Event Calendar

Calendar of Events in Carlsbad and San Diego

When it comes to events in and around Carlsbad and Coastal North San Diego, the options are as diverse as the landscape itself. From music and food and wine showcases to sporting events, flower shows, seasonal festivals and county fairs, there is something for every visitor and every age.

Here’s a look at some of the most popular upcoming events – all just moments from West Inn & Suites hotel. Each highlights the fun loving spirit and culture of the Carlsbad area, while giving visitors a wide range of opportunities to join the locals at play.

Upcoming Events:

October 2014

Carlsbad Beerfest 2014

  • Oct 5
  • Welcome to the Carlsbad Brewfest!
    Sample beers from over 20 local,regional, and national breweries.
    Sunday, October 5th at Holiday Park in beautiful historic Carlsbad, CA
    Beer tasting from Noon-4PM
    Music, Entertainment & Food Vendors
    CLICK HERE for list of breweries
    Tickets on Sale Now!


Brick-or-Treat Party Nights is Back at LEGOLAND® California

  • Oct 4 - Oct 25
  • LEGOLAND® California Resort is gearing up for the biggest kids’ Halloween celebration in San Diego, Brick-or –Treats Party Nights.  Every Saturday night in October and Friday 10th and 17th, the family theme park’s Brick-or-Treat Party Nights is filled with a variety of family activities including the interactive show “Mail Order Monsters,” Brick-or-Treat Trails and, of course, SEA LIFE® Carlsbad Aquarium gets into the Halloween spirit with its own Brick-or-Treat Trail Bonus station and special festive activities. Children 12 and under can trick-or-treat on the Brick-or-Treat Trail in the Enchanted Walk gathering goodies and tasty treats.

    Brick-or-Treat Party Nights features costume contests, nighttime trick-or-treating on one of two Brick or Treat Trails, festive music, entertainment, interaction with the “Boo Crew”, the animated light show “Spirits of Halloween” after sundown and fireworks cap off the night at 9 p.m.


La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

  • Oct 12-13
  • The annual festival is bigger than ever. closing down Girard from Prospect Ave to Torrey Pines Rd with 150 artists, a silent auction, entertainment, and a beer and wine garden. This year they are getting beer in the mix with the BraveCort Brewfest event on Saturday night.

November 2014

"Bing Crosby Season" Opening Day Trackside Tables

  •  Nov 7-30

San Diego Beer Week 

  • Nov 7-16
  • Get ready for a full 10 days of brew-focused events celebrating our ever-growing craft brewing culture. Breweries and brewpubs will all be hosting events including a mountain biking excursion that ends at one of SD’s favorite brewpubs with a rare beer dinner.

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

  • Nov 16-23
  • Celebrating the best local chefs and cuisine that San Diego has to offer, unique dinners, special events, cooking classes, competitions, and tastings will be held all over the city with the Grand Tasting Event going down at Embarcadero Marina Park on Saturday the 22nd.

December 2014

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