Spring is in full bloom and nothing says spring more than escaping to your favorite Southern California oasis. April is full of things to do with events like Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Stagecoach, White Party Palm Springs and Easter celebrations. Events are not the only thing springing up in Greater Palm Springs. The official Trailicious Pass returns for all outdoor enthusiasts looking to hit the beautiful wide-open trails this season. 

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or seasoned traveler to the destination, take a look below at all the upcoming events and start planning your next outing! 

Signature Events

Let the festivities begin with the return of music festivals and pool parties!  With amazing weather, take advantage of all the pop up events happening throughout the valley.

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival | April 15-17 & 22-24

The renowned music festival is back! This year’s headliners are Harry Styles, Billie Ellish and Ye. See more than your favorite music artists, as Coachella always has larger than life art installations sure to give you a serious case of FOMO. These instagram-worthy art installs are always a buzz throughout the month. See it all live or watch for a glimpse of the action on Visit Greater Palm Springs’ Instagram @visitgreaterps

Stagecoach Country Music Festival | April 29-May 1

Put on your best country attire and get ready to have the time of your life! The best in country music are headed to Greater Palm Springs. Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood and Luke Combs are headlining at one of the largest outdoor country music festivals held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The world-famous Clydesdales are making their return to El Paseo on Wednesday, April 27. Watch along the route. For more details, click here.

White Party Palm Springs | April 29-May 1

Endless sunshine awaits White Party Palm Springs. Enjoy a  30,000+ LGBTQ+ dance party all weekend long featuring DJs, live performances, vendors and an ambiance that cannot be matched. 

Hike, Check in & Win

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Looking to explore one or all of the marvelous trails in Greater Palm Springs? Before you head out, feed your adventure with the official hiking mobile pass. Not only does the mobile pass make it super easy to find and locate 30 of the best trails throughout Greater Palm Springs, when you “check in'' within .50 miles of the trailhead, you are automatically entered to win a gift card from a local eatery in town. Check in, redeem offers and be entered for a chance to win! It’s simple, easy, and a fun way to enjoy the breathtaking Southern California oasis. To get in on the experience, sign up for the Trailicious Pass here

Hoppy Easter Festivities

This Easter, enjoy more than just sunshine. Bring the entire family to celebrate at brunch or have some fun under the sun with egg hunts. Take advantage of the lovely weather and dine al fresco. Make it an Eggstavaganza with an egg hunt or take the children for a photo op with the Easter Bunny at The Shops at Palm Desert. Hop on over to our blog Things to do for Easter for a list of all our local events and start planning your holiday weekend. 

Coachella Parties

Desert Gold at the ACE Hotel | April 14-17 & 21-24

The Coachella parties return to Greater Palm Springs. Soak up the sun poolside while listening to tunes at the Ace Hotel Palm Springs from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Space is limited and it is first come, first serve. 

2022 Day Club Palm Springs | April 15-16 & 22-23

Hosted at the Hilton Palm Springs, Day Club is one of the biggest pool party series in Greater Palm Springs during the festival month. Enjoy a day or stay all weekend as you listen to DJ sets perform poolside under the palms.  

Dining

Dining Out For Life Greater Palm Springs | April 28

Dine our for a cause. Participate in Dining out to End HIV on Thursday, April 28 at various restaurants in Palm Springs that will donate a proceed to the cause. See the full list and details here

Art & Music

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This month, there are endless art and music events throughout Greater Palm Springs. Here are few to start planning: 

Free Thursday Nights at Palm Springs Art Museum

The Chevron Championship | April 1 - April 3

18th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival | April 1

Kenny Metcalf - Elton John Tribute: the Early Years | April 6

Desert Oasis Luxury Show House Events | Now through April 10

Let’s Get Loud A Tribute to JLO | April 30

Family Fun

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One of the best things about Greater Palm Springs is there is always something to do for the little ones. Enjoy one of these kid-friendly experiences sure to make any vacation memorable. 

Fly over La Quinta: A Kite Experience | April 2

Glow in the Park: A Spring Lantern Festival at The Living Desert | Now - April 29

Palm Springs’ Family Fun Fest | April 13


Want to add more to your itinerary? Check out our full events calendar in Greater Palm Springs.