While Palm Springs is a city buzzing with excitement every day of the year, there’s nothing quite like an evening at VillageFest to give visitors a true taste of what Palm Springs culture is all about. Lively, visitor-friendly and fun, VillageFest Palm Springs opens up the city’s central hub of culture, shopping and entertainment for a late-night stroll.
Pedestrian Friendly Outdoor Fair at Village Fest Palm Springs
VillageFest has the feel of an outdoor fair when every Thursday evening, bustling Palm Canyon Drive closes to cars from Amado to Baristo in the name of late-night fun. Shops, restaurants and specialty pop-up’s including art and food stalls stay open late so visitors can take time to leisurely stroll and enjoy all vendors have to offer. This family event is also pet- friendly and includes the best in food and fun with a festival-like atmosphere no matter what time of year you stop by!
Late Night Notice
No need to question that second glance at all the BOLT signs you spot along Palm Canyon Drive. Those are there on purpose and are meant to designate which businesses stay open late on Thursdays to participate in VillageFest. This gives visitors a great idea of just how many options will be open for perusing and is helpful when planning your night out. Do keep in mind that the hours for VillageFest change with the season. From June to September the festivities run from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. From October through May expect to indulge in VillageFest fun between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 pm.
Stops Worth Mentioning
With over 180 vendors out and about during VillageFest, there are enough options to keep you busy shopping, drinking and dining for an entire season! Some of the unique stops along the way include the Annette Marie Art Collection offering handcrafted rings, necklaces and more. Aspen Mills Bakery brings the freshly baked bread while Big Horse Carriage Co. provides the ride. On any given night, expect brightly lit restaurants and live music to fill the streets as you make your way from one end to the other.
Appreciating Palm Springs
There’s nothing better than time with friends and family enjoying the heart-beat of Palm Springs. VillageFest gives everyone a chance to have an incredible time and pick up some beautiful wares along the way. Be sure to contact us today to book one of our vacation rentals!