August is a great time to be in the oasis. This month is booming with fun-filled activities guaranteed to make this a memorable summer. Get ready to boogie to live music, grub on delicious dining, go star-gazing with the little ones and much more. There's something for everyone in Greater Palm Springs and it's all waiting for you!


Stay Healthy in Summer
Learn how to stay healthy in the oasis this summer with this list of activities in the oasis. Whether you prefer to hike, bike or golf Greater Palm Springs has you covered. 

New Moon Vibrational Chakra Healing and Sound Bath | August 29
Welcome the new moon with this transformative sound bath at Ace Hotel & Swim Club. Instructor Joshua Pena will guide the 45-minute session, complete with a pure quartz crystal singing bowl. Renew your energy and leave feeling relaxed.

Summer Spa Deals in Greater Palm Springs
Rest and relax without breaking the bank. These spas are offering discounted rates on select treatments this summer. Be sure to take advantage of these great deals!

Mizu Life Water Skincare Sundays | Sundays
Practice self-care every Sunday at Wabi Sabi Japan Living. Experience the best in Japanese skincare. Treat your skin to an exclusive mix of essential oils, minerals and other specially curated ingredients. 

Music & Concerts

Styx | August 2
This legendary rock back will be making their return to The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage this month. Get ready to rock out to hits such as "Lady", "Come Sail Away", "Too Much Time On My Hands" and many more. 

Mary J. Blige | August 10
Grammy award-winning R&B singer Mary J. Blige will be taking the stage at the Special Events Center in Fantasy Springs Casino. Sing along to your favorite hits, and enjoy an unforgettable night.

Elton: The Early Years- A Tribute to Elton John | August 16
Relive the magic of Elton John's early years with this tribute show at Spotlight 29. Be amazed by Kenny Metcalf as the Rocket Man himself, and dance the night away.

Palm Springs Gay Men's Chorus | August 25
The Palm Springs Gay Men's Chorus has served the LGBTQ+ community in Greater Palm Springs since 1999. Come out to celebrate their contributions to the local community with this 20th-anniversary performance at Coachella Valley Repertory

Eat & Drink

Taste of Summer Rancho Mirage | Through August 18
Eat, drink and repeat at this year's 4th annual Taste of Summer Rancho Mirage. Dig into $4 drinks, appetizers, and desserts at restaurants such as Bernie's Lounge, 360 Sports at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa, Pieology and many more. 

Tea & Coffee Tasting | Fridays
Pinky up! Learn about coffee accessories and try a diverse range of coffee and teas, including matcha, sencha and more. Don't miss your chance to view a live demonstration of the siphon coffee brewing method, which was invented in the 1830s. Sip on and expand your coffee and tea knowledge.

Craft Beer Weekend | August 3 & 4
Beer lovers rejoice -- Craft Beer Weekend at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club is back for its eighth year. Try beers from 30 breweries including18th Street Brewery, AleSmith Brewing Company, Almanac Beer Co and more. Raise your pint to a "pitcher perfect" weekend in the oasis.

Cooking Class: Summertime BBQ Favorites | August 13
Impress your family and friends by becoming the ultimate grill master. Join Chef Rhonda as she shares her favorite BBQ recipes including Hoisin Glazed BBQ Chicken, Hawaiian Style Macaroni Salad and more. Show off your skills, and be the star of your next party.

Arts & Culture

Explore Public Art in Greater Palm Springs
Loved Desert X? Be sure to visit these amazing pieces of public art in the oasis. From vivid murals to astounding sculptures you'll be left feeling inspired.

Escape Games Murder Mystery
Unleash your inner detective and solve this murder mystery. Now through September 2, Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort has transformed one of their hotel rooms into an escape room. Discover clues and work as a team with family and friends to crack the case.

Desert Terrestrial Art Show | August 3
Attend a night of music and creativity at Interstellar Comic Books & Collectibles. This art show will feature art and music by local artists including Janet Zepeda, Miracle Heart and Dependable Son.

Family Fun

Resort Fun: Kids' Camps in Greater Palm Springs
Planning a family vacation to the oasis this August? Check out these kids' camps at some of the most beautiful resorts in Greater Palm Springs. Summer fun is in session!

Free Summer Movie Series 
Catch a flick with the whole family- Tristone Palm Desert 10 Cinemas is hosting screenings of Paddington 2 (August 1), Teen Titans Go! to the Movies (August 6) and Minions (August 13) for free this month. Grab some popcorn and enjoy the show!

Observatory Tours | Weekly; Tuesday-Saturday
Let the little ones explore the cosmos at the Rancho Mirage Public Library and Observatory. Stargaze through a powerful telescope, learn about astronomy and marvel at the night sky.

Giraffe Feeding | Daily
Don't miss this opportunity to get up close and personal with wildlife at The Living Desert. Feed giraffes, take selfies and create memories your children will remember forever. 

Pool Parties

Splash House | August 9-11
Put on your dancing swimsuit- Splash House is back. Soak up the sun and dance poolside along to your favorite house and electronic music. Palm trees, music, and great vibes in the oasis. What's not to love? 

Spin n' Splash | Saturdays & Sundays
Take a dip, grab a drink and dance to the beat. Visit ARRIVE Palm Springs on the weekends and have a ball at their pool party complete with exotic drinks, a live DJ set and more. 

Sunday Funday | Sundays
Spice up your weekend and spend your Sunday at Chill Bar in Palm Springs. Play giant board games, take a swim and sip on your favorite cocktail. Live it up in the oasis!

Planning the ultimate summer getaway to Greater Palm Springs? Take advantage of these great deals during your time in the oasis.