Overall – Loving All Animals

Most Humorous – Gilda’s Club

School Spirit – CV Cheer

Best Non-Profit – Family YMCA of the Desert

Best Use of Theme – College of the Desert

Mayor’s Choice – The Living Desert

Chairman’s Choice – Desert Arc

The 53rd Annual Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade stepped off at 12 noon on October 29, 2017

2017 Theme ~ DESERT SAFARI

The winner of the Theme Contest is ALEXA PALMER.

Alexa not only wins the bragging rights but wins 

  • A front row seat riding in the parade in a chauffeured golf cart.
  • Commemorative 2017 Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade shirt.
  • Introduction by the Press announcing the theme winner during the parade.
  • Recognition in press releases.


2017 Grand Marshal

Experience the spectacular color, pageantry, and fun as scores of whimsically decorated golf carts and bands march down Palm Desert’s famous shop-’til-you-drop El Paseo, in the first major event of the season! FLOATEntryForm 2017

Click Here to see the photos from past years and see this year’s winners!



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Join in the fun this year and participate with your own float!

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