Desert X

Palm Desert and Surrounding Cities Palm Desert, CA

Desert X is an exhibition conceptualized as a self-guided outdoor experience where you determine the start and end point of your journey. You can make a day of it to visit each site or visit as many sites as you choose – it’s all up to you.


Desert Open Studios Tours


The third annual Desert Open Studios event will showcase ~150 artists throughout the Coachella Valley. This free, self-guided Tour invites art lovers into artists’ workspaces & studios over two weekends. The Tour is open to the general public and is a unique opportunity to meet and talk with individual artists as well as to buy art directly from them.


Art on Main Street at Old Town La Quinta

Old Town La Quinta 78100 Main St, La Quinta, CA

Art on Main Street features over 100 artists each season showing and selling their paintings, jewelry, mixed media, photography, ceramics, glass, woodwork, textiles, sculptures and more.


Palm Desert Certified Farmers’ Market

Henderson Community Building 72559 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA

The Palm Desert Cer­ti­fied Farm­ers’ Mar­ket is a com­mu­nity gath­er­ing place where local farm­ers and ven­dors can offer fresh agri­cul­tural and related products. Over 50% of the ven­dors are cer­ti­fied farmers, bringing their produce straight to you with no middleman.


AmDocs: American Documentary Film Festival

Camelot Theatre at Palm Springs Cultural Center 2300 E Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA

The American Documentary Film Festival is a forum to celebrate and promote documentary film, and the independent filmmakers around the world who bring knowledge and awareness through their stories about real people and issues.

$10 – $149

Benzaiten TaikoProject

McCallum Theatre 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert, CA

A dynamic contemporary blend of taiko, music, storytelling, and choreography, TAIKOPROJECT unites ancient Japanese tradition with 21st-century American innovation in pure "drum nirvana" (Fresno Bee)

Joshua Tree Music Festival

Joshua Tree Lake Campground 2601 Sunfair Road, Joshua Tree, CA

Joshua Tree Music Festival is: Supreme and diverse live music experiences to feed the body, mind and soul. Deep dive workshops to uplift and inspire. Random acts of mindfulness inviting you to interact and connect. Spontaneous eruptions of gratitude. That friendly familial spirit that we all know and love.

$25 – $450

Pacifico Dance Company

McCallum Theatre 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert, CA

Pacifico Dance Company’s spirited and joyful performance program features dances from many different parts of Mexico - a country with a colorful history, rich traditions and diverse population.



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

The American tribal love rock musical Hair celebrates the sixties counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory.


Marco Antonio Solis

Acrisure Arena 75702 Varner Road, Thousand Palms, CA

Known as one of the most important figures in the rise of Mexican and Latin music, singer and songwriter Marco Antonio Solís is bringing his legendary music to Acrisure Arena on Friday, August 18.

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Planning a trip, or just arrived? The Palm Desert Visitor Services staff is ready to help you find your happy place. We're open inside Palm Desert City Hall’s North Wing where you can browse our brochures, guides and maps, and ask for assistance and advice.

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is also available by phone, email or the chat function in the lower right hand of this screen to answer any questions you may have.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed weekends and major holidays

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73510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260


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