What’s Happening in Palm Desert?

No matter the season, there’s always plenty to see and do in the Palm Desert area. From special events like Fashion Week El Paseo and the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival, sporting events such as the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, and exciting theatrical and musical performances at the McCallum Theatre, there’s something for everyone. Search our complete event listings below or browse our list of Palm Desert Signature Events and other major events in the desert.

Idyllwild Arts presents Jazz in the Pines

The Idyllwild Arts Foundation proudly presents the Annual Jazz in the Pines Festival, August 19, 20, and 21st, featuring over two dozen bands. This year’s festival line-up is better than ever, with something for everyone – from Charles McPherson’s rich musical style, rooted in blues and bebop, to Postmodern Jukebox’s Casey Abrams and Haley Reinhart. Attendees can also browse the Festival Marketplace for festival t-shirts, hats, and posters, and also for jewelry, pottery, and other crafts created by the Idyllwild area's many outstanding artists. For more information on the festival please visit their website at www.idyllwildjazz.com.
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