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.

Palm Desert Concerts in the Park

L.A.vation

Palm Desert's Civic Center Park Amphitheater is once again the hot spot for live music in May! Residents and visitors alike flock to the Palm Desert Civic Center Park every Thursday evening in May for the City's free Concerts in the Park. Held on the terraced lawn of the Civic Center Park Amphitheater, music lovers can look forward to diverse musical offerings from reggae to R&B, country to indie and more. This week's featured band is L.A.vation. Lead by the incomparable Jason Thiesen performing as Bono, this quartet has left no stone unturned to deliver the most accurate Tribute to U2, the greatest rock and roll band of its generation! Along with Bart Davis, who recreates the tech guitar wizardry of “The Edge,” bassist Howard Ulyate supplies the melodic low end of Adam Clayton. And true to his real-life counterpart, Larry Mullen Jr., drummer/music director Jorgen Ingmar Alofs provides the heart, soul and attention to detail that makes L.A.vation unrivaled, except perhaps by U2 themselves! Concertgoers are encouraged to bring picnic baskets, blankets, and lawn chairs. Food trucks will be onsite with tasty food options, beverages and snacks for purchase. Alcoholic beverages and smoking are prohibited.

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