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Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival

The Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival celebrates its fourth year with a lineup of more than 20 vocalists and musicians over Labor Day Weekend in Palm Springs. Headliners this year are Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ann Hampton Callaway and Palmela Williams. Mimi Jones leads the band that includes Paula Atherton, Sunnie Paxson, Tina Raymond and Linda Taylor. The Sunday morning Divas Tribute Brunch -- one of the weekend's most popular events -- offers tributes to Aretha Franklin, Julie London,…

Sep 2 - Sep 4 Venue: Various locations in Palm Springs

760.416.3545 View Website

Categories:Concerts & Shows, Festivals

Joshua Tree Music Festival

The experience is enhanced when embraced in the great outdoors amongst fellow music lovers. Better still in an intimate setting, where the distinction between artist and audience is blurred, and a passionate performance can be truly relished in close proximity to the stage. Add FREE water to patrons, no service charges on reasonably priced tickets, and well.....let the games begin. A family friendly global music experience.

Dinner in the Canyons

The dinner will honor six esteemed Tribal leaders who, as appointed initial directors, signed the incorporation papers to create a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization-Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. This public event is the museum's major fundraiser of the year. The evening begins with a sunset cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. overlooking the Coachella Valley, followed by an elegant dinner at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a live auction and Native entertainers. If you’ve never been…

Oct 8 Venue: Andreas Canyon

760.833.8167 View Website

Categories:Charities & Galas, Eat & Drink

Modernism Week Fall Preview

This year’s Modernism Week Fall Preview will feature a selection of the best events from the February festival, including architectural walking and bike tours, festive cocktail parties, home tours, stimulating lectures, the not-to-be-missed Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, classic cars, the Modernism Show & Sale, tours of Sunnylands, and more.

Oct 21 - Oct 23 Venue: Various locations in Greater Palm Springs

760.799.9477 View Website

Categories:Charities & Galas, Eat & Drink, Expos, Festivals, Film & Movies, Museum Events, Speakers & Talks, Tours

30th Annual Tram Road Challenge 6k Uphill Run and Walk - Make a Difference Day

For 30 years, runners and walkers from around the world have been taking on the challenge. Participants climb 2,000 vertical feet in just over 3.7 miles. All finishers receive a customized finishers medal. United Way of the Desert - In conjunction with Make a Difference Day, the Tram Road Challenge will benefit the United Way of the Desert. You are encouraged to make a difference in the life of others by asking your family and friends to sponsor your participation in the race.

Palm Springs Leather Pride

The tradition continues with Leather Pride being held following the Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival so that guests who wish to, may bookend their vacation to Palm Springs and enjoy both celebrations. Please consider joining for a wonderful ten day stay in the Desert Valley Oasis. Visit the website for complete details.

52nd Annual Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade

Save that date for the unofficial kick-off event to season! The Golf Cart Parade strolls the El Paseo corridor celebrating 52 years and you are welcome to be a part of the festivities and the pageantry.  Here are the ways to get involved: Enter a float or a decorated cart - The best way to be a part of the golden anniversary and have 20,000 spectators see you is to be IN the parade. Just choose a decade and build and decorate it!  Enter a Band - Marching bands, kazoo bands, Hey Mr.…

HITS Coachella Desert Circuit Horse Show - National Sunshine Series I

Horse Shows In The Sun. HITS, Inc. produces high-quality, international-level hunter/jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the village of Saugerties, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits in California, Florida, Arizona, New York and Virginia. HITS Desert Horse Park is just minutes from La Quinta. It is located on Airport Boulevard in Thermal and this world-class event is not to be missed. Visit the website for a…

Greater Palm Springs LGBT Pride

Known for its crystal blue skies, year-round sunshine, stunning landscape, palm tree lined streets and starry nights the City of Palm Springs comes alive during the annual Coachella Valley Pride celebration. Rainbow flags and glitter will fill the streets as the ever present Mount San Jacinto Mountains star in the most scenic pride parade and festival in the world. The downtown parade steps off at 10 a.m. Sunday and travels along historic Palm Canyon Drive. The two-day festival is FREE…

Nov 5 - Nov 6 Venue: Various location in Greater Palm Springs

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Categories:Festivals, LGBT

Rancho Mirage Art Affaire

This spectacular two-day event is a juried fine art and music festival featuring 100 award-winning visual artists in a variety of artistic mediums, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and other artistic originals. The best of Smooth Jazz and other music will be presented on stage Saturday and Sunday.

HITS Coachella Desert Circuit Horse Show - National Sunshine Series ll

Horse Shows In The Sun. HITS, Inc. produces high-quality, international-level hunter/jumper horse shows. Based in upstate New York in the village of Saugerties, HITS has been producing shows since 1982 and is now a nationwide company with world-class circuits in California, Florida, Arizona, New York and Virginia. HITS Desert Horse Park is just minutes from La Quinta. It is located on Airport Boulevard in Thermal and this world-class event is not to be missed. Visit the website for a…

Festival of Lights Parade

A much-loved holiday tradition in downtown Palm Springs. Featuring a host of marching bands, performing groups, and of course Santa and Mrs. Claus. Presented by the City of Palm Springs.

Indio International Tamale Festival

Food Network ranked the Indio International Tamale Festival in the top 10 "All-American Food Festivals" in the nation. The festival is a special occasion that kicks off the holiday season bringing the entire community together. More than 300 vendors will be featured plus a tamale eating contest, five stages of live entertainment, wine and beer gardens. Attendees will be able to sample a wide variety of tamales, from traditional recipes to vegan and vegetarian options.

28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

One of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming 135,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries. The Festival is also known for its annual Black Tie Awards Gala, honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents who, in recent years, have included Ben Affleck, Cate Blanchett, George Clooney, Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Clint Eastwood, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Natalie Portman,…

Jan 5 - Jan 16 Venue: Various location in Greater Palm Springs

800.898.7256 View Website

Categories:Festivals, Film & Movies

CareerBuilder Challenge

The tournament includes 156 professional players. Pro-Am play for first 54 holes. Each of the 156 pros will play with a different amateur partner each day on different courses for three days. On Sunday, the low 70 professionals and ties will play the final round of the 72-hole PGA TOUR tournament.

Jan 16 - Jan 22 Venue: PGA WEST

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Categories:Sports & Outdoors

Tour de Palm Springs

An event designed to raise money for local nonprofit organizations. Palm Springs' famous weather, gorgeous scenery and thousands of bike riders make the Tour de Palm Springs a fundraising event like no other.

Jan 20 - Jan 21 Venue: Downtown Palm Springs

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Categories:Sports & Outdoors