CARLSBAD–City of Carlsbad Parks and Recreation presents a new exhibition, “Leo Carrillo, His Life and Legacy,” on display beginning Sept. 10 at Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, 6200 Flying Leo Carrillo Lane in Carlsbad.
“The exhibit focuses on Carrillo’s ‘Cisco Kid’ period and the lifelong legacy he created through both his movies and his philanthropic work,” says Kevin Granse, Recreation Area Manager for Leo Carrillo Ranch. “We were fortunate to receive some never-before-displayed costumes and artifacts from the show to display. Leo Carrillo is an important cultural figure with deep ties to Carlsbad’s history, and we’re proud to share his legacy with visitors.”
Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The park is closed on Mondays and city holidays. Admission is free.
Complimentary 90-minute guided tours of the ranch are offered Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., and Sundays at noon and 2 p.m. Leo Carrillo Ranch is a 27-acre historical park with irregular earthen and paved surfaces, including without limitations, stairs and trails. It is recommended that visitors wear appropriate shoes for the uneven terrain within this historic park. The park is owned and operated by City of Carlsbad Parks and Recreation.
For more information, visit www.leocarrilloranch.org or call (760) 476-1042.