Heart of the Village Blood Drive

Save the Date 2023! Saturday, February 11th - 10 am to 3 pm

Whose life will you save? The Carlsbad Village Association hosts its first Heart of the Village Blood Drive of 2023

A Carlsbad Village Tradition

A total of 173 pints of life-saving blood have been donated during this fantastic event that has been going strong for five years. Together we have positively affected up to 519 lives! We are pleased to have Barrio Glassworks be our host location this year. While here, you can enjoy their live glass blowing demonstrations and beautiful art gallery and retail store.

New Valentine Pop-Up Market returns in 2023!

Convenient Valentine's Day shopping in one location! Artisan vendors will include:

  • Handmade greeting cards by local artist Monica Martin
  • Fresh mini flower bouquets
  • Handmade shortbread cookies by Carlsbad Cookie Company
  • Delicious chocolate covered strawberries by The Strawberry Shack
  • Spa gift sets and glass creations by Barrio Glassworks
  • On site gift wrapping
  • Live music!

How Donating Helps

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. Donating blood can help:

  • People who go through disasters or emergencies
  • People who lose blood during major surgeries
  • People who have lost blood because of a gastrointestinal bleed
  • Women who have severe complications during pregnancy or childbirth
  • People with cancer or severe anemia sometimes caused by thalassemia or sickle cell disease

Requirements for Donating Blood

  • Be at least 17 years old*
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds.
  • Be in good health generally, and feel well on the day of donation.
  • Bring a current photo ID on the day of donation.

Ready To Become A Hero?

In less than an hour, you can save up to three lives. Make a difference in your community by giving blood.  Schedule your appointment in advance HERE

Date & Time

Saturday, February 11, 2023
10 am to 3 pm


Barrio Glassworks
3060 Roosevelt St.
Carlsbad, CA 92008