Arts & Cultural Attractions in Carlsbad

Home to one of the largest one-day festivals in the nation, Carlsbad Village Street Faire, don’t mistake Carlsbad for a sleepy surfer village. A wide variety of arts and culture offer a constant influx of creativity and inspiration. Whether your tastes lie in fine arts, live concerts, classic cars or craft beers, Carlsbad is never short on amazing experiences.
La Costa Film Festival

The La Costa Film Festival of Carlsbad beckons you to explore this idyllic coastal town known for its gorgeous beaches, exquisite local cuisine, and sports loving citizenry. It is home […]

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Carlsbad Village Theater

This historic Theatre is located in the popular Carlsbad Village commercial area directly across the street from the Coaster Train Station. Free public parking is available at the Coaster Train […]

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Museum of Making Music

The Museum of Making Music is a fun and informative museum that exists to inspire visitors to interactively discover the history of making music, musical instruments and products. At the […]

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Carlsbad Village Street Faire

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 […]

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William D. Cannon Art Gallery

Founded in 1999, the William D. Cannon Art Gallery’s mission is to promote, interpret and present to the community the art of emerging, mid-career and established artists from culturally diverse […]

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The Art Foundry At New Village Arts

New Village Arts, already known as the artistic heart of the Carlsbad Village for its risk taking, award-winning professional theatre, has expanded its cultural influence by opening The Foundry as […]

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Carlsbad Village Art Walk

With longer days starting mid-March, the Carlsbad Village Association is pleased to announce the return of a much beloved event. Originally called Thursdays on the Coast, the new Carlsbad Village […]

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TGIF Concerts in the Parks

Summer in the city means TGIF Concerts in the Parks, a tradition that has truly become an integral part of the community’s life. Since 1986, the City of Carlsbad’s Cultural […]

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Carlsbad Music Festival

Not every beautiful beach town offers world-class contemporary chamber music by some of the nation’s most exciting young musicians. Or the opportunity for audience members to mingle with them at […]

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Viz Art Ink Gallery

Gregg “Viz” Visintainer is a self-taught artist and is the youngest of three boys. He was born on February 29, 1984 in San Jose, CA. He always loved to draw […]

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New Village Arts Theater

Now in its sixteenth season of producing plays, New Village Arts Theatre has become the most critically acclaimed theatre in North County San Diego. NVA was founded in April, 2001 […]

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