College of the Desert Street Fair is a great place to find gifts for any occassion or
one-of-a-kind favors, a bargain hunter's paradise of vendors offering goods and services ranging from
the new and innovative to the creative and artistic to the unique and different...
For more than 25 years, the Street Fair has been a desert cities weekend institution, where locals
and visitors alike start their day with an open-air shopping experience second to none. With
merchandise and services for any age and any budget, the Street Fair houses more than 300 vendors,
arts & crafts, a farmer’s market, live entertainment and refreshment stands.
Support College of the Desert
Funds raised by the COD Alumni Association memberships and the weekend Street Fair™ provide over
$500,000 in student scholarships and financial aid per year and fund many other college programs and
The Street Fair is held at the northwest corner of the College Of The Desert campus, located at the
interesection of Fred Waring Drive and Monterey Avenue in Palm Desert, CA. See Map/Directions.
Dates and Hours
The Street Fair™ is open every Saturday and Sunday, all year long. Shoppers enjoy a bonus day on both
President’s Day and Thanksgiving weekends.
Fall Season (Oct. – May) hours: 7 am – 2 pm
Summer Season (June – Sept) hours: 7 am – noon.
Bonus Days (Non-weekend Days on which the Street Fair is open):
Friday, November 29, 2013
Monday, February 17, 2014
Free Shuttle Service
Street Fair visitors enjoy complimentary shuttle service to and from all on-campus parking lots that
surround the Street Fair. Up to 13 shuttles are in operation at all times.