The theme of this year’s Carlsbad Lifestyle & Fitness Festival on July 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pine Avenue Park is promoting healthy individual and family lifestyles. Highlights of the event will be a senior health fair, a family fitness fun zone, a 3-on-3 boys youth basketball tournament, and vendor booths complete with information, samples and demonstrations about healthy lifestyle choices. A $5 activity wristband fee will be charged for unlimited access to games and activities.

The festival will also be the location for the athlete packet pick-up for the 33rd Annual Carlsbad Triathlon.

The San Diego Blood Bank will be onsite as well. Walk up donations are welcome but appointments are encouraged. When scheduling an appointment beforehand log on to, click on “Donate Blood”, select “Appointments”, and provide the sponsor code: CWEE.