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“Lovely street market” 5 of 5 stars
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VillageFest
Palm Canyon Drive between Baristo and Amado, Downtown, Palm Springs, CA
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Ranked #14 of 100 things to do in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with sidewalk performers, musicians, farmer's market, gifts and lots of food.
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“Lovely street market”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Even though we were there in low season, and there were less stalls than normal it was great to walk around and enjoy the market. The BBQ pork sandwich was very tasty and make sure you check out bertha quevedo, the lady with the copper jewelry. She makes all of it herself, and is one of the most skilled artists I have ever seen, and never, have I seen copper or any metal worked in this way before. She is very likeable too and would reccommend you stop by and take a look. Prices are VERY reasonable too. Gorgeous copper and silver necklace with hematite, and other precious stones with earrings for $50 for both. You felt like she was honest and not in it to make a big profit, especially considering it can take a week or more to make a piece!

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“A Thursday night out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

If you are in the Palm Springs area on a Thursday this is the place you want to go. Different ethnic food stands are available to satisfy your taste buds. Artisians of all types are available to interest you in their wares. From jewelery, to paintings to various items for the home their is something of interest for everyone. There is also local produce from around the area for sale. Various types of entertainment are also on the street. Taking a leisurely walk down Palm Canyon Drive, meeting people from all over and the locals is a great way to spend a night out while on vacation.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Decent street fair with lots to see.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

This takes place on the blocked off main street of Palm Springs every Thursday night so plan to be in the area then. It is totally FREE and lots to look at and stuff to buy including paintings, food, produce, arts and crafts, etc. Takes about 3 hours to do the fair.

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Palm Springs, California
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“if you have nothing to do check out downtown palm springs on thursday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

every week the palm springs street fair opens up to a street full of tourist and locals that enjoy the sights and sounds of the desert. the food ranges from kettle corn to barbecue and lots of vendors selling unique and in-expensive hand made crafts . its a great time for getting out and enjoying what palm springs has to offer!!!

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“Good night out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Village fest is a very good night out,plenty going on loads to see a very good atmosphere.We liked all the different stalls from craft to food and plenty in between .

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