Music, art, and tennis take over the oasis this week providing plenty of reasons to plan an escape for a week full of fun and action.

Tennis: Oracle Challenger Series
February 24-March 4, 2018

The brand-new Oracle Challenger Series, which aims to support American players, is coming to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden ahead of the 2018 BNP Paribas Open. The top two female and male players will be presented a wild card opportunity into the BNP Paribas Open.

A Taste of Mount Veeder at La Quinta Resort & Club
February 28, 2018

With opportunities to taste Mount Vedeer wines along with gourmet hors-d'oeuvres this is an event you don’t want to miss!

Park After Dark
March 2, 2018

Ever wonder what the animals are up to when the people go home and lights go out? Each special evening offers a unique opportunity for an up-close animal presentation, guided walk through the zoo and s'mores roasting 'round a roaring campfire.

Native Film Fest
March 1-3, 2018

Engaging, entertaining, and enlightening, this festival is one of the nation's most highly regarded events of its kind featuring the best in films by, about, and starring Native Americans and other Indigenous peoples from around the world.

La Quinta Arts Festival
March 1-4, 2018

Don’t miss the #1 Fine Art & Craft Festival in the Nation. La Quinta Arts Festival hosts 220 of the foremost contemporary artists in the nation, guaranteeing its patrons an unparalleled cultural experience.

Palm Springs Dance Festival
March 1-4, 2018

This high energy event showcases a variety of dance genres with award-winning dance talent from coast to coast, and international talent from Italy and France.

Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament
March 1-4, 2018

This annual celebrity golf fundraiser benefitting St. Jude's Children Hospital offers everything from golf, music, and even a run. Featuring one-of-a-kind music events such as the Songwriter’s Night and The Jam, you do not want to miss this!

First Friday Art Show
March 2, 2018

This special evening features the opening reception for the Spring Show.

Rhythm, Wine and Brews Experience
March 3, 2018

Enjoy a selcetion of over 50 hand-crafted beer and wine a the annual Rhythm, Wine & Brews Experience while soothing your ears with the sounds of live music.

Grooves at the Westin
March 3, 2018

Grooves at The Westin, continues this season with contemporary Jazz giants, David Benoit and Marc Antoine. Combining the cool grooves of Smooth Jazz with the exotic sensuosity of Brazilian music.

Music in the Park: Thelma Houston
March 3, 2018

The City of Rancho Mirage presents legendary Grammy winning disco, soul and R&B singer Thelma Houston for this week’s “Music in the Park.”

Wildflower Festival
March 3, 2018

Come celebrate wildflower viewing and beautiful art, this festival features a Kids’ Zone, a 5k trail fun run, and interpretive wildflower hikes. There will be raffles, vendors, exhibitors, and live music in the beer and wine garden, as well as food and beverages available for purchase.

Taste of Tennis
March 5, 2018

Come kick off the BNP tennis tournament and party with the pros at the Taste of Tennis at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells. Mix and mingle with the world’s best tennis pros while savoring bites from top chefs, and sips from exclusive wine and beverage companies.

BNP Paribas Open
March 5-18, 2018

The premier tennis event of the season, this two-week combined ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and WTA Tour Premier event features the top men and women professional tennis players.

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