Palm Canyon Drive, located in Palm Springs, California is a shopping and entertainment district in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, California. The area features over 500 businesses of all kinds and is known for its annual events such as Villagefest.
The area features several high end clothing retailers, restaurants, arts and crafts dealers, antique shops, and something for just about any kind of interest or hobby. There are also several dozen local food vendors who offer up authentic international and state side cuisine to the locals and tourists.
The area is known for having a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, which many people attribute to the beautiful palms, the backdrop of the scenic Mount San Jacinto, and the friendly shop proprietors. The spot is a favorite for tourists and local alike, which provides for a nice mixture of people. Throughout the year there are several entertainment options including live bands and singers and stage performers
The most popular event is Villagefest, which was created by the downtown merchants association and has been happening since 2004. Each block provides shopping deals and different varieties of entertainment. Villagefest is visited by thousands of people and voted the most popular event in the area.