Palm Desert Senior Games & International Sports Festival

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

Individual/Doubles Competition will include: Pickleball, Table Tennis, 9-hole Golf, Race Walking, Track & Field, and Tennis

Team Events will include: Men’s & Women’s Volleyball and Men’s & Women’s Soccer.

We look forward to seeing all the competitors again for the 21st annual games!

Rancho Mirage Writer’s Festival

Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory 71100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA

The Rancho Mirage Writers Festival is an annual celebration of writers, books, readers, and ideas! The City of Rancho Mirage, California will welcome authors and readers to the Rancho Mirage Public Library. Writers will talk about their books, their source of ideas, and the mechanics of writing for publication.

Desert International Horse Park: Desert Circuit IV

Desert International Horse Park 85555 Airport Boulevard, Thermal, CA

The Desert Circuit established its roots in Indio, California, in the mid-1990s, and in 2007 the shows moved to what is now known as the Desert International Horse Park in Thermal. The Desert Circuit is eight weeks of USEF Premier-rated Hunters and 5*/6* Jumpers running from mid-January through mid-March with one week off in mid-February. The circuit draws thousands of equestrians to the premier Southern California show grounds.

Coachella Valley Major League Soccer Invitational

Empire Polo Club 81800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA

Welcome to the new standard for Major League Soccer preseason. The Coachella Valley Invitational welcomes the best clubs in MLS (and their fans!) to Greater Palm Springs, California, where sweeping desert vistas will provide the perfect backdrop for this three-week competition to secure roster spots, build momentum, and unofficially officially launch the 2023 MLS season.

$45 – $300

Taste of Jalisco

Cathedral City Community Amphitheater 68526 Ave Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, CA

The 7th Annual Taste of Jalisco Festival celebrates the 26-year sister-city relationship between the cities of Cathedral City, California and Tequila, Jalisco through music, fashion, spirits, culture & cuisine.

$10 – $25

Pete Carlson’s 18th Annual Golf Expo

College of the Desert Golf Center 73450 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA

The largest golf event of the year, free to the public!

Custom fitting and over 20 manufacturers and representatives on-site!

Joey-O trick shot exhibition 10am and 2pm with Al Geiberger and sons golf clinic at noon!


El Paseo Cruise Nights

The Gardens on El Paseo 73545 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA

You don't need to own a Classic Car to enjoy all the festivities of Cruise Night on El Paseo. Everyone is welcome!


First Friday on El Paseo

El Paseo Palm Desert, CA

Celebrate the beginning of each month in Palm Desert on El Paseo with Art, Music, and Classic Cars! 


One More for the Road

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

Starring Bob Anderson, who truly embodies the essence of “Ol’ Blue Eyes” himself, One More For The Road honors the musical legacy of Frank Sinatra and his tremendous contribution to the Great American Songbook.

Sheryl Crow

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino 84245 Indio Springs Pkwy, Indio, CA

Nine-time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow is an American music icon. With sales of over 35 million albums worldwide, No. 1 hits such as “All I Wanna Do,” “Soak Up the Sun,” and “The First Cut Is the Deepest,” along with a deep catalog of beloved classics such as “Everyday Is A Winding Road,” “My Favorite Mistake,” and “Strong Enough,” Sheryl Crow personifies the phrase “rock legend.”.

$79 – $149

Palm Springs Certified Farmers’ Market

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

The Palm Springs 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.


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.


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Closed weekends and major holidays

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73510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260


760-568-1441       800-873-2428