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.

La Gran Fiesta at The Living Desert

¡Mi Casa Es Zoo Casa! Join The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens for La Gran Fiesta, a fun filled event that highlights Hispanic culture with live music and dancing, animal enrichment delicious foods and more! The first 1000 guests to celebrate La Gran Fiesta will receive a FREE pepper plant grown at The Living Desert! One per person, while supplies last. This event is FREE for members or with paid admission.

During La Gran Fiesta, The Living Desert will also be raising awareness of the plight of the vaquita, the world’s most endangered marine mammal. Current estimates state there are fewer than 30 of these small porpoise left the world.


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