To get to the village, take Interstate 5 to Carlsbad Village Drive and go west. Turn right (North) on Carlsbad Blvd. and then turn left (West) onto Christiansen or Beech avenues to get to the Festival Hub at St. Michael's. 


The Carlsbad Village Station is a Coaster station (San Diego’s coastal commuter train). From San Diego and points South: take the Coaster directly to the station.  From Los Angeles and points North: take the Amtrak or Metrolink to Oceanside Station (or to Carlsbad Village Station at select times) and transfer either to a Coaster train, NCTD 101 bus, or take a cab 2.7 miles to Carlsbad Village Station.

Form more information on the Coaster or Amtrak schedule visit them on line by clicking here.

Information about Metrolink Trains can be found by clicking here


Take the 101, 321 or 325 bus to the Carlsbad Village Station.

For more information about bus routes click here


Traffic in the Village can be congested, we recommend you consider alternate transportation. Walking, riding your bike, or utlizing UBER or LYFT are all great options.


St Michael's by the Sea 2775 Carlsbad Blvd.

St Michael's is the Festival Hub with 4 stages, beer garden, food trucks, artisan market, and pop-up art gallery. The stages are: the Lawn, our largest outdoor venue; the Church, a 200-seat midcentury church; the Chapel an 80-seat beautiful wooden 19th-century church; and the Parish Hall, a flexible multi-use space.

Carlsbad by the Sea 2855 Carlsbad Blvd.

The ballroom at Carlsbad by the Sea is a beautiful open space located on the corner of Carlsbad Blvd. and Grand Ave.

Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort - Village Terrace 3075 Carlsbad Blvd.

Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort's Village Terrace room is above Daily News Café and offers a comfortable open setting with vaulted ceilings, large windows, and French doors that open to a large veranda. Enter via the stairs at the corner of Carlsbad Blvd. and Carlsbad Village Drive (or there is an elevator on the south side of the building).

The Mission Church 825 Carlsbad Village Dr.

The recently updated church has a lovely outdoor courtyard and lobby. Parking is available on site at the private parking lot. The entrance is on Carlsbad Village Drive through the double doors.


Free parking is available at the Carlsbad Village Train Station and streets around the venues. The Mission Church has a parking lot.
Parking at St. Michael's by the Sea is available with VIP packages only.