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Getting to La Quinta Arts Festival: Transportation Options

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We look forward to welcoming you to La Quinta Arts Festival !

LOCATIONLa Quinta Civic Center Campus, 78495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA, 92253

Directions via Google Maps

Direct flights to Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) are available from many US and Canadian airports. Several major airlines service Palm Springs International Airport. La Quinta Arts Festival is located a short drive away from the airport.  Friendly reminder: as the airport is very busy during the height of season, we recommend visitors arrive 45 minutes prior to departure. 



Valet $15
Self Parking $10
Free Public Parking in La Quinta village



Driving Directions:

From Palm Springs, CA (30 minutes)
Head east on Hwy. 111, turn south on Washington Street then west on Calle Tampico. 

From Los Angeles (2.5 hours) and Ontario (1.75 hours)
Head east on 1-10 to Palm Springs/Indio, continue east and exit south on Washington Street, turn west on Calle Tampico.

From San Diego (2.5 hours)
Head north on 1-15, then north on Hwy. 215, then east on Hwy. 60 to where it becomes 1-10 near Beaumont. Then head east on 1-10 to Palm Springs/Indio, continue east and exit south on Washington Street.

From Scottsdale/Phoenix (4.5 hours)
Head west on 1-10 to Palm Springs/Indio, exit south on Washington Street

RIDESHARE (Uber, Lyft)
Pick up and Drop off area: Bus Stop — Calle Tampico at La Quinta Public Library.

We encourage Rideshare drivers proceed via the following route:

  • From Washington St., take a right on Eisenhower Dr.
  • Take a left on Calle Tampico, and let passengers out at the Bus Stop in front of the La Quinta Public Library.

Coachella Valley Authorized Taxicab Franchises
American Cab 760-322-4444
Yellow Cab of the Desert 760-340-TAXI (8294)
Desert City Cab 760-328-3000
List of maximum fares


Greyhound Bus (Indio location)  National bus service
(760) 347-5888
83 100 Indio Blvd.
Indio CA 92201

FlixBus Affordable and comfortable bus travel on the West Coast
Routes to Palm Springs   
Customer Service:  (855) 626-8585

Sunline Transit Agency  Local bus service
Fares | Routes
Customer Service: 1-800-347-8628

Follow the Bicycle Transit Lanes along Washington and Calle Tampico to arrive at La Quinta Civic Center Campus.
Find parking for your bicycle at any of the bike racks in front of La Quinta Public Library as well as in Old Town La Quinta village.


La Quinta Arts Festival is located in a handicapped accessible public park. 

Wheelchair rentals are NOT available on site at La Quinta Arts Festival. 

Instead we are happy to refer you to local business qualified to fit the wheelchair patron with the appropriate size wheelchair.

In & Out Mobility (Molly)
73800 Dinah Shore Drive, Suie 100
Palm Desert, CA 92211 (760) 324-7790

US Medical Mobility
1227 S. Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92264 (760) 325-8988

Weekend, Weekly, and Monthly rates are available.