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The COD Street Fair Has Something For Everyone!

Something For Everyone

The Finest From Regional Artists, Craftsmen & Merchants

Ride On The Tram

Fabulous Cuisine From Area Caterers & Restaurants

Sample Local Cuisine

A Cornucopia Of Locally Grown Fresh Produce

Cornucopia

Take A Free Ride On The Tram

Ride On The Tram

The Valley's Ultimate Open-Air Shopping Experience

A Bargain Hunter's Paradise
Notices

Are We Open?

The COD Street Fair is open 7AM to 2PM every Saturday and Sunday, barring inclement weather, but there are exceptions. Take a look at our yearly schedule to make sure that we will be open during your next visit. More >>

Shop Early And Save!

The best time to see the street fair is between 7 and 9AM. Approximately 100 street fair vendors have signed on to an early morning discount program. "It's easier to park, and it's easier to be waited on," says Towel Man Paul Bernstein, booth 4-200. More >>

Expanded Food Menu

The smell of food being prepared outdoors tantalizes the senses! "Our expanded food menu offers freshly prepared favorites from opening till close," says Tim with E&E Pels, booth 3-144. Menus have expanded to include breakfast and lunch offerings. More >>

New Convenient Restrooms

Newly completed restrooms offer added convenience and comfort for street fair patrons. The restrooms, adjacent to the college's new central plant, consist of 20 women's stalls and 13 men's urinals, plus nine additional stalls. More >>

Parking Alert

Customer parking is available from the college entrance on San Pablo Ave. "We have a fleet of shuttles to whisk people from our parking lots to the event," says Betsy Young, Street Fair Manager. "Traditional entrances to the event can become overwhelmed..." More >>

Are We Open?

The COD Street Fair is open 7AM to 2PM every Saturday and Sunday, barring inclement weather, but there are exceptions. Take a look at our yearly schedule to make sure that we will be open during your next visit. More >>


Coachella Valley's Premiere Open-Air Shopping Experience!

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 projects.

Location
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.