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.

Joshua Tree Spring Music Festival

Come out for the Joshua Tree Spring Music Festival! The festival showcases up and coming, white hot, have-to-see-them-now-before-they-get-big type of roster, with artists that are still hungry, honing their craft, and creating unique, original sounds. Artists who have performed at JTMF, then gone on to successful music careers include Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Elle King, the Avett Brothers, Brett Dennen, John Butler Trio, Trombone Shorty, Deer Tick, Trampled by Turtles, Chicano Batman, Railroad Earth, Orgone, Valerie June, Greensky Bluegrass and more. The festival offers live music which alternates continuously on two stages in one area so you don't miss a beat. Festivities also include a Kidsville, Artisan Vendors, Food and Drink, Live Painting & Auction and much more. The festival is a family friendly event, creating an all ages audience. For tickets and additional information please visit the Joshua Tree Music Festival website.

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