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Shopping

Shopping Perfection

Don’t forget about the three Rs: rest, relaxation…and retail! When you visit Palm Desert, shopping is sure to be at the top of your list. Home to luxury couture shops, locally owned boutiques, charming art galleries and dazzling jewelry stores, Palm Desert shopping offers something for every style – and every budget.
Need help figuring out where to start? Take a look at these options – you’re sure to find one that fits you just right:
Shopping El Paseo in Palm Desert

El Paseo

Start your shopping adventure on El Paseo – Palm Desert’s impressive mile-long shopping district. Known as the “Rodeo Drive of the Desert,” this mix of more than 300 shops offers everything you could ask for.

Overflowing with jewelry, apparel, art, home décor and more than two dozen restaurants, cafes and bakeries – many with outdoor terraces or patios – it’s the perfect place for lunch, coffee or a glass of wine between shops.

There’s even the annual Fashion Week El Paseo™ in March, which showcases the latest trends and styles from some of the country’s most up-and-coming designers.

The Gardens on El Paseo

Shop The Gardens on El Paseo

A 200,000-square-foot ode to all things fashionable and chic. Filled with luxury department stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and designer brands like Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton and Eileen Fisher, it’s also the perfect spot to tickle your taste buds at some of the city’s most delicious restaurants.

The Gardens on El Paseo

Explore The Shops on El Paseo

At the west end of the shopping district, celebrated designers, specialty retailers and fine restaurants including Burberry, Gucci, Escada and Ralph Lauren, The Shops at El Paseo represents a well-edited selection of glamorous retailers that will keep you delightfully entertained.

The Gardens on El Paseo

Discover Art along El Paseo

More than a dozen different eclectic art galleries beckon you to come in and take a look at some of the area’s most celebrated talent. Featuring collections of contemporary, abstract and traditional art, indulge your creative side while absorbing all the culture that El Paseo has to offer.

Westfield Palm Desert

As Palm Desert’s largest indoor mall, Westfield Palm Desert offers fashionistas more than 150 places to shop, plus a food court and independent movie theater.

Westfield Palm Desert is the place to go to find your favorite national-brand retailers, including Macy’s, Sears, JCPenney, Barnes & Noble, H&M, Forever 21, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Aeropostale, Victoria’s Secret and other trusted names. Meanwhile, the mall’s food court boasts a wide variety of food, from juice smoothies to Japanese – and plenty of dessert and drinks, too. So whatever you’re craving on your shopping trip, you can always pop in for a snack or a meal.

Give your feet – and your credit card – a break with some time out for entertainment at Tristone’s Palm Desert 10 Cinemas. This small, independent movie chain exhibits a wide selection of films, including Hollywood blockbusters as well as indie and foreign films, all projected onto state-of-the art screens.

The Street Fair

Open Saturday & Sunday year round

Certified
Farmers’ Market

Other Palm Desert Shopping

Palm Desert is home to more than a dozen shopping centers and plazas featuring local retailers and national stores within the city, some of which are listed below.

Outlet Shopping

Just outside the Coachella Valley, Cabazon is home to the Desert Hills Premium Outlets, a sprawling mall filled with countless high-profile designers at deeply discounted prices, as well as its more intimate neighbor, the Cabazon Outlets. Combined, these two outlets make for a great destination in their own right, or the perfect stop if you’re driving to or from Palm Desert from the Los Angeles area.

Desert Crossing

Highway 111 at Fred Waring Drive
Shops include Target, Best Buy, Ulta, Bed Bath & Beyond, Petco, T.J. Maxx, Marshall’s, DSW Shoes, Old Navy and Pier 1, among many others. Dining includes Hometown Buffet, Chuck E. Cheese, IHOP, Islands, French Corner Cafe and Chipotle.

Desert Gateway

Monterey Avenue at Dinah Shore Drive
Stores include Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, PetSmart, Kohl’s, Ashley Furniture, Payless Shoes and more. Dining includes Panera Bread, Del Taco, El Pollo Loco, Starbucks and more.

One Eleven Town Center

44419 Town Center Way
Stores include Nordstrom Rack, Whole Foods Market, HomeGoods, Skechers Factory Outlet, Sleep Number and PetSmart.

Plaza de Monterey

Monterey Avenue at Country Club Drive
Stores and restaurants include Bristol Farms, Massage Envy, Los Pepes, Papa Dan’s and Sherman’s Deli.

Town Center Plaza

Fred Waring and Town Center Way
Stores and restaurants include Trader Joe’s, Michael’s Crafts, Tuesday Morning, Fisherman’s Market and Paradise Cove Café.

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