experience palm desert like a local
Swing ‘n Hops
Outdoors on El Paseo between San Pablo Avenue and Larkspur Lane (Map)
Saturday, February 02, 2019
1 to 5 pm
Hey there, hepcats! Are you ready to jump and jive? El Paseo swings into full gear in February at the Swing ‘N Hops Street Party. This featured event of First Weekend Palm Desert will have people dancing in the street–quite literally!
Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival
Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center (Map)
Saturday, March 02
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Each spring, wildflowers transform the Coachella Valley into a colorful canvas. Celebrate this beautiful season at the Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival with wildflower viewing, beautiful art, the Kids’ Zone, 5k trail fun run, and interpretive wildflower hikes, in addition to live music in the beer and wine garden.
Throughout the Coachella Valley
Saturday, April 06
Artists from different parts of the world are invited to make works of art in response to the unique conditions of the Coachella valley. The desert is the canvas upon which contemporary artists project their vision. Take a tour and visit each art installation while enjoying food and beverages from our vendors along the way.
Palm Desert Concerts in the Park
Civic Center Park (Map)
Thursday, May 02
Music lovers can look forward to diverse musical offerings that range from reggae to R&B, country to indie. Grab your blanket, lawn chairs and picnic baskets and sit back & relax while enjoying concerts under the stars.
Your Trip Starts here
Palm Desert Visitor Services
73510 Fred Waring Drive
(Inside the North Wing of Palm Desert City Hall)
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
Closed Weekends and Major Holidays