Will you be visiting Greater Palm Springs this week? With art adventures, cultural events, new foodie spots and more, there is something for everyone to enjoy all week long.

Arts & Culture

22 Pieces
September 22 – October 14, 2018

Kick off the season with Janssen Artspace. This multi-media group show features 22 pieces of artwork ranging from oil paintings to digital.

2nd Saturday Art Walk
October 13, 2018

Discover special art exhibits and cultural art to brighten your soul, meet other like-minded people, and get a little exercise along the way as you explore a variety of local art galleries.

La Gran Fiesta (Hispanic Heritage Month)
October 13, 2018

This family-friendly event highlights Hispanic culture with live music and dancing, animal enrichment, delicious foods and more. Be one of the first 1,000 guests and receive a free pepper plant grown at The Living Desert.

Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos
October 13, 2018

Join Cabot’s Pueblo Museum at this celebration to honor Day of the Dead traditions. Bring the entire family to delight in art activities, ofrendas (altars), music and demonstrations of traditional Mesoamericans.

Art is Here Block Party
October 14, 2018

Celebrate the Public Arts Commission’s 30th Anniversary Season at this free festival. Activities include felt projects, art activations and chances to learn more about the city’s public art projects through their “Art is Here” initiative.

Chill Deals

Hotel Deals

Check in, chill out and save with these Greater Palm Springs hotel deals! Find exclusive savings, special hotel packages and more.

Wellest Deals

Discover how to live your wellest in Greater Palm Springs with these deals on massages, spa packages, fitness, health, wellness and more.

Eat & Drink

Coffee Shops

Coffee lovers need to check out this list of must-visit coffee shops in the Greater Palm Springs. From a Parisian experience to board game-friendly cafes, there is something for every caffeine aficionado!

Cooking with Class | "Perfect Party Food & "Super Salads for Everyday"
October 10, 2018 & October 12, 2018

Chef Rhonda Kite will deliver an amazing experience in two classes this week. The first class features all the tips and tricks professional chef's use to create gorgeous and tasty party food with minimal effort. Later in the week, Chef Kite teaches the fundamentals of creating fun and delicious salads.

New Restaurants

Foodies will be delighted with these new dining options in the oasis. Check out these soon-to-open hot spots in the Greater Palm Springs.

Health and Wellness

Mindful Meditation

Center your mind and find inner balance. Read about a three-day mindfulness pilgrimage in this beautiful oasis.

She Is Me Women of Color Self-Care & Wellness Retreat
October 12 -14, 2018

Feel empowered at this two-day women’s retreat. Learn about self-care and wellness from a variety of speakers. Opening reception Friday, October 12 at 5 p.m.; Breakfast and dinner on Saturday, October 13. Numerous optional break-out sessions with speakers on self-care and wellness topics.

Paint El Paseo Pink 5K
October 13, 2018

Walk with Greater Palm Springs residents for breast cancer awareness at the Desert Cancer Foundation’s 12th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink. All proceeds will benefit Desert Cancer Foundation’s Suzanne Jackson Breast Cancer Fund for breast cancer screening, diagnostic and treatment services for local residents of the Greater Palm Springs.


Live Music at The Big Rock Pub
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays

Don’t miss free live entertainment at Big Rock Pub in Indio. Live music starts on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m., and on Friday and Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

Ace Karaoke with Keisha
Tuesdays, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Every Tuesday, bring friends and belt it out for Ace Karaoke. Don't be shy and join this free gathering. Must be 21 to attend.

Country Music Night

Dance, two-step and dosey-doe to popular and contemporary Country Music hits performed by a live local band. Drink specials and Country inspired menu items are featured on the bar menu for guests to enjoy. Must be 21 to attend.

Sting & Shaggy
October 12, 2018

This dynamic duo is bringing their vibrant joint live show to the Greater Palm Springs. They’ll be performing from their recently-released, island-flavored collaborative album, 44/876 at The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage. For ticket prices and more information, click here.

Outdoor Adventures

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Re-open for Season

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is officially reopened for the season, so it's time to plan your next trip! Escape up to the San Jacinto Mountains to enjoy walking, running, and hiking in pristine wilderness.

Monument Night Adventure
October 13, 2018

Discover the desert after dark! This family-friendly event takes visitors on a short walk along the Art Smith Trail to look for the nocturnal creatures that inhabit Greater Palm Springs. Bring water and wear closed-toed shoes for a night you will not forget.

Discovering Deserts
October 13, 2018

Learn about great locations in the Greater Palm Springs area to explore with this free presentation. Stay after the presentation for a short walk on the Ed Hastey Trail and bring your picnic lunch to enjoy on the Visitor Center’s shaded patio afterward.

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