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'Christmas In July' At South Carlsbad Beach


  • WHEN Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 3 p.m.
  • WHERE South Carlsbad State Beach
  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

Have free fun for the whole family and maybe even win a week of oceanfront camping at San Elijo or South Carlsbad campgrounds, 2327 So Coast Hwy 101 Cardiff, California (Google Maps) Get in the spirit of “Christmas in July” at South Carlsbad on July 16 from 3-8 p.m.

The fourth annual “Christmas in July” benefit at South Carlsbad State Beach is a key fundraiser for Friends of Cardiff & Carlsbad State Beaches non-profit association to help the beaches.

"Christmas in July" events for the family include: a parade with Santa Claus through the South Carlsbad campground, games for the children including rock painting, photo opportunities with Santa Claus and Santa’s Elves, and an evening campfire event where the Grand Prizes will be announced. You don't have to be camping at the park to attend.

Park for free at South Carlsbad State Beach if you buy two prize drawing tickets for $10 or 5 for $20.

Stop by San Elijo or South Carlsbad campgrounds to see any Camp Host to buy drawing tickets in advance. All of the proceeds go to fund the beaches non-profit Friends of Cardiff & Carlsbad State Beaches, which supports San Elijo and South Carlsbad. Three lucky winners will get one-week free oceanfront camp sites at either South Carlsbad or San Elijo State Parks. Each “Free Week of Camping” prize for an oceanfront campsite is worth $400, donated by California State Parks. Luv 2 Camp trailer rental company has donated a 5-day free trailer rental at one of the campgrounds. Boardworks has donated surfboards. O’Matics has donated a snowboard. Islands Restaurant has donated $50 gift cards. Attendees can also win a $125 Annual Day Pass to California State Parks and many other prizes. Every child at the evening campfire event will get a gift from Santa.

***More prizes are needed from local businesses, please call Dennis Kessler at 909-557-4857 to donate a prize.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.


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