Village Faire - Art In The Village - Crafter's Showcase

Carlsbad Village Faire

May 3, 2020 / 8am-5pm & November 3, 2019 / 8am-4pm

Beautiful and balmy days in the coastal city of Carlsbad beckon you to the largest
one day street faire anywhere!

The Village Faire features over 850 unique vendors with a little of everything: arts & crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world, and more. Children’s rides, an international food center, and an old-fashioned pancake breakfast guarantee that you’ll find fun for the whole family!

Parking for this very popular event is limited, so visitors are encouraged to use the complimentary shuttles that run to and from the faire every 15 minutes. The shuttle pick-up locations are at the northwest corner of Sears at Shoppes at Carlsbad Plaza Camino Real (Highway 78 and Jefferson) as well as at the Poinsettia Coaster Station (Poinsettia exit off of I-5). There will be limited amount of handicap parking throughout the event.NEW DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES MUST APPLY AT LEAST 3 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE EVENT, IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE BOOTH SPACE REQUESTS IN FRONT OF THEIR STOREFRONT.

The City of Carlsbad only permits topical CBD products (not ingestible ones) with a THC concentration of .03% or less, which is the legal limit for CBD oil products. For additional information please click the following link: Carlsbad cannabis regulations.

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Art in the Village

2019 Art in the Village – August 11th – Sunday / 9:00am-5:00pm

Held on the second Sunday every August, the Carlsbad Village Association’s 21st Annual Art in the Village will take place on August 11, 2019. Last year’s event brought over 100 local and regional artists for a fantastic one-day, open air event. Celebrating the dynamic art culture in Carlsbad Village and the surrounding areas, the event attracts thousands of residents and travelers by offering a diverse selection of fine artists in mediums such as oil painting, watercolor, photography, mixed media, new media, classical and contemporary sculpture, and more. Starting at 9 a.m. attendees browse exhibits, watch performance art, enjoy interactive demos, and listen to live music along State Street and Grand Avenue right in the heart of downtown Carlsbad Village, just two blocks from Carlsbad State Beach.

Complete event prospectus can be found here: ART IN THE VILLAGE



Note To Artists: For the 2020 Art in the Village – if you do not currently have a Zapplication account – please consider registering now to set up your profile page as an artist. There is no charge to the Artists for Zapplication. For a tutorial on setting up your profile account on Zapplication – please check out this information page and video – ZAPPLICATION – How To Apply


Additionally, we are accepting sponsors for Carlsbad’s Art in the Village. If you are interested in being a sponsor, for an application please contact us directly at The levels are as follows:

Platinum Sponsor/Title Sponsor: $5000

Gold Sponsor: $1500

Silver Sponsor $800


2019 Crafter’s Showcase – We have the DATE!!

Date Saturday – December 7th, 2019 / 9am-4pm – Winter hours

Back for 2019 – our December Holidays Crafter’s Showcase – highlighting the creativity of 50+ local and regional artisans in crafts, wood-working, 3D functional art, natural jewelry, fabric creations, and unique repurposed materials. All applicants are juried and only self-designed and handcrafted items will exhibit in this venue. We welcome you to join us for this artisanal event as we welcome the winter holidays in the quaint and beautiful Village of Carlsbad, just a few blocks from the beach.

NOTE TO ARTISTS: There will be a $15 non-refundable jury/application fee for each application. Fee Information is as follows:
Booth Fee – $95
Corner Fee – $15 upgrade (2-sided) Limited space available.
Endcap Booth – $25 upgrade (3 sides open to public) Limited space available.
Premium Booth – $35 upgrade (Roosevelt Entrance) – 2 Available

ONLINE APPLICATION through “ZAPPLICATION” !! Note: If you do not currently have a Zapplication account – you will be prompted to register and set up your profile page as an artist when you go to the link. There is no charge to the Artists for Zapplication.

PLEASE APPLY HERE : Carlsbad Crafters’ Showcase Event Application Click on Green Button “APPLY TO THIS SHOW” found at the top right hand side of the Carlsbad Crafter’s Showcase event page. For a tutorial on setting up your profile account on Zapplication – please check out this information page and video – ZAPPLICATION – How To Apply

NOTE: 2019 Date is now December 7th