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Residents are sharing their favorite memories at the Palm Desert 50th Anniversary party

The City of Palm Desert celebrates its 50th anniversary with a free event called The Party in the Park.

What: The Party in the Park
When: Saturday, November 18, 2023, from 3 to 10 p.m.
Where: Palm Desert Civic Center Park, 73510 Fred Waring Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260

Residents near and far will enjoy live music performances from soul and R&B group Rose Royce, Grammy-nominated country band Thompson Square, and local desert rock bands Brant Bjork, Fatso Jetson, and Unsound.

Organizers also highlight Coachella Valley artists Cristopher Cichocki, Pete Salcido (of Flat Black Art Supply), and Ryan Campbell, who will present onsite art installations.

All attendees will have access to Family-friendly activities, food trucks, local restaurants, and a beer & wine garden.

The event organizers are asking the public to bring copies of photographs of favorite Palm Desert memories to place on a 40-foot-tall "Tell All Board." The board will be on display throughout the event.

What you need to know about parking:
The entrance to the Civic Center Park at San Pablo Avenue and Fred Waring Drive will close at 4 p.m. Overflow parking will be available at the College of the Desert, accessible from the Fred Waring Drive and Monterey Avenue entrances. Rideshare drop-off/pick-up and ADA parking are available via the Fred Waring Drive entrance to the Civic Center Park. Golf Carts will not be permitted in the Park during the event.

Shuttle service (including ADA) will also run continuously to and from The Shops at Palm Desert from 4 to 10 p.m. at the southeast upper-level lot between JC Penny and Buffalo Wild Wings on Monterey and Highway 111.

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