Winding its way through the very heart of Palm Springs, Palm Canyon Drive is a mecca for restaurants, boutiques, and entertainment that serves as the thread connecting uptown and downtown. Find out more information below about what makes a trip along Palm Canyon Drive so special during your Palm Springs vacation!
Shopping, Dining, and More in Palm Springs
Palm Canyon Drive is the beating heart of Palm Springs, home to galleries, restaurants, museums, shops, and more.
Stop by the Palm Springs Visitors Center, once the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Gas Station, and witness its unique architecture while learning more information about the city. Visit the Palm Springs Art Museum’s Architecture and Design Center. See architectural marvels like the Bank of America building inspired by Le Corbusier’s French chapel. See the historic Plaza Theatre, an 800-seat theater that sadly closed in 2014 but is in talks of renovation. Go for a stroll and browse the various high-end boutiques. Grab a bite to eat at one of the many delicious and highly reputable restaurants, ranging from American eats to French and Asian cuisine.
Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs is also where VillageFest is held on each Thursday, all year long. During this event, businesses and attractions stay open later and give you a greater chance to peruse their products. Another bonus of attending VillageFest? It’s a dog friendly event, meaning that if you’re staying in a pet friendly vacation rental, you can bring your dog along while exploring and enjoying the lively atmosphere of Palm Springs. VillageFest takes place between 6:00pm and 10:00pm during October through May and between 7:00pm and 10:00pm during June through September.
Beyond all of the modern glamour and glitz of Palm Springs that you can explore on Palm Canyon Drive, there is also the canyon for which the street was named. Take Palm Canyon Drive down far enough and you’ll reach the iconic Palm Canyon. Here, you’ll see the largest group of California Fan Palms in the world, the source of Palm Springs’ name. Standing under the shade of the towering palms next to the trickling stream, you’ll know the experience of an oasis in the midst of Palm Springs.
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