The Party Never Stops

Without a ticket to Coachella or Stagecoach? The celebration is not confined to just the Empire Polo grounds in Indio. Here's a list of related events.

April 10, 2017
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The celebration at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival is not confined to the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio.

There are plenty of chances to engage in the party. Here is a list of events with a disclaimer that there may be some that we missed. Also note, many events are restricted to adults, 21 and older.

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Events

Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs
When: 7-11 p.m. April 19
Who: “Festival Mid Week Jam” presented by Academy of Music Performance and Esjay Jones Productions.
Tickets: Not announced yet.
What: Evol Walks and Falling Doves headline an evening of five bands from local schools ranging from ages 10 to 17 years old.

150 S. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-325-9676.

Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs
Who: Open to hotel guests and public.
What: Acoustic sets in the Lobby Bar & Lounge, amplified pool parties featuring the hottest DJs — April 14-15, April 21-22, April 28-29. The popular DRG BRNCH, April 16, 23, and 30, hosted by Arial Trampway.

150 S. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-325-9676.

Hilton Palm Springs
When: April 14-16, April 21-23
What: Shrillex, Nicky Romero, Party Favor, Dillon Francis, Anna Lunoe, Gryffin, Jai Wolf, Mad Decent Pool Party and more will keep the beat going.

150 S. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-325-9676.

Lago Vista Ranch, Thermal
When: April 22. Day party, 1-6 p.m. Night Party, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
What: Desert Glow Private Party offers this two-party experience on 40 acres in Thermal with special guest performances. Five hosted bars plus a videogame and virtual reality tent from EMX.
Cost: Free

82950 61st Avenue, Thermal

Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa
When: Noon to 5 p.m. April 22
What: Visit the Pop Up Shop and pool party with Mixology Clothing Company and Nomad VII by Anne Bowen. Live music performance by EmergencyTiara. Paul Maui Vodka festival-inspired cocktails. Desert Beauty products by Ricky’s NYC.

Ingleside Inn
When: April 15-16, noon to 6 p.m.
What: Desert Jam featuring a performance by Noah Cyrus April 15 only. Massages and manicures will be offered along with a beauty bar.

200 W. Ramon Road, Palm Springs.

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 15-16, April 22-23.
Who: Marriot guests only
Cost: Free
What: “When Life Gives You Lemons, Make a Beyonce Lemonade” Tribute Party
With DJ spinning “Lemonade” while guests receive free temporary tattoos. For additional costs, sip a “Bey Hive” while at the Pop Up Taco stand. Don’t forget to unwind with special spa services like a “Lemonade Body Scrub.”

Saguaro Palm Springs
When: 11a.m. to sundown, April 14-16, April 21-23.
Who: Hotel guests and open to the public.
Cost: See websites for details.
What: Desert Weekender is a Coachella weekend staple. Weekend One includes KCRW deejay Jeremy Sole, Mogli, Dr. Fresch, Modern Disco Ambassadors. Weekend two includes La Muerte, Khuz, Sabio, Gotta Dance Dirty DJs.

1800 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-323-1711.

When: Noon to 6 p.m., April 22-23
Cost: Free
What: Poolside party and pop-up shop hosted by Forte Mare.

1551 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs.

Musicland Hotel
When: April 15-16
Cost: Free with RSVP at:
What: VFILES + Mountain Dew’s Label Series presents G-Eazy with special guest DJ set Virgil Abloh.
Tom Macari DJ set, pop up pancake brunch, Pro Skate Team athletes, ping-pong and golf onsite.

1342 S Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs.

Coachella & Stagecoach

Ace Hotel & Swim Club
When: 7 p.m. April 12
Cost: Free
What: Big Lazy lead by guitarist Stephen Ulrich

701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. 760-325-9900;

Ace Hotel & Swim Club
When: 9 p.m., April 13 and 20.
Cost: Free
Who: Open to the public (21+).
What: The Do-Over Soundsystem hosts mystery DJs!



Ace Hotel & Swim Club
When: April 13-24.
What: Desert Gold event hosted by NTS Radio at the Swim Club pool from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. at three to four locations at the hotel.Cost: Free
Who: General public, all ages, hotel guests are priority.

Ace Hotel & Swim Club
When: 7 p.m., April 27
Cost: Free
Where: Moroccan Patio
What: Quiet Life plays acoustic set to gear up for their Stagecoach performance.

Pappy & Harriet’s
When: April 13-17, April 19-24, April 27-30
Cost: Free or Tickets
What: Concerts (some are sold out) for big names like The Head and The Heart, Wanda Jackson, Little Dragon, Glass Animals, John Doe, Nikki Lane, The Sunday Band.

53688 Pioneertown Road, Pioneertown.

Coachella/Stagecoach Base Camp
When: April 13-17, April 20-24, April 27 to May 1.
Who: Campers
What: Large campground with live music, pool, and bar.

82950 61st Ave, Thermal. 760-848-4165;




Jackalope Ranch
When: 5-7:45 p.m. April 27
Cost: Free admission to the general grounds or VIP ticket for $55 includes barbecue dinner.
What: Big 106 presents Dylan Scott performance and free Stagecoach wristband giveaway.

Jackalope Ranch
What: Country Cares for Kids. Maren Morris and Tucker Beathard perform to benefit Peyton’s Project & Variety Children’s Charity of the Desert.
When: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. April 29
Cost: $57.50 to $107.50