Keep the great times going in Greater Palm Springs! You won't want to miss a week full of fun for the whole family, extraordinary live performances, health and wellness workshops and more. Plan a visit to Greater Palm Springs this fall and enjoy a variety of events perfect for your getaway!

Wellest

3rd Annual Blood Drive with LifeStream | October 8
Give the gift of life by donating blood this week at the Live Well Clinic. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. LifeStream Blood Bank will be collecting blood donations. Enjoy complimentary food from The Beer Hunter, and optional complimentary B12 shots. Join this great cause and help others live well.

Live Well Clinic 10th Anniversary Open House | October 10
Celebrate 10 years of naturopathic medicine in Greater Palm Springs with Live Well Clinic. Join doctors and staff in celebrating at this event featuring informative health discussions, vendors, and snacks.

Paint El Paseo Pink 5K | October 12
Walk or run for Breast Cancer Awareness this week at the Gardens on El Paseo. This annual event is hosted by the Desert Cancer Foundation and has become a staple in Greater Palm Springs. Throw on your pink shirt and get ready to paint El Paseo pink for a great cause! 

Workshop: Breathe 101 Fundamentals | October 13
Take a second to breathe and attend this workshop at Ara Pilates + Movement. Join instructor Michaela Goorahoo as she explains how daily breathing habits can affect stress, anxiety, and brain fog. Learn how improving breathing techniques can have an impact on overall health. 
 

Family Fun

Rumpelstiltskin Family Fun Day | October 12
Bring the whole family and celebrate Family Fun Day at the McCallum Theatre with this wonderful interactive performance of the classic Rumpelstiltskin story. Family Fun Day will also feature fun activities, face paint, food trucks, live music and more.

La Gran Fiesta | October 12
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at The Living Desert. Between 9 a.m and 12 p.m., visitors can take part in this cultural celebration, featuring mariachi singers, Folklorico dancers, special activities and arts and crafts. 

Laser Bowling | Fridays & Saturdays
Spice up family bowling night with black lights and fluorescent lanes at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. Grab a slice of pizza and bowl all night in this groovy setting.

Ice Skating Under the Lights | Fridays & Saturdays
Throw on your ice skates and dance the night away at Desert Ice Castle. The whole family can boogie under the disco lights and enjoy a night of fun on the ice rink.

Eat & Drink

Food Truck Mash-up and Rally | October 13
Get ready to dig in and grub on delicious food at this year's Food Truck Mash-Up and Rally at Big League Dreams Sports Park

Sports Bar Football | Thursday through Monday
Football season is in full swing and you won't want to miss a beat. Visit AMP Sports Lounge and enjoy happy hour specials, raffles on game days, hot dogs and more. 

Golden Grapes: Poolside Wine Tasting | October 13
Wine is better by the pool! Join Ace Hotel & Swim Club as they host a wine tasting series featuring a curated selection. Stop by and unleash your inner sommelier as you taste wine from California based company, Amy Atwood Selections. Cheers!

Sunday Brunch | Sundays
Taste a Sunday Brunch like no other at Spencer's Restaurant. Savor the classic taste of Traditional Eggs Benedict, indulge in Blueberry Pancakes, or try any of the delicious options on their menu. 

Concerts & Live Entertainment

Free Concerts in the Park: Amanda Castro Jazz Band | October 10
Swing dance at Palm Desert Civic Center Park this week during this free concert. Grab your lawn chairs, and blankets and enjoy Jazz with a modern twist by the Amanda Castro Jazz Band, food trucks, children's games hosted by the Family YMCA of the Desert and more. 

Rush Tribute Band - Moving Pictures | October 11
Relive the magic of Canadian rock band Rush with this tribute at The Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. Rock out to classic hits such as "2112", "Fly By Night", "YYZ" and more. 

Tyler Henry: The Hollywood Medium | October 12
See the Hollywood Medium himself in action: Tyler Henry will be returning to the stage at The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage this week. Experience and learn about Tyler's abilities, and enjoy live audience readings and a Q&A session. 

Schmoozing with Fran Drescher | October 12
Enjoy a night of laughter at the Palm Springs Cultural CenterJoin Fran Drescher as she tells hilarious stories, shares her career insights and reminisces on family memories. You won't want to miss this lively evening with "The Nanny" herself. 
 

Arts & Culture

Highway 62 Open Studio Art Tour | October 5-13
Discover studios full of art of diverse styles, and leave feeling inspired. The Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council is hosting a self-guided tour where attendees will have the opportunity to chat with artists, and purchase their work. Join the first of three weekends and explore the participating 126 locations with work by over 200 artists. 

Joshua Tree Music Festival | October 10-12
Great music in an even better setting. Joshua Tree Music Festival is returning this Fall and will feature over 15 artists of diverse music genres, yoga, a positive vibration station, art and more. 

Tejano Music Festival | October 12
Join this celebration of Tejano music at Big League Dreams Sports Park. Enjoy an evening of fun at this free event featuring music by bands Grupo Atrapado, Los 2 G's, Grupo Uniko and Tejano Highway 281. 

Beginning Backpacking for Women in Mission Creek Preserve | October 11- 13
Reconnect with nature and learn the art of backpacking. This class hosted by the Joshua Tree National Park Association offers insight for women looking to embark on an overnight backpacking adventure. Spend the weekend in Mission Creek Preserve and enjoy the great outdoors. 

Whether you prefer to hit the trails, chill at the spa or find your zen at a yoga class take a look at how you can disconnect during your next Greater Palm Springs getaway.