Wacky and Local: Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade

Daffy rolls are the delightful name of the game at this historic happening.

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Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade
The 51st Palm Desert Golf Parade rolls, with charm, character, and a lot of decorations, on Sunday, Oct. 25.
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Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade
The 51st Palm Desert Golf Parade rolls, with charm, character, and a lot of decorations, on Sunday, Oct. 25.
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Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade
Animals, flora, and other visuals are often seen in the colorful parade.
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Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade
Even local organizations and schools get in on the oh-so-local fun.
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Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade
"Area 51" is the theme for the 51st parade, so count on seeing a lot of UFO-type action.
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Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade
The parade began back in the early '60s and was a summer thing (if you can believe it). It was held as a way to stave off the summer-heat blues, for locals.
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Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade
Groups like the Arthritis Foundation have made colorful, clown-y showings in the past.
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Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade
The wee vehicles are much beloved in the resort town. Yep, they're seen mainly on the greens, but the parade gives them a chance to head into the heart of Palm Desert.
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Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade
The 51st annual Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade rolls on Sunday, Oct. 25.
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