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.

Year of the Giraffe Launch Party

Join the Living Desert as they celebrate and kick-off the Year of the Giraffe with an exciting day of giraffe activities. Fun for the entire family, guests will have the opportunity to learn more about this endangered species, take the pledge to stand tall for giraffe, participate in fun giraffe-themed activities, take a behind-the-scenes tour*, food and beverage specials*, listen to keeper chats and Juma the Giraffe storytelling and, of course, feed the giraffe*! Activities are free for members and with paid park admission. *Please note, some activities are not included with park admission and have a small additional fee. 

Year of the Giraffe – Launch Party

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