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.

Earth Day Bird-a-thon Bus Tour

Led by Kurt Leuschner, Professor of Natural Resources, College of the Desert

Join Friends of the Desert Mountains for the Earth Day Bird-a-thon Bus Tour. Whether you are a beginner or a serious birder, enjoy spectacular desert and mountain scenery on a guided bus tour to well-known birding and nature hotspots in and around the Coachella Valley. Water and snacks will be provided. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy at one of our stops along the way. Before the day is over, you will have identified up to 100 different bird species, have lots of fun, and raise money for conservation. Reservations are required. For more information and to reserve your spot please call 760-862-9984.