Escape to the oasis this winter season for sunshine and relaxation. Plan your visit with art walks and exhibits, spa treatments, free live entertainment, and more. There is something for everyone to enjoy all week long.

Arts & Culture

Walk of the Inns | December 13, 2018

Experience the magic of Palm Springs at this annual one-night-only self-guided tour that lets visitors stroll through several of Palm Springs most historic small hotels. 

Unsettled | Now through April 30, 2019

This sweeping presentation of contemporary art by more than 75 artists living or working in the Greater West encompasses a “super region” that explores the geography of vast frontiers, rich natural resources, diverse indigenous peoples, and the inevitable conflicts that arise when these factors coexist.

Art Museum | Thursdays

Be inspired by the permanent collections at the Palm Springs Art Museum with free Thursday admission. Bring family and friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. or enjoy extended hours at the A+D Center until 8 p.m.

Chill Deals

Hotel Deals

Check in, chill out and save with these Greater Palm Springs hotel deals! Find great savings and special hotel packages this week.

Things To Do

Looking to save on things to do while you're in the oasis? Check out our deals on attractions and things to do in Greater Palm Springs.

Dining Deals

Check out our sweet dining deals from restaurants throughout Greater Palm Springs to save on your next night out.

Health & Wellness

Unique Spa Treatments

Take time from the busy holiday season to enjoy a one-of-kind spa experience that will have you feeling both relaxed and rejuvenated.

Mindful Meditation

Go on a three-day pilgrimage in Greater Palm Springs with friends or alone. This guide is perfect for anyone looking to clear their mind and find inner balance


Learn how to live your best (for less!) with the latest deals on massages, spa packages, fitness, health, wellness and more.

December Fun

Holiday Happenings

There's plenty of magic in Greater Palm Springs with celebrations, Santa sightings, concerts, parades, and Christmas tree lightings. Grab the whole family and enjoy the jolly spirit filling the oasis with these big events. 

Holiday Dining in Greater Palm Springs 

'Tis the season for chill, so bring the whole family to one or all of these amazing holiday dinners, brunches and more. 

Veuve Clicquot Tasting Dinner & Brunch | December 15-16, 2018

Nothing says a good time like champagne! Celebrate Madame Clicquot’s birthday with a weekend of perfect pairings featuring custom-crafted menus that complement a sampling from the Veuve Clicquot collection.​ 


Live Music at The Big Rock Pub | Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays

Don’t miss free live entertainment at Big Rock Pub in Indio. Live music starts on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m., and on Friday and Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

Ace Karaoke with Keisha | Tuesdays

Every Tuesday, bring friends and belt it out for Ace Karaoke. Don't be shy and join this free gathering. Must be 21 to attend.

Canadian Brass: Christmas Time Is Here | December 12, 2018

Canadian Brass rings in the holiday season with a program of festive classics and brass standards. With impeccable musicianship, theatrical flair, and heartwarming humor, Canadian Brass is a favorite of audiences across the globe. Their repertoire is fantastically diverse, with a library of over 600 original arrangements that range from Baroque to Dixieland. They have been thrilling audiences for 4 decades-don't miss your chance to see this legendary group.

Sounds of the Season Concert | December 12, 2018

Do you love holiday music and watching theater performance? If so, this event is made for you. Bring your friends and family to watch many of your favorite Palm Canyon Theatre performers for an evening of holiday entertainment.

Celtic Woman the Best of Christmas Tour | December 14, 2018

Celebrate this holiday season with the celestial voices of multi-platinum Irish singing sensation Celtic Woman. Featuring music from the all-female music ensemble's second Christmas album, Home for Christmas, including holiday favorites. Celtic Woman promises an enchanting and festive evening filled with mesmerizing music and holiday cheer.

Barry Manilow: A Very Barry Christmas! | December 15, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Barry Manilow is coming to The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa Rancho Mirage for a holiday event not to be missed. Get your tickets now before he sells out.

Elvis Christmas Gospel Show | December 15, 2018

Watch an old fashion Elvis Christmas Gospel Show with Peter Alden from Orlando Florida as Elvis for an amazing cause. Ticket prices are only $25 and all proceeds go to FSBCPS for the Children's Lottie Moon Foundation.

LeAnn Rimes | December 15, 2018

Winner of two Grammys, three ACMs, a CMA, 12 Billboard Music Awards and an American Music Award, LeAnn Rimes has been a country music star since her first hit "Blue" at the age of 13. About her Christmas show, she says, "I love everything about the holidays and want to share the magic and joy of the season with my fans. I look forward to playing some of my favorite Christmas classics for music lovers in an intimate, cozy setting."

Merri-Achi Christmas | December 16, 2018

Merri-Achi Christmas returns in a colorful and traditional Mexican holiday celebration full of seasonal songs, dance, and festive merriment. Headlining the exciting extravaganza is one of the nation's premier ensembles, Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez.

Great Russian Nutcracker | December 17, 2018

Celebrate the Season with the experience taking North America by storm! Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world-class Russian artists. Larger than life puppets, nesting dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. 

Outdoor Adventures

Thursday Morning Hike | December 13, 2018

Discover Randall Henderson Trail or Art Smith Trail where there are opportunities to see bighorn sheep, desert tortoises, and many other desert critters. Bring snacks and 2 liters of water per person. Wear close-toed shoes, hat, and sunscreen. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.

Star Party at the Monument | December 15, 2018

Bring the entire family to stargaze and learn more about the planets above with direct observations of the night sky through telescopes and giant binoculars. Join Astronomical Society of the Desert for a night filled with wonder and excitement. 

Get Glamping!

If you're looking for an adventure somewhere between urban architecture and rural solitude, then Glamping in Greater Palm Springs is for you! Check out this guide to start planning your memorable experience. 

Looking for more things to do? Check out our full events calendar in Greater Palm Springs.