It's a great week to escape to Greater Palm Springs! Plan your stay with art walks and exhibits, free live entertainment, and explore the oasis with your four-legged best friend. Plus, focus on wellness this weekend with Ironman 70.3 Indian Wells La Quinta. There is something for everyone to enjoy all week long.

Arts & Culture

First Wednesday Art Walk | Recurring monthly on the 1st Wednesday

Join the Backstreet Art District for their monthly Art Walk. The first Wednesday of each month experience Art Walk where galleries are open for guests to meet the artists, visit working studios and enjoy original fine and decorative art all in one location.

Artisans at the Pueblo | Recurring monthly on the 2nd Saturday

Cabot believed in creating and nurturing an artistic community. In this spirit, local artists are invited to Cabot’s Pueblo Museum to share their artwork with Desert Hot Springs and the wider Coachella Valley. Artisans at the Pueblo embodies Cabot’s vision of bringing art, culture, and people together.

Desert Mountains Art Faire | December 8, 2018

Join Friends of the Desert Mountains at the monthly Desert Mountains Art Faire. Mediums may include photography, paintings, ceramics, hand-painted silks, and more. Support local artists and find beautiful and unique gifts and desert mementos, all while enjoying the natural beauty of the desert mountains.

small WONDER: Art Opening and Party | December 8, 2018

Experience a gigantic group exhibit containing all small and tiny artworks just in time for the holidays. View over 14 artists' work and this event also will serve as the annual Janssen Artspace Holiday Bash with cocktails, music, light fare, and holiday cheer.

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

New Moon Vibrational Chakra Healing | December 6, 2018

Balance and restore, exercise your right to self-love, remember to look up. Joshua Pena leads each session with a pure quartz crystal singing bowl that emits vibrational frequencies designed to resonate with energy points in our physical and astral bodies. 

Ironman 70.3 Indian Wells La Quinta | December 9, 2018

Spectate and cheer on fellow community members as they compete in the first Ironman 70.3 Indian Wells La Quinta. Learn everything you need to know about this amazing race. 

December Fun

Palm Desert First Weekend

First Weekends allow visitors to enjoy unique activities catered to the season at little to no cost. So step into the oasis and see what awaits you beneath the glowing festival lights of Palm Desert, and walk away with some helpful tips on how to get the most out of this special time of year.

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. 


Live Music on the Patio | Recurring Daily

Bring friends and family, and enjoy authentic Mexican food while listening to live music on the Palapa Patio every day of the week.

Live Music at The Big Rock Pub | Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Are you looking for free and live entertainment? Then head on over to The Big Rock Pub for a night to remember. Check out the website for band information and special performances.

Live Music Nightly | Recurring Daily

Enjoy a night of music, dancing, and fun seven nights a week at The Nest. Celebrities, local entertainers, sports stars, and just plain wonderful people fill the lounge nightly.

Outdoor Adventure

Happy Tails Dog Adventure at the La Quinta Cove | December 5, 2018

Fetch your leash, bring your pup, and join other dogs on this desert outing in the Santa Rosa Mountains. This walk provides great exercise while exploring the desert. Learn about dog-friendly trails in the National Monument. Pack plenty of water for you and your K-9 friends for this fun outing. 

Thursday Morning Hike | December 6, 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.

iPhone Photography Class | December 9, 2018

Improve your basic iPhone photography skills by learning the use of iPhone's settings such as focus, exposure, depth of field, filters and essential photo processing apps. This class includes classroom instruction and outdoor photo op. 

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