This year, come make some memories and meet Santa! With a professional photographer behind the camera this year, photos with Santa are free of charge to all who bring one new, unwrapped toy to the "Toys For Tots" toy drive, in time for this year's photo card! And since this is the season for giving back, join in the Toys for Tots Toy Drive sponsored by Chanel Bennett, First Team Real Estate.
This year will include "must-have" raffle gifts for toy donors who bring unwrapped, new toys for kids of all ages including a Cobra Puma golf bag that includes a two-some at The Crossings, a Throtl merchandise gift basket, two Food + Sip Stop Tickets to the 2024 Taste of Carlsbad Village event , and more! Come make a difference in the lives of local children and receive a chance to win some amazing prizes at the same time!
Carlsbad Village Makers Market (a Holiday Showcase) is a handcrafted marketplace where people can shop for the best American-made goods just in time for the holidays! It is a celebration of over 40 local and regional artisans and independent makers in a fun, comfortable outdoor environment.
Find handmade, vintage, up-cycled, and unique goods at this all juried art and handcrafted marketplace that will highlight the crafter's creativity in woodworking, leatherwork, 3D functional art, natural jewelry, beading, fabric creations, repurposed materials, artisan foods, and much more.
St. Michael's by-the Sea Episcopal Church will turn into an open-air makers market. St. Michael's was built in 1884 and its historic buildings and campus are a beautiful backdrop to this outdoor artisan market. All applicants are juried and only self-designed and handcrafted items will exhibit in this venue. The Makers Market is a free community event.