Things are heating up in the oasis this month. With plenty to do and see, it's time to start planning your escape to Greater Palm Springs!
Conservation Speaker Series 2018
May 3, 2018
Join The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is welcoming Peter Blinson, Director, Painted Dog Conservation who will be discussing the hugely charismatic African wild dogs, also known as African painted dogs. Considered vermin and threats to livestock in Southern Africa, Peter brings a new perspective showing how these beautiful animals coexist with human needs
Park After Dark
May 4, 2018
Ever wonder what the animals are up to when the people go home and lights go out? Here is your chance to get an up-close view of the zoo complete with s'mores roasting 'round a roaring campfire.
Evening Under the Stars 25th Anniversary Gala
May 5, 2018
Don’t miss The magnificent Gladys Knight here to entertain against a backdrop of the San Jacinto Mountains on the glorious O’Donnell Golf Club. The event begins with a spectacular cocktail reception followed by a sumptuous dinner and a brief awards presentation to a few very worthy honorees. Evening Under the Stars is the largest annual fundraiser for AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans, helping to provide nutritional support for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses.
Cinema Under the Stars
May 5 & 12, 2018.
You’re invited to join the City of Rancho Mirage, in Partnership with Desert Recreation District, for two upcoming Cinema Under the Stars film series – Singing in the Rain & The Wizard of Oz. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, food and beverages to this extraordinary outdoor cinematic experience, complete with complimentary popcorn!
Jacqueline Cochran Air Show
May 5, 2018
This free, biennial community event is one you won’t want to miss. Adrenaline pumping diving maneuvers and aerobatic stunt pilots are sure to take your breath away.
Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival
May 10-13, 2018
Experience this unique festival featuring an eclectic mixture of landmark and obscure vintage movies from the classic film noir era.
Shakti Fest 2018
May 10-14, 2018
This 5 day festival is dedicated, to Yoga, Music & Personal Transformation. Located on over 400 acres of inspiring high desert land, this event brings together a community filled with sound healing, fire ceremonies, a wellness sanctuary, and more!
May 13, 2018
Looking for somewhere special to take mom this Mother’s Day? Check out our list of events happening in the oasis.
Movies in the Park: Mary Poppins
May 19, 2018
Gather the family, for this months “Movies in the Park” located this season at the Downtown Festival Lawn in Cathedral City. Guests are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks or purchase at the on-site concession stand.
City of La Quinta Presents Street Food Cinema
May 26, 2018
Indulge in food truck fare and other activities with the family and end the night with a 25th Anniversary showing of The Sandlot. Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the show. Food trucks will include Meat The Greek, The Shrimp Truck, Baby's Badass Burgers and more complete with music by The Flusters.
Comic Con Palm Springs May-Hem
May 26, 2018
Don’t miss the sprint preview at Agua Caliente – come satisfy your hunger for all things comics and pop culture. Featuring special guests, make-up station, kids cosplay contest, VR immersive gaming, vendor and artist village, plus much more.
Annual Memorial Day Flower Drop & Air Fair
May 28, 2018
Join the Palm Springs Air Museum on this very special day. A brief Memorial service is dedicated to all fallen comrades, highlighted with a fly-by flower drop of over 3,000 red and white carnations from B-25 Mitchell bomber.
Looking for more things to do? Check out our full events calendar in Greater Palm Spring