Outdoor art, world-class tennis and more
From art to tennis, there’s plenty for everyone to enjoy in the oasis this week. Find your chill at one of these top picks for things to do this week in Greater Palm Springs.
February 25 – April 30
Venture outside gallery walls to discover the true beauty of the oasis during Desert X, the highly-anticipated art exhibit with installations and programming throughout Greater Palm Springs. This one-of-a-kind art experience highlights both the creativity and beauty of the oasis. Discover unexpected installations from renowned artists in outdoor locations, offering a new perspective on the desert’s landscape. Don’t miss a thing with this guide to Desert X.
BNP Paribas Open
March 6 – 19
Tennis action is in full swing at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the BNP Paribas Open. Don’t miss your chance to take in the thrills courtside during this noteworthy tennis tournament featuring the top pros in both men’s and women’s tennis. Swing into the tennis fun with our guide on everything you need to know about the 2017 BNP Paribas Open.
HITS Coachella Desert Circuit Horse Show
March 7 – March 12
The Desert Circuit Horse Show continues this week with USEF Premier-rated Hunters and 5* Jumpers competing in this world-class event. Don’t miss your chance to watch the action live at the HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal.
Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament
March 9 – 12
Tee off for a cause during this annual celebrity golf fundraiser. Activities include a 5K run, a Saturday Soiree and thrills at the BMW Performance Center in Thermal. Mark your calendar for Songwriters Night on March 9, when your soundtrack to chill debuts at the JW Marriott!
Palm Springs Chalk Art Festival
March 11 | 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Artists and students transform sidewalks into outstanding art during this annual festival held at Palm Springs High School. Hands-on activities and live entertainment make this an event for the entire family.
The Gardens 19th Annual Concert Series
March 11 | 3:30 – 6 p.m.
The Gardens on El Paseo transforms into an outdoor concert venue during this annual series, featuring concerts for a cause. Enjoy entertainment by Patrick Sieben, plus two glasses of wine and small bites during this Saturday concert.
La Quinta Cove Full Moon Hike
March 12 | 6:45 – 9 p.m.
See the oasis under the light of the full moon on a guided hike in the La Quinta Cove. See a new side of the desert’s incredible landscape as dunes and mountains are painted by moonlight during this guided hike.
Full Moon Drum Circle at Ace Hotel & Swim Club
March 12 | 7 – 10 p.m.
Soak up the full moon vibes at Ace Hotel & Swim Club during their monthly Full Moon Celebration. The outdoor experience includes an interactive drum circle, dancing, spa treatments and card readers by the pool.
It’s a party at the polo fields this Sunday! Pack your polo picnic and lawn chairs for an afternoon of polo fun every Sunday through April 2. Take your pick of either Eldorado Polo Club and Empire Polo Club—matches start at both 12 and 2 p.m.
Looking for more? Check out our full listing of things to do in Greater Palm Springs this week