Carmel Valley Spring Fair, Wellness 5K set for March 21

The second Carmel Valley Spring Fair will be held at the Super Dentists parking lot off El Camino Real and Valley Centre Drive from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 21.

The family event will include a petting zoo, arts and crafts, food trucks, bounce houses, a scavenger hunt and the popular talent show. The show allows elementary school and middle school students to compete for a chance to win $10,000 for their school and a two-page spread in Seventeen Magazine. Sign up for the talent show or find more fair information at

The Wellness Magazine 5K will also run in conjunction with the Spring Fair at 9 a.m. March 21. Few spots remain in the race, which is capped at 300 runners. The flat and fast course goes along El Camino Real and the SR-56 Bike Path. As the course crosses the freeway off and on-ramps, the ramps will be closed from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Two lanes on northbound El Camino Real will be closed for the race, leaving one open.

Register for the race at