PALM SPRINGS - When: October-May 6 to 10
p.m. June - September 7 to 10 p.m.
Location: Palm Canyon Drive from Baristo
Villagefest opens up the streets to celebrating on Thursday nights with a
festival of sights, sounds, free
entertainment and late night shopping at
many stores. This weekly program takes
place in downtown Palm Springs.
Palm Springs Thursdays VillageFest
invites visitors to join locals in
beautiful downtown Palm Springs on
Thursday evenings for the valley's fun
event. Every Thursday evening you'll
discover a street party of sorts
... entertainment, activities and
attractions include: music, art, crafts,
food, vendors. The event is
Villagefest began over 15 years ago and
contineud to grow in popularity. On each
block there is street entertainment and
over 200 vendors selling art,
handcrafted items and foods ranging from
appetizers to sandwiches and entrees.
Palm Springs outdoor cafes come alive at
night, making great entertainment as you
watch shoppers stroll by.
Stroll along Palm Canyon Drive as the sun
sets, maybe taking in a romantic ride in
the horse-drawn carriage, or watching
the kids climb the rock wall.
A unique program, BOLT (Business Open
Late Thursday) suggests that you look
for stores with a bolt sticker in the
window signifying they stay open late on