Greater Palm Springs has grown into a hub for major festivals and events. Whether it’s watching the world’s tennis elite vie for the BNP Paribas Open trophy or checking out the incredible concert scene at Coachella and Stagecoach, special events take center stage throughout the year. Our desert oasis also hosts PGA and LPGA golf tournaments; top competitive running and cycling events; celebrations of art, architecture and fashion; Native American pageants and holiday happenings; a bevy of film, music, food and wine festivals; winter polo and even a golf cart parade! Why not plan your trip around one of Greater Palm Springs’ world-class events?
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The tournament includes top players on the PGA TOUR, healthy concession options, pedometers for measuring steps taken and calories burned, a family fit area, and on-course wellness activities.
The tournament includes 156 professional players. Pro-Am play for first 54 holes. Each of the 156 pros will play with a different amateur partner each day on different courses for three days. On Sunday, the low 70 professionals and ties will play the final round of the 72-hole PGA TOUR tournament at the Palmer Private at PGA WEST.
For more information and to inquire about artist submissions, please call 760-347-0676 or visit southwestartsfest.com.
Eldorado Polo Club has been the heart of polo in the Desert for over 50 years. Taking in a game has become one of the must do activities during the desert winter season.
The best place to enjoy Sunday Polo, featuring table service, a la carte menu and full bar. Reservations recommended by calling 760-831-POLO *$10 per person surcharge. Group bookings and special events also welcome!
Tailgating & General Admission
If you want to enjoy the polo sidelines in casual comfort, Sunday tailgating is right for you! Bring your friends, family, lawn-chairs, pets (on leashes!), a picnic, and set up your own perfect polo event. Take-away food and beverages are available in the Clubhouse Courtyard.
Get up close to all of the polo action while dining on the patio of ROC's Firehouse Grille at the Cantina. Matches feature play by play commentary as the thundering hooves roll by. Seating is first-come, first-serve, so be sure to arrive early!
The Cantina is also open Tuesday - Sunday for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers one of the most beautiful sunset views in the Desert. Rub shoulders with the players at the Cantina Sunday Polo After Party with live entertainment.
Sanctioned by World Cup Skate Association featuring some of skateboards greatest innovators of early pool riding and skatepark competition. The three-day event brings together skateboarding legends for a series of demonstrations, competitions, and a meet and greet dinner for the skaters and their fans. Skateboarding legends scheduled to attend include Tony Hawk, Christian Hosoi, Steve Caballero, Mike McGill, Kevin Stabb, plus the event's creator and host, Palm Desert resident and two-time world champion, Eddie "El Gato" Elguera.
Visit the website for the complete schedule and to purchase your tickets.
Enjoy an unforgettable evening under the stars featuring an amazing dinner created by Executive Chef Andie Hubka, paired with some favorite wines. Guests are treated to a glass of sparkling wine upon arrival.
In just about two hours, while you’re sipping on a cocktail, our performing artists will guide you through each painting so that you come up with your own unique masterpiece at the end of the night that you will be amazed YOU created. We provide everything you will need: canvas, paints, brushes and even a smock. You just bring your fun loving friends and have a few cocktails to keep the spirits high and inhibitions to a minimum and we'll make sure your inner Picasso is unleashed.
Visit the website to see what you'll be painting and to reserve your spot.