Whether you’re celebrating love, a love of midcentury modern design or a passion for art, there’s plenty to do this week in Greater Palm Springs. From signature events like Modernism Week and the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival to art shows and pool parties, you’re going to love what’s going on in the oasis this week.
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Art Palm Springs
February 16 – 19
Enjoy this three-day premier art event with over 60 galleries and 300 artists under one roof. Paintings, sculptures, photography and visual arts will be displayed.
February 16 – 26
The biggest Greater Palm Springs celebration of all things midcentury modern kicks off this week for an 11-day festival of iconic retro, vintage and modern designs. This year, enjoy tours of iconic homes, architecture walking tours, a world-class talk and film series, classic cars, garden tours, a Modernism Show & Sale and a vintage travel trailer exhibit—and that’s just naming a few things to do at Modernism Week! With nearly 300 events, there's plenty to see and do through February 26. Don't miss out: here's your Modernism 101 guide to the midcentury event of the season!
71st Annual Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival
February 17 – 26
This county fair will include headline entertainment, Monster Truck and BMX shows, camel and ostrich races, data and produce displays and more. Bring the family and enjoy arts and crafts, carnival rides and great fair food.
ARRIVE 1-Year Anniversary Party
February 18 | 1 – 5 p.m.
Spend the afternoon soaking up one of the poshest pool scenes around as ARRIVE Palm Springs celebrates its one-year anniversary. Keep cool with Birthday Cake ice cream as you enjoy live music, pop-up shops and a meet-and-greet with architect Chris Pardo.
The Grooves at the Westin
February 18 | 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Experience an evening will Greg Adams and East Bay Soul, a combination of instrumental funk, soul jazz and rhythm and blues vocals.
Art on Main Street
February 18 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Head to Old Town La Quinta and have a great day outdoors enjoying art, shopping and dining.
COD Alumni Street Fair
February 18 – 19 | 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Head over to College of the Desert and enjoy hours of open-air, shaded shopping! Open every Saturday and Sunday all year.
Bring your friends, lawn-chairs, and a picnic to enjoy polo from the sidelines every Sunday through April 2. Matches start at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Find a full listing of things to do in Greater Palm Springs this week here.