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ShopDowntown.org and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have launched a new program that provides discounts at local stores while raising money to fund cancer research, programs and services. Shoppers who donate $20 or more to the American Cancer Society are eligible to receive a free Shop Downtown Discount Card. Simply make a donation online, get your receipt verified, and receive your digital discount card to save up to 15% off at participating businesses.

When you get a Shop Downtown Discount Card, you help support your neighbors, the local economy, and the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. You also can get great savings on a variety of products and services every time you patronize a participating business. It’s a win/win situation.










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Things to do in Carlsbad, California

Main Street of old Downtown Carlsbad speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Carlsbad the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Carlsbad can warm you up on a cloudy day or simply offer your daily perk by visiting your local coffee shop. Quality, purity and punch are targeted with coffee beans curated globally and locally roasted while being served fresh as it is made right in front of you. Order up!

Downtown Carlsbad makes shopping for wine and other spirits easy by bringing an incredible collection sourced from local, regional well-known producers from around the World. Hit the wine tasting events and stock up on your favorite choice to be shipped home for your convenience.

Downtown Carlsbad visitors are always welcome and you will receive exceptional service from local merchant-owners as opposed to staff at the big box retailers. We take the extra time to make sure that you how to make best use of your purchase and that you get exactly what you need.

Downtown Carlsbad offers on-the-go dining when you visit your favorite food truck. Pick up some corn tortilla tacos with freshly made pico with a fresh squeeze of lemon to give your day a boost. Food trucks can offer a wide variety of niche ethnic blends.

Why do you love downtown?

Sharon Wright
I like the idea of downtown merchants being more visible and that they are locally owned and operated. It's great to see what's available downtown and I look forward to the discounts as well. Being a history buff, I love see the architecture as it was back in the day which is lost in modern buildings. Downtown is charming, inviting and quaint!

Jackie
Have not been there but coming on a bus trip next weekend. Looking forward to shopping & sight seeing

Kimberly Turner
We love to vacation and visit downtown.

Dorothy schneibolk
We plan to visit

Kimberly Turner
Shopping is fun and food is fantastic!

Restaurants in Carlsbad, California


Argyle-Four Seasons Aviara

7447 Batiquitos Drive
Downtown Carlsbad



Alberto's Mexican Food

1850 Marron Road
Downtown Carlsbad



Benihana

755 Raintree Drive # 100
Downtown Carlsbad



Airport Restaurants

2198 Palomar Airpt Road # 100
Downtown Carlsbad



Baja Breeze

2700 State St
Downtown Carlsbad




Downtown Carlsbad Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Carlsbad can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Ask to be placed opposite of any roadways. Road noise can be a constant source of pollution which may not be a noticeable problem during the day but reveals itself at night. Don't be afraid to request a room change to get a better sleep.

Always announce during booking if the trip is for a special event, anniversary or reunion. Group rates can be pre-negotiated and you may qualify for a lower cost and better upgrades for your stay. If you are the one setting up the event, always work directly with the front desk manager to make sure the best service is offered to your party.

Policies vary on the availability of pet friendly rooms to it is wise to be open, honest and upfront during the booking process. You may find yourself kicked out or even paying a large deposit if you are not in a pet-friendly hotel and bring one anyway. New ADA laws are fuzzy though as service animals are not required to be documented and proprietors are legally not allowed to ask if the animal is a pet vs. a service animal.



OLYMPIC RESORT
6111 EL CAMINO REAL


Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
5480 Grand Pacific Dr


Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
2100 Costa Del Mar Rd


Rodeway Inn Near Legoland
3570 Pio Pico Drive


Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort
3075 Carlsbad Blvd


Days Inn Carlsbad
3700 Pio Pico Dr


Homewood Suites Carlsbad North
2223 Palomar Airport Rd


Motel 6 Carlsbad Downtown
1006 Carlsbad Village Drive


Carlsbad By The Sea Resort
850 Palomar Airport Road


Surf Motel - Carlsbad
3136 Carlsbad Blvd


Beach Terrace Inn
2775 Ocean St


Motel 6 Carlsbad East
6117 Paseo Del Norte


Carlsbad Seapointe Resort
6400 Surfside Lane


Motel 6 Carlsbad South
750 Raintree Drive


LEGOLAND Hotel
5885 The Crossings Drive


Ramada Carlsbad
751 Macadamia Dr