Events

From Palm Springs to Indio, The Coachella valley, being the sunny & warm resort mecca that it is, provides locals and visitors alike with world-class music festivals, international film festivals, art & architecture fairs, hot air balloon events, dance parties, premier golf & tennis tournaments, pool parties, exotic car shows, parades and much more. Also,our amazing variety of events is no longer limited to the "high Season". Year round, greater Palm Springs has something for everyone.

Stagecoach Country Music Festival

Stagecoach Country Music Festival

APRIL: The first Stagecoach Country Music Festival was held in 2007 and featured artists including Kenny Chesney, George Strait, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and many other top country music acts. Billed as "California`s Country Music Festival", the April event, which is held at the Empire Polo Club continues to host the biggest names in country music; Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Rascall Flatts, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker and Toby Keith have all played this amazing multi-stage music extravaganza.
Location: 81-800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA. 92201
CareerBuilder Challenge Golf Tournament

CareerBuilder Challenge Golf Tournament

JANUARY: Formerly the Bob Hope Classic, the CareerBuilder Challenge is a golf tournament that occurs at PGA West and features some of golf`s biggest names. The tournament underwent a transformation in 2012 when Humana and the Clinton Foundation joined forces with Desert Classic Charities and the PGA TOUR to solidify the tournament’s future and redefine it as not only a tournament, but a strategic platform to establish and communicate new initiatives in health and well-being, including a major conference hosted by former President Bill Clinton.
Location: 55-955 PGA Blve, La Quinta, CA. 92253
Phone: 760-346-8184
Palm Springs International Film Festival

Palm Springs International Film Festival

JANUARY: The Palm Springs International Film Festival has become one of the main film festivals in US. Although most probably fly in private jets, Palm Springs` proximity to LA makes it easy for the stars to drive to attend the event which maximizes the star power of this film festival. This amazing film festival features hundreds of films from over 60 countries and a large attendance of celebrities. If you`ve ever watched the Oscars, or other major award shows, and wanted to be a part of the glamour, this is your opportunity to do so while also being in Palm Springs when the January weather is in the 70`s and 80`s.
Phone: 760-778-8979
McCormick`s Palm Springs Collector Car Auctions

McCormick`s Palm Springs Collector Car Auctions

NOVEMBER & FEBRUARY: Twice a year, a must see car auction for classic car enthusiasts takes place in downtown Palm Springs. The auctions are open to both the general public and dealers. Each event features over 500 Classic & Exotic cars. The venue is The Palm Springs Convention Center in downtown Palm Springs, just steps away from many resorts, shopping and fine dining. McCormick`s also has a very busy year round classic car showroom in downtown Palm Springs with many classics for sale on a daily basis. The address for this showroom follows.
Location: 244 North Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA. 92262
Phone: 760-320-3290
Arcade Expo

Arcade Expo

JANUARY: Arcade Expo began in 2015 and had over 3,500 people in attendance. Not only did the attendees break the Guinness World Record for the “most people playing pinball simultaneously”, but it introduced hundreds to the love of pinball and retro arcade. The three day event is located at The Museum of Pinball, in Banning, which is only 20 minutes from Palm Springs. Enjoy three days of freeplay on over 800 retro to modern arcade games and pinball machines! play retro games under the stars. Be a part of a three day pinball or Donkey Kong tournament. Parties, VIP Panels a pinball & retro arcade game auction and more are all part of the event. Just another way to immerse yourself in retro and vintage in the City of Palm Springs.
Location: 700 South Hathaway, Banning, CA 92220
Comic Con Palm Springs

Comic Con Palm Springs

August: Comic Con Palm Springs has brought together some of the most passionate and talented people from the world of comic books and entertainment to produce an exciting comic con event in one of the most famous and fun cities in the world. The creators spent years working, observing, and listening to what people want and sought from their comic con experiences. Not only working with talent and exhibitors, but also being passionate fans themselves, the creators of Comic Con Palm Springs wanted to apply all the great ideas and suggestions Fans had. Each year, the event planners make Comic Con Palm Springs something special.
Location: Palm Springs Convention Center
Phone: 760-359-8372
Modernism Week

Modernism Week

FEBRUARY & OCTOBER: Modernism Week`s signature February Event is an annual celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture. This exciting festival takes place in February in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. Modernism Week features more than 350 events including the Modernism Show & Sale, Signature Home Tours, films, lectures, Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, nightly parties and live music, walking and bike tours, tours of Sunnylands, fashion, classic cars, modern garden tours, a vintage travel trailer exhibition, and more. In addition to the events in February, Modernism Week hosts the Fall Preview weekend in October. Partner organizations collaborate to produce a mini-Modernism Week to kick-off the active social and recreational season in Palm Springs.
Location: Valley Wide