Glow in the Park

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

Back by popular demand, this family-friendly after-dark adventure is a “must-do” event this spring. Glow in the Park features larger-than-life displays inspired by the beauty of nature, dozens of interactive installations, fantastic photo ops, and, of course, the fan-favorite “magic” smoke bubbles.


Star Party in the Mountains

Sawmill Trailhead Parking Lot Pinon Flats Transfer Station Road, Pinon Flats, CA, United States

Join members of the Astronomical Society of the Desert for fun “sky tours” and direct observations of the night sky through telescopes and binoculars.



Palm Desert Concerts in the Park Spring Series

Palm Desert Civic Center Park 43900 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert, CA, United States

Civic Center Park Amphitheater will be filled with music and fun from 7 – 8:30 p.m. every Thursday night in May, as Palm Desert’s free Concerts in the Park series returns for five weeks of unforgettable entertainment sure to please all ages and tastes.


Films in the Gardens

Sunnylands 37977 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA, United States

Sunnylands free Films in the Gardens program returns in May with a selection of films featuring unique and imaginative set designs.


Palm Desert Residents’ Day at Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA, United States

Today is Palm Desert Day! Everyone showing a Palm Desert drivers’ license or utility bill gets free admission.


The Bow Who Cried Wolf

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

A gifted ensemble of actor musicians embody delightful characters, including hilarious sheep and perhaps a scary wolf or two!

Mother’s Day Brunch

Desert Willow Golf Resort 38-995 Desert Willow Dr, Palm Desert, CA, United States

Celebrate Mom in Style: Mother’s Day Brunch at The Terrace at Desert Willow Golf Resort


Annual Memorial Day Air Fair and Flower Drop

Palm Springs Air Museum 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA, United States

This is a very special day at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Our brief Memorial service is dedicated to all of our fallen comrades, who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms. In their honor, we highlight the service with a fly-by and flower drop of over 3,000 red and white carnations from a B-25 Mitchell bomber.

$20 – $22


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

Disney Concerts and AMP Worldwide present Encanto: The Sing-Along Film Concert where Encanto lovers of all ages have the opportunity to sing along with their favorite GRAMMY-Award winning songs performed by a live band while watching the full film.

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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

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73510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260


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