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.

Empire Polo

Empire Polo Club offers polo games that are open to the public from December 31 to April 1 for the 2017/2018 Polo season. General admission is free to all of the polo games. There is a $20 per car parking fee for general admission and tailgating on Sundays. Food and beverage services are available during Sunday Polo. Tailgaters and general admission spectators are welcome to bring in their own chairs, sun umbrellas, blankets and picnic fare. Bleacher seating is also available in the general admission area and dogs are welcome on a leash. Empire Polo also offers Friday night polo games on select dates during the winter polo season.  Admission and parking are free for Friday night games. Tailgaters are welcome and bleacher seating is available for spectators. Tailgaters and spectators are welcome to bring in their own picnic fare and bar service will be available during the Friday night games. For the polo match schedule and additional information on this event please visit Empire Polo Club's website. 


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