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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By Carmen Rivera
Ranked #1 Fine Art Festival in the Nation! La Quinta Arts Festival is held on the spectacular grounds of the La Quinta Civic Center Campus. The Campus is a life-size picture postcard framed by majestic mountains, lush green lawns, and a lake - a stunning outdoor gallery extolled by Art Fair SourceBook as "the most beautiful festival site in the country." Hosting 230 of the nation's foremost contemporary artists, this four day festival will both inspire and amaze you. The Festival is enhanced with gourmet food, fine wine and beer and live entertainment.
Free parking in the Village of La Quinta. Self paid parking and valet are also available. No pets allowed.
Enjoy a three course dinner on a Magical Mystery trip back to the 60s with Ivor Davis, the British newspaper writer that joined The Beatles on their 1964 USA tour from start to finish. This will be an intersting evening of dining and dialogue.
Grammy Award-winning vocalist Steve Tyrell has reinvented and re-popularized classic pop standards for a modern audience. Known for his rich voice and unique phrasings, Tyrell has been a McCallum Theatre regular for more than ten years.