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Address: Palm Canyon Drive between Baristo and Amado, Downtown, Palm Springs, CA
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+1 760-320-3781
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Every Thursday Night

It's a fun place to wander around and check out all the artisan offerings. It gets pretty crowded with lots to see. Live music and lots to eat. Best of all - it's free!

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New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice for people watching and a pleasant walk up and down the main street, but nothing special. Average street food, mediocre arts and cheap crafts. Ok to walk through on the way to dinner, but wouldn't consider it a night out.

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Canada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a fun place to wander around and check out all the artisan offerings. It gets pretty crowded with lots to see. Live music and lots to eat. Best of all - it's free!

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Thank wepaktogo
Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bring friends with us for vacation each year and a visit to Village Fdt is a must there are always many interesting and new ideas from the vendors. It's one of the jystcdirs every year when we go to Palm Springs fir vacation don't miss it!!

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Thank Sandy V
Bellingham, Wa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Free parking, many vendors & great food!!! Plenty to entertain everyone's needs. Gives everyone a chance to mingle & shop.

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Thank vhagenm
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited the village fest during a four day stay in Palm Springs. We didn't know it was on so it was a nice surprise! The street was so lively and there was a nice mix of stalls and music. Well worth a stroll!

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Thank Debs T
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every Thursday night they close 'main street' and have a 'Village fest'. You have people selling home remedies, jewelry, lamps, massage by the minute, lots of cool stuff to just 'check out'. It's about a mile walk in total. You also have the shops that normally do business in the area as well as lots of places to eat.

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Thank Mitch K
Sylvan Lake, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think the reason we make sure we always make the Street Fair a part of our Palm Spring visit are the people. The vendors are always so happy to see you and help find the perfect thing you are looking for. The guests are usually very courteous to each other walking through the busy passage way. Truely a unique... More 

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Thank Fay H
Covina, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This street fair/farmers market is amazing....Everything sold there has to be handmade, which means it's made locally and good for the economy! And then there's the food of all kinds, plus fudge, drinks, kettle corn, etc. Clothing, artwork, jewelry, skin lotion, coasters, purses, you name it. Be ready for a big crowd, lots of dogs, and 3/4 of a mile... More 

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Thank caltravelgal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like to shop in the streets with live music and good vibes....this is the thing for you. Supporting local vendors and eating fresh treats is always a fun time for us.

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Thank Samantha E
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were doing a self made food/bar hop...and left one of our restaurants to head here...the bartender said "Why are you going there you need another dream catcher or bag of nuts?' We laughed but, decided we needed to check it out ourselves...we actually found some really unique items...it wasn't life changing, but fun. But, it's mainly shopping, so, if... More 

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