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.

2017 Running Wild''s WILD TURKEY TROT 5K

Benefiting Mizell Senior Center of Palm Springs

Make room for that extra piece of pie by running in Palm Springs' Running Wild's Wild Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning at 8am. Enjoy this lightening fast and flat certified course that starts and finishes on beautiful Palm Canyon in Downtown Palm Springs. All participants receive a long sleeved tech t-shirt with the mascot Lucky the Turkey, an awesome finisher medal, free finisher photo download and your very own wild turkey hat!  A portion of the events entry fee supports the Mizell Senior Center's MEALS ON WHEELS program; providing food for homebound seniors. 



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