Need last minute gift ideas? Look no farther than Carlsbad Village with over 100 unique retail businesses, as well as salons, spas, theatres, art galleries, coffee houses, wineries, restaurants, and services. With 10 very walkable blocks, consider parking the car and exploring on foot to find those perfect last-minute gifts.
Thinking of something out-of-the-box for that someone special? Pick up tickets for an upcoming stage production at the award-winning New Village Arts theatre or tickets to Marshall Sylver’s Certainty Theater. Visit Kathleen Carrillo Galleries for an unforgettable piece of artwork or even wearable art. What about energy healing crystals from the Village Rock Shop or one-of-a-kind pottery from Handled Pottery?
Gift cards are always welcome! The Village offers dozens of restaurants, including everything from taco shops to fine dining. Vegan? No problem. The Naked Café has you covered. Ice cream lover on your list? Handel’s can handle it. Need to satisfy a coffee aficionado? Sleeping Tiger Coffees will hook you up. A wine connoisseur? Carruth Cellars will delight the senses. The food and drink gift card options in the Village are too numerous to mention and will be appreciated by all.
If one-stop shopping is your speed, count on the Village Faire Shopping Center at 300 Carlsbad Village Drive for your gift-giving ideas. With over 35 shops and restaurants to serve you in one convenient location, you are sure to come away successful. Here are just a few gift-giving ideas from the many possibilities found at the Village Faire Shopping Center:
A gift card for a custom service from Skinsational Day Spa
Karate lessons from Goju Karate Center
Playful socks from the Sock District
On-trend straw bags from Wysh Boutique
Surf paraphernalia from Sun Diego Board Shop
Scented candles from Linda’s Gift
Colorful scarves from Mermaids Boutique
An electric bike rental for two from Pedego Bikes
California-centric clothing from Back to Cali
Whether you are looking for a unique home décor item, olive oil for the foodie in your life, running shoes, or the latest fashion accessories, downtown Carlsbad can deliver. With exceptional customer service you won’t find at a big box store, why look anywhere else this season than in Carlsbad Village. Thank you for shopping small today, tomorrow, and always.