Private Group Experiences Corporate & Team Building Events

Duration: 3-3.5 hours

Location: Downtown Carlsbad "Village by the Sea", California









Private group tour tickets are sold at the same price as Public Tours.
A tour guide gratuity fee of 18% will be included in your total cost and provided directly to your tour guide(s). No refunds are given for no-shows or cancellations.

Discover Carlsbad

Things to do in Carlsbad

Private Group Tours are the perfect way to get a taste of Carlsbad while enjoying the company of friends, family & co-workers.

  • Entice your taste buds Learn about the history of California wines, while sipping some of the local favorites.
  • Meet, Greet & Engage with local chefs Meet local chefs and here stories about their life and how they got started in the business.
  • 5 out of 5 star ratings on Yelp 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellences! 5 out of 5 star ratings on TripAdvisor
  • Learn about Carlsbad's local history including the key to Carlsbad’s success and how Carlsbad got it's name!

What to Expect

What to Expect


  • Private Custom Group Experiences are perfect for team building events, corporate parties, networking and happy hour celebrations.


  • WHEN:                To be determined
  • TIME:                  Custom start and end times are available
  • HOW MUCH:    $59 plus 18% gratuity
  • INCLUDED:      All food & wine tastings
  • SALES DEADLINE: 48 hours prior to scheduled tour
  • WHO:                  Team Building Events, Holiday Celebrations
  • CAPACITY:         20 person per tour (2 tours per day for 40 guest)
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY: Kids are welcome
  • DISTANCE:         2 miles/Easy
  • STATION:           Carlsbad Village Station
  • WEATHER:        Mild low 50-60 high 70-80
  • MEETING POINT: Corner of State and Grand near Carlsbad Village Train Station in front of fountain
  • All logistical details will be agreed upon ahead of time by the private group tour organizer and Carlsbad Food Tours.

FOOD is the ingredient that bonds us TOGETHER, which makes it a perfect team building activity!

Let the village be your corporate event venue of chose with Carlsbad Food Tours.  Let us plan your company party or team building event.  Carlsbad Food Tours is a guided walking tour of historic Carlsbad Village with 8 stops at unique eateries, wine tasting, historical, cultural and architectural presentations. Join us for a taste of Carlsbad. We can accommodate up to 20 guest on each tour for a total of 40 guest per event.  Schedule your tour today Carlsbad Food Tours.


Team building activities help to bring together colleagues, co-workers, and new hires into situations they will not typically experience, where they must collaborate and combine collective strengths to achieve a pre-determined goal.

A successful team building activity can enable individuals within an organization or group to effectively work together in different situations, in an environment that fosters innovation and teamwork.

Our event staff will help create an activity that gives you the most creative, best possible activity based on your needs.

  • WHO: Our team building events are for anyone who wants to get creative, collaborate, or compete.
  • WHAT: Photo-Interactive Food & Wine Tour, Culinary Scavenger Hunts are available as team building activities for your corporate event.


Spend an afternoon savoring amazing food or sipping top-shelf wines while learning easy-to-shoot photo tips from your pro tour guide and take your food photo skills to the next level using your smartphone’s camera app.


The Culinary Scavenger Hunt is an interactive team building event that involves working in teams to explore a neighborhood, find clues, and learn about both the area and friends/colleagues.

Food Tour Guide will be on hand to teach you about the neighborhood, and to help proctor the event.

During the Scavenger Hunt, teams must depend on each other and work together to complete puzzles, which will lead to great samplings of food or drink at fantastic local restaurants.

Call or email us for more information and to book

  • FOR: Groups who are looking to spice up their organization’s dynamic
  • WHAT: Seek out cultural landmarks and restaurants through games, quizzes, and other interactive on a historical walking tour
  • WHERE: Carlsbad’s most interesting neighborhoods

More information about Corporate Events & Team Building Activities:

Team Building Scavenger Hunts


Corporate Event Venues, Holiday Parties & Team Building in Carlsbad, California

Witch Creek Winery

Wine Tasting:
Sparkling wine
Red wine & Dessert wine

Caldo Pomodoro - Garlic Bread Baked Artichoke Hear

Baked Artichokes with lot's of cheese and garlic, marinara & garlic bread

Senor Grubby's

Al Pastor Taco - Roasted pork infused with pineapple, fresh cilantro & homemade tortillas.

Vigilucci's Gourmet Market

Pasta or Panini or Meat & Cheese plate

Gaia Gelato

Gelato ice cream flight with 4 unique tastings

Park 101

Smoked Meat Platter with chicken, brisket, Tri-tip, pork or Watermelon Mimosa

Cicciotti's Italian

Gnocchi, Bruschetta & Canoli or Lemoncello

Gregorio's Italian

Eggplant Sliders

Chocolate Bar

Sea Salt Carmel Chocolates

Where to Meet

Meeting Location: Corner of State & Grand in front of the fountain. Downtown Carlsbad, near the Carlsbad Village Train Station. Parking available on the street and at the train station.

Get Directions

Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Yes, there is public parking located near the meeting location of the Food Tour. There are several large parking lots at the Carlsbad Village Train station. Remember our tours are 3-3.5 hours long. Transportation from downtown San Diego to Carlsbad is also available via the train.  The meeting spot for the tour is located near the Carlsbad Village Train Station.

Yes, you may shop at our specialty shops, however remember we are at each location for 15-20 min only, so keep your purchases minimal and quick, so that we can stay on schedule and continue with the informative tour and food tastings in a timely manner. Hopefully, you will allow time at the end of the the tour to return to your favorite locations and/or stores. You might also want to bring a small bag with you to carry any items you purchase.

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.

Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.

Still have questions?   Visit our FAQ page to submit your own

"A great way to break free from a business trip!"
We booked the food tour for about 15 of us and had a great time. Downtown Carlsbad is a cute little surfing village with lots of history, restaurants, and shops. Everyone had a great time and there was truly something for every appetite!

Lpa A

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