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.

Desert Stories XI – An Epic Spoken Word Event

The Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s Desert Stories returns, this time in its first summer performance!  Featured by the L.A. Times, this popular signature event for the region sells-out every year! Hosted by Cheryl Montelle and featuring an exciting line-up of new eclectic artists, come hear more true-life experiences and a few tall tales from some of the Desert’s best storytellers—and some special guests. A no-host bar and social begins at 6pm with performances beginning at 7pm. Please note the suggested rating for this event is PG-13 due to adult themes and strong language. 

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