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Patch.com takes a look at some of the events scheduled for March by the El Paseo Shopping District. The Gardens on El Paseo welcomes the return of the 13th Annual Fashion Week El Paseo, the largest consumer fashion show on the West Coast, from March 17th to March 24th . Fashion Week offers a platform for both renowned and emerging designers to showcase their work, with premier fashion events, glamorous runway shows, exciting trunk shows and more. During the entire week a wide variety of El Paseo retailers will be presenting the spring season's latest fashions, along with in-store events including informal modeling, receptions and other exclusive Fashion Week fun. For additional information and tickets, visit http://www.fashionweekelpaseo.com.

The Gardens on El Paseo also welcomes the 8th Annual Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival, presented by Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, from March 23rd to 25th. A James Beard Gourmet Four-Course Luncheon prepared by celebrity chefs kicks off the weekend, followed by two days of grand tastings from local and regional restaurants, enjoyment of more than 60 premium wines, and some of the country's most unique beers and ciders on tap. Vintners and chefs will also be available to attendees to discuss their culinary offerings.

 The City of Palm Desert's First Weekend activities take place again on Friday, March 2nd , featuring El Paseo Cruise Night with classic cars traveling El Paseo from 4 to 6 PM and the popular El Paseo Art Walk, from 4 to 7 PM.  

Lastly, The Gardens on El Paseo 20th Annual Concert Series continues with three concerts in March on Saturday evenings from 5 to 6 PM. Tickets cost $15 and include a lawn seat, two glasses of wine, and lite bites. Tickets go on sale at 4:30 PM at the center lawn.

  • March 3 – The Smooth Brothers benefiting Desert Aids Project
  • March 10 – John Stanley King Band benefiting Angel View
  • March 17 – Will Donato benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire

To read the original Patch.com article, please visit https://patch.com/california/palmdesert/fashion-week-food-wine-concerts-palm-desert-first-weekend