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. 

Brews & Live Music

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Stop by Coachella Valley Brewing Company on Sunday, June 20 and enjoy great food, 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. 

Celebrate dad by attending this fun event featuring live music by The Sieve & the Saddle and Josh Heinz, as well as delicious catering by Kuma Catering. Father's Day Afternoon Acoustic is free to the public and starts at 5 p.m.

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 brunch experience at Café One Eleven in Agua Caliente Casino, Cathedral City

Make dad’s day special with a delectable brunch menu featuring Guajillo Chilaquiles (made with housemade tortilla chips, Guajillo pepper sauce, queso fresco, topped with two eggs and chicken,) Huevos Motuleños (two eggs with red sauce, fried plantain, fresh spring peas and Mexican crema served with housemade tortillas and breakfast potatoes,) and more. Stop by and savour these mouth-watering dishes, perfect for any father’s appetite. 

If you prefer to celebrate over dinner, Waters Cafe at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa, Rancho Mirage is offering a delectable 3-course dinner. Their Father’s Day Special features a variety of fine dining menu items including their Loaded "IPA" Baked Potato Soup, Marinated Flank Steak, and Whiskey Glazed Salmon. Be sure to save room for dessert as dinner will be followed by a flavorful Mudslide Cake with almond brittle and an espresso chocolate sauce. 

Follow a fantastic meal by stepping out to the casino floor and trying your luck at a variety of slot machines and table games. Rack up enough points on your ACE Club card and redeem them for a sweet Magnavox gadget, perfect for dad. 

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.

Let the Good Times Roll

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Challenge dad to a fun round of bowling this Father’s Day. Enjoy some friendly competition at Fantasy Lanes Bowling, a state-of-the-art bowling alley located in Indio. Complete with 24 lanes, an arcade and a sports lounge. There’s no better way to celebrate such a special holiday. 

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. 


Get Dad a Unique Gift

Shop for the perfect Father’s Day gift at Westfield Palm Desert’s Artisan Market this June 19. This event will feature a variety of local artisans offering unique handmade products including apparel, jewelry, baked goods, health products, sport-themed items and more. 

Surprise dad with a one-of-a-kind Father’s Day gift, enjoy live Epoxy resin demonstrations, bring the whole family for a professional portrait and more. Stop by from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to enjoy this fabulous event.

If you're looking to make Father's Day a weekend-long celebration make sure to check out these deals on dining, shopping and attractions in Greater Palm Springs.