Start your year in paradise — Hike in the legendary Indian Canyons, attend a world-renowned film festival, explore vegan dining and more. Enjoy these events and activities this week in Greater Palm Springs.

Live Your Wellest

The Best Hikes in Tahquitz and Indian Canyons
Take a hike on these sacred lands, connect with nature and learn all about the rich history of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. 

Desert Mountains Volunteer Orientation | January 10
Interested in giving back to the Greater Palm Springs community? Here is your chance. Participate in this volunteer orientation hosted by Friends of the Desert Mountains and learn all the ways you can help preserve the natural environment of the National Monument and the Coachella Valley. Mingle with fellow volunteers and enjoy light refreshments.

Palm Springs International Film Festival Red Carpet Run 5K & 10K 2020 | January 11
Walk, jog or run through the streets of Palm Springs at this 5K and 10K celebrating one of Greater Palm Springs' signature events, the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Participants will begin at a fabulous red carpet, follow a route passing through iconic celebrity homes, and end the race by signing autographs and getting their picture taken by the paparazzi. 

Ed Hastey Garden Walk | January 13
Take a stroll in nature with this garden walk hosted by Friends of the Desert Mountains. Bring the whole family and learn all about plants and wildlife native to Greater Palm Springs. Be sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and a hat.

Arts & Culture

Palm Springs International Film Festival | January 2-13
The Palm Springs International Film Festival is back for its 31st year. Enjoy film screenings, Q&A sessions with filmmakers and parties. Take a look at this guide with additional event information tips for festivalgoers and more. 

Mojave Flea Market | January 12
Stop by the Ace Hotel & Swim Club this week for a unique flea market featuring merchants from Joshua Tree, the Coachella Valley and beyond. Support the local community, culture and business while shopping for one-of-a-kind handmade items, housewares, furnishings and more.

Free Admission Day at the Art Museum | Thursdays
Be inspired by the Palm Springs Art Museum with free admission on Thursday. Bring the entire family for an evening of arts and culture this holiday season.

Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe | Through March 20
Learn all about the art of interior design and be inspired by Alexander Girard's remarkable work. Visit the Palm Springs Art Museum and view some of his legendary work designing stunning interiors.

Eat & Drink

The Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Greater Palm Springs
Find chic eateries with a robust selection of meatless offerings and more with this guide to delicious vegan and vegetarian food in the oasis.

New Restaurants in Greater Palm Springs
Try out new locales and dig into delicious plates at a number of recently-opened eateries in this Southern California oasis.

POP - a 1980'S MTV inspired musical dinner event | January 10
Enjoy a unique dining experience at PS Underground and be transported back to the 1980s. Dig into delicious food expertly prepared by Chef Dave, and grab a cocktail while you enjoy live music by the Gang Band, performing your favorite 80s tunes.

Live Music Saturdays | Saturdays
Liven up your Saturday by visiting The Tavern Bar, adjacent to Citrus & Palm Restaurant at Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa. Enjoy live music, hand-crafted cocktails and Chef Paul Hancock’s farm-to-fork bar bites, both made with fresh ingredients grown on property. 

Concerts & Live Entertainment

Jazzville Palm Springs | January 8
Get ready for a jazzy evening at Wang's in the Desert featuring the Maria Schafer Quartet. Sing and dance along to the sound of the 40s and enjoy a lively evening at this event.

TUSK The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band | January 9
Relive the magic of Fleetwood Mac with tribute show at the McCallum Theatre. Watch as they perform the band's greatest hits and recreate their authentic sound.

Snoop Dogg | January 11
Legendary rap and hip hop artist, Snoop Dogg, will be taking the stage at The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa this week. Enjoy his classic West Coast sound in this great venue.

Marvyn's Magic Theater | Weekly
Discover a magical experience at this intimate 129-seat theatre featuring acts from Las Vegas, Broadway and more. Experience different acts every week and enjoy a spectacular show.

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