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19th Annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade Honors Heroes

19th Annual Veterans Day Parade

The City of Palm Springs will proudly present the 19th Annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade on Wednesday, November 11, at 3:30 PM in downtown Palm Springs. The parade will begin at Ramon Road and Palm Canyon Drive, heading northbound on Palm Canyon Drive to Alejo Road. Every year the parade seems to get bigger…

Rancho Mirage Community Park Welcomes Art Affaire

Rancho Mirage is much more than just a beautiful city in the heart of the Coachella Valley. It is often cited for the location of the renowned Annenberg’s SunnyLands estate, as well as world-famous Eisenhower Medical Center and the retirement mecca of former presidents of the United States. It is all of those things and…

McCallum Theatre Welcomes International Dance and Choreography Festival

International Dance and Choreography Festival

The Performing Arts are a very important part of our Coachella Valley communities. As we all know, the Palm Springs area is an entertainment industry hub in which many celebrities reside. The beautiful McCallum Theater in Palm Desert is very much at the center of that hub and with its many programs and outreaches, supports…

Art Garfunkel Shares Memories in Song at Fantasy Springs

Art Garfunkel

On Saturday, November 7, 2015 Fantasy Springs Resort Casino will welcome the iconic Art Garfunkel for an evening of his solo and collaborative work, as well as poetic memories from his autobiography. One half of the world famous Simon and Garfunkel duo, Garfunkel has made a solo career since separating from Paul Simon and even…

Palm Springs Pride Weekend 2015 Colors The Valley

Palm Springs Pride

The Coachella Valley is happy to welcome the 29th Annual Palm Springs Pride Parade and weekend, which will color the Valley in brilliant rainbow hues from November 6-8, 2015 with a packed agenda of gala events and activities. The past three decades have welcomed the parade and its thousands of participants as the Valley celebrates…

HITS Thermal Desert Circuit Offers $3 Million in Prizes

If you have yet to visit the fabulous 239 acre equestrian park in Thermal, California, this winter is your chance.  The home of the Thermal Desert Circuit’s more than eight-week multimillion-dollar competition, this is the facility that equestrian dreams are made of. Over 1,100 horse stalls on beautifully appointed grounds with amenities galore, it is…

51st Annual Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade Rocks the Valley

For the past half-century Palm Desert has enjoyed their famous Golf Cart Parade, originating in the 1960s thanks to the beloved comedians Phil Harris and Alice Faye, who were looking for new ways to enjoy their vacation home in the Coachella Valley. Little did they know that their lighthearted excursion would one day become a…

Living Desert Zoo’s Howl-O-Ween Leads the Pack

Arguably one of the most festive times of the year, autumn in Palm Desert leaves no stone unturned when it comes to celebrating. The Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Gardens is the place to be this October 24 and 25th and again on October 31. This is the time of year that the Living Desert…

Make A Difference Day Meets Tram Road Challenge

We all know that some things in life just go together: Lucy and Desi, Bread and Butter, Cheeseburgers and fries, Roy and Dale, and now the Tram Road Challenge and Make A Difference Day! This stellar collaboration will result in a big bonanza for the United Way of the Desert and benefit citizens all across…

Third Annual Patriot Ride Welcomes Navy SEALs

One of the most exciting events of the year will be front and center on October 23 and 24th, 2015 at the Riverside County Fairgrounds in Indio when the Third Annual Patriot Ride for Our Heroes gets underway. This year expect to see Navy SEALs jumping out of airplanes in the midst of all the…

Women’s Jazz Festival Brings in the Best

The Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival set for October 9-11, 2015 at multiple venues in downtown Palm Springs will bring in the best in women’s jazz, blues and soul once again this year. Always an outstanding event, this year promises to exceed even the highest expectations welcoming the incredible Diane Schuur and the Soul Goddess…

Relay For Life Races Against Cancer

If you have never had the privilege of attending a Relay for Life event, hosted by the American Cancer Society, now is your chance.  On Saturday, October 3, 2015 the Southwest Church in Indian Wells will welcome Relay for Life with a 9 AM start time.  You may already know that this is an organized…

25th Annual Thunder and Lightning Powwow Celebrates

Every year the Powwow Circuit welcomes many thousands of people both native and non-native, who all share the love and respect for the Native Nations of the United States and Canada.  On September 26-27, 2015 the Morongo Band of Mission Indians will celebrate their 25th Annual Thunder and Lightning Powwow to the delight of the…

Hike For Human Rights Honors Milanovich Legacy

Hike For Human Rights

This September 19 will mark the Second Annual Richard M. Milanovich Hike for Human Rights in Palm Springs. Last year’s event was a huge success and a testament to the honor and high esteem this valley holds for the late Cahuilla Tribal Chairperson. When most of us hear “Agua Caliente” we likely think of that…

The Legendary Bonnie Raitt Takes the Fantasy Springs Stage

There is nobody quite like Bonnie Raitt when it comes to giving us all “something to talk about” and everyone is talking about her upcoming performance on September 19, 2015 at the fabulous Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. After taking a hiatus to attend to her family and charities the beloved Blues Diva is back in…

Girl Crush Hit Makers Little Big Town Rock Fantasy Springs

Rescheduled from earlier in the summer, September 11, 2015 will welcome the CMA’s Best Vocal Group of the Year, “Little Big Town” to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino at long last. One of the hottest Country quartets to come along in years, Little Big Town’s #1 Hit, Girl Crush was recently Certified Platinum. Spawned from the…

Sammy Hagar and The Circle Rock Labor Day Weekend

On Sunday, September 6, 2015, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio will be a rocking good place to be. The one and only Sammy Hagar accompanied by The Circle will be front and center for a concert that promises to blow the roof a few feet higher! Hagar’s amazing career has spanned four decades and…

Labor Day Weekend Welcomes Summer’s End

In a very real sense, it is always summer in the Coachella Valley. We have the best of all worlds because we enjoy warm temperatures all year long, and those chilly winter nights that are perfect for cozy fires and hot toddies. The best part is that we can enjoy the outdoors, California lifestyle every…

Killer Heels Looks at the Art of the Iconic Shoe

On September 5, 2015 the Palm Springs Art Museum will launch one of its most unique and provocative Exhibits ever called, “Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe.” Set to run through December 13, 2016 the exhibit will be on display from Tuesday through Sunday from 10 AM until 5 PM. The high-heeled shoe…

22nd Annual Auditions For California Desert Chorale

On August 31, 2015 at 7 PM St. John’s Lutheran Church in Palm Desert will welcome the 22nd Annual California Desert Chorale auditions.  It is sure to be a fun evening and a competitive one as well as the positions with the ensemble are highly coveted and few.  Tim Bruneau is the Artistic Director and…

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