The holiday season kicks into high gear with The Festival of Lights Parade in Palm Springs and the annual Indio International Tamale Festival.
Hot air balloons fly above Cathedral City, the Palm Springs Air Museum caters to beer and foodie lovers, and Miracle on El Paseo opens holiday season.
Take a trip down memory lane with the female leads from “Knot’s Landing”, Desert Hot Springs marks its own Pride Festival, and hear from The Kingston Trio.
Hear economics guru Robert Reich, celebrate a sweet fruit at the Date Harvest Festival, and enjoy the trifecta of art, food, and music in Rancho Mirage.
An active weekend ahead with a triathlon in La Quinta and the Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge, plus the signature LGBTQ benefit event – Center Stage.
Modernism Week Fall Preview is no longer the baby of the February behemoth, learn the trails you can take your dog on a hike, and laugh with Margaret Cho.
The Joshua Tree Music Festival is a three-day gathering with music, yoga, and kids stuff, while Paint El Paseo Pink walks to raise breast cancer awareness.
The desert theatre scene starts in earnest with Desert Theatreworks and “12 Angry Men”, while the Highway 62 Open Studio Art Tours gets underway.
Morongo Thunder & Lightning Powwow offers a colorful festival of dance to lead this week’s things to do, while Bhakti Fest celebrates yoga and meditation.
Cinema Diverse screens the best offerings from LGBTQ filmmakers to top the Things to Do list in the desert, along with Night Sky Festival, and Steely Dan.