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.

Wildflower Workshop

Join the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center for their free Wildflower Workshop. Get ready for the wildflower season and learn names of common wildflowers, their adaptations for pollination and where to see the most blooms. Hand lenses and identification guides will be provided for this session of friendly "botanizing." Know the "5 must-haves" items for flower hunting! Attendees can also enjoy and optional wildflower walk on an adjacent easy access trail. Two sessions for the Wildflower Workshop will be available. The morning session will be from 10:00am to 11:30am and the afternoon session will be held 1:00pm to 2:30pm. For more details please the National Monument Visitor Center at 760-862-9984. Reservations are required by Monday, February 19 to reserve your space as seating is limited.

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