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.

2018 Run for Ike 5K & Jr. Ike Dash

The 8th Annual Run For Ike 5K is held in the memory of Palm Springs Police Department K-9 Officer Ike who was killed in the line of duty in 2011. This event is held annually with all proceeds supporting the Palm Springs Police Department K-9 Fund. This is a fast and flat out and back course in beautiful Palm Springs. It is runner, walker, stroller and doggie friendly, beginning and ending at the Palm Springs Police Department. Your $35 entry fee gets you registered into the event, an event tech t-shirt, a special commemorative IKE dog tag, a pancake breakfast and souvenir photo downloads! You will also receive a plush Ike Jr. doggie of your very own! Following the race, we will have lots of activities lasting throughout the day!


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