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.

Cameron Carpenter and the International Touring Organ

Grammy nominated organist Cameron Carpenter has shattered the mold, playing the organ like no one before him or since. Carpenter has reinvented the art of playing the organ. From technique, to costume, to International Touring Organ he brings to the McCallum, the Pennsylvania native and Juilliard graduate has changed the face of the pipe organ in more ways than one. “The bad boy of the organ” dazzles audiences with his energetic, dance-like performances of technical perfection and musical virtuosity. If you missed his sensational McCallum debut in 2016, you’ll definitely want to see him this time around.

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