October is here, which means cooler weather, great hotel rates and plenty of things to do in Greater Palm Springs. From a drum circle and black light run to music festivals and concerts, there’s something for everyone this week.

Full Moon Drum Circle
October 5, 2017 | 7:00-10:00 p.m.

The full moon sets the scene for this monthly party at Ace Hotel & Swim Club. In addition to a drum circle, the party also includes card readers and dancers by the pool.

Concerts in the Park
October 5, 2017 | 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Held on the terraced lawn of the Civic Center Park Amphitheater, the City of Palm Desert offers up its twice-yearly Concerts in the Park series that promises diverse musical offerings. This week, enjoy “The Long Run,” an Eagles Tribute Band.

Joshua Tree Music Festival
October 5-8, 3027

This family-friendly global music experience is only made better in the great outdoors of Joshua Tree. Better still is this intimate setting, where the distinction between artist and audience is blurred. Enjoy concerts, a kids’ area and more.

American Cancer Society Relay For Life
October 7, 2017

Run for a cause this weekend during Relay For Life, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

Desert Glow Fest
October 7, 2017 | 5:00-11:00 p.m.

Formerly known as Health Glo, Desert Glow Fest lets participants run or walk their way through a black light-lit glow course as they’re doused with glow-in-the-dark paint. The festival also includes live music and DJs, plus an obstacle course and kids’ zone.

Desert Oasis Music Festival
October 7-8, 2017

Reggae, hip hop and R&B come to the Empire Polo Club during this two-day music festival. Featuring 24 bands on 3 stages, Desert Oasis offers something for everyone. Don’t miss the amazing food and stunning setting.

Looking for more things to do in Palm Springs and beyond this weekend? Click here for our events calendar.