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.

Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival

The eighth annual Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival™ presented by Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, takes place March 23-25, 2018 in Palm Desert, CA. Organized by Palm Springs Life, this festival features some of the world’s best chefs, vintners, and craft brewers from across the country for three extraordinary days of culinary and wine and craft beer tastings in the heart of the famed El Paseo shopping district. The event features a standout roster of celebrity chef demonstrations and showcases the Coachella Valley as the ultimate culinary destination. The festival begins Friday, March 23 with the James Beard Gourmet Four-Course luncheon, expertly prepared by celebrity chefs and served in an elegantly-appointed tent. The luncheon is followed by two days of Grand Tastings, featuring delectable morsels from more than 40 restaurants, created by renowned chefs from all across California and the country. More than 60 premium wines and champagnes will be offered as well, and participants will be able to interact with the vintners and chefs to discuss in detail about the offerings. 

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