9/25/16 - 10/2/16
The 51st Anniversary of the Borrego Days Desert Festival will be kicking off Friday, October 21st from through Saturday, October 23rd in the iconic green oasis of Christmas Circle. The whole family is invited for a weekend full of family fun in the beautiful desert town of Borrego Springs. This event is filled to the brim with inspiring art, entertainment, delicious food and drink, and so much more!
Come settle in to the perfect spot before the Borrego Days Parade begins at 10:00 AM with a multi vintage plane flyover to kick off the fun. Sit back and relax as you witness the showcase of over 70 parade entries, eclectic and creative floats, beautiful automobiles old and new, equestrian groups, and so much more. In addition to the lineup, cheer on 6 marching bands as they compete to win first place and beautiful trophies!
Once the parade wraps up, head to Christmas Circle for an array of activities for all to enjoy! Take a leisurely stroll and peruse the array of artists, retail vendors, delicious food offerings, and tasty treats sure to satisfy any craving. There will be live entertainment throughout the day and into the night for those who want to dance along with the desert breeze. Cool off in the beverage garden with a refreshing beer or wine served by the friendliest bartenders in town. On Saturday, October 22nd, check out the Borrego Days Car Show from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM for incredible automobiles from yester-year that are sure to bring a feeling of nostalgia and wonder. On Sunday, October 23rd from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, adrenaline lovers and explorers alike will be delighted to see the Borrego Days Off-Road Show featuring quads, dirt bikes, off-road trucks, and more!
The kids will have a blast at the Kid's Carnival, where they can climb the rock wall, slide down humongous inflatable slides, and play classic carnival games for prizes. Wristbands for unlimited access to slides and other inflatable attractions will be available for purchase for $25 each day. You can also upgrade your wristband to include unlimited rock wall climbing for just $30!