Palm Desert Events: Festivals in March

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Palm Desert Events: Festivals in March

Thinking about visit Palm Desert in March? There are plenty of big events going on throughout the month, including some fun local festivals that could make a great addition to your vacation schedule. Below is a list of the festivals taking place in Palm Desert this March.

Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival

Date: 03/02/13

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: National Monument Visitor Center

Description: This free event is something the whole family can enjoy. Guided hikes and nature walks will allow Palm Desert recreationparticipants plenty of opportunities to pick beautiful desert wildflowers along the way. Visitors can also participate in workshops, raffles, and kids’ activities, as well as shop at over 40 vendor booths. The workshops cover topics like photography, wildflower identification and landscaping. Music and entertainment will be provided, making this festival a great afternoon for the whole family.


Desert Arts Festival

Date: 03/02 -03/03

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Frances Stevens Park

Description: This two-day festival features a wide variety of artists, craftsmen and vendors in Frances Stevens Park. It is one of six festivals held by West Coast Artists throughout the year, which attracts some of the top artistic talent throughout the country. Arts patrons are sure to find beautiful art to take home with them as a great keepsake of their vacation in Palm Desert.


La Quinta Arts Festival

Date: 03/07 – 03/10

Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: La Quinta Civic Center Campus

Description:  The La Quinta Arts Festival is one of the most renowned arts festivals in the nation and was named the #1 arts festival by Art Fair Sourcebook. This year over 1,000 artists applied to be showcased at the festival, and a rigorous jury process chose the top submissions who displayed mastery of their art. For arts enthusiasts who will be in Palm Desert in March, La Quinta Arts Festival cannot be missed. Besides showcasing the some of the best and most refreshing art talent in the country, the festival also includes live musical performances, snacks and more.


Food and Wine Festival

Date: 03/22 – 03/24

Location: El Paseo

Description: Want to taste the best food that Palm Desert has to offer? Then join some of the most talented chiefs in the world for the three-day Food and Wine Festival taking place at El Paseo in Palm Desert. Under a big white tent on Larkspur Lane, the best and brightest chiefs will showcase their culinary skills. The festival includes a four-course gourmet luncheon on Friday, March 22nd, grand tastings, celebrity chief demonstrations, wine tastings, wine seminars, book signings and more! For those passionate about food and/or wine, this event can’t be missed.


To learn about even more events taking place in Palm Desert in March, contact the Inn at Deep Canyon at (800) 253-0004.