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Signature Events

Several signature events in Greater Palm Springs have earned the destination a worldwide reputation for fun, excitement and energy. Where else will you find entire weeks devoted to midcentury modernism, fashion, film, food and wine? Whether you’re into outdoor music festivals or professional sports, our SoCal oasis offers a full calendar of can’t-miss happenings.

Greater Palm Springs Festivals

Mark your calendar for several festivals taking place in Greater Palm Springs throughout the year. Music lovers don their best bohemian garb and cowboy boots for Coachella and Stagecoach, held over three consecutive weekends at the Empire Polo Fields, while foodies sample local flavor at the open-air Indio International Tamale Festival. Fashionistas flock to Palm Desert each spring to watch models own the runway at Fashion Week El Paseo, design enthusiasts delight in midcentury masterpieces during Modernism Week, and movie buffs can take their pick from the Palm Springs International Film Festival, the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, the American Documentary Film Festival and more.

Sports Tournaments in Palm Springs

Don’t miss a chance to sit on the sidelines at some of the biggest professional sporting events in Greater Palm Springs, home to more than 100 golf courses and one of the largest tennis venues in the world. Tennis stars touch down here every March for the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, while golfers grace our lush green fairways for The American Express (a favorite stop on the PGA Tour) and the LPGA ANA Inspiration.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Splash House

Dance the day away poolside to the best in house music located at three resorts in...

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Clubskirts Presents the Dinah

Presenting the largest girl party music festival in the world, rocking Palm Springs...

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BNP Paribas Open

A two-week premier event featuring the top men and women professional tennis...

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Fall Joshua Tree Music Festival

A family-friendly global music experience located in the great outdoors of Joshua...

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Modernism Week

An exciting 11-day celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art,...

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Greater Palm Springs Pride

Known for celebrating strength, equality and self-determination of the LGBTQ...

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Palm Springs International Film Festival

One of the largest film festivals in North America, featuring a lineup of...

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The American Express

Watch some of the world's best golfers compete in this 4-day golf tournament. Plus...

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Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

One of the most renowned music festivals in the world. Held at the Empire Polo Club...

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Stagecoach Country Music Festival

Stagecoach features three days of western fun, from dance halls and vintage shopping...

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White Party

The largest gay dance party in the World. DJs, live performances, pool parties and...

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LPGA ANA Inspiration Championship

The best women golfers in the world compete in Golf's First Major tournament.

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ALWAYS HAPPENING

Village Fest

Every Thursday evening in downtown Palm Springs, enjoy a diverse array of artists, artisans, entertainers, assorted fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers, jewelry, international cuisine, and don't forget the sweets.

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Highlights. Greater Palm Springs