ANNUAL EVENTS IN THE PALM SPRINGS AREA
Exciting activities such as concerts, sporting events and art exhibits happen year-round in the Coachella Valley. With our great rates, spacious accommodations and convenient location, there’s no better place to stay when attending an event in Palm Springs than the DoubleTree Golf Resort Palm Springs.
Palm Springs International Film Festival – January
Roll out the red carpet, because Palm Springs is receiving the Hollywood treatment. This highly anticipated festival features more than 200 films from 70 countries and countless genres. This star-studded occasion is an absolute can’t-miss event for both true cinema lovers and casual moviegoers alike. Make sure to book our Palm Springs Film Festival Package for your stay during the festival. Learn more.
Humana Challenge (Bob Hope Classic) Golf Tournament – January
The Humana Challenge golf tournament took the valley by storm in 2012 with its new title sponsor and the William J. Clinton Foundation providing a new health and wellness focus on the event. Learn more.
Tour de Palm Springs Bicycle Ride – February
Enjoy the sunshine, live music, food and fun with thousands of bike riders for a charitable cause. Learn more.
International Bear Convergence – February
4 fun themed pool parties, DJs, dance parties after sundown, and TBA live performances. Learn more.
Palm Springs Modernism Week – February
Celebrating mid-century architecture and design. Over 100 events designed to educate and create sustainable modern living including the Modernism Show, home tours, films, live music and more. Learn more.
La Quinta Arts Festival – March
The La Quinta Arts Festival is a favorite of visitors to the Coachella Valley and is nationally recognized by artists as one of the renowned art festivals in the nation. Learn more.
Lesbian Book Festival – March
A grand collection of LGBT books in many genres as a celebration of culture, expression, and literature. Learn more.
BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament – March
Called the “fifth Grand Slam” the BNP Paribas Open is the place to be for tennis players and enthusiasts. Featuring two weeks of intense tennis action, this annual competition features the best male and female tennis players in the world and draws massive crowds from all over the globe. Learn more.
Fashion Week El Paseo - March
Dubbed as the “Rodeo Drive of the Desert” El Paseo is Palm Desert’s premier shopping destination. During Fashion Week you can rub elbows with couture clothing designers, renowned interior decorators, stylists and more. View exciting fashion shows, enjoy the latest trends in fine food and wine and more. Learn more.
Dinah Shore Weekend & Womens's Kraft Nabisco Golf Championship - March/April
From hip-hop to rock to funk to jazz, nearly every music genre is represented at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. One of the country’s most renowned music events, Coachella has expanded to two three-day weekends and features some of the biggest acts in music every year. Learn more. View our Coachella Music Festival hotel accommodations.
Stagecoach Country Music Festival – April
The biggest country music festival west of the Mississippi, Stagecoach is a three-day event featuring some of the biggest names in country music. Learn more. View our Stagecoach Music Festival hotel accommodations.
Palm Springs Resorts Restaurant Week – May/June
Savor the flavor of Palm Desert’s finest restaurants during Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week, a 10-day celebration of local cuisine held in the beginning of June. Learn more.
Palm Springs Summer Splash – June to September
Fun in the sun and great deals at Palm Springs restaurants, hotels, bars, and attractions. Learn more.
Fourth of July Celebration – July
Enjoy an evening of free music and fireworks at the City of Palm Desert’s annual Fourth of July celebration at the Civic Center Park. Festivities include live music, food and a world-class fireworks display. Learn more.
Comic Con – August
The biggest pop culture event of the year is coming to the desert! Suit up and get up close and personal to your favorite comic book stars, TV and film personalities, and celebrity guests, including the legendary Stan Lee, at the first-ever Comic Con Palm Springs. Learn more.
Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – September
A celebration of both short and feature films in the LGBT genre. Learn more.
Palm Springs Pride Weekend & Pride Parade – November
Palm Springs Pride celebrates its culture with a fun festival and Pride Parade during November! The Pride Festival spans across two days as LGBT community celebrates rights equality and equality. Learn more.
Indio International Tamale Festival – December
Held in Downtown Indio, the International Tamale Festival was ranked by The Food Network as one of the top 10 “All American Food Festivals” in the nation! Learn more.