Magic of Lights

Empire Polo Club 81800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA, United States

Looking to add some festive cheer to your holiday season? The drive-through holiday light display Magic of Lights will return to the Empire Polo Club this winter!



The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens 47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert, CA, United States

Celebrate the season at The Living Desert's cherished holiday event. Returning for its 31st season, WildLights will feature dazzling new light displays, programming, and an exclusive 21+ evening. Advance registration is recommended.


St. Margret’s Friends of Music

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church 47535 Highway 74, Palm Desert, CA, United States

St. Margaret's Friends of Music is a proud supporter of music in our valley by presenting the best in quality music programming for the desert community. 


Christmas with the Crawfords

Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs 1600 N Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States

This riotous camp classic is based on the actual Christmas Eve live radio broadcast from the Crawford family’s Brentwood mansion in 1949. Filled with exaggerated silver screen icons, this mash-up musical parody is a loving homage to Hollywood’s “Golden Age” and features appearances of Tinsel Town divas such as Judy Garland, Carmen Miranda, Gloria Swanson, Hedda Hopper and the Andrews Sisters.


Summer Session with the Bones Brigade

Coachella Valley Repertory 68510 E Palm Canyon Dr., Cathedral City, CA, United States

As part of the ORIGINS New Works Development Program, Summer Session with The Bones Brigade tells the story of four teenage skateboarders and their two female friends. When one of them mysteriously disappears, the gang fears the worst and directs their guilt and shame about his disappearance against one another.

Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus

Annenberg Theater 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States

The Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus was organized in 1999 as the Caballeros, a community chorus of twenty-four men. The group debuted as a guest ensemble for the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles.

$32 – $62

A Rat Pack Christmas

Spotlight 29 Casino 46200 Harrison Place, Coachella, CA, United States

Walk of the Inns

Palm Springs Art Museum 101 Museum Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States

One night each winter, several distinctive boutique hotels in Palm Springs take part in the Walk of Inns, opening their doors to welcome all visitors. This is a family and dog-friendly event where hoteliers showcase and decorate their properties. Some arrange for music, food, and drinks.



Palm Canyon Theatre 538 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States

Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a hilarious journey through New York City on a search for his family. This modern-day holiday classic is sure to bring out the Christmas spirit and make everyone embrace their inner elf. 


A Christmas Story

Desert Theatreworks 45175 Fargo Street, Indio, CA, United States

Based on the classic 1983 holiday movie, A Christmas Story follows nine-year-old Ralphie Parker, a daydreamer from Indiana who spends his days counting down to the most exciting day in any kid's life: Christmas.

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