Village Faire, Art In The Village, & Crafter's Showcase

Carlsbad Village Faire

May 6, 2018 / 8am-5pm & November 5, 2017 / 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.

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Returning Vendors

Vendors returning from 2017 Fall show: Renew for 2018 Spring Show

Reminder: If you like your 2017 Fall booth space and want to keep your booth space for the spring 2018 Carlsbad Street Faire event, please be sure to renew on line AND provide payment information by November 6th, 2017 at If you are mailing in your renewal, please be sure to mail in the renewal AND payment information with a post mark of November 10th, 2017 or earlier. Any booth space renewals received beyond these dates, run the risk of not being honored, therefore you may lose the booth space and then subject to the faire vetting/approval process again


Art in the Village

2018 Art in the Village – August 12th – Sunday / 9:00am-5:00pm

Come browse many of the finest arts and crafts vendors in the most beautiful of settings in the Village of Carlsbad, just two blocks from the beach.

Art in the Village features over 120 local and regional fine artists in mediums such as oil painting, watercolors, photography, mixed media, new media, classical and contemporary sculpture, as well as artisans who work in the mediums of jewelry making, woodworking, furniture, pottery, hand-painted clothing and accessories. Enjoy  live acoustic music, Artist demos and instruction throughout the day.

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Speedy Renewal Period for 2018 now closed

Renew for 2018!


Additionally, we are accepting sponsors for Carlsbad’s Art in the Village. If you are interested in being a sponsor, contact us directly at 760-945-3758. The levels are as follows:

Platinum Sponsor: $1500

Gold Sponsor: $1000

Silver Sponsor $750



Crafter’s Showcase

September 10, 2017 / 9am-5pm

New to downtown Carlsbad is the 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 in the quaint and beautiful Village of Carlsbad, just a few blocks from the beach.

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NOTE: This show currently closed for Jewelry Category