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!
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.
For over 30 years, the Tamale Festival has been a cherished tradition in historic Downtown Indio, enchanting the Coachella Valley with its vibrant celebration. Proudly holding two Guinness World Records for the biggest Tamale and largest Tamale festival, it has earned recognition as one of the nation's "top ten food festivals" by The Food Network. Not to mention, a visit from the iconic Huell Howser with an episode of Visiting, taped live at the 1997 Indio International Tamale Festival.
Join in on the Holiday Fun on the bridge by The Gardens on El Paseo's giant holiday tree for a delightful Photos with Santa experience. The proceeds from this event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. From 9am to 2pm, you will be able to have a brief visit with Santa Claus and receive one (1) 4x6 photo in a holiday frame.
Celebrate the season with this new show by Seth MacFarlane and Liz Gillies. Seth MacFarlane’s talents encompass every aspect of the entertainment industry. A true multi-hyphenate, he is behind some of today’s most popular content in television, music, and film, having garnered five Emmys, five Grammy nominations and an Academy Award nomination.
Palm Desert Visitor Services
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
73510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260