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.

Films on the Great Lawn - The Neverending Story

Sunnylands’ free outdoor movie series, Films on the Great Lawn, will conclude this week with feature film, The Neverending Story. This film is a PG-rated drama-fantasy is from 1984. The story tells of Bastian, who ducks into a bookstore to avoid bullies and sneaks away with a book. The novel, The Neverending Story, is about a fantasy land threatened by a darkness that destroys everything it touches. For the kingdom to survive it needs the help of a child. Bastian begins to wonder if he might be that child. Gates open at 7:30pm, with the film beginning at 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and small picnic items for the outdoor screening. Large coolers, alcohol, smoking, and pets are not permitted. Please see information about Sunnylands policies regarding pets and picnics. With limited parking, carpooling is strongly advised. The movie will be introduced by a representative of the Palm Springs International Film Festival. No reservations are required. For more information please contact the education department at 760-202-2234 or email education@sunnylands.org.

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