As summer is coming to an end. It is the perfect time to pack up for one last summer getaway at Carlsbad Beach Resorts and enjoy Labor Day weekend. Whether you are looking to relax at the beach or enjoy some events and festivals, there are tons of options in sunny San Diego County.
Soak in the Sun near Carlsbad Beach Resorts
Tamarack and South Ponto beaches are perfect for soaking in the sun with the entire family. Whether you want to relax in the sand, swim, surf, scuba, kayak, paddleboard or fish, these beaches are ideal.
From your Carlsbad beach resort, it is within walking distance. The Carlsbad Seawall walking path is 4 miles long so you can pick the perfect beach spot or get your steps in for the day. At night, the north end of Tamarack Beach on the bluff is perfect for viewing the iconic San Diego sunset and ocean view.
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Spend part of your 3 day Labor Day weekend by enjoying the U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge as the city gets renamed to SAND iego for the three days. Master Sand Sculptors come to the city and create dimensional art and amaze everyone.
Enjoy live bands, food trucks, crafts, entertainment for the kids and the gorgeous San Diego Bay. After you enjoy the art you can also hit the historic U.S.S. Midway and Maritime Museum.
From Carlsbad, it is a 45-minute drive or relax on a train ride to downtown aboard the Coaster.
Del Mar Racing near Carlsbad Beach Resorts
Go see where the “turf meets the surf” at the Del Mar Racetrack. Labor Day Weekend is the conclusion of their racing season. There will be live music, tons of food, and entertainment for the entire family. Sunday enjoy the Taste of New Orleans with Cajun food and music.
Not sure how horse racing works, no problem, there are seminars that will teach you the ins and outs so that you are ready for the races.
Bring the kids with you on Saturday or Sunday, and they can not only see the ponies but have some fun at the game zone and kids’ activity area.
Del Mar is a short 20 min drive from Carlsbad beach resorts or take the Coaster down.
San Diego Symphony
Join the grand finale of the San Diego Symphony’s closeout to the end of summer at the 1812 Tchaikovsky Spectacular. The evening will end with a dazzling firework display over the bay of San Diego.
Enjoy Labor Day by staying at a Carlsbad beach resort a minute walk from the ocean or downtown Carlsbad Village, where you can find tons of restaurants, galleries, and shops. Whether you want to end your summer relaxing at a resort and enjoy the ocean or have a more activity packed weekend, it is not too late to book your summer escape at a beachfront hotel in Carlsbad CA.