'Tis the season to chill in this Southern California oasis! Participate in a festive holiday activity, take a hike under the moonlight, tour unique boutique hotels and more. Make the most of your time in sunny Greater Palm Springs with these exciting events and activities!

Eat & Drink

Le Vallauris Wine Dinner | December 11
Enjoy French fine dining at its best at Le Vallauris this week. Try a variety of appetizers, entrees and desserts expertly prepared by Executive Chef Jean Paul Lair and Pastry Chef Laurent Dellac, with wine pairings by Sommelier Bruce Barrett. 

Orin Swift Wine Dinner | December 11
Visit Spencer's Restaurant for a unique five-course dinner with wine pairings and special guest Wine Warehouse Fine Wine Specialist Danielle McKee-Langley. Enjoy a delicious menu and experience a delightful evening.

Bottomless Bubbly Brunch | Sundays
Sundays are for brunch! Stop by Citrus & Palm at Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa this week for a brunch experience like no other. Enjoy bottomless Mimosas, breakfast breads such as croissants, muffins, bagels and more.

Sports Bar Football | Thursdays-Mondays
Stop by AMP Sports Lounge and get hyped during football season with their great "AMPPY" hour specials, giveaways, and more. Wear your jersey in support of your favorite teams and enjoy a lively evening.

Holiday Festivities

Holiday Havoc - An Elfish Dinner Event | December 13
Visit PS Underground and get in the holiday spirit with this festive soiree. Enjoy drinks and a four-course menu alongside this lively performance complete with mischievous elves, humor, songs and more.

Jingle & Mingle | December 13
Take a stroll down El Paseo in Palm Desert and discover a winter wonderland. Mingle with Santa and his elves, enjoy snowfall shows, hot chocolate, and a variety of lawn games. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Family YMCA of the Desert

The Colors of Christmas | December 13
Enjoy this festive show at McCallum Theatre featuring Peabo Bryson, along with Oleta Adama, Ben Vereen and Jody Watley. Sing along to your favorite Christmas classics and prepare for a night of holiday cheer.

Breakfast with Santa and Friends | December 14
Dig into a delicious breakfast at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage this week. Dine outdoor at the Springs Lawn, enjoy unique and traditional breakfast offerings, live entertainment and family activities.

Paws n' Claus | December 14
Bring your four-legged friend to El Paseo this week for a festive photograph with Santa himself. Pups can also enjoy fun activities and treats. Participate for a great cause; Your $15 donation will benefit the Bianca Rae Foundation.

Live Your Wellest

Mizu Life Water Skincare Sundays | Sundays
Treat yourself and care for your skin every Sunday at Wabi Sabi Japan Living. Learn all about Mizu Life Water Skincare products, featuring the best in Japanese skincare. 

Birding Walk-About | Tuesdays
Go bird watching and experience a guided hike hosted by Friends of the Desert Mountains. Explore the Ed Hastey Garden Walk and Randall Henderson Trail with experienced birders who will introduce you to the many birds that call Greater Palm Springs their home.  

Full Moon Hike in La Quinta Cove | December 11
Explore the mountains under the night sky. Join Friends of the Desert Mountains for this family-friendly night hike. Take in the beautiful moonlit views of the trail, encounter night creatures and more. 

Thursday Morning Hike | December 12
Join Friends of the Desert Mountains for a ranger-led hike through Carrizo and Dead Indian Canyons. Take in the beautiful sights and learn informative facts about the trails as you hike. 

Arts & Culture

Jarabe Mexicano | December 12
Dance along to the sounds of Mexican folk, Rock & Roll, Tex-Mex and more with the Jarabe Mexicano quintet. Stop by the Rancho Mirage Community Park for this unique and festive concert hosted by the City of Rancho Mirage Cultural Commission

Gingerbread House Workshop | December 14
Get in the holiday spirit with this festive workshop at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage. Gather your loved ones and attend this fun workshop where you will learn how to build a cozy gingerbread house.

Pinot's Palette | Daily
Unleash your inner Picasso and enjoy a night of drinks and creativity with friends at Pinot's Palette. Everything is provided, just show up and express yourself on canvas. 

An Evening Under the Stars at Walk of the Inns 2019 
Explore one-of-a-kind boutique hotels in Downtown Palm Springs during this self-guided walking tour. Here's everything you need to know about this festive event including participating hotels, tips, and more.

Skip the cooking and enjoy fine dining, traditional dishes and more this holiday season. Take a look at these delicious holiday dinners offered at various restaurants throughout Greater Palm Springs!