Planning a Greater Palm Springs getaway this week? Make it a vacation to remember with this round-up of events happening in the oasis this week.

Palm Desert First Weekend
February 2-4, 2018
Enjoy street art, music, food, fashion, classic cars, wellness highlights, a street party, dancing, kids zones, hikes, and so much more during this monthly celebration in Palm Desert.

Park After Dark
February 2, 2018
Ever wonder what the animals are up to when the people go home and lights go out? Find out during Park After Dark at The Living Desert! Each special evening for families includes an up-close animal presentation, guided walk through the zoo and s'mores roasting around a roaring campfire.

Cheetah Run
February 3, 2018
The 4th annual Living Desert Cheetah Run is a rare opportunity to race through The Living Desert and enjoy all the sights and sounds it has to offer. This course is both beautiful and challenging with a combination of pavement and trail running.

Art on Main Street
February 3, 2018
Each Art on Main Street features the original artwork of 80 artists including paintings, photography, ceramics, glass, metal sculpture, jewelry, and textiles. It's a great day outdoors to enjoy art, shopping and dining in Old Town La Quinta.

Desert Mountains Art Faire
February 3, 2018
Join Friends of the Desert Mountains at the monthly Desert Mountains Art Faire. Mediums may include photography, paintings, ceramics, hand-painted silks, and more. Support local artists and find beautiful and unique gifts and desert mementos, all while enjoying the natural beauty of the desert mountains.

Swing ‘N Hops Street Party
February 3, 2018
Go back to the swing era of the '30s and '40s with swing dance lessons by the Limonadas Dance Company, swing-era themed music performed by the Jennifer Keith Quintet, interactive art stations, classic cars, photo booths, gourmet street food, a dance contest, speakeasies (beer gardens), street fair booths, a costume contest, and more.

Speaker Series: Palm Springs Speaks with Deepak Chopra
February 3, 2018
Don't miss your chance to hear Deepak Chopra live in Palm Springs. Chopra is an American author, public speaker, alternative medicine advocate, and a prominent figure in the New Age movement. He is the author of more than 85 books, including numerous New York Times bestsellers.

Looking for more things to do? Check out our full calendar of Greater Palm Springs events.