Enjoy Father’s Day in this Southern California oasis! Make your way to Greater Palm Springs this holiday for an unforgettable weekend in honor of dad. From unique events to dining specials and outdoor adventures, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate pops. 

1. Take Dad for a Thrilling Spin


Make this Father's Day one for the books by treating dad to an unforgettable experience at the BMW Performance Center in Thermal. Take your pick from a variety of BMW experiences, each one as exhilarating as the next. Their Performance Drive will let dad take the wheel and follow an instructor through a challenging off-road course, as well as rotate through a variety of BMW models driving each through the tight corners of their track. Dad will get to finish the day by buckling up into the passenger seat for a hot lap with one of the BMW instructors as they accelerate and drift around the track.

Ready to gift an adrenaline-pumping ride? Book your BMW experience here, and drift your way to exciting memories.

2) Breweries & Taprooms 

La Quinta Brewing

La quinta brewing

Featuring three different locations throughout Greater Palm Springs, La Quinta Brewing is here for you this Father's Day. Grab a nice cold brew with dad and then treat him to some of their delicious menu items such as the special Heatwave nachos available at their Old Town Taproom & Grill location. For more options see their Palm Desert and Palm Springs Locations.

Luchador Brewing Company

Take pops to this fun brewing house with luchador decor featuring 15 rotating taps with a wide selection of beers and seltzers. Plus, come hungry as the menu is sure to make dad happy with a wide array of tacos and seafood.

Coachella Valley Brewing Company

Stop by Coachella Valley Brewing Company this Father's Day and enjoy cold brews and an afternoon of stellar live acoustic music. Located in Thousand Palms, Coachella Valley Brewing Co. is known for their expertly brewed beer often featuring the agriculture of Greater Palm Springs. 

Taproom 29 at Spotlight 29

The perfect location for your sports-loving dad this holiday. Taproom 29 features a large selection of 29 beers on draft plus over 30 TVs readily available to catch the big game this Father's Day. 

Las Palmas

Las Palmas Brewing Palm Springs

Las Palmas is a family-owned brewery in Greater Palm Springs which sets up an atmosphere that 'just feels like home'. Meaning this may be the perfect place for you this Father's Day. Las Palmas offers a selection of farmhouse ales, IPAs and traditional-style lagers.

Desert Beer Company

With its locally crafted brews and laid-back atmosphere, it's the perfect destination to quench your thirst and experience the unique flavors of Greater Palm Springs. 


3) Dining Experiences

Treat Dad to a meal he will never forget in El Paseo at Shorebird where he can choose classic American flavors with influences from traditional seafood and steakhouses. For the pizza loving Father, Kitchen 86 and California Pizza Kitchen are the place to be. If you are looking for Mexican food, Molé is your go to. For anyone hoping to take the meal home this holiday weekend, Mastro's Steakhouse offers a wonderful selection of seafood and steaks to take home. 

Savor summer flavors in Greater Palm Springs — every poolside bite, every chilled cocktail, every sunset dinner with a view — while showing the local restaurant community some love. Find great dining spots this summer using your Summer Eats Pass. See dining offers here.

4) Tee Up with Dad

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Make Father’s Day tee-rrific this year by visiting one of the many golf courses Greater Palm Springs has to offer. Hit the links with dad and enjoy panoramic mountain views, visit amazing championship grounds and learn why this SoCal oasis is known as “the golf capital of the world.”

Whether dad is a seasoned player or a golf beginner, Greater Palm Springs has you covered. With over 120 courses, there’s something for every player to get swinging.

5) Treat Dad to Gaming & Delicious Dining 

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If the way to dad’s heart is through his stomach, kick-off Father’s Day with a spectacular dining experience at Café One Eleven in Agua Caliente Casino, Cathedral City or at Waters Cafe at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa, Rancho Mirage. Then follow up a fantastic meal by stepping out to the casino floor and trying your luck at a variety of slot machines and table games. 

6) Gift Ideas from Greater Palm Springs

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

For the outdoor-loving father, nothing is more fitting than a ride aboard the world largest rotating tram car. Take dad 8,500 ft above elevation. This year, just in time for Father's Day you can purchase the brand new summer pass for $85. For more details see here. 

The Living Desert

Gift Dad with an adventure to the deserts of the world this Father's Day. Purchase him some day passes or make his year with an annual pass. For $99.95, your dad will have unlimited access to the all new Rhino Savanna, Australian Outback and so much more. For more details see here.


With a location in Palm Springs, Havaianas Flip Flops are the perfect summer gift for dad. Comfortable and stylish just in time for pool season. 

Tommy Bahamas 

Gift dear dad a tropical shirt that will have him feeling like he is on vacation all the time. Shop at the Tommy Bahama Store in Palm Desert and then take pops to the Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar in Palm Springs for Blackened Mahi Mahi Tacos.

Destination PSP

Gift the magic of Greater Palm Springs with special apparel from Destination PSP. You'll find everything from sunglasses to swimsuits and towels. A few perfect gifts for dad to relax poolside this summer. 

The Shops at Thirteen Forty Five

Shop luxurious at The Ships at Thirteen Forty Five with unique poolside styles and Landscape Designs. There are over 14 shops to choose from. Bring Dad and make it a shopping day. 

Timeless Gifts

El Paseo is home to countless jewelry stores from Leeds & Son Fine Jewelers, El Paseo Jewelers, Ozel Jewelers to so much more where you can find Dad that brand new watch to add to his collection.

Williams Sonoma 

Summer is officially upon us. Nothing will make this season more memorable for Dad then some new stainless steel grilling essentials that will change every cookout this year.


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