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.

16th Annual Dr. George Car Show

Come out for an exciting day of family fun at The Dr. George Car Show. This annual festival of cars is a world-renowned car show in a beautiful outdoor setting on the grass. The "Dr. George" always presents a spectacular array of eye-popping machines that are among the best in the country. Attendees will also be delighted by the food, music, vendors, and raffles. This amazing show celebrates the memory of Dr. Sebastian George, one of the Coachella Valley's most beloved and selfless oncologists and co-founder of the non-profit Desert Cancer Foundation. For over twenty years, this organization has provided financial assistance to local residents for free medical services.

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