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Desert X   Through Apr. 30
The Coachella Valley and its desert landscape will become the canvas for a curated exhibition of site-specific work by established and emerging artists, whose projects will amplify and articulate global and local issues that may range from climate change to starry skies, from Tribal culture and immigration to tourism, gaming, and golf.

Indian Wells Arts Festival   Mar. 31- Apr. 2
One-of-a-kind pieces of art for sale amid live entertainment with jazz melodies floating on the air; perfect cocktails and foodies’ delights available in the shaded open-air pavilion; and hands-on artist demonstrations ranging from textile weaving, painting, and sculpting. Engaging interactive activities for children and big kids at heart include an art station and a free photo.
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Contact: 760-200-8400 /

Autism Walk   Apr. 1
The Coachella Valley Autism Society of America is hosting their third annual 5K Autism Walk to raise funds and promote Autism awareness in the Coachella Valley.
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Cathedral City High School
Contact: 760-772-1000 /

Brew at the Zoo   Apr. 1
Craft beer fans will love the selection of tastings from some of the finest specialty brews around. In addition to beer, there will also be plenty of other libations, including premium wines and non-alcoholic beverages.
Time/Place: 6:30-9:30pm / The Living Desert: 47900 Portola Avenue
Contact: 760-346-5694 /

Out of the Darkness Walk to Fight Suicide   Apr. 1
Proceeds benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).
Time/Place: 9am / Palm Desert Civic Park Amphitheater
Contact: 855-869-2377 /

Cactus Mart’s Maker’s Fest   Apr. 1
Local makers will be selling and demonstrating their craft throughout the day. Music, Martha’s Fry bread, vegan and an organic food truck.
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / Cactus Mart: 49899 29 Palms Hwy, Morongo Valley
Contact: 760-363-6076 /

Red & Black Royal Caviar Festival   Apr. 1
Caviar Tasting included, Gourmet Food, Bar, HUGE PRIZES & FUN COMPETITIONS for Families & Kids, Magicians and Acrobats, Show-Acts, DJ, Fun Music, Dance, little Mister and little Miss Popular, Great Food & Great People.
Time/Place: Festival 2pm, Masquerade 7pm / Cathedral City Civic Center Plaza
Contact: 760-770-0396 /

Get Fit Indio Health Fair and FootGolf Tournament   Apr. 1
FootGolf Tournament 9 Holes. $30.00 Foursome*/$10.00 Individual Golfer. 8 am shotgun scramble. Each Player receives an event soccer ball & swag bag. All FootGolf players (18+) automatically entered to win tickets to California Adventure. Health Fair – Free Admission. Vendors/Exhibitors Offering Services and information. Free Health Screenings. Performances & Demonstrations. Children’s Activity Center. Fitness Challenge.
Time/Place: 8am-12pm / The Lights at Indio GC: 83040 Avenue 42  
Contact: 760-347-0676 /

Coachella Mariachi Festival   Apr. 2
A community celebration of a vibrant culture. Enjoy the fresh air, live mariachi music, and outdoor beer garden!
Time/Place: 4-9pm / Veterans’ Park: 1515 Sixth St.
Contact: 760-398-3502 /

L-Fund 3rd Annual Gumbo Gala   Apr. 2
Annual fundraiser includes choice of award-winning gumbo (seafood/chicken/sausage or vegetarian); awards presentation; entertainment; dancing. Awards presentation honors novelist and editor Katherine V. Forrest.
Time/Place: 12-4pm / Palm Springs Pavilion  
Contact: 760-304-8487 /

Rancho Mirage State of the City   Apr. 5
Presented by Mayor Red Weill.
Time/Place: 11:30am-1pm / Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
Contact: 760-568-9351 /

Palm Springs VillageFest   Apr. 6, 13, 20 & 27
Every Thursday evening in downtown Palm Springs, enjoy a diverse array of artists, artisans, entertainers, assorted fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers, jewelry, international cuisine, and don’t forget the sweets.
Time/Place: 7-10pm / Palm Canyon Drive

Fight the Bite 5K and Community Resource Fair   Apr. 8
This is a great opportunity to learn more about city and county services, information on health related topics, and get some free mosquito repellent, a fly swatter, and other freebies! The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission will be onsite collecting canned foods for their Easter Food Drive.
Time/Place: 8am-12pm / Palm Desert Civic Center Park
Contact: 888-343-9399 /

Art on Main Street   Apr. 8
Features the original artwork of 80 artists including paintings, photography, ceramics, glass, metal sculpture, jewelry, and textiles.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Old Town La Quinta
Contact: 760-777-1770 /

Family Fun Festival Celebrating Spring   Apr. 12
Learn more about all the wonderful resources and activities available to families. Participating organizations will have a booth, each with a craft or game, plus there will be special demonstrations, giveaways, a petting zoo and more!
Time/Place: 10am-12pm / Palm Springs Stadium
Contact: 760-323-8299 /

Tim Venturi Bladder Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament   Apr. 14
Please join Tim Venturi, Dr. Herb Ruckle and a few celebrity friends for a day of golf, camaraderie and live auction to benefit Loma Linda Univesity School of Medicine Urology Research Fund and the Roger Barnes Endowment, as well as raise awareness of this debilitating disease.
Time/Place: 8:30am-2:30pm / Classic Club Golf Course, Palm Desert

Coachella   Apr. 14-16 & 21-23
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival featuring Radiohead, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, New Order and many more!
Time/Place: Empire Polo Club, Indio

Palm Springs Firemen’s Association Annual Easter Egg Hunt   Apr. 15
Children ages 2-9 years-old are invited. Get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny.
Time/Place: 9-10:30am / Ruth Hardy Park
Contact: 760-323-8299 /

Coachella Eggstravaganza   Apr. 15
Egg hunt, raffles, face painting, children’s activities, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more!
Time/Place: 11am / Mecca Community Park, Indio Community Center Park, Bagdouma Park Community Center
Contact: 760-398-3502 /

La Quinta Egg Hunt   Apr. 15
Children, up to age 10, are welcome to participate in this egg-cellent event! Look for candy and toy-filled eggs scattered around. A chalk drawing contest begins at 9:15am.
Time/Place: 9-10am / La Quinta Park: Blackhawk & Adams
Contact: 760-777-7014 /

Cathedral City Easter Kidapalooza   Apr. 16
There will be an Easter Egg Hunt with 10,000 eggs! Kids will enjoy the fun of multiple bouncy houses surrounding Cathedral City’s Fountain of Life area. Special appearance by the Easter Bunny.
Time/Place: 12-3pm / Town Square Park
Contact: 760-770-0340 /

Police & Fire Appreciation Luncheon   Apr. 18
The luncheon is designed to recognize the men and women who serve and protect the City of Palm Springs every day with courage and dedication.
Time/Place: 11:30am-1pm / Renaissance Palm Springs
Contact: 760-325-1577 /

A Little Wine with a Little History   Apr. 21
The Rotary Club of La Quinta will host a Wine Tasting event. Spend an evening with friends sampling fine wines with appetizers. Proceeds from this event go to support Rotary Club of La Quinta’s many youth activities and Scholarships.
Time/Place: 6-8pm / La Quinta Historical Museum: 78450 Avenida La Fonda
Contact: 760-200-0270 /

The First Tee Golf Tournament   Apr. 21
The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after school and in school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf.
Time/Place: Desert Island Golf & Country Club, Rancho Mirage
Contact: 559-284-5060 /

National Preservation Month Symposium   Apr. 23
Hosted by The City of Palm Springs Historic Site Preservation Board. Theme/Title: “Architecture & Social Diversity in Palm Springs”  
Time/Place: 2pm / Palm Springs Convention Center
Contact: 760-323-8245 /

Stagecoach   Apr. 28-30
California’s Country Music Festival featuring Dierks Bentley, Shania Twain, Kenny Chesney and many more!
Time/Place: Empire Polo Club, Indio

City Picnic & 35th Birthday Celebration   Apr. 29
Join the City of La Quinta as we celebrate our 35th Birthday with friends, family and neighbors. This free event will feature non-stop entertainment, activities for children, refreshments and giveaways!
Time/Place: 9am-1pm / Civic Center Park: 78495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta
Contact: 760-777-7014 /