Commonly Asked Questions

Q:  Do I have to be a member to book an event at The Crossings at Carlsbad?
A:  The Crossings at Carlsbad is a public golf course, so everyone is welcome to hold an event at our club.

Q:  Can you accommodate an outside event in a tent at The Crossings?
A:  Absolutely. We have a lower event lawn that can accommodate a tent for up to 300 and an upper event lawn that can accommodate up to 150.  However, we do not have tents on either area and a  rental for the tent would be an additional charge.
 

Q:  Do you offer a shuttle service for event guests?
A:  We do not offer shuttle service but we can arrange transportation through our local vendors or provide you with their information.
 

Q:  Do we have to use approved vendors when we book at your club?
A:  We have vendors that we recommend and work with on a regular basis, but you are welcome to bring in any other professional vendors you like.
 
Q:  Does The Crossings have a room available for the Bride and Groom to get ready?
A:  Yes, we have a ladies and a men’s locker room that are available to you.
 

Q:  Will the golf course be open during my event?
A:  The golf course is open from dawn until dusk and our golf shop has specific hours dependent upon the time of the year.
 

Q:  What size tables do you use to seat guests and how many fit at each table?
A:  We typically seat guests at 72” rounds that seat 8-12 guests with chiavari chairs and 8-10 guests with our house chairs.   We do have 66” rounds available upon request that seat 6-10 guests with chiavari chairs and 6-8 guests with our house chairs.
 

Q:  What time can vendors access the space for set up prior to an event?
A:  Vendors can access the room 2 hours prior. 
 
Q:  Can I have my friend be my day of coordinator for my wedding even though he/she is not a professional but will be there to set up items?
A:  Only if he/she is licensed and insured as well as a professional coordinator and will not be attending your wedding as a guest. This is an important part of your wedding and we want to ensure it is in capable hands and that they are dedicated to your day and not trying to also partake in the festivities.
 

Q:  Is there sales tax on the service charge?
A:  Yes, in the State of California we are required to charge sales tax on our service charge.
 

Q:  Can I bring in outside Catering to The Crossings?
A:  We do offer an Outside Catering Package that is available on certain dates and times. Please inquire for more information.
 

Q:  What are the time frames for weddings? 
A:  Afternoon - 10:00am to 2:30pm or Evening - dependant on sunset. *Additional fees may apply for events over 5 hours.
 
Q:  Do you allow live music, bands, or DJ’s on the premises for an event? 
A:  Yes, our special events coordinator will assist you with your requirements and arrangements.

Q:  Is The Crossings wheelchair accessible/ADA compliant? 
A:  Yes, the event lawn and the clubhouse are wheelchair accessible and compliable with ADA (American with Disabilities Act) regulations. 

Q:  Where can I get a list of ideas already used at the Crossings at Carlsbad so I don't have to start from scratch? 
A:  Check out our Overview and Real Wedding Photos for some creative ideas and then customize to make it your own.

Q:  Where do we obtain a wedding license in the state of California?
A:  Visit the California Department of Public Health website.

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5800 The Crossings Drive | Carlsbad, CA, 92008 | (760) 444-1800