Welcome to Palm Desert
Palm Desert is located in the center of the Coachella Valley, situated between Rancho Mirage and Indian Wells. A commercial and residential development hub for the Coachella Valley, Palm Desert offers a burgeoning art scene, fantastic outdoor leisure facilities and the best shopping available.
A number of exclusive opportunities to experience the visual arts awaits, from the noted Art in Public Places Initiative of the City of Palm Desert to the array of 30+ art galleries. Fans of the performing arts gather at the McCallum Theater for a variety of Broadway traveling plays, sold-out concerts and year-round music festival.
Palm Desert is home to the famous El Paseo Shopping District, a unique nine-blocks filled with shops, art galleries and restaurants. El Paseo hosts the iconic Coachella Valley activities such as El Paseo Fashion Week and the annual Paint El Paseo Pink of the Desert Cancer Foundation.
If spending time outdoors is what you are looking for, Palm Desert provides 14 public parks, plenty of private and public golf courses, an impressive Aquatic Center and a variety trails for hiking and biking. Let’s not forget one of Palm Desert’s most famous attractions, The Living Desert Zoo & Botanical Garden.
A number of thrilling experiences await no matter if you are a tourist or local, Palm Desert is an excellent place to call home.
Total population in 2020: 54,597
Total days of sunshine: 269