions on-site during event with SPOT.
“Spring Art Fair”, sponsor COAL
April 13-14, 10 am - 4 pm, TBA
Pacific Coast Concert Band
April 20, 3:30 pm
June 29, 3:30 pm
September 28, 3:30pm
“Something for Mother”, Mother’s Day
Saturday May 11,
12 pm to 4 pm, Participating businesses will feature free give aways, shopping discounts, restaurant specials, and while you’re here please enjoy the live music in the courtyard. Participating stores will display “Purple” balloons. Free flowers with reciept from purchase during event
The Annual Sculpture Party,
Saturday May 25
Memorial Day Weekend
This event offers Sculpture demos, art displayed, live models, music and a variety of prizes and awards. Try sculpture and receive professional instruction as you work. All ages welcome. 11 am to 4 pm each day. This is a fabulous time for the entire family.
“A Day For Dad”, Father’s Day
Saturday June 15th
12 pm – 5 pm, BBQ & Cars what more could a guy ask for? Restaurants and business will provide food, wine and beer sampling, while families stroll through the Car show. Participating businesses will feature free give aways, shopping discounts, restaurant specials, and while you’re here please enjoy the live music in the courtyard. Participating stores will display “Blue” balloons.
“A Runway Show”, Fashion at Village Faire
Saturday July 13 or 20
1 pm -3 pm, Fashion center courtyard! Men’s, women’s and children’s fashion and accessories, refreshments, music and art. Businesses will feature models wearing their unique clothing. Seating provided.
The Annual Village Faire Art Festival
Saturday August 30 and Sunday, September 1, Labor Day weekend
Annual Village Faire Art Festival, Local San Diego artists will display, sell and give art demos in the courtyard accompanied by live music all day. Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Sponsored by COAL (Carlsbad Oceanside Art League) and Village Faire
Halloween’s Happening @ Village Faire
October 31, 2012,
4 pm to 6 pm, Trick or Treating and costume contest, visit The Twin Inn’s haunted Lobby (Inside Ocean House) and find all the spirits roaming Village Faire. Look for the orange balloons.
Halloween on Elm, City of Carlsbad Event
October 26, 2012, 2pm to 7 pm
Location: Locations throughout the Village, primarily on State Street and Oak Avenue Cost: Free Contact: 760-434-2815
Get ready for a spooktacular time at the city’s second annual Halloween on Elm (did you know Carlsbad Village Drive used to be called Elm Avenue?), Saturday, Oct. 26, 2 to 7 p.m., in locations throughout the Village, primarily on State Street and Oak Avenue.
Enjoy fun activities for kids of all ages in the heart of the Village from carnival games and costume contests to the interactive pirate show.
The Annual “Holiday Tree Lighting”
Sunday, December 1
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
This traditional event begins with the arrival of Santa by fire Engine after which the family can take in a delightful Holiday program, concluding with Mayor Hall lighting the Holiday Tree. Free coffee & hot cider, tasty cookies, and free pictures for the first 350 children 8 years & younger. 2pm to 5pm. Sponsored by The Rotary of Carlsbad and numerous others local businesses.
Holiday Open House-“Tis the Season”
Saturday, December 7
12 pm -4 pm, participating businesses will offer a variety of Holiday cheer including: free surprise gift with purchase, holiday cocktails, mini massages and discounted shopping. Live Music provided in the courtyard. Participating stores will display “Red” balloons.
Pets on Parade,
Sunday, December 8
9:00 am to 2:30 pm, Dog rescue groups and local pet vendors in the courtyard
9:00 am-12:15 pm, Photo appointments
12:30 Group photo in front of Holiday Tree
12:45 Puppy Parade around the block
1:15 pm -2:30 pm- Additional photo appointments if necessary
Have your dog’s photo with Santa and group photo in front of the Village Faire Christmas Tree, and then participate in the Holiday parade lead by Santa around the city block. Dress in your favorite Holiday attire and join the fun.