El Paseo: Palm Desert’s Premier Shopping Destination


Start your shopping adventure on El Paseo – Palm Desert’s impressive mile-long shopping district. Known as the "Rodeo Drive of the Desert," this mix of more than 300 shops offers everything you could ask for.

Overflowing with jewelry, apparel, art, home décor and more than two dozen restaurants, cafes and bakeries – many with outdoor terraces patios – it’s the perfect place for lunch, coffee or a glass of wine between shops.

There’s even the annual Fashion Week El Paseo™ in March, which showcases the latest trends and styles from some of the countries most up-and-coming designers.

The Gardens on El Paseo and
El Paseo Village

In the midst of this shopper’s paradise, you’ll find The Gardens on El Paseo, a 200,000-square-foot ode to all things fashionable and chic. Not only is this major shopping destination replete with luxury department stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and designer brands like Coach, Tiffany and Louis Vuitton, but it’s also the perfect spot to tickle your taste buds at some of the city’s most delicious restaurants.

One block west of The Gardens on El Paseo, you'll find El Paseo Village, a natural extension and evolution of all you've come to appreciate about The Gardens. There you'll find more upscale brands you love, including Apple, Juicy Couture, and Kate Spade.

The Shops on El Paseo

At the west end of the shopping district, celebrated designers, specialty retailers and fine restaurants make up The Shops on El Paseo. With retailers including Burberry, Gucci and Ralph Lauren, The Shops at El Paseo represents a well-edited selection of glamorous retailers that will keep you delightfully entertained.

Art along El Paseo

As you meander through El Paseo, it’s impossible not to be tempted by the eclectic art galleries that line the streets. More than a dozen different galleries beckon you to come in and take a look at some of the area’s most celebrated talent. Featuring collections of Western, modern, abstract and Renaissance art, you can indulge your creative side while absorbing all the culture that El Paseo has to offer.

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