What’s Happening in Palm Desert?


No matter the season, there’s always plenty to see and do in the Palm Desert area.  From Fashion Week El Paseo and the Coachella Music Festival to the Humana Challenge Golf Tournament and the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, there’s something for everyone. Check out our event listings or signature area events.

Upcoming Events (Aug 2015 to Oct 2015)

Date
Event
August 6, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PaintNite

Location: Morton's The Steakhouse

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: https://www.paintnite.com/palmsprings/buytickets/880853

In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a beverage, Paint Nite's artists guide you through the steps to create your own unique masterpiece. They provide everything you need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. Absolutely no painting experience is needed. Bring your friends!

Event Details »

August 6, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Coachella Valley Art Scene "On the Outside"

Location: Whole Foods Market

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/palmdesert

Every Thursday of the week this Summer join us for sunset sessions on the outside patio of Whole Foods in Palm Desert. Have a delicious beer + burger while you: - Listen to Live Music - Make a Craft - Community Art Project - Watch the sun set with good company.

Event Details »

August 7, 2015
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Russel Peters

Location: The Show at Agua Caliente Casino

Event Type: Comedy

Event Web Site: http://www.hotwatercasino.com/TheShow/

Russel Peters appears at The Show at Agua Caliente Casino.

Event Details »

August 9, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

PaintNite

Location: Pizzeria Villagio

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: https://www.paintnite.com/palmsprings/buytickets/888075

In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a beverage, Paint Nite's artists guide you through the steps to create your own unique masterpiece. They provide everything you need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. Absolutely no painting experience is needed. Bring your friends!

Event Details »

August 9, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Rebecca Spencer

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Rebecca Spencer in "Rebecca Sings The Greats." This Las Vegas entertainer sings Rodgers & Hart, Oscar Hammerstein, Hoagy Carmichael, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more.

Event Details »

August 9, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

PaintNite

Location: Schmidy's Tavern

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: https://www.paintnite.com/palmsprings/buytickets/890505

In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a beverage, Paint Nite's artists guide you through the steps to create your own unique masterpiece. They provide everything you need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. Absolutely no painting experience is needed. Bring your friends!

Event Details »

August 13, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Paint Sip & Inspire

Location: Cambria

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: http://www.paint-sip-and-inspire.com/calendar-of-events.html

Make painting easy and exciting. You will be amazed at your own work of ART!  Paint, Sip & Inspire brings the party to various locations around town, corporate events, or your living room. At the end of the event, you will take home the work of art you created. All of your painting supplies, including an apron to keep your clothes clean are waiting for you!

Event Details »

August 13, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PaintNite

Location: Morton's The Steakhouse

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: https://www.paintnite.com/palmsprings/buytickets/880854

In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a beverage, Paint Nite's artists guide you through the steps to create your own unique masterpiece. They provide everything you need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. Absolutely no painting experience is needed. Bring your friends!

Event Details »

August 13, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Coachella Valley Art Scene "On the Outside"

Location: Whole Foods Market

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/palmdesert

Every Thursday of the week this Summer join us for sunset sessions on the outside patio of Whole Foods in Palm Desert. Have a delicious beer + burger while you: - Listen to Live Music - Make a Craft - Community Art Project - Watch the sun set with good company.

Event Details »

August 15 - August 16, 2015

Idyllwild Arts presents Jazz in the Pines

Location: Idyllwild Arts Campus

Event Type: Festival

Event Web Site: http://www.idyllwildjazz.com/index.html

The Idyllwild Arts Foundation proudly presents the 22nd annual Jazz in the Pines Festival this August 15th and 16th, featuring over two dozen bands. Performers and fans of jazz, blues, and R&B have a breathtaking mountain campus to themselves.

Event Details »

August 15, 2015
8:00 pm

Deep Purple

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php#deep_purple

One of the biggest pioneers of hard rock and heavy metal in history, Deep Purple bring their mega-hits like “Smoke On The Water,” “Hush” and “Perfect Strangers” to the Special Events Center stage at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.

Event Details »

August 15, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Kenny Metcalf, A Celebration of Elton John

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

Spotlight 29 Casino is proud present Kenny Metcalf celebrating the music of Elton John on Saturday, August 15. 

Event Details »

August 16, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

PaintNite

Location: Pizzeria Villagio

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: https://www.paintnite.com/palmsprings/buytickets/888076

In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a beverage, Paint Nite's artists guide you through the steps to create your own unique masterpiece. They provide everything you need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. Absolutely no painting experience is needed. Bring your friends!

Event Details »

August 16, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Jaci Davis

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Jaci Davis in "Living, Laughing and Loving." She broke the attendance record last season, so she's back with new fun songs, sad songs and some in-between. Joining her once again is The Derrik Lewis Trio.

Event Details »

August 18, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Paint Sip & Inspire

Location: Woodhaven Country Club

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: http://www.paint-sip-and-inspire.com/calendar-of-events.html

Make painting easy and exciting. You will be amazed at your own work of ART!  Paint, Sip & Inspire brings the party to various locations around town, corporate events, or your living room. At the end of the event, you will take home the work of art you created. All of your painting supplies, including an apron to keep your clothes clean are waiting for you!

Event Details »

August 18, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Paint Sip & Inspire

Location: Woodhaven Country Club

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: http://www.paint-sip-and-inspire.com/calendar-of-events.html

Make painting easy and exciting. You will be amazed at your own work of ART!  Paint, Sip & Inspire brings the party to various locations around town, corporate events, or your living room. At the end of the event, you will take home the work of art you created. All of your painting supplies, including an apron to keep your clothes clean are waiting for you!

Event Details »

August 20, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PaintNite

Location: Morton's The Steakhouse

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: https://www.paintnite.com/palmsprings/buytickets/880855

In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a beverage, Paint Nite's artists guide you through the steps to create your own unique masterpiece. They provide everything you need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. Absolutely no painting experience is needed. Bring your friends!

Event Details »

August 20, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Coachella Valley Art Scene "On the Outside"

Location: Whole Foods Market

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/palmdesert

Every Thursday of the week this Summer join us for sunset sessions on the outside patio of Whole Foods in Palm Desert. Have a delicious beer + burger while you: - Listen to Live Music - Make a Craft - Community Art Project - Watch the sun set with good company.

Event Details »

August 21, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

New Edition

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php#new_edition

New Edition in concert at Fantasy Springs Casino.

Event Details »

August 22, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sinbad

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Comedy

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

Sinbad appears at the Spotlight 29 Casino.

Event Details »

August 22, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Diana Krall

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php

Multiple Grammy® Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer, Diana Krall brings her "Wallflower World Tour" to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. Produced by award-winning producer David Foster, Wallflower finds Krall breaking new ground with her interpretations of some of the greatest pop songs of all time.

Event Details »

August 23, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

PaintNite

Location: Pizzeria Villagio

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: https://www.paintnite.com/palmsprings/buytickets/888077

In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a beverage, Paint Nite's artists guide you through the steps to create your own unique masterpiece. They provide everything you need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. Absolutely no painting experience is needed. Bring your friends!

Event Details »

August 23, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Bill Clifford

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Musical Theater

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Bill Clifford in "Broadway Bill's Way." This local singer knows his Broadway tunes from the showstoppers to the lesser-known gems. Wayne Abravanel is Musical Director.

Event Details »

August 25, 2015

Free Entrance Day Joshua Tree National Park

Location: Joshua Tree National Park Visitors Center

Event Type: Free Event

Event Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm

America's Best Idea — the national parks — is even better when it's free!

Event Details »

August 26, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Paint Sip & Inspire

Location: Cambria

Event Type: Art

Event Web Site: http://www.paint-sip-and-inspire.com/calendar-of-events.html

Make painting easy and exciting. You will be amazed at your own work of ART!  Paint, Sip & Inspire brings the party to various locations around town, corporate events, or your living room. At the end of the event, you will take home the work of art you created. All of your painting supplies, including an apron to keep your clothes clean are waiting for you!

Event Details »

August 28 - August 30, 2015

August Cabaret An Evening with Groucho

Location: Coachella Valley Repertory

Event Type: Theater

Event Web Site: http://cvrep.org/

Award-winning actor and director Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. See the Coachella Valley Repertory website for performance times.

Event Details »

August 28, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Prince Royce

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php#prince_royce

Prince Royce in concert at Fantasy Springs Casino.

Event Details »

August 29, 2015

ABBAFAB, A Celebration of ABBA

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

A celebration of the music of ABBA.

Event Details »

August 30, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Francesca Amari & Gilmore Rizzo

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Francesca Amari and Gilmore Rizzo in "A Couple Of Swells." After many requests, this show is back for another season. This fast-paced mini-musical review covers songs and bits from a bevy of Hollywood and TV stars. With Bryan Miller on piano.

Event Details »

September 5, 2015
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Free Guided Public Art Tour

Location: El Paseo

Event Type: Tour

Event Web Site: http://palmdesertart.org

Take a free, guided walking tour of the public art collection as part of Palm Desert’s inspiring and fun filled weekend of art and culture on the first Saturday each month at 9 a.m. This month's tour is of the El Paseo Invitational Exhibition. Meet the docent at the northeast corner of El Paseo and Highway 74. For more information visit www.palmdesertart.org or call 760-568-1441. 

Event Details »

September 5, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Marshall Tucker Band

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

Spotlight 29 Casino is proud present the American group that helped establish the Southern rock genre, The Marshall Tucker Band, on Saturday, September 5. 

Event Details »

September 6, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Rachel & Matthew Tyler

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Rachel and Matthew Tyler in "For Better... And Better." Back by popular demand, this Mr. & Mrs. team reveals all--well almost all--with new songs, new stories and a few secrets.

Event Details »

September 6, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sammy Hagar & The Circle

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php

Sammy Hagar & The Circle in concert at Fantasy Springs Casino.

Event Details »

September 11, 2015
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

19th Annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade

Location: Palm Springs

Event Type: Parade

Event Web Site: http://www.ci.palm-springs.ca.us/government/departments/parks-recreation/18th-annual-palm-springs-veterans-day-parade

The City of Palm Springs proudly presents the 19th Annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade on Wednesday, November 11 at 3:30 p.m in downtown Palm Springs. The parade steps off at Ramon Road and Palm Canyon Drive and heads northbound on Palm Canyon Drive to Alejo Road where the parade ends. Immediately following the parade will be a post-parade patriotic concert at the main stage located at the intersection of Amado Road and Palm Canyon Drive.

Event Details »

September 11, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Little Big Town

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php#lbt

Grammy Award-winners Little Big Town bring their unparalleled four-part vocal harmonies to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.  Their smash hits “Pontoon,” “Your Side Of The Bed,” “Day Drinking” and others showcase the one of a kind sound that has brought them to the forefront of modern country music. 

Event Details »

September 12, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Boyz II Men

Location: The Show at Agua Caliente Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.hotwatercasino.com/TheShow/

Boyz II Men in concert at The Show at Agua Caliente Casino.

Event Details »

September 12, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Belinda Carlisle

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php

Belinda Carlisle in concert at Fantasy Springs Casino.

Event Details »

September 12, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ramon Ayala

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

Ramon Ayala in concert at Spotlight 29 Casino.

Event Details »

September 13, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Meg McLynn

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

    Meg McLynn in "I Could Go On Singing: A Tribute To Judy Garland."  Judy, her movies, her songs, her life. From the singer who wowed audiences in the Patsy Cline Songbook last year. Musical Director is David Duval.      

Event Details »

September 13, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gina Carey Live in Concert & CD Release Party "Let's Get Funkalicious "

Location: Clementine Gourmet Marketplace & Cafe

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.ginacarey.net/

On Sunday, September 13th, Gina Carey, winner of the 2015 Coachella Valley “Best Contemporary Artist award “and 2012 winner of the Marker Broadcasting Rising Star of the Desert Award for “Best Jazz Artist”, will celebrate the release of her new album “Can you dig it” with a free concert. This event will be held at “Clementine Gourmet Marketplace & Café”, located at 72990 El Paseo Ste. 3 Palm Desert, CA 92260 from 5pm-7pm. Jamming along with Gina will be her husband, recording artist and former guitar player of “The Chi-lights”, John Carey, Theo Coakley, of the 70’s funk band T- Connection, Marvin sweet banks bass, Dave Thomasson on horns and Ty Sticks on Drums. During this celebratory event, Gina will perform all 10 songs from her upcoming release. “Can You Dig It, is a funky retro soul Album that capture’s the sound of the late 70’s and early eighties with a modern twist. To make reservations, call (760) 834-8814. Space is limited. Find out more about Gina Carey by visiting her website at http://www.ginacarey.net. Preview Gina’s new single "Funkalicious" on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyWlzdcNbaQ   For a preview of the entire CD go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JKKBPxl94s .

Event Details »

September 17 - September 20, 2015

Cinema Diverse

Location: Camelot Theatres

Event Type: Film Festival

Event Web Site: http://cinemadiverse.org/

Cinema Diverse, the Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the best in LGBT Cinema.

Event Details »

September 18 - September 26, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dead Man's Cell Phone

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Theater

Event Web Site: http://www.dtworks.org/on-stage.html

A ringing cell phone starts off this madcap romantic comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl. When the peaceful setting in an otherwise-quiet café is interrupted by the incessant ring tone, Jean, the woman at the next table, becomes exasperated. Discovering that the phone’s owner is dead, she answers the phone—and soon finds herself dating the dead man’s brother, sharing cosmopolitans with his widow, and meeting his mistress for a mysterious rendezvous. Presented by Desert Theatreworks, curtain times are Sept. 18-19 and 25-26 at 7pm, with matinees at 2pm on Sept. 19 & 26.

Event Details »

September 18, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Luis Miguel

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php

Luis Miguel in concert at Fantasy Springs Casino.

Event Details »

September 19, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Heart

Location: The Show at Agua Caliente Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.hotwatercasino.com/TheShow/

Heart in concert at The Show at Agua Caliente Casino.

Event Details »

September 19, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bonnie Raitt

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php

Bonnie Raitt in concert at Fantasy Springs Casino.

Event Details »

September 20, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Gary Floyd

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Gary Floyd in "When Gary Met Harry." One of our greatest songwriters, Harry Warren, is celebrated with songs and stories of his career. With Joel Baker on piano.

Event Details »

September 25 - September 27, 2015
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thunder & Lightning Pow Wow

Location: Morongo Casino

Event Type: Live Performance

Event Web Site: http://www.morongonation.org/content/thunder-lightning-pow-wow

The Morongo nation invites everyone to join in this celebration of Native American culture and heritage. Enjoy music, dance, food, Native vendors and more.

Event Details »

September 25, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Gloria Trevi

Location: Fantasy Springs Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/entertain/entertain.php

Gloria Trevi in concert at Fantasy Springs Casino.

Event Details »

September 26, 2015

Free Entrance Day Joshua Tree National Park

Location: Joshua Tree National Park Visitors Center

Event Type: Free Event

Event Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm

America's Best Idea — the national parks — is even better when it's free!

Event Details »

September 26, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Gregory Wolfe, A Celebration of Rod Stewart

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to bring back Gregory Wolfe singing the hits and true classics of Rod Stewart on Saturday, September 26.

Event Details »

September 27, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Pat Whiteman

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Pat Whiteman returns from three seasons ago with a new show, songs and stories with direction by Jasan Graae and musical direction by John Boswell.

Event Details »

October 2 - October 11, 2015

Cats

Location: Palm Canyon Theatre

Event Type: Musical Theater

Event Web Site: http://www.palmcanyontheatre.org/

Based on T.S. Eliot’s whimsical collection of poems, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s popular musical brings together a tribe of Jellicle Cats on a moonlit evening, who must make the “Jellicle choice” to decide which of them will ascend to the mysterious Heaviside Layer to be reborn. See the Palm Canyon Theatre website for performance times.

Event Details »

October 3, 2015

Relay For Life of Palm Desert

Location: Southwest Community Church

Event Type: Walk/Run/Hike

Event Web Site: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY16CA?pg=entry&fr_id=69518

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all.

Event Details »

October 3, 2015

Brooks & Dunn

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

Brooks & Dunn in concert at Spotlight 29 Casino.

Event Details »

October 3, 2015
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Free Guided Public Art Tour

Location: Palm Desert Public Library

Event Type: First Weekend

Event Web Site: http://palmdesertart.org

Take a free, guided walking tour of the public art collection as part of Palm Desert's inspiring and fun filled weekend of art and culture on the first Saturday each month at 9 a.m. This month's tour covers the art around the Palm Desert Public Library. Meet at the library entrance. For more information visit www.palmdesertart.org or call 760-568-1441.   

Event Details »

October 3, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Duran Duran

Location: The Show at Agua Caliente Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: https://www.hotwatercasino.com/TheShow/index.html

Duran Duran in concert at The Show at Agua Caliente Casino.

Event Details »

October 4, 2015
7:00 am - 11:00 am

Y Be Fit Palm Desert Challenge

Location: Palm Desert

Event Type: Walk/Run/Hike

Event Web Site: http://www.ybefitpdchallenge.org/

Whether you're a runner, walker or tri-athlete, there is an event for every age and skill level at Family YMCA of the Desert's 2nd Annual Y Be Fit Palm Desert Challenge at the Palm Desert Civic Center Park. The more serious Reverse Mini-Triathlon includes a 5K run, 10-mile bike ride and ends with a 300-meter swim at the Palm Desert Aquatic Center, while the PrimeTime 5K Walk/Run and 1ST Bank 1K Color Run are additional options for joining in the fun for everyone from youngsters to the young at heart. Following the finish of the Reverse Mini-Triathlon, the morning continues with a Health and Wellness Fair offering vendor and information booths, entertainment, and activities for all ages. The public is invited to attend the fair that concludes at 11 a.m.

Event Details »

October 4, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Janice Gerard

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Janice Gerard in "It's Too Darn Hot!"The multi-award-winning singer and dancer sings the best of Streisand, Midler, Garland, Fitzgerald and more. With Joel Baker on piano.

Event Details »

October 8 - October 11, 2015

Joshua Tree Music Festival

Location: Joshua Tree Lake Campground

Event Type: Festival

Event Web Site: http://www.joshuatreemusicfestival.com/index.html

Music lovers of all ages enjoy this phenomenal live music in an intimate setting and magical surroundings. The fall fest differs musically with artists of the more rootsicana-newgrassy-folkadelic realms.

Event Details »

October 8 - October 10, 2015

Quitfest Oasis Palm Springs

Location: Palm Springs Convention Center

Event Type: Expo

Event Web Site: https://www.quiltfest.com/activities.asp?id=41

Mancuso Show Management is pleased to announce the return of Quiltfest Oasis Palm Springs. Along with many fine vendors and sponsors at the Quiltfest, Show Management will also present an all-star line-up of international and nationally renowned instructors and, of course, fabulous quilts.

Event Details »

October 9 - October 11, 2015

Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival

Location: Annenberg Theater

Event Type: Festival

Event Web Site: http://lucyandgail.com/

Each year dozens of world-class female musicians converge on Palm Springs for a weekend of unforgettable music.

Event Details »

October 9 - October 12, 2015

Palm Springs Modernism Week Fall Preview

Location: Palm Springs

Event Type: Festival

Event Web Site: http://www.modernismweek.com/

The mission of Modernism Week is to celebrate and foster appreciation of mid-century architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley.

Event Details »

October 10, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brenton Woods

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

Brenton Woods in concert at Spotlight 29 Casino.

Event Details »

October 11, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Lindsey Larson

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Lindsey Larson in "It's A Good Day: The Peggy Lee Songbook." Peggy's hit songs and story are beautifully performed by this stellar singer. Musical Director is David Duval.

Event Details »

October 15 - October 17, 2015

Aviation Expo and Parade of Planes

Location: Palm Springs Convention Center

Event Type: Expo

Event Web Site: http://aviation-xpo.com/

The 2015 Flying Aviation Expo presented by Scheyden will be hosted at the Palm Springs Convention Center, October 15 – 17, 2015. The highly anticipated weekend will include events, education, parties, and parades.

Event Details »

October 15, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

La Gran Fiesta

Location: Living Desert

Event Type: Festival

Event Web Site: http://www.livingdesert.org/event/

Join The Living Desert for a fun filled event that highlights Hispanic culture with games, live music and dancing, animal enrichment delicious foods and more!

Event Details »

October 17, 2015

Desert Aids Walk

Location: Ruth Hardy Park

Event Type: Benefit

Event Web Site: https://www.desertaidsproject.org/fundraising-at-dap/desert-aids-walk/

The Desert AIDS Walk is a grassroots, community fundraising event that supports client services at Desert AIDS Project and other local nonprofit partners.

Event Details »

October 18, 2015

Fourth Family Fun Day at the McCallum

Location: McCallum Theatre

Event Type: Benefit

Event Web Site: http://www.mccallumtheatre.com/index.php/shows/all-shows/other-shows/fourth-annual-family-fun-day?refe=1720

Bring the whole family to our Fourth annual day of fun. Those Amazing Animals features Olate Dogs, winners of “America’s Got Talent” in 2012. They’ve appeared in Las Vegas and on many TV commercials. You’ll also see some of the exotic animals from the San Diego Zoo, along with another alumnus of “America’s Got Talent,” ventriloquist Kevin Johnson.  The purchase of a ticket includes admission to all family fun activities. Proceeds from the McCallum Family Fun Day benefit learning and community outreach activities of the McCallum Theatre Institute, the educational division of the Theatre.Food & Fun: 12 PM, Performance: 2:30 PM.  

Event Details »

October 18, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Gretchen Reinhagen

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Gretchen Reinhagen in "Both Sides Now."  This NYC award-winner sings tunes from Broadway, plus popular songs, blues, and her Kaye Ballard tribute. Directed by Barry Kleinbort with musical director Tracy Stark.

Event Details »

October 23 - November 1, 2014

The Adams Family

Location: Palm Canyon Theatre

Event Type: Musical Theater

Event Web Site: http://www.palmcanyontheatre.org/

The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in THE ADDAMS FAMILY. See the Palm Canyon Theatre website for performance times.

Event Details »

October 23, 2015

Disco Frenzy

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to present Disco Frenzy, featuring a night filled with some of the biggest names from the disco era on Friday, October 23. Disco Frenzy features electrifying artists, all performing in one night, including Gloria Gaynor, Martha Wash, Heatwave and Evelyn King.

Event Details »

October 24, 2015

Tram Road Challenge

Location: Palm Springs

Event Type: Walk/Run/Hike

Event Web Site: http://www.kleinclarksports.com/tram

The 30th Annual Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge is a 6K uphill run/walk presented by the Palm Springs Aerial Tram and Make a Difference Day.This event benefits the United Way of the Desert.

Event Details »

October 24 - October 25, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Howl-O-Ween at The Living Desert

Location: Living Desert

Event Type: Festival

Event Web Site: http://www.livingdesert.org/event/

Kids are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes and enjoy one of the many exciting activities planned for Halloween night including more than 20 trick or treat stations, a monster maze, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin decorating, animal encounters, Living Desert zoo mascots, storytelling, face painters, bounce houses, craft workshops and more.

Event Details »

October 25, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade

Location: El Paseo

Event Type: Parade

Event Web Site: http://golfcartparade.com/

Experience the spectacular color, pageantry and fun as scores of whimsically decorated golf carts and bands march down Palm Desert’s famous shop-’til-you-drop El Paseo, in the first major event of the season!

Event Details »

October 25, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Cabaret presents Rosanne Hopkins

Location: Arthur Newman Theatre

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn

Rosanne Hopkins in "Formerly Fabulous." A look back at her life and many roles on stage and as a former Palm Springs Follies star. With Joel Baker on the piano.

Event Details »

October 28 - November 22, 2015

Happy Hour

Location: Coachella Valley Repertory

Event Type: Theater

Event Web Site: http://cvrep.org/2015-2016-season-of-plays/

This humorous and touching play explores the dynamics of  a parent/child relationship as they both deal with a life altering decision — the father’s inability to live on his own. See Coachella Valley Repertory website for performance times.

Event Details »

October 30, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The True Willie Band, A Celebration of Willie Nelson

Location: Spotlight 29 Casino

Event Type: Concert

Event Web Site: http://www.spotlight29.com/concerts.html

Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to present The True Willie Band, celebrating the music of Willie Nelson, on Friday, October 30. Composed of some of the finest musicians in the business, The True Willie Band consists of talented singers and band members honoring the influential music of Nelson.

Event Details »