Monday, May 21, 2018

La Quinta Events June 2018

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 /

Beaumont Cherry Festival   May 31-June 3
This is the 100th anniversary, which is a huge milestone for the festival, and the activities will be enhanced for the celebration. Parade, festival, beer garden, food, live entertainment, and crafts fair.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Stewart Park 

Contact: 951-572-3197 /

Coachella Movies in the Park Series   June 1-July 13
Time/Place: Fridays. 7-10pm / Bagdouma Park: 51-723 Douma St.
Contact: 760-398-3502 /

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week   June 1-17
During this event restaurants throughout the Coachella Valley offer special lunch and/or dinner menus at set prices. For a complete list of participating restaurants and menus please visit the Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week website. 

Palm Springs Firefighter’s Association Annual Fish Fry   June 2
The much loved annual event features fried trout, corn on the cob, slaw, beverages along with live music and dancing through the night. Dinner will be served until 10pm. Admission is just $10 per person. Bring the whole family! 
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Ruth Hardy Park 
Contact: 760-323-8299 /

Desert Mountains Art Faire   June 2
Mediums may include photography, paintings, ceramics, hand painted silks, and more. Support local artists and find beautiful and unique gifts and desert mementos, all while enjoying the natural beauty of our desert mountains! 
Time/Place: 9am-4pm / Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert
Contact: 760-862-9984 /

Paws for Rhythm and Brews   June 2
Taste fine craft beers. Multiple food vendors (including vegetarian, vegan). Dance to fantastic blues music. Watch a home brewing demo. Forest Lumber Stein-holding contest! See details on contest page. NEW for 2017: Kidz Zone Fun for the young ones (adult guardian must remain present). Silent Auction. Free Shuttle Service. Homebrewers: Winners will be announced at 2pm! 
Time/Place: 12-4pm / Idyllwild Nature Center 
Contact: 951-659-3850 /

Palm Springs Installation & Business Awards Luncheon   June 5
Awards will be given for: Business Person of the Year, Large Business, Medium Business, Small Business, Community Vision, Business Transformation, Hometown Appreciation, PS I Love You, Palm Springs Superstar, Tourism Investment, Entrepreneur of th Year, PS Buzz and Ambassador of the Year.  
Time/Place: 11:30am-1:30pm / Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel 
Contact: 760-322-6000 /

Dive-In Movies   July 6
Join the Palm Desert Aquatic Center (PDAC) for the conclusion of their “Dive-In Movies,” event, featuring Disney’s animated hit, “Moana”. There will be snacks available at the concessions stand, and access to select pool areas.
Time/Place: 7:30pm / 73751 Magnesia Falls Drive
Contact: 760-565-7467 /

Coachella Valley Workplace Wellness Awards   June 7
HARC, Inc., the Coachella Valley’s source for critical health and wellness data. Ticket prices include valet parking and a three-course luncheon. In addition, there is a resource fair with a variety of vendor informative booths which will be open before and after the luncheon. The awards luncheon is an exciting event in recognition of exemplary workplaces that prioritize employee health and wellness and encourage others to do the same.
Time/Place: 11:30am-2pm / Classic Club, Palm Desert
Contact: 760-404-1945 /

Splash House 2018   June 8-10
A multi-venue music festival hosted poolside at three hotel resorts in Palm Springs. By night, the Palm Springs Air Museum hosts the After Hours program—a pair of open air parties back-dropped by vintage aircrafts and the glowing airport tarmac. 

2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road   June 9
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 /

Father Daughter Dance   June 15
Enjoy an evening with Dad complete with dancing, games, food and fun. 
Time/Place: 6-8pm / The Living Desert, Palm Desert 
Contact: 760-327-1304 /

Monument Night Adventure   June 16
Discover the desert after dark. Take a short walk along the Art Smith Trail looking for the nocturnal creatures that inhabit the desert. This is a family event. Minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Bring water and wear closed-toed shoes. Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for registration and signing waiver forms.
Time/Place: 7:15-9pm / Art Smith Trailhead, Palm Desert  

Contact: 760-862-9984 /

Palm Springs International ShortFest   June 19-25
With hundreds of filmmakers and industry professionals in attendance and an audience of 22,000 avid filmgoers, ShortFest is defined by a decidedly casual atmosphere and a taste for the unconventional.
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Camelot Theatres 

Contact: 760-322-2930 /

PS Comic Xpo   June 22-24
PS Comic Xpo is passionate about comics, cosplay, gaming, and pop culture entertainment and this event if for the fans! In addition to the guest lineup, artists, concerts, and comedy show, there is always something fun to do for comic and pop culture fans of all ages! 
Time/Place: Palm Springs Convention Center   

Cathedral City Movies in the Park    June 27
The free event, hosted by the Cathedral City Evening Rotary and sponsored by the City of Cathedral City, happens once a month on a Saturday evening every month between November and May. Tonight’s movie is “Paddington 2.” You are welcome to bring snacks or non-alcoholic drinks, but you can also purchase them at the concession stand. 
Time/Place: 7-9pm / Downtown Festival Lawn 
Contact: 760-770-0340 /

Stonewall Gardens LGBT Pride Open House   June 28
Stonewall Gardens, Palm Springs’ first senior assisted living village for the LGBT community and friends, is hosting its fourth annual Pride Open House with a special guest speaker. Refreshments will be served.
Time/Place: 2pm / 2150 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs 

Contact: 760-548-0970 /

Stonewall Humanitarian Gala   June 28
Join neighbors and friends for this musical fundraising event that recognizes the history of the Stonewall Riots and the pivotal point that sparked the modern day LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement.
Time/Place: 7-9pm / Mary Pickford, Cathedral City 


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 /

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 /

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

La Quinta Events May 2018

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Health and Wellness in LQ
Health and wellness has become a way of life in our city. Whether you’re aiming to stay in tip top shape, keep active or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, La Quinta is sure to have what you need. Here are a few things to see and do in La Quinta to help maintain your health and wellness throughout the year. Click here for more information.
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The La Quinta Public Library is located at 78-275 Calle Tampico. Enjoy FREE programs for all ages. Click below to find out more.

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The La Quinta Museum is located at 77-885 Avenida Montezuma. Enjoy FREE programs for all ages. Click below to find out more.

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The Wellness Center has classes nearly ever day of the month. Click any of the sections below to see all of this months classes for that section.
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The Wellness Center holds events all month. Click below for full details on each event.

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Book Park Rentals Online!
Reserve the Fritz Burns Park or La Quinta Park by visiting and click "Search,” then "Facility,” then "Calendar," and select your date and time.
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Having an event? We've got you covered!
The La Quinta Wellness Center is available for private rentals! This facility is perfect for your wedding reception, birthday party, company gathering, banquet, neighborhood event, family reunion, or other social event. The multi-purpose room has a capacity of 200 and includes tables and chairs for up to 200 people. An elevated stage and dance floor are included; large kitchen is available for additional fee. Call (760) 777-7090 for more information and pricing.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

La Quinta Events March 2018

Signature Events

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Mission LQ: Rocket Launch

March 24, 2018 8:00 AM–10:00 AM

Mission LQ is a launchpad for beginners to seasoned rocketeers to learn, model and launch small power rockets. There will be instruction from La Quinta Rocketry Club leaders and guidance from the National Association of Rocketry to provide a safe and controlled environment. Join our club to launch your own
rocket into La Quinta skies!

La Quinta Easter Egg Hunt

March 31, 2018 9:00 AM–10:00 AM

Join your neighbors and friends for the City of La Quinta's annual egg hunt! Children, up to age 10 are welcome to participate in this egg-cellent event! Look for candy and toy-filled eggs scattered around. A chalk drawing contest begins at 9:15 a.m. and a special visit from the Easter Bunny is planned too! Check your eggs for a golden ticket!

Fly Over LQ: A Kite Experience

April 7, 2018 8:00 AM–10:00 AM

Flash back to those childhood days as all ages are invited to join in on the fun at Fly Over LQ! This event offers numerous experiences to enjoy along with learning about various kites at our kite exhibit. Don't forget to stop by the craft table to create your kite and let your masterpiece soar!

Art on Main Street

April 7, 2018 10:00 AM–4:00 PM

Art on Main Street from 10a-4p along the closed off streets of Old Town La Quinta – featuring original artwork from more than 80 artists! Enjoy live entertainment, shopping, dining and more! Admission and parking are free. Old Town is distinctive for its commitment to local entrepreneurs, artists, designers, artisanal foods and products, and its timeless, architectural charm. Old Town considers serving local artists a natural extension of its role in La Quinta as a landmark and gathering place for generations to come.

La Quinta City Picnic & Birthday

April 28, 2018 9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Celebrate the City's 36th birthday with family, friends and neighbors while enjoying a high energy event. There will be non-stop entertainment, activities for children, snacks, refreshments, and plenty of giveaways. Indulge yourself in audible treats from our performers that are sure to entertain all day long!

Tequila & Tacos Fiesta

May 5, 2018 7:00 PM–10:00 PM

Tequila and Tacos is an upbeat event that will bring an authentic fiesta and unique flavors from some of La Quinta's finest restaurants. Restaurants will have tequila tastings and tacos at a special price, all while enjoying mariachi music in the heart of Old Town.