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.

Free Armed Forces Day Concert: "Our American Heritage"

Presented by Desert Winds Freedom Band

The Desert Winds Freedom Band is proud to present "Our American Heritage," an Armed Forces Day free concert event at the Palm Desert Civic Center Park on Saturday, May 20 at 7pm. This beautiful expansive park is located at 43900 San Pablo Avenue and has plenty of free parking. Enjoy the beautiful balmy summer evening and bring a picnic dinner, chairs and blankets to enjoy a spectacular evening of Americana and Patriotic music dedicated to honoring our men and women in the Armed Forces. Booths and representatives from a variety of Veteran and Armed Forces organizations will be onsite along with a display of a large number of American Flags on loan from The Healing Field. In honor of Armed Forces Day, upbeat and rousing patriotic music representing our country's military history will be performed including favorites like "Star Spangled Banner," "National Emblem March," Selections from the movie Grease, "Armed Forces - Pride of America," "Stars and Stripes" and many more. 

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