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College of the Desert Street Fair

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We typically attend the College of the Desert Street Fair at least a couple of times per season... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
James S B
West Vancouver, Canada

This was a nice experience that goes on every Saturday and Sunday year round. The hours were from... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
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Located on the College of the Desert campus in Palm Desert CA this year round weekend event sponsors over 300 merchants offering a wide variety of unique gifts, gadgets, tools, clothing, outstanding food, original art, housewares, yard/patio...more
43500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-9305
+1 760-636-7957
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All the years of coming to Palm Desert and never knowing this was here! Got some good buys, enjoyed walking around conversing with the vendors - especially the booth with the golf clubs, and it’s in the shade of the solar panels. Highly recommend stopping!...More

1  Thank Donna K
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great outdoor market with lots of things to see and buy. Lots of great artists with pics, sculptures and iron works displays.

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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

A plethora of artisans and entrepreneurs providing a wide variety of products to eat, wear, play, use, display or drive are available here. Parking is convenient and seating with entertainment rounds out the experience nicely.

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Fun shopping from November to April. Vendors continue to pull out closer to and through summer. Clothing, watches, belts, jewelry, novelty booths, home decorations. Food concessions in winter.

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

The College of the Desert Street Fair is always a favorite stop on a Saturday morning while visiting the Coachella Valley. An easy stroll with hundreds of vendors selling everthing from clothes to fire tables to local art work. And don't miss the fresh vegetable...More

2  Thank Canuckonthego57
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We typically attend the College of the Desert Street Fair at least a couple of times per season, and typically also bring any visiting friends along if they are with us over a weekend. Lots to see, always fun to browse, and some decent deals...More

1  Thank James S B
Reviewed May 14, 2018

So many varied vendors - there is truly something for everyone. We went on a Saturday morning and arrived at 8 a.m. we were still going strong at 11 a.m. Lots to see and buy. I love the wire artwork and the metal work. I...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

This was a nice experience that goes on every Saturday and Sunday year round. The hours were from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm but we heard that the hours were different in the summer, June through September only till noon. They have a couple of...More

2  Thank Arizonakett
Reviewed May 5, 2018

This is my 4th visit to this flea market. Over the past few years,when visiting I have purchased some nice handmade items for my home. This visit I saw a lot of jewelry and junk that I really did not need and lots of empty...More

1  Thank judy l
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Our favorite part of the fair was the gorgeous display of pastel colored hats (such a visual delight) and they did a tremendous business. We found a great little booth that sold women's clothing in a resort (or travel) style and everythig was perfect, making...More

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April 2, 2018|
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Response from michaelfF6276TG | Reviewed this property |
hi, the fair does not shut down the hours that they open and close ,change in the summer, from 7am til 12pm, that runs from June til September, oct first the hours go back to 7am -2pm. the fair is smaller in the summer, i... More
March 9, 2018|
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Response from Virginia H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go into some of the celebrity homes. Just go to an information booth and find out which ones you can see,
March 9, 2018|
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Response from Virginia H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go on guided tours or you can purchase a map and go on your own. On the guided tours you get much more info. though. We thoroughly enjoyed our guided tour.