Nov. 1st: Spend the day in Carlsbad

Spend the day in Carlsbad: Shopping, lunch and tour of the Gemological Institute of America

Carlsbad Premium Outlets

Carlsbad Premium Outlets® is one of San Diego's premier shopping destinations. Shop more than 90 designer and name-brand outlet stores including Barneys New York Warehouse, Coach, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store, and more. Stroll through the center's beautiful courtyards with fountains and elegant Tuscan-style architecture.

The Crossings

The Crossings at Carlsbad provides spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Carlsbad unmatched in the Northern San Diego County area.

Gemological Institute of America

Established in 1931 by Robert M. Shipley, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in Carlsbad, CA, is the world’s leading authority and educator on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls.
Visitors to the GIA headquarters have an opportunity to learn about the Institute’s world-renowned educational programs, explore gem and jewelry exhibits, visit the Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library & Information Center and see the Tower of Brilliance; the world’s largest crystal octahedron.

Please note: Due to strict security at GIA registration for this event will close at 10:00am on Tuesday, Oct. 30th. Also, all guests 16 years or age and older must provide a valid Government Photo ID upon check-in at GIA.