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.

Train Day at The Living Desert

All aboard The Living Desert’s Train Day! Enjoy train chats, crafts, train adopts, a scavenger hunt and more! Join The Living Desert May 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to celebrate National Train Day. A free conductor hat will be given away to those attending, while supplies last. Train Day, which is free with paid admission, features fun events centered around The Living Desert’s 3,300 feet of track at the Garden Railroad. Train Day includes a scavenger hunt, train arts and crafts; special trackless train rides, and of course a Choo-Choo-Churro special. Model train enthusiasts will enjoy informative train chats being offered. The first child to finish their Scavenger Hunt will become Conductor of the Day! All others that finish their Scavenger Hunt will be entered into a drawing for a private Behind the Scenes of the Trains Exhibit.

Train Day

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