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Snores & S'mores movie watching
Snores & S'mores kids camping

The City of Carlsbad Snores & S’mores camping experience is fun for the first-time camper as well as the seasoned pro.  

Explore RADIATOR SPRINGS as you race around taking on fun challenges. Catch the escaping Lightning McQueen at TOW MATER’S TOW HAUL, sneak over for some TRACTOR TIPPING FUN, cruise by the COZY CONE CARNIVAL, test you balance and rotation at LUIGI’S CASA DELLA TIRES, try some new designs at RAMONE’S HOUSE OF BODY ART, PUZZEL together a pit crew to help you on the RACETRACK for the PISTON CUP and much more. Mark off each area as you complete the task, then return to the finish line at the information tent for a fun prize. 

The evening ends with popcorn, s’mores and a movie under the stars. Wake up to a continental breakfast and a hike on one of Carlsbad’s many scenic trails.

  • Tickets are available by pre-sale only.
  • All activities and food are included with admission.
  • Set up your tent in the park for a fun overnight campout, and we'll provide the rest.
  • Work your way along a path of movie themed games, activities, crafts, and a photo booth, all fun for the entire family. 
  • Enjoy a BBQ dinner and end the evening with popcorn, s'mores and a movie under the stars. The morning includes a continental breakfast and a hike on one of Carlsbad's many scenic trails.
  • Registration will close at 11 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, or when event sells out.

Event may modify or cancel due to inclement weather.

Schedule of events

4-6 p.m.

Campers check-in and tent set up (event area opens at 5 p.m.) 

5-8 p.m.  

Family games and activities, face painting, crafts, and BINGO

6-7 p.m.  

Dinner (hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans, coleslaw, and chips) Vegetarian patties and beans available upon request.

8:15 p.m. 

S'mores, popcorn and an outdoor movie 

11 p.m. 

Lights out! 

6-8 a.m.  

Continental breakfast (muffins, fruit, yogurt, juice, coffee) 

7 a.m.  

Morning hike (optional) 

9 a.m.

Event ends 

10 a.m. 

All camping must be cleared of field