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.

Galen First Fridays

In conjunction with El Paseo Art Walk and F1RST WEEKend Palm Desert, the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert continues their successful Galen First Fridays event every first Friday of the month (November – May) with free admission from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Enjoy the current exhibition with a docent tour at 4 p.m. followed by a talk at 4:30 p.m. and live entertainment at 7:30 p.m. in the Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden. 
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