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.

La Quinta Arts Festival

Come out for the 36th Annual La Quinta Arts Festival located at the stunning La Quinta Civic Center Campus. This event has been Ranked #1 in the Nation, 2013, 2014, 2015 and #3 in 2016, 2017 by Greg Lawler’s Art Fair SourceBook. This visual feast beckons art and culture lovers, family and friends from near and far to view over 200 artists displaying unique creations in every art medium and price point to satisfy ‘novice enthusiasts’ to ‘sophisticated collectors.’ Amazing art set amidst rolling green lawns, cool lakes and waterfalls, encircled by majestic mountains sets the scene – delicious food, drink and live entertainment complement your experience!

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