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Address: Palm Canyon Drive between Baristo and Amado, Downtown, Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number:
7603203781
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

The place to meet new friends is at this old-fashioned street fair with...

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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Winter 2017 visit

Great to do on Thursdays in Palm Springs. Different crafts. Jewelry and artists. Different clothing styles and materials. Music being played. Eat at vendors or in all the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Sue P
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Brandywine, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This market though not particularly special, is a nice evening outing for people watching, street food, and random just ok shopping. While there are some cool brick and mortar restaurants on the route to visit, for me personally, this was not a serious shoppers heaven. Be sure to stop at Lulu's!!

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Bondsville, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were downtown for dinner when we had problems finding a place to park because of VillageFest. First we saw about a half dozen vendors all selling the same sweets and dates. Same packaging and varieties. Wandered down a the Main Street in both directions, but did not see any must have product. I guess one night a few it... More 

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Brandywine, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great to do on Thursdays in Palm Springs. Different crafts. Jewelry and artists. Different clothing styles and materials. Music being played. Eat at vendors or in all the restaurants bordering the street fest. Have gone now at least three years now

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my family to the Thursday night Street best, they couldn't get over all the people and with there dogs. And I found lots of interesting things there to buy to take back to Canada with them. I highly recommend Thursday night activities at the street fest in Palm Springs California

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

enjoyed seeing all the vedors and sampling things lol , was a fun night out , Great friendly town. Lots to see

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Rockford, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you've never been to a farmer's market/street festival, then you might find this event cool. We kinda felt like we were experiencing deja vu from a number of festivals we've visited in the Midwest. Differences? Well, folks could bring their dogs. That was nice. There was a lady selling honey and marketing it by saying that honey is holy... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Village Fest and think that the vendors there are among the best of any street fair we've seen. The variety is excellent and we always love to roast a marshmallow at the firepit booth on the south end.

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every Thursday evening, Palm Canyon is closed from Taqhuitz to Baristo to provide a venue for food trucks, produce, baking, art and other products. It's always fun and normally a huge crowd so nice to meet locals and visitors. The Art Museum and Architecture Museum are free Thursday evenings. We all have our favourite vendors and never miss the event.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It doesn't matter the time of year whether it is in the heat of the summer or the cool of the winter the VillageFest (AKA the Street Fair) is something I've enjoyed many many times. During the cooler months this event starts at 6:00 pm. In the heat of summer with its longer days I'm pretty sure it starts later... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, I guess all street fairs are the same, just not held every week. Go early or get badly jostled. There is just one stall that sells enameled tiles which are beautiful and I collect, but never ever purchased anything from the other 200 odd stalls.

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