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A Fun Venue for Adult Birthdays & Bachelor Parties Near Escondido in Carlsbad, CA!

Need a fun and exciting place in the Carlsbad – Escondido – Encinitas area for your adult birthday party, bachelor party, retirement party, or other special occasion? For nearly 20 years, adults have loved having their party or event at K1 Speed Carlsbad thanks to its adrenaline-pumping racing experience. In addition to racing, enjoy our private party rooms and available food & beverage options for your party!


Read on to learn more about the amazing adult parties at K1 Speed Carlsbad!


Need to book a kid’s birthday party in Carlsbad?

We’re also the best place in Carlsbad for teen birthday parties!

Adult Party Packages Available For 8 or More Racers

To speak with an Event Specialist please call 1-855-517-7333.

Carlsbad / Escondido Party Packages for Adults

Adult Mini Grand Prix Package

two adult racing go karts during a party



2 Indoor Go Kart Races

12-Lap Qualifying Race
14-Lap Final Event Race

Reserved Seating for 1 Hr

For Post-Race Meal & Celebrations!


Plenty of Food & Beverages for Your Group

Medals for the Top 3

Plus Podium Ceremony & Photo!



per person
$75 – FRI, SAT, SUN

Adult Grand Prix Package

three adults go kart racing at k1 speed



3 Indoor Go Kart Races

12-Lap Practice Race

12-Lap Qualifying Race
14-Lap Final Event Race

Reserved Seating for 1 Hr

For Post-Race Meal & Celebrations!


Plenty of Food & Beverages for Your Group

Trophies for the Top 3

Plus Podium Ceremony & Photo!



per person
$90 – FRI, SAT, SUN

Book Your Party for Adults Today!

Included Party Perks

Reserved Race Times

People don’t like to wait, neither should your guests. Our reserved times ensure you race when you want toThis is exclusive to our events.

The Ultimate Photo-Op

At K1 Speed, our podium creates a unique and fun photo opportunity to immortalize the special day. So guess what? We’ll take that picture for you. So go ahead, join the kids on the podium and give us your best smile! Then share it on social media so you can get all those likes and comments it’ll deserve.

Fun Digital Party Invitations

Every party includes fun digital party invitations (we call them e-vites) that you can email or print out for your guests. These exciting invitations are sure to create a buzz for your party and will leave your guests counting down the days till race day!

Professional Format

Your guests experience a simulation of what professional racers experience. This means they’ll qualify, line up on the starting grid, and RACE.

Podium Celebrations and Cool Giveaways

There’s no worthless “participation” award here. Instead, your guests will have to earn their medal or trophy by finishing in the top three. And when they do, they’ll be rightly celebrated on our podium.

Private Racing

Who wants to race with strangers? Instead, you’ll race with only the people you know.

Reserved Seating For 1 Hr

You’re going to want your own area where you can enjoy your food, socialize with your group, and celebrate any special occasion you’re here for. That’s why we include an hour of reserved seating with your group event. Depending on availability, this may be in one of our private rooms, or a reserved space for your group.

Catering Included

Delicious food? Yeah, we’ve got that too. From pizza, wings, and nachos for adult birthdays and bachelor parties, to full-service catering for larger events such as retirement parties and anniversaries – we’ve got it all for your big party. And with our packages, we’ll provide you with enough food to get started. But you can always add more to your event! Browse our menus below.

*Per caterer, full service menu only available for groups of 10 or more. 

Paddock Lounge Menu (casual)Full-Service Catering
image of a k1 speed go kart parked on the track

Why Adults Love K1 Speed Carlsbad

“I wanted to throw a surprise party for my boyfriend so I called about two weeks ahead of time and a wonderful (and very patient) lady named Kelly didn’t even make me go online to register, she did everything for me over the phone. She responded almost immediately to every email I sent her afterwards, and answered all of my incessant questions. She even helped me out the morning of the party when I called in a panic to let her know that not 9 but 12 people would be attending (ages 23-32).
If you’re having a party, just pay the extra fee for your own ‘Mini-Grand Prix’. IT. IS. SO. WORTH. IT.
It’s an amazing experience to have with your loved ones and friends, and it helps fuel the competitive spirit.
Second was the actual party. We walked through the double doors and saw a large, friendly sign that says ‘Sign in here for First-time Racers.’ Perfect and very self-explanatory. We all signed in and had a nice man named Scott Russel give us a small safety brief, before putting on our helmets and sitting down for our race. Now I might sound biased, since I won first place, but this is the most fun I’ve had since my 16th birthday party at Disneyland. After the race, they gave us medals according to position and even took photos for us on the podiums, double checking if they could do anything else for us. YOU GUYS ARE AWESOME! We will be back very soon!!”
– Taylor N. | 5-stars

“A great time. We went for my buddies bachelor party, and they treated us great. These things are fast!”
– Jonathan M. | 5-stars

“Well what can I say. I’ve done my traditional birthday races here at the Carlsbad location for 7 years now. And I’ve only raced here and the location in San Diego. Staff is amazing. Space is clean,  accommodating and comfortable. Out of all the years I’ve been there I’ve never had a bad experience. That’s how you keep a customer happy and been loyal, fan and customer to K1.”
– Jose L. | 5-stars

Why We’re the Best Venue in Carlsbad, CA (Near Escondido) For Adult Birthday Parties & Events


Here are just some of the reasons that K1 Speed has become the best party place for grown-ups in Carlsbad:


The Easiest Party to Plan

For most people, planning a successful birthday party or event can be challenging. But at K1 Speed, we’ve made sure our party planning process is the easiest you’ve ever experienced. Let our friendly event planners do the hard work for you so you can just relax and look forward to the event.


We Clean Up So You Don’t Have To

Birthday parties are always fun until it ends and you’re left with a mound of trash to pick up. But you don’t have to worry about that here. We’ll clean up and take out the trash for you so you can get on with the rest of your day or evening.


Conveniently Located Near Escondido in Carlsbad, San Diego County

This exciting K1 Speed location is located in Carlsbad, just minutes from the 5 freeway. This means we’re very close to Escondido, Oceanside, Encinitas, Vista, Solana Beach, and Del Mar. We are also a short drive from Temecula and Poway. So no matter where your invitees live in North San Diego County, we’re not far away!

6212 Corte Del Abeto
Carlsbad, CA 92011

Adult Party Reservations

Please Note:
Adult Event Reservations require a minimum
of 8 racers.

Book Your Party for Adults Today!


Height Requirements

Adult minimum height requirement is 58″ (147.3 cm).

IMPORTANT: Meeting the height requirement is not a guarantee you’ll be able to race our karts. Drivers will be measured at the location and must be able to safely operate all elements of the kart. Final approval will be at management’s discretion.