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.

Safari Nights

Safari Nights

Experience the wild side of The Living Desert during Safari Nights, every Friday night in September from 7pm to 9:30pm. 

In addition to taking in the sights and sounds of the native and exotic animals in the evening, Safari Nights activities also include scorpion hunts, astronomy, and bat detector stations, giraffe feeding, plus live entertainment. Food and beverage tastings and specialty cocktails will be available for purchase.

The events are open to all ages, however guests must be 21 and older and show a valid photo I.D. to participate in the alcohol tastings. Tickets for the event will be available for purchase at the door on the day of the event.


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