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Palm Desert is located just southeast of Palm Springs between Palm Springs and Indio along Highway 111 near the Salton Sea and the Joshua Tree National Forest.

It is one of America's 100 Best Retirement Towns, as ranked by Where to Retire magazine, 2001. (NOTE: Florence, Oregon ranks the #1 American retirement community nationwide in 2004). Palm Desert was also the filming location for the 1963 movie, "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World".

Palm Desert is part of the Riverside-San Bernardino, California metro area.


Art Bob Crutcher Art Gallery | Denise Roberge Art Gallery |
Education Coachella Valley Career College |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Le Paon Restaurant |
Sports and Sporting Events Coachella Valley Hiking Club |

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11/21 Coming to The area
OC Greek Food Fest Anaheim CA May17-19 The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music.
San Diego Greek Festival San Diego CA June7-9 Treat yourself to an enjoyable Friday evening with delicious Greek food, imported beer, live Greek music and dancing. Then come back the next day for more fun. On Sunday, repeat as needed!
Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar CA June16-23 We strive for historically stylistic interpretations of the great masterpieces of the Baroque period.
Little Italy Festa San Diego CA October13 The largest Italian American festival on the West Coast. Hip and Historic Little Italy welcomes over 120,000 attendees with the tantalizing sights, sounds and aromas of Italian culture.