Escape to Greater Palm Springs to kick off the fall season. With a week full of outdoor excursions, foodie adventures and more, there is something for everyone to enjoy all week long.

Carrizo Canyon Opening Day
October 1, 2018

Celebrate opening day at the Carrizo Canyon Ecological Preserve. A docent-led hike takes you into canyons with the chance to see bighorn sheep and other desert critters. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the geology of the area and experience the great outdoors in Greater Palm Springs.

Cooking with Class | "Cooking with Trader Joes & "Under the Tuscan Sun"
October 2, 2018 & October 5, 2018

Chef Instructor Andie Hubka leads two exciting cooking classes this week. The first class features all of Chef Hubka's favorite Trader Joe's products. Later in the week, Chef Rhonda Kite whisks attendees away to Tuscany for an afternoon of amazing rustic Italian specialties.

Free Lecture: Exploring America's Pacific Crest Trail
October 2, 2018

Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of America’s National Trail System. Bring the entire family to learn about the 100 miles of trails stretching throughout Greater Palm Springs.

Fall Joshua Tree Music Festival
October 4-7, 2018

This unique festival experience returns to Joshua Tree for fall 2018. This family-friendly event spans four days of unique musical experiences.

Happy Tails Hike on the Pacific Crest Trail
October 4, 2018

Bring your best friend for a three-mile hike exploring a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail. Learn about dog-friendly trails in the area and bring a picnic for you and your pup to enjoy after.

City of La Quinta Presents: Street Food Cinema - Hocus Pocus
October 6, 2018

Indulge in food truck fare and other activities while watching a classic Halloween movie on a 50-foot movie screen. This family-friendly event offers something for everyone and is the perfect way to celebrate fall.

Y Be Fit Challenge
October 7, 2018

Don’t miss this fitness fair, which includes a reverse mini triathlon, 5K run/walk and 1K color run. This outdoor event is sure to be an afternoon of fun with vendors, booths, music, and pool play.


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