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- Carlsbad is home to the first skateboard park in the world.
- Not surprisingly, Carlsbad is also home to athletes Tony Hawk and Shaun White.
- The Carlsbad Flower Fields feature over 50 acres of flowers.
- The Carlsbad Triathlon is one of the world's 5 longest running triathlons.
- LEGOLAND in Carlsbad is the first LEGOLAND Park Outside of Europe.
- "Mount" Calavera is actually an extinct volcano. Now, you can hike around it.
- Carlsbad is referred to as the "Village by the Sea".
- Carlsbad got its name because the fresh water here is chemically similar to that of a famous spa in the Bohemian town of Karlsbad.
- Snores & S'mores is an annual summer event held at Alga Norte Park.
- Concerts in the Parks has expanded from featuring solely jazz music to different genres of music.
- Carlsbad Food Tours are a new favorite activity amongst locals and visitors.
- Carlsbad has numerous craft breweries to tour and taste.
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