There’s never a dull moment in Carlsbad. Especially in the summer. Whether you love splashing in the waves, engaging in exhilarating sports or spending adventurous days at LEGOLAND, you won’t run out of options in Carlsbad … all summer long.
Experience more than 60 interactive rides, shows and attractions along with 22,000 LEGO models, created from more than 57 million LEGO bricks. Plus, enjoy restaurants, shopping and beautiful landscaping features throughout LEGOLAND. Plan ahead to spend July 4th in the Park where the whole family can enjoy patriotic performances and traditional picnic games like water-balloon tosses, sack races and relays. Complete the evening with a spectacular fireworks display, making it a memorable holiday event for all involved.
LEGO Water Park
What an exhilarating way for the whole family to cool down on a hot summer day – at LEGO Water Park. All the excitement revolves around a 45-foot-tall tower, with giant LEGO friends splashing and spraying water. Get doused under splash tower, slip down thrilling water slides, float on a lazy river or lounge in comfortable cabanas. Sandy wading areas and special attractions for toddlers make it the perfect spot for the whole family.
SEA LIFE Aquarium
Spend the day discovering 200 species of sea creatures including sharks, rays, seahorses and clownfish at the SEA LIFE Aquarium. Touch a sea star or crab in the interactive rockpool, or learn SCUBA basics and interact with a diver through the glass. An exciting schedule of daily shows lets you watch live feedings and learn all about creatures’ diets, plus discover fascinating facts or join conservation campaigns. Perfect for families, schools, groups and even corporate events.
Get ready to grind some rails at the Carlsbad Skatepark or Alga Norte Skatepark. Whether you’re a novice or an expert skater, the park has great lines and offers a mix of street and transitions. The park features wedges and banks, along with a pyramid and bowls to carve. Safety equipment – including helmets and pads – need to be worn at all times while skating. Even if you’re not a skater, come and check out the daring skaters as they hit sweet transitions and catch some air.
Thrill the day away at SoCal Surf Lessons. You’re guaranteed to be up and riding in your first class or your next lesson is free. Personal instructors guide you through riding your first wave, ocean awareness, water safety and surf etiquette. Choose from 90-minute or 2-hour private lessons. Single and group packages available, plus surf camps. Surfboard and wetsuit provided.