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.

Films on the Great Lawn - The Sandlot

Come out to Sunnylands for Films on the Great Lawn, presented in partnership with the Palm Springs International Film Festival. This week's featured film will be The Sandlot. The Sandlot released in 1993 is a coming-of-age baseball comedy directed by David M. Evans, who also narrates the film. The story takes place during the summer of 1962 and stars Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Karen Allen, Denis Leary and James Earl Jones. This event is free. Gate opens at 7:30pm with the film beginning at 8pm. Filmgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and small picnic items for the outdoor screening. Large coolers, alcohol, smoking, and pets are not permitted. Please see information about Sunnylands policies regarding pets and picnics. Parking is limited, carpooling is strongly advised.   
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