A Perfect Uptown Day

Eating, drinking, and looking good in the design district.

Site Staff Attractions

During working hours, the Uptown Design District in Palm Springs is best known for home furnishings and art, while at night it’s abuzz thanks to sophisticated bars and eateries.


Fair Rides, Funnel Cake, and Date Harvest

The 72nd annual Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival impacts the Coachella Valley economically and in communities.

Liz Bowen Attractions

Now in its 72nd year, the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival will bring a familiar mix of events and a few new attractions, including a rainforest to the Indio fairgrounds.


Stars Underfoot

It’s a strange thing, the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. I know they’re not gravestones, but they’ve always felt a bit funereal to me.

Kent Black Attractions

It’s a strange thing, the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. I know they’re not gravestones, but they’ve always felt a bit funereal to me. So, I walk with caution on Palm Canyon Drive.


Palm Springs Weekend: Andrea Ament

Itinerary picks for quick desert trips.

Andrea Ament Attractions

A Palm Springs Weekend is one of my favorite escapes from L.A. — just far enough to feel like a vacation, but close enough that I’m not driving for days.

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Tram Man

Kent Black Attractions

Gil Moreno, a tram operator with the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Authority, keeps people loose with music and the right conversation.

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Palm Springs Ranks Among Expedia’s Top 20 Draw for Snowbirds

Sunshine and palm trees coupled with warm temps make city an allure for Snowbirds looking to escape winter cold.

Site Staff Attractions

Palm Springs has been selected as one of the 20 Best Places for Snowbirds this winter by Expedia travel service website for its pleasing temperatures and unique allure. Palm Springs stood out on this list for being a desert haven boasting an average high of 71 degrees in January. Expedia wrote of Palm Springs: “Sunshine and palm trees await in

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Bright Rhythms

The annual Winter Gathering Powwow delivers a weekend full of brightly colored regalia and traditional Native American music and dance at Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella.

Emily Chavous Attractions

Fringed buckskin. Fluorescent feathers. Florid beading. And an unfailing drumbeat. It must be the annual Winter Gathering Powwow in Coachella, Dec. 8-10.

Keep the kids busy for the holidays

Keep the Kids Busy for the Holidays in Greater Palm Springs

Santa's Village brings back nostalgic holiday memories. Lights make The Living Desert sparkle. And build your own wreath at Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert.

Kent Black Attractions

Trying to keep the kids busy for the holidays in Greater Palm Springs can be a challenge. We’ve found three ways for you to do it and have fun yourself.