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.

Cabazon Indio Powwow

The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians keep cultural tradition alive with their annual Cabazon Indio Powwow. This annual celebration includes Native American dance competitions for contestants of all ages, bird singing, drum contests and peon games. There are also opportunities for visitors to join dancers in the arena during non-competitive, intertribal dancing. Attendees can also enjoy Native American foods such as Indian fry bread and shop among vendors for jewelry, weavings, dream catchers and other types of Native arts and crafts.  


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