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

Amanda Castro Band

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 Amanda Castro Band. Amanda Castro is an up and coming singer from Southern California. She specializes in an eclectic mix of upbeat jazz that appeals to all audiences. Whether it's a song from 1910 or 2010, Amanda is able to re-imagine the tunes in her jazzy yet show stopping style. Combining high energy musical performance with witty audience rapport and exciting band arrangements, Amanda and the band make the stage come alive. 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.

Amanda Castro Band

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