There is no shortage of activities and things to do while visiting the Palm Springs desert area, and if you are looking for a fun day trip…we have the perfect spot for you! Old Town La Quinta is a cute, unique little town that is full of shopping, dining and event options to keep the whole family entertained. Check out some of our recommendations and options for anyone planning a day trip to Old Town La Quinta!
There are a few upcoming events that you will definitely want to save the date for! On February 18th, March 11th, and March 25th you can check out Art on Main Street! This event features over 100 artists that will showcase their beautiful work from paintings, jewelry, photography, ceramics, glass, woodwork, sculptures and much more. This event has become an Old Town tradition, so be sure to check it out if you are visiting during those dates. Admission, parking and entertainment is free!
From now until May 28th, there will be a Farmers Market held every Sunday from 8am to 1pm in beautiful Old Town La Quinta! Another family fun experience that has something for everyone to enjoy. Come early for yoga or enjoy coffee and pastries while you stroll through this beautiful little town. Check out all the locally grown produce, goods, flowers, and more then stay and shop the boutiques in Old Town, grab lunch and make it a full Sunday Funday so you can see all that La Quinta has to offer!
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday enjoy live music in Old Town La Quinta’s plaza! The outdoor plaza is located between The Grill on Main and TQLAS Agave Bar & Grill so make sure to reserve a table outside for dinner and enjoy some amazing live music from some of La Quinta’s top musicians!
Then of course there are shops and dining that you can explore anytime in Old Town La Quinta! Take advantage of all this cute and charming city has to offer for a fun day trip. The shops range from fashion, accessories, athletic wear, eyewear, aromatherapy, skincare, and even an artisanal olive oil shop! There’s something for everyone to shop here!
Once all the shopping has worked up an appetite, sit down and relax at one of the many restaurant choices in Old Town! Whether you want breakfast, lunch, or dinner, there is an option available to you! We mentioned the two restaurants above where you can enjoy live music on certain nights, but there are also other great options for breakfast, lunch and dinner like Arroyo’s Cafe and Deli, La Quinta Brewing Co, Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill, and more!
There is something for everyone to check out when you take a day trip to Old Town La Quinta! Be sure to book your stay at Vista Mirage Resort and enjoy everything this charming town has to offer!