What a wonderful and festive time to escape to the oasis! With must-see art exhibitions, free yoga sessions for you and your pet, live entertainment, holiday happenings, and New Year's Eve events, there is something for everyone in Greater Palm Springs.
Arts & Culture
Campfire Stories with Desert Oracle's Ken Layne | December 27, 2018
Gather 'round the campfire for an evening of strange tales from around and across these desert lands. Listen to Ken Layne tell stories of Yucca Man, sandy graves, strange hover crafts over the oasis and more.
Midcentury Modern Icons of Fashion & Finance | December 29, 2018
See the very best examples of midcentury modern architecture as you walk along the town's main thoroughfare for banking and retail businesses. Learn how this stark yet beautiful landscape captured the imagination of a young and talented group of Desert Modern architects. Tickets are on sale now.
Drive around the oasis in your dream car while visiting Greater Palm Springs by renting unique, vintage, photo-worthy, and luxury automobiles from local rental agencies. Learn more about where to rent your Instagram worthy ride.
Check in, chill out and save with these Greater Palm Springs hotel deals! Find great savings and special hotel packages this week.
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.
Check out our sweet dining deals from restaurants throughout Greater Palm Springs to save on your next night out.
Health & Wellness
Thursday Morning Hike | December 27, 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.
Mellow Yoga | December 29, 2018
Stretch it out in a gentle 60-minute Vinyasa flow. These classes are free to hotel guests and Swim Club Members.
Downward Pups | December 30, 2018
A morning of cats, cows, mountains and everyone's favorite — savasana. Bring the whole family, all ages and abilities are welcome. Kim Funkey of Power Yoga Palm Springs leads the practice. Free with RSVP and session flows from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mats provided or bring your own.
Thinking about surgery and recovery in Greater Palm Springs? Learn more about medical tourism, medi-spas and treatment opportunities for visitors.
Music and Entertainment
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day: Holiday Jazz with Mark Kahny & Jay Lewis | December 24-25, 2018
Join the Purple Room for Christmas dinner Monday and Tuesday and enjoy holiday jazz. Three Course Menu $59 per person.
Elvis: The Early Years with Scot Bruce | December 28, 2018
If you saw the True Hollywood Story: Elvis in Hollywood on E! Entertainment Network, that was Scot playing Elvis in the recreation scenes. He performs at Disneyland on a regular basis, and tours with the Legends of Rock & Roll - Buddy, Roy & Elvis.
Palm Springs - JUMP! | December 29, 2018
This musical revue pays tribute to the legendary stars who called Palm Springs home or performed in Palm Springs --from Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby to Lucille Ball, Keely Smith, Elvis Presley, Sonny Bono and many more.
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.
'Tis the season for chill, so bring the whole family to one or all of these amazing holiday dinners, brunches and more.
New Years Celebrations
From dinners and '80s themed parties to rooftop gatherings with bubbly and more, you’ll find plenty of ways to celebrate with this list of 2019 New Year’s Eve celebrations in Greater Palm Springs.
Looking for more things to do in the oasis? Check out our full events calendar in Greater Palm Springs.