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.
The Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival
Save the date for some good old-fashioned fun at the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival from February 17 to February 26, 2017. Get ready to cheer for the daredevil drivers at the Monster Truck show, experience the thrills and chills of carnival rides, dig into fantastic food and fair treats, browse through arts and crafts booths, and see some big headliners perform all your favorite songs. Located at the Riverside County Fairgrounds, just minutes from Palm Desert, this kid-friendly event has something for everyone, so bring the whole family for a full day of fun on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on the weekends from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.