From runway fashions to ‘80s pop bands, there’s a little something for everyone this week in the oasis. Find your chill at one of these top picks for things to do this week in Greater Palm Springs.
February 25 – April 30
Venture outside gallery walls to discover the true beauty of the oasis during Desert X, the highly-anticipated art exhibit with installations and programming throughout Greater Palm Springs. This one-of-a-kind art experience highlights both the creativity and beauty of the oasis. Discover unexpected installations from renowned artists in outdoor locations, offering a new perspective on the desert’s landscape. Don’t miss a thing with this guide to Desert X.
BNP Paribas Open
March 6 – 19
Tennis action is in full swing at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the BNP Paribas Open. Don’t miss your chance to take in the thrills courtside during this noteworthy tennis tournament featuring the top pros in both men’s and women’s tennis. Swing into the tennis fun with our guide on everything you need to know about the 2017 BNP Paribas Open.
HITS Coachella Desert Circuit Horse Show
March 14 – 19
The Desert Circuit Horse Show continues this week with USEF Premier-rated Hunters and 6* Jumpers competing in this world-class event. The AIG $1 Million Grand Prix is Sunday, March 19. Don’t miss your chance to watch the action live at the HITS Desert Horse Park in Thermal.
Spectrum Indian Wells
March 16 – 19
Set your sights on this four-day fine art experience featuring top galleries and artists happening during the final weekend of the BNP Paribas Open. Exhibits include artists from around the world with mediums from paintings to glasswork and more at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, just a few miles from the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
BB’s Annual St. Patty’s Day Party
March 17 | 3 p.m.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the luck of the Irish at Big Rock Pub. The newly opened pub is going all out for the Irish holiday, setting the mood with bag pipes, live music and food specials on corned beef and pickled cabbage. Of course, it wouldn’t be St. Paddy’s Day without drink specials on Irish Car Bombs and Jameson, too. Don’t forget to wear your green!
Duran Duran at The Show!
March 17 – 18 | 9 p.m.
Channel your inner ‘80s wild child for a night with British new wave and synth pop band Duran Duran, coming to Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa for two nights this weekend.
Fashion Week El Paseo
March 18 – 25
The oasis goes couture during this star-studded fashion event. Now in its 12th year, this eight-day celebration is known to bring in top designers, runway shows, trunk shows and soirees to Greater Palm Springs.
Art on Main Street
March 18 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Head to Old Town La Quinta for a beautiful day spent outdoors enjoying art, shopping and dining.
It’s a party at the polo fields this Sunday! Pack your polo picnic and lawn chairs for an afternoon of polo fun every Sunday through April 2. Take your pick of either Eldorado Polo Club and Empire Polo Club—matches start at both 12 and 2 p.m.
Looking for more? Check out our full listing of things to do in Greater Palm Springs this week.