Coachella Parties: Where to Find Them in Palm Springs Area

Coachella musical influence can be found away from the main stage

JIM POWERS Arts & Entertainment 0 Comments


Weekend One is over, but the party is just getting started.

Weekend Two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, April 18-20, sprouts several party opportuities to enjoy good music poolside or at other venues.

Even if you didn’t get a ticket to Coachella, there are plenty of chances to experience the festival in other ways:


Hard Rock Hotel, 150 S Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

When: April 17-20

Who: Ticket holder or private cabana reservation.


Cost: $40 to $60

What: DJ appearances by Skrillex, Martin Garrix, Tiesto and Showtek.


Riviera Palm Springs, 1600 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

When:  April 11-20.

Who:  Riviera guests and general public.

What: 1950’s styled Palm Springs pool parties with DJs and live music from DJ Sweet Brush, DJ Shasta, Chris Layva & Esjay Jones, Indian Summer, My Elysian, Pia Toscano, and The Heavy Guilt.

Full Event Schedule:


Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

What: Desert Gold 2014, Weekend Two.

Who:  Open to the general public and all ages, but priority is given to hotel guests. Arrive before noon. Events in the Amigo Room are 21+.

Cost: Free


What: Festival NRMAL runs at the Swim Club pool from noon to 6 p.m. and the Amigo Room from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Acts include Frosty & Friends, Freak City DJ's & Brenmar,  DJ Day & Shortkut, DJ's Canyon Cody, Gozar and Ethos.


The Do-Over

Where: Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs.

When: Noon to 6 p.m., April 20.

Who: Open to the public (21+).


WHAT: Returning for it’s fourth year in a row, the Do-Over partners with Adidas to host this classic Coachella pool party.


The Saguaro, 1800 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

When: April 11-13, April 18-20.


What: Desert Weekender is a Coachella weekend staple. Weekend Two acts have not been announced. DJ acts run 3-9 p.m. April 18, and 1-7 p.m. April 19-20.


Zero Gravity

When:  10 p.m. to 4 a.m, Apri 18-19

Where: Riverside County Fairgrounds, Indio.

Who: Open to the public (21+).


What:  Event area covers 33,000 sqaure feet with geo-domes, art and light installations, a 65-foot rocket ship, plus musical talent SocialNightlife, Rocketboy Events and Drai's.


Filter Magazine Yacht Club

When:  9 p.m., Apri 17

Where: To be announced.

Who: Open to the public (21+).


What:  Au Revoir Simone with special lakeside DJ sets by Mayer Hawthorne, Peanut Buttrer Wolf, Dam Funk, Pleasure Principle and more.


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