McDonald’s is opening its newest Coachella Valley location in Indio

INDIO — You will now have one more location to order that Big Mac and fries. McDonald’s newest location at 42295 Jefferson St. is welcoming the community to come celebrate with them under the Golden Arches.

McDonald’s Owner/Operator, Stacey Shalhoub is hosting a grand opening event on Saturday, May 6th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to unveil the new location.

Customers can enjoy a tasting of McDonald’s newly released Cold Brew Coffee, exclusively available in SoCal, and other activities including a bubble artist, face painting, photobooth, and costumed characters. Attendees will also be given chances to win discounts and merchandise giveaways. The City of Indio Police Department and the Riverside County Fire Department will be in attendance along with squad cars and a fire truck to interact with attendees.

During the ribbon-cutting ceremony the following week, the Indio Chamber of Commerce, city officials, the Family YMCA of the Desert and Ronald McDonald himself will be on hand to help commemorate the occasion.

Stacey Shalhoub, an alumna of Palm Springs High School, has been part of the McFamily for 13 years. This is her fifth restaurant and the 31st for her family’s organization, the Shalhoub Management Co, Inc.

“We are thrilled to host a day of celebration to welcome everyone into our new McDonald’s restaurant,” McDonald’s Owner/Operator Stacey Shalhoub said in a statement. “With a full crew of 70 new restaurant team members, we look forward to getting to know our fellow neighbors and creating a space for locals and travelers to connect over quality food.”

An official ribbon-cutting ceremony with local business organizations, city officials, and Ronald McDonald himself will be held on Saturday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Attending will be Shalhoub, the Indio Chamber of Commerce, Family YMCA of the Desert and Ronald McDonald.

McDonald’s serves a variety of menu options to more than 25 million customers every day. Ninety-five percent of McDonald’s 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women.

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