Street Faire Another “Success”

by The Editors on May 5, 2008

z2925f45a58d4e2b888257440001032c1.jpgWe didn’t make it to the Carlsbad Street Faire this year, but we know tens of thousands did because we heard the streets of Carlsbadistan were lined with cars, again.

Luckily, for all of us, the North County Times was there.

Now in its 34th year, the street fair is, according to the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, the largest one-day street fair in the nation, boasting more than 100,000 visitors.

“It’s actually so popular that we get calls from out of state from people who’ve been to it before and want to plan their vacation around it,” said Angela Holman, director of communications for the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, organizers of the event.

Funny thing: we planned our vacation around it, too. But we planned to be gone. Let us know if we missed anything good.

[Link: North County Times]

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bob May 6, 2008 at 12:30 am

Here is what you missed:
Wind chimes
Rock made into a clock
People selling insurance
Crappy paintings May 7, 2008 at 3:08 pm

“Crappy” is your opinion, but rather than the merchandise, did you see any interesting people? Did you see any locals and could you have predicted exactly what they purchased?

Here is what I observed:

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