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.

Free Guided Public Art Tour

City of Palm Desert

The City of Palm Desert offers free docent-guided tours of its public art collection on select Saturdays each month September - May at 9:00 a.m. Each month a different portion of the City's outdoor art collection is highlighted in one of three tours; the artwork at the Palm Desert Public Library, in the Civic Center Park and of the El Paseo Exhibition. This month's tour features the El Paseo Exhibition and will meet at the northeast corner of El Paseo and Highway74. Reservations are not required. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a bottle of water, and come prepared for a one-hour walking tour. 

Monument to Curiosity

"Monument to Curiosity" by Arnold Martin

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