Carlsbad Kids are taking over the local government! We need your help!

October 12, 2017

Kids love Carlsbad! From the fantastic beaches, amazing resorts and fun kids things to do like Legoland, kids lead the way for fun family adventures. You are invited to help Carlsbad become the first city to establish a government in Kidifornia and be a part of the first “Kid’s Cabinet.” It’s fun, simple and you can win great prizes! 



There are four ways to WIN and five ways to PLAY & STAY in Carlsbad, Kidifornia!

Being a family in Carlsbad, there is something wonderful is around every corner. Perfectly situated between the laid-back vibe of downtown San Diego and the glamour of Orange County, the world is at your fingertips, while your toes are in the sand.  Check out the special promotions from Visit Carlsbad happening through November 12, 2017. Make sure parents or guardians are aware of your entry before participating.



With your help, Carlsbad will be the first city in Kidifornia to organize its own government, and lobby to become the capital of Kidifornia! They are asking you to create a maximum 1-minute video on what you most enjoy about the city. Win a two night stay, dining and tickets to LEGOLAND Resort! 



On Saturday, October 21st they will be conducting a Sand Capitol Building Contest, with the winner of best Capitol Building winning a great prize from Carlsbad Watersports for fun on the Carlsbad Lagoon! 

Visitors and locals are invited to attend the Carlsbad, Kidifornia Beach Party on October 21st, from 9:30 am to 1 pm. Join the mayor of Carlsbad, Matt Hall, and the team of Visit Carlsbad for a morning of kid-friendly activity on the sandy shores of the Beach Terrace Inn. There will be fun, games, and chances to win great prizes in Carlsbad, Kidifornia, including a two-night stay at West Inn & Suites, dinner at Bistro West, lunch Grubby’s and four park passes to LEGOLAND, and much more! Are you good at giant jenga? Killin’ it in cornhole tosses and kite flying? Join in on plentiful beach fun dancing to endless summer tunes with our DJ and enjoy tasty treats from our partners The Cravory, Earnest Eats, Suja Juice and more. 

Scavenger Hunt

There will be a scavenger hunt in certain locations around Carlsbad. Follow their Instagram page at for more details, clues and information on how you can win free Pedego bike rentals for four to explore Carlsbad! Follow along with them on Instagram


Kids Checkout Survey 

Tell us what you think about the different parts of Carlsbad, from dining, to hotel stay to what you like to do for fun when visiting! We will be giving away four tickets to SEA LIFE Aquarium!  Go to Visit Carlsbad for more information.  

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