Explore Greater Palm Springs this fall with these extraordinary events and activities. Attend a food festival, meditate at a hot spring, celebrate Pride, dance the night away on Halloween and more. There's never a dull moment in this Southern California oasis.  


Hot Spring Sound Bath Meditation​ | October 30
Practice peace and relaxation at THE SPRING - A Natural Hot Mineral Spring Resort & Spa with this sound bath meditation. Calm your mind, absorb healing minerals and enjoy pure bliss.

Joshua Tree Half Marathon 2019 | November 2
Enjoy an evening run featuring the beautiful scenery of Joshua Tree. Participate in this annual race, benefiting the Joshua Tree National Park Association, for a unique experience under the night sky.

Run with Los Muertos 5k & Block Party​ | November 2
Attend the ultimate block party, combining music, art, culture and wellness in Old Town Coachella. Wear your best sugar skull makeup, and run to support funding for Raices Cultura, a local organization striving to provide community arts, education, and health programming throughout Greater Palm Springs. 

USA Pickleball Association National Championships | November 2-10
Experience this premier sporting event at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Attend the ultimate annual pickleball tournament where players and spectators can enjoy upgraded tournaments, on-court action and more. 

Windmills: Discover Greater Palm Springs' Unique Welcome Sign​
Curious about the history behind Palm Springs' iconic windmills? Learn all about their impact, sustainability, and renewable energy. 

Halloween Fun

Halloween Palm Springs | October 31
Get ready to party on Arenas Road in Palm Springs. This annual party is back and will feature a costume contest, and performances by Evelyn "Champagne" King, Pulp Vixen, DJ Galaxy and more.

O'Caine's Halloween Party​ | October 31
Celebrate Halloween at O'Caine's Irish Pub this year. Enjoy $5 brews, live music, giveaways, a costume contest and more. You won't want to miss all the spooky fun!

Halloween Party "Under the Stars" | October 31
"Boo-gie" under the night sky at Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa with local radio station 107.3 MODfm at this Hollywood themed Halloween party. Live entertainment will be provided by The Envy Band, and the evening will be complete with a cash prize costume contest. 

VillageFest Halloween Event | October 31
Take a stroll in lively Downtown Palm Springs this Halloween for this special VillageFest. Participate in a costume contest, take the little ones trick or treating and explore a haunted bus this Thursday.

Eat & Drink

BITE - Embrace the Dark Dinner Experience​ | October 31
Prepare yourself for a haunting and mysterious dining experience at PS Underground. Watch a musical vampire love story unfold while you enjoy a six-course dinner, cocktails and more. 

Cooking Class: Okonomiyaki | November 1
Expand your culinary knowledge at Wabi Sabi Japan Living this week. Learn all about Okonomiyaki, also known as a Japanese pancake or pizza, at this free cooking class.

STREET | November 1
Attend the 5th annual STREET festival at Westfield Palm Desert mall. Hosted by the City of Palm Desert, this event features street art, music, food, fashion and more. 

Brew in LQ | November 2
Say cheers at this year's annual Brew in LQ beer festival at One Eleven La Quinta Center. Take your pick from over 15 breweries pouring your favorite ales, porters, pilsners and more. Complete with food, music, and games, this event is a beer lovers' paradise. 

Arts & Culture

Greater Palm Springs Pride | November 1-3
Celebrate Pride in the oasis with this guide detailing all of the event happenings. 

The Fifth Annual Official Latino Film and Arts Festival | October 31- November 3
Enjoy a variety of films at College of the Desert during The Fifth Annual Official Latino Film and Arts Festival. This year’s theme, “Stereotypes End Here”, aims to showcase Latinx talent and culture.

Art of Pride | November 1
The Palm Springs Art Museum will be hosting a new fundraising Pride event and LGBTQ+ party this week. Attendees can enjoy food, an open bar, and access to all of the art exhibitions currently in the museum. 

Desert Mountains Art Faire | November 2
Join Friends of the Desert Mountains and find the next unique piece of art to display in your home. This art fair will feature photography, paintings, ceramics, hand-painted silks, and more. Support local artists and enjoy a day surrounded by art.

The fun doesn't end here — Explore additional events in Greater Palm Springs and enjoy a thrilling getaway in the oasis!