**Runway Fashion Show, Live Butterfly Encounter, San Diego Made Market & Fashion Week, June 19-27**

Carlsbad, Calif. – Summer in Bloom at The Forum Carlsbad takes place Saturday, June 19 through Sunday, June 27, kicking off with a Runway Fashion Show on June 19 at 11:00 a.m. Throughout the 9-day event, The Forum Carlsbad will transform into a beautiful Summer Garden, complete with a live Butterfly Encounter, an Instagram Garden and Make & Take Crafts. The San Diego Made Market will line the sidewalks with an eclectic selection of items for sale each day. All are invited and there is no charge for admission.

There are several features throughout the 9-day event including:

Runway Fashion Show
Saturday, June 19, 11am

See the latest looks for the season from The Forum’s fine apparel stores. We’ll have the San Diego Made Market featuring some amazing local makers and entrepreneurs showcasing an eclectic mix of items for sale. Enjoy music, prizes, and the first 200 guests in line by the entrance to the fashion show area starting at 10:30am will receive a complimentary Gift Bag*. Admission is free.

*Must be 18 years or older to receive a gift bag. Limit one per person, while supplies last.

Live Butterfly Encounter
Saturday, June 19 – Sunday, June 27
10am-5pm Daily, 11am-5pm Sunday

A beautiful Summer Garden and Instagram Garden will be created in the area between lululemon and Paper Source, surrounded by tall hedges and carpeted with artificial turf. Inside the Garden Area, everyone is welcome to visit with live butterflies. Bring the family for an educational and inspiring tour and get up close and personal with these magical winged creatures. Representatives will be on hand to guide tours and answer questions about the lifecycle and conservation of these beautiful pollinators. Admission is free.

San Diego Made Market at The Forum Carlsbad
Saturday, June 19 – Sunday, June 27
10am-5pm Daily, 11am-5pm Sunday

Creative and unique handcrafted, new and vintage items from dozens of local entrepreneurs and makers will be for sale along the sidewalks throughout The Forum. The San Diego Made Market will offer a mix of handmade items, apparel, accessories, hand-poured candles, home décor, gifts and much more!

Fashion Week at The Forum Carlsbad
Saturday, June 19 – Sunday, June 27

Forum merchants will provide special “Fashion Week” discounts, offers and in-store events that will be available from June 19-27.

For more information, visit https://www.eventsforumcarlsbad.com.

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