Carlsbad Village Loves Valentine's Weekend

Blog Post - February 1, 2022

Category: What's New

Three Ways To Enjoy Valentine's Weekend

The Carlsbad Village Association is pleased to be hosting three special downtown activations over the holiday weekend. Why? Because we love a reason to celebrate love.

A Carlsbad Village Tradition

The Heart of the Village Blood Drive - over 130 pints of life-saving blood have been donated during this fantastic event, going strong for five years. We are pleased to have Barrio Glassworks be our host location this year. Due to overwhelming support by a very dedicated community, CVA has two mobile buses on site for this event, both which are almost entirely full however. Please check the blood drive schedule for availability for any open appointment times as we are hoping for a record breaking day! And we will do our very best to accommodate walk-up donors, space permitting.

Valentine Pop-Up at Barrio Glassworks

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

  • Handmade greeting cards by local artist Monica Martin
  • Chocolate dipped strawberries from the Strawberry Shack
  • Handcrafted shortbread cookies by Carlsbad Cookie Company
  • Spa gift sets and glass creations by Barrio Glassworks
  • On site gift wrapping
  • LIVE music!

2nd Annual "Follow Your Heart" Treasure Hunt

On Saturday, February 12th and Sunday, February 13th, 2022, be on the lookout for unique, hand-blown glass hearts, courtesy of Barrio Glassworks when you are out and about, exploring and enjoying Carlsbad Village. We wish you the best of luck on your hunt!

Fifty glass hearts will be hidden over a period of two days at some of the most iconic and visited locations in downtown Carlsbad. If you find a heart, you are done with the hunt, and it is all yours to keep! But be sure to register it on-line for a chance to win a private glassblowing experience at Barrio Glassworks. For more information, click on Follow Your Heart Treasure Hunt.