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.
5th Annual Run with Los Muertos 5K and Block Party
Come out for the 5th Annual Run with Los Muertos 5K. In honor of a passed loved one, join hundreds of runners and thousands of spectators from throughout the country at this unique health and culture event held during typically perfect Southern California fall weather. In its 5th year, Run with Los Muertos continues to be one of the most unique, inspiring, art-filled, and entertaining 5k night runs in the nation. From the art viewing opportunities, live music, neon lights, burning candles, painted faces and entertainment, to the Los Muertos procession; the 5th Annual Run with Los Muertos promises to be a fun and fulfilling Saturday night. Proceeds benefit Raices Cultura! The event features a 5K fast course through historic Downtown Coachella, entertainment, art zone and beer garden. Registration fees include a t-shirt and post run beverage. Please note that t-shirts are guaranteed for pre-registered runners only. Awards will also be given to the top 3 in each age/team category. The first 150 to register will have the name of their loved one added to event t-shirt!