El Paseo Shopping District is pleased to announce an exciting line-up of events taking place this month. From the famed Fashion Week El Paseo and Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival at The Gardens on El Paseo, the 10th anniversary of El Paseo Cruise Night with two cruises scheduled and much more. Residents and visitors alike can explore the famed nine block one-mile shopping and dining district while enjoying unique experiences.

The first event is on Friday, March 4th beginning with El Paseo Cruise Night, which marks their 10th anniversary of El Paseo Cruise Night. Classic cars and hot rods meet on the upper parking deck at The Gardens on El Paseo at 2pm. The cars can be viewed and they start cruising at 4:30pm. The second El Paseo Cruise Night is scheduled for Friday, March 18th.

The always highly anticipated Fashion Week El Paseo starts Saturday, March 19th through Saturday, March 26th. Luxury, art, fashion and much more culminate into one unforgettable week when the world’s most famous designers come together to share their work. On Monday, March 21st at 6:30pm, “The Buzz on El Paseo” is a special event with El Paseo stores presenting their Spring and Summer 2022 ensembles. These curated collections provide a well-rounded look at what’s new in ready-to-wear fashion and which trends are perfect for the desert now. The latest ready-to-wear from Chrissy’s on El Paseo, Eileen Fisher, El Paseo Jewelers, Grayse, Josie’s on El Paseo, Kyle x Shahida, Margaux, The Jewelry Bar, Tommy Bahama, 120% Lino, BG’s El Paseo, Summer Colony Living and Johnny Was, plus visuals from Los Angeles–based pop-surrealist artist Daniel Maltzman will be featured. For more information and tickets visit www.fashionweekelpaseo.com.

The 11th Annual Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival brings the brightest and most inspired chefs from California presenting an extraordinary culinary and wine tasting event starting Friday, March 25th through Sunday, March 27th. Taking place at The Gardens on El Paseo, the event features over 20 celebrity chefs and legendary restaurateurs. For more information and tickets visit www.palmdesertfoodandwine.com.


The Gardens on El Paseo wraps up it’s 24th Annual Concert Series this month with two more concerts scheduled, which benefit the desert’s local charities. On Saturday, March 5th Pulp Vixen performs and on Saturday, March 12th the John Stanley King Band. Both concerts are from 6pm to 7pm. Pre-purchase tickets at: https://thegardensonelpaseo.com/events/the-gardens-on-el-paseo-24th-annual-concert-series-presented-by-agua-caliente?id=22937. With more music on the Friday nights of March 4th, 11th, and 18th, The Gardens on El Paseo also presents music by “Steppin Out” at the Center Lawn from 3:30p.m. to 5:00pm free of charge.

In addition, on Sunday, March 6th McCallum Theatre Education presents “Grow,” an intriguing new dance performance featuring 10 members of the critically acclaimed contemporary dance company, Backhausdance, and 30 local high school students. This takes place at the Center Lawn at The Gardens on El Paseo at 11:30am and 2:30pm. The dance can be viewed in multiple places from all sides of the Center Lawn, including the second level. For more information visit: https://www.cityofpalmdesert.org/Home/Components/News/News/16365/17

Following on Saturday, March 12th, from 9am to 10am on the Center Lawn at The Gardens on El Paseo, “Practice Under the Palms by Movement Bottega” is a class designed to help build the body from the ground up resulting in more freedom and strength in the body.

On Friday, March 18th and Saturday 19th, Elizabeth Sass Fine Jewelry is exclusively showcasing a Fope Trunk Show with the very best selection of the year. Fope Italian Fine Jewelry has featured elegant and iconic pieces since 1929.

For shopping and dining, many shops feature new Spring fashion collections, accessories and home decor. Many stores such as Pink Club, Tuverson & Co, Rebecca Taylor, Oliver Peoples Eyewear, Tommy Bahama Store, El Paseo Style, Everything But Water, Mephisto, The Perfect Pair, Trina Turk, Goldfield Home & Art and others. In addition, many of the restaurants are introducing new Spring menus. El Paseo Shopping District continues to bring exciting events to the community and world-class shopping and dining.

For more information about events throughout the year and to see the complete directory of merchants on El Paseo visit www.shopelpaseo.com.