Leo Carrillo Fiesta at the Rancho
Leo Carrillo Fiesta at the Rancho
Leo Carrillo Fiesta at the Rancho
Leo Carrillo Fiesta at the Rancho
Leo Carrillo Fiesta at the Rancho

A fundraiser for California History & Art Education Program presented by Friends of Carrillo Ranch, Inc.

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Enjoy the warm spirit of hospitality that Leo Carrillo made famous at his ranch by attending the Fiesta at the Rancho. Guests will enjoy an evening with live entertainment, a hosted bar and a delicious meal set outdoors amidst the tranquil beauty of Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park.

This special evening benefits the California History & Art Program at Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. Over 1,200 local fourth-grade students will have the opportunity to visit Carrillo Ranch to share in Leo’s vision of early California life and participate in an interactive art lesson. Your support and fundraising proceeds allow this award-winning program to be offered to all fourth-grade students in the City of Carlsbad at no cost.

All tickets include:

  • Signature cocktails and beverages from the hosted bar
  • Dinner and live entertainment 
  • Expansive silent auction featuring unique items from local businesses

Event menu

Join us under the stars for a meal inspired by Leo’s love of Californio history and the tradition of colorful fiestas at his beautiful ranch. Hosted by the event's title sponsor, Personal Touch Dining.

  • Welcome Sangria
  • Tray-Passed Bites
    • Birria Empanada/ Cilantro Lime Aioli
    • Smoked Gazpacho Shooters (DF/GF/V/SF)
    • Gambos al Ajillo Shrimp Skewers (DF/GF)
  • Buffet Dinner
    • Spanish Short Ribs
    • Smoked Paprika and Citrus Grilled Chicken
    • Pisto Stuffed Aubergine (DF/V/SF)
    • Arroz con Gandules
    • Ensalada
      • Spring Mix Cucumbers, Red Onions, Mandarin Oranges, Toasted Almonds and La Scala Dressing
    • Freshly Baked Artisan Bread and Butter
  • Dessert
    • Dulce de Leche

What to bring

Comfortable footwear and attire for dining outdoors including sweater or light jacket.

Events may modify or cancel due to inclement weather