Option A: From I-5, exit at Tamarack Avenue and go west to Carlsbad Boulevard. Tamarack State Beach will be in front of you. Park on Carlsbad Boulevard north and south of Tamarack or on neighboring streets. (Note: There is very limited pay parking at the Tamarack parking lot.)
Option B: From I-5, exit at Carlsbad Village Drive and go west through town to Carlsbad Boulevard. Turn left on Carlsbad Boulevard and continue to Pine Avenue. Park on neighboring streets. Beach Fest begins on Frazee Beach at Pine Avenue and goes south to Tamarack. You may also go right on Carlsbad Boulevard to find more street parking, giving you a few blocks to walk south to Pine Avenue.
Parking: Free parking is available in Carlsbad Village, a short walk away from Frazee Beach at Pine Avenue, and on Carlsbad Boulevard and neighboring streets. Pay lots are available at Tamarack State Beach and in Carlsbad Village.
Click the red marker on the map below to get directions to Carlsbad Beach Fest.