|Coachella Movies in the Park Series Through July 13
Time/Place: Fridays. 7-10pm / Bagdouma Park: 51-723 Douma Street
Contact: 760-398-3502 / www.coachella.org
Free Summer Kid Movie Series Through Aug. 3
Thanks to Councilmember John Aguilar who donated a generous portion of his City discretionary funds, the film series will allow free admission in order to see a different movie geared towards kids each Friday morning.
Time/Place: 9:30am / Mary Pickford Theatre, Cathedral City
Contact: 760-328-7100 / http://dplaceentertainment.com
International Aviation Art and Aerospace Exhibition Through Aug. 9
The American Society of Aviation Artists International Juried Art Exhibition features works by more than 25 acclaimed artists from around the world. Traveling and temporary exhibition, included with regular museum admission.
Time/Place: 8am-5pm / Palm Springs Air Museum
Contact: 760-778-6262 / www.palmspringsairmuseum.org
Sundays In Summer Series Through Sept. 30
Tickets $15 cash only at the door. See website for show schedule.
Time/Place: 2pm / The Joslyn Center-Arthur Newman Theatre, Palm Desert
Contact: 760-325-2731 / www.lesmichaels.com/joslyn
Coachella Carnival and Fireworks July 1
What could be more patriotic than fireworks on Independence Day? How about fireworks and a carnival? Bring the whole family out to Bagdouma Park to play games, listen to live music, entertain the kids with carnival rides, and sample food from various vendors.
Time/Place: 6-9:30pm / Bagdouma Park
Contact: 760-501-8100 / www.coachella.org
4th of July Celebration Week at The General Patton Memorial Museum July 1-7
The museum will be hosting a Military Appreciation Week offering ALL Military plus one FREE Admission with Proper ID. Plus we will be offering 10% Discount on all items from our Frontlines Gift Shop.
Time/Place: 62510 Chiriaco Road, Chiriaco Summit
Contact: 760-227-3473 / www.generalpattonmuseum.com
Indio Fireworks July 3
Be sure to show up early if you want to get a comfortable spot for this fireworks display. All ages are welcome. The pyrotechnics will blast off from the Eagle Falls Golf Course. Bring blankets and folding chairs and gather around the Eagle Falls Pro Shop and surrounding parking lot to enjoy the show.
Time/Place: 8:45pm / Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
Contact: 760-827-2946 / www.fantasyspringsresort.com
All American Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular and Power Baseball July 4
FREE admission to the fireworks show. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-alcoholic drinks, snacks, blankets or chairs to enjoy the fireworks show.
Time/Place: 6:05pm / Palm Springs Stadium
Contact: 760-778-4487 / www.palmspringspowerbaseball.com
Palm Desert Independence Day Celebration July 4
Grab a blanket or chair to sit on, and pack a picnic dinner to enjoy or enjoy one of the many food vendors before the festivities start. The evening kicks off on a patriotic note at 7:15 with the National Anthem, followed by a concert by the Swing Cats Big Band. At 9pm, the nighttime sky lights up with a spectacular 25-minute-long fireworks show accompanied by patriotic and contemporary music.
Time/Place: 7:15pm / Civic Center Park
Contact: 760-346-0611 / www.palm-desert.org
4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Over the Pool July 4
Family-friendly music, games and a large inflatable slide into the pool. Enjoy the fireworks show while relaxing in the pool. $2.00 for children (4-12) years of age and $6.00 for adults. Pre-purchase adult tickets for $5.00 at the Leisure Center.
Time/Place: 2-9:30pm / Palm Springs Sunrise Park-Swim Center
Contact: 760-323-8272 / www.ci.palm-springs.ca.us
Independence Day Party! Benefiting AAP – Food Samaritans July 4
$150 per person includes cocktails, a ‘good ole’ 4th of July Bar-B-Q with burgers, grilled chicken, and more, plus DANCING to DJ Baz! City of Palm Springs fireworks exhibition at 9:15pm. Valet parking is also included.
Time/Place: 7:30pm / O’Donnell House, Palm Springs
Contact: 760-864-1200 / www.aidsassistance.org/events
Rancho Mirage Fireworks Extravaganza July 4
Arrive early to secure your spot for the fourth annual fireworks display, which will light up the night sky.
Time/Place: 9pm / Agua Caliente Casino Resort
Contact: 888-999-1995 / www.hotwatercasino.com
Dive-In Movies July 6
Featuring Disney’s animated hit, “Moana”. Here will be snacks available at the concessions stand, and access to select pool areas. Tickets are $4 per person, with no charge for children under 2. Guests are encouraged to bring towels to lie out on the grass areas; no outside furniture, food or beverages are not allowed (except bottled water in plastic containers).
Time/Place: 7:30pm / Palm Desert Aquatic Center
Contact: 760-565-7467 / www.pdpool.com
The Wedding Singer July 6-15
It’s 1985, and rock star wannabe, Robbie Hart, is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own.
Time/Place: Palm Canyon Theatre, Palm Springs
Contact: 760-323-5123 / www.palmcanyontheatre.org
Desert Classic Dancesport Championships July 12-15
We have endeavored to bring you an exciting event filled with fiery competitions, incredible shows and the wonderful amenities of our beautiful venue over three fun-filled days in Palm Desert.
Time/Place: 8am / JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
Contact: 714-536-0387 / www.desertclassicdancesport.com
2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road July 14
Discover special art exhibits, museum quality art as well as cultural art to brighten your soul, meet other like-minded people, and maybe get a little exercise going from art gallery to design gallery to art gallery.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Cathedral City’s Art & Design District
Contact: 760-770-0340 / www.discovercathedralcity.com
Monument Night Adventure July 14
Take a short guided walk along the Art Smith Trail looking for the nocturnal creatures that inhabit our desert. This is a family event and minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Bring water and wear closed-toed shoes.
Time/Place: 8:45-10pm / Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert
Contact: 760-862-9984 / www.desertmountains.org
Taste of Summer Rancho Mirage July 19-Aug. 19
The Rancho Mirage Restaurant Association, the Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce and the City of Rancho Mirage have teamed up once again to kick off the 3rd Annual Taste of Summer Rancho Mirage, an event whereby participating Rancho Mirage restaurants and resorts have created cool summer specials.
VillageFest Every Thursday
Downtown Palm Springs transforms into a diverse array of artists, artisans, entertainers, and purveyors of fresh fruits and veggies, flowers, jewelry, snacks and sweets. Add all that to the great shops, restaurants, clubs, and entertainment venues located along World Famous Palm Canyon Drive – and the result is one of Southern California’s most popular weekly events: VillageFest!
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Palm Canyon Drive
Contact: 760-320-3781 / www.villagefest.org
College of the Desert Street Fair Every Sat. & Sun.
With merchandise and services for all ages and any budget, the Street Fair offers more than 300 merchants, artists, a farmer’s market, live entertainment, gourmet food and more.
Time/Place: 7am-2pm / 43500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert
Contact: 760-636-7957 / http://codaastreetfair.com