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.

Memorial Day Observance

Hosted by Cal State University San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus

In observance of Memorial Day, the Veterans Success Center at Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus will pay tribute to fallen service members on Thursday, May 24, on the front patio of the campus’ Palm Desert Health Sciences Building at 3pm. The program will begin with welcoming remarks by Sharon Brown-Welty, dean of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, followed by a presentation of the colors, “The Star Spangled Banner” performed by the Rancho Mirage High School Chamber Choir, a keynote address, a Moment of Reflection, a flag folding ceremony and a three-volley salute by the local VFW Post 6476 Honor Detail. Joel Daniels, a retired United States Marine Corps gunnery sergeant, will play “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipes. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony and tours of the campus’s Veteran’s Success Center will be offered. To RSVP to the event, contact Deborah Buck at (909) 537-5195 or dbuck@csusb.edu. Parking for the event is complimentary courtesy of the Friends of the Palm Desert Campus.

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