Experience all that is the El Paseo Shopping/Dining/Design District located in the heart of Downtown Palm Desert.  Enjoy 9 blocks of exceptional restaurants, celebrated retailers with boutiques for men and women, fine art galleries, home furnishings, and accessories from shoes and handbags to fine jewelry, collectibles, and more.

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First Fridays El Paseo, a monthly evening of events all along the district each First Friday, November 2022 through May 2023.  Head to El Paseo on December 2 from 4 to 7 pm to enjoy the following:

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Take a self-guided tour of over 15 fine art galleries and enjoy in-gallery artist receptions, stroll the Median Art Exhibition and take selfies with the many wall murals.

Cruise Night

Bring a classic car or just come and enjoy an impromptu Classic Car Show atop the Gardens on El Paseo from 2:30-4pm, and then participate or watch the famed cruise with hundreds of cars from 4 to 6 pm

Join The Gardens on El Paseo

Every Saturday for our Annual Concert Series

Music and giving unite during this eight week series where you can enjoy VIP, preferred seating while sipping wine and listening to the musical stylings of the local band favorites.


El Paseo Design District

From interior designers, home decor and consignment shops, El Paseo offers a newly expanded range of options when it comes to creating a living space.

Upcoming Events

Don’t miss some of El Paseo’s biggest events happening this March!

Fashion Week El Paseo

March 17 - 23: Celebrate 16 years of style at this world-class event providing an inspiring, immersive fashion experience at The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert.

Tickets on Sale Now!

Palm Desert Food & Wine

March 24 - 26: A spectacular culinary experience with a roster of the nation’s top chefs including Tyler Florence, Fabio Viviani, Afrim Pristine, and more to be announced.

Tickets on Sale Now!


Courtesy Cart

No matter where you park on El Paseo, you can visit all there is to see and do by catching a free ride aboard our free Courtesy Carts! Simply flag them down or click to download the free app!

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