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.

Celebrate the Season

Presented by the City of Palm Desert

Once again, the City of Palm Desert helps you "Celebrate the Season" with festive fun and holiday cheer at The Gardens on El Paseo. Festivities include live entertainment featuring the Bobby Sanchez Combo playing 50's covers by the likes of Jerry Lee Lewis and Ritchie Valens, free pictures with Santa Claus, strolling carolers, hot cider and cocoa, and fun children's activities led by the Palm Desert Youth Committee. This event is free to the public and is sure to be fun for the whole family!

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