If you’re looking for some fun things to see and do here in the Coachella Valley in March, our fun loving colleagues, Catherine, Dawn and Valori, at First American Title have some suggestions below: 

The Gardens on El Paseo Concert Series | Mar. 2 & 9 - See website for schedule | 73545 El Paseo, Palm Desert

For over two decades, this concert series has brought together music and giving to unite the community, raising more than $1 million for those in need. March 2’s concert features Always Tina (Tina Turner Tribute Band), benefitting Voices for Children, and March 9th’s concert features Paperback Writer (Beatles Tribute Band), benefitting Family YMCA. For more information: 760-862-1990 | www.thegardensonelpaseo.com

La Quinta Art Celebration Spring | Feb. 29-Mar. 3 from 10am-5pm | Civic Center Park

Award-winning fine art and crafts event featuring 200 jury-selected premier artists from 35 states and six countries! Live music daily as well as exquisite food and beverages. For more information: 760-628-7770 | www.laquintaartcelebration.org

El Paseo Cruise Night | Mar. 1 & 15 from 2-5pm | Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce

Begin arriving with your car on the upper west level of The Gardens on El Paseo at 2pm. If you don’t own a car to Cruise with, come and view the cars and meet the owners. At 4:00pm we will have a few announcements and introduce our Guest MC for the evening. Then at 4:15pm – time to Cruise! For more information: 760-346-8965 | www.elpaseocruisenight.com

Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival | Mar. 2 from 9am-4pm | Palm Desert Civic Center Park

Featuring skilled local artisans, shopping and information booths, enchanting wildflower displays, an exciting raffle, fun times and live music the 1st Saturday in March. Our huge interactive Kids’ Zone and “Naturally Inspired” youth art contest brings families from all over Coachella Valley. Local food trucks and beverage concessions will be available along with a beer and wine garden for adults. For more information: 760-568-9918 | www.desertmountains.org

Fash Bash: Hollywood Icons Fashion Show | Mar. 2 from 6-10pm | Palm Springs Art Museum

Sexy and stylish return to rival the museum’s collections for an unforgettable night of fun and fashion as Palm Springs Art Museum struts high and haute-y. View couture masterpieces from world-famous and celebrity designers, and mingle with designers and models at a cocktail after-party. For more information: 760-322-4800 | www.psmuseum.org

Indio Rotary Festival of Local Creatives | Mar. 2 from 10m-3pm | Downtown Indio

Art Festival of local Coachella Valley creative artists of all kinds- students, amateurs, & professionals, who will be showcasing, demonstrating and selling their work. There will be local entertainment, kids' activities & food. The Indio Rotary Club uses all proceeds to benefit the Community. For more information: www.indiorotary.org/festival.php

BNP Paribas Open | Mar. 3 -17 | Tennis Paradise (Indian Wells Tennis Garden)

Witness rising talents from around the world compete for a coveted spot in the main draw, as well as a full state of practice sessions by the biggest stars on the ATP and WTA Tours throughout the grounds and main stadiums. TheBNP Paribas is the best-attended tennis tournament outside the four Grand Slam Tournaments (475,372 in total attendance during the 2019 event); it is often called the "fifth Grand Slam" in reference to this.[2] The Indian Wells Tennis Garden has the second-largest permanent tennis stadium in the world, behind the US Open's Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York). For more information: https://bnpparibasopen.com/

Rock the Park Tribute Band Series | Mar. 6 at 7pm | Palm Springs Downtown Park

Tonight's band is AbbaFab-a Tribute to Abba. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy live entertainment in our beautiful new downtown park. Co-Producer James Elliott Entertainment has more than 20 years of experience in the music industry. His company books acts at several casinos, and currently provides tribute bands to the Lake Arrowhead Concert Series. For more information: 760-325-1577 | www.pschamber.org

Palm Springs Speaks presents Billy Dee Williams | Mar. 7 at 7:30pm | Palm Springs Cultural Center

Billy Dee Williams is a heralded actor and legendary entertainer. Williams’ memoir, What Have We Here? was published in February 2024 and will be given to VIP attendees and available for sale at the event. VIP attendees will be the only attendees able to get their books signed. For more information: 760-325-6565 | www.psculturalcenter.org

Palm Springs celebrates Peggy Lee | Mar. 8 at 7pm | Palm Springs Art Museum

To celebrate legendary music Icon Peggy Lee getting a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars, music enthusiasts and fans of the entertainer will have a unique opportunity to delve into the life and legacy of the legendary singer in an engaging illustrated Q&A session, featuring rare stories, videos, and musical performances, all benefiting Palm Springs Art Museum. For more information: 760-322-4800 | https://www.psmuseum.org/events/peggy-lee?date=2024-03-08

Mission LQ: Rocket Launch | Mar. 9 from 8-10am | Monticello Park, La Quinta

Mission LQ is a launchpad for beginners to seasoned rocketeers to learn, model, and launch small power rockets. There will be instruction from La Quinta Rocketry Club leaders to provide a safe and controlled environment. Get ready to launch your rocket into the La Quinta skies! For more information: 760-777-7093 | www.playinlaquinta.com

Luck Be a Lady Annual Gala | Mar. 9 from 5-10pm | Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs

The L-Fund: Empowering Lesbians Through Philanthropy. We are a compassionate philanthropic group that provides financial assistance to cis-lesbians / trans-lesbians in crisis, assists with grants for education, the arts, and health & wellness. For more information: 760-304-8487 | https://l-fund.org

Palm Springs Art Festival | Mar. 9-10 from 10am-4pm | Frances Stevens Park

West Coast Artists' shows are distinguished by scope of diversity and the wide variety of fine art. Presented are innovative works in differing styles of contemporary, traditional, modern, and southwest art for the discriminating individual or corporate collector. Hundreds of talented artists are proud to present their unique work in acrylic, collage, etchings, mixed media, oils, pencil, watercolors, digital and traditional photography. For more information: www.westcoastartists.com/events

Art on Main Street | Mar. 9 & 23 from 10am-4pm | Old Town La Quinta

Features over 80 artists each season. Meet local artists selling their paintings, jewelry, mixed media, photography, textiles, glass, and more. Celebrate the arts amidst Main Street’s charming cafes and boutiques. The perfect way to spend the day in Old Town! For more information: www.oldtownlaquinta.com

“Hollywood’s Biggest Night” Party benefiting AAP – Food Samaritans | Mar. 10 from 3:30pm | Trio Palm Springs

The glittering evening will include TRIO’s signature ‘orange carpet’ arrivals featuring Meteorologist and “Eye on the Desert” host Patrick Evans and dynamic hostess and local celebrity, Bella da Ball. The Oscars® pre-show and awards presentations will be viewed on special screens throughout Trio’s bar and restaurant areas. For more information: www.aidsassistance.org

Taste of Indio | Mar. 14 from 4-7pm | Coachella Valley History Museum

Indulge in the exquisite offerings from restaurants across Indio and enjoy an evening filled with entertainment, culinary samplings, a museum tour, and a cash bar. Secure your spot with advance admission priced at $25 per person or join us at the door for $30. For more information: www.gcvcc.org

Fashion Week El Paseo | Mar. 15-21 | The Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert

Celebrate 17 years of style at the West Coast’s largest consumer fashion show, Fashion Week El Paseo, to be held March 15-21, 2024, at The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert. This world-class event provides an inspiring, immersive fashion experience and features cocktail receptions, pop-up shops, celebrity meet-and-greets, and much more. Highlighting fashion trends and showcasing a who’s-who of the country’s top design talents (including some stars of tomorrow), Fashion Week El Paseo takes one of the world’s most relatable art forms and brings it to you in style. For more information: https://fashionweekelpaseo.com/

Desert Mountains Art Fair | Mar. 16 from 9am-3:30pm / Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mtns Nat'l Monument Visitor Ctr

Mediums may include photography, paintings, ceramics, hand painted silks, and more. Support local artists and find beautiful and unique gifts and desert mementos, all while enjoying the beauty of our desert mountains! For more information: 760-862-9984 | www.desertmountains.org

Spring CUE 2024 | Mar. 21-23 | Palm Springs Convention Center

Educators will unite to ignite inspiration, foster connections, and explore cutting-edge teaching techniques and educational technology for their classrooms. For more information: 925-478-3460 | https://cue.org/events/30793

Palm Desert Food and Wine | Mar. 21-24 | The Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert

Features a diverse selection of mouth-watering eats, premium wines, hands-on cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, and much more. This annual gastronomic event is the most celebrated cuisine and beverage festival in Greater Palm Springs and will feature a roster of the nation’s top chefs, vintners, and brewmasters. For more information: www.palmdesertfoodandwine.com

American Documentary & Animation Film Festival | Mar. 21-25 | Camelot Theatres at Palm Springs Cultural Center

AmDocs has been recognized internationally as an important venue for filmmakers, being named by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the five coolest documentary film festivals in the world and one of the Top 50 Film Festivals in the World Worth the Entry Fee for Filmmakers! For more information: 760-322-3689 | www.amdocfilmfest.com

ONE-PS Picnic & Community Expo | Mar. 23 from 11am-2pm | Ruth Hardy Park, Palm Springs

Pooch Parade & Costume Contest. Games, crafts, and youth hoops with prizes. Balloon rides. Exhibit and information booths. Best Neighborhood Booth Contest! For more information; www.one-ps.org/projectsevents.html

Aluminaire HouseTM Grand Opening | Mar. 23 from 1-4pm | Palm Springs Art Museum

You won’t want to miss the grand opening of the long-awaited installation of Albert Frey and A. Lawerence Kocher’s masterpiece of modernist design, Aluminaire HouseTM. For more information: www.psmuseum.org

Cars Under the Stars | Mar. 28 from 5-7:30pm | Desert Willow Golf Resort

Presented by El Paseo Cruise Night & Desert Willow Golf Resort. $70, reservations required. Classic car showcase, buffet dinner, and concert. For more information: www.elpaseocruisenight.com

First Wednesday Art Walk | Every 1st Wednesday from 5-7pm | 2652 Cherokee Way, Palm Springs

Backstreet is a unique community of artists’ working studios & galleries, and businesses that provides artistic services (reprographic, restorative and framing) in Palm Springs. We have an amazing assortment of art for all tastes and budgets. For more information: www.backstreetartdistrict.com

Southwest Food Fest | Every Friday from 5-9pm | 44175 Washington Street, Indian Wells

Dine with family and friends with good music, movies, and other activities on Friday nights at Coachella Valley's premier food truck event. Fore more information: 951-551-6233 | www.southwestfoodfest.org

Friday Nights on Pierson | Every Friday from 6-10pm | 66379 Pierson Blvd, Desert Hot Springs

Bring your friends, family, and appetites for an evening filled with delicious food, great company, a variety of vendors, and a fantastic atmosphere. For more information: www.cityofdhs.org

VillageFest | Every Thursday from 6-10pm | Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Downtown Palm Springs transforms into a diverse array of artists, artisans, entertainers, and purveyors of fresh fruits and veggies, flowers, jewelry, snacks and sweets. For more information: www.villagefest.org

The In-Flight Experience | Every Saturday from 5-7:30pm | PS Air Bar, Palm Springs

Great Music, Fine Food, Classy Cocktails, and First Class Service. Live music by Nouveau with Desera & Eddie. For more information; www.psairbar.com/events

The Lofts Art Walk | Every 2nd Saturday from 5-8pm | The Lofts Art District, Palm Springs

During the Art Walk, the district comes alive with energy and creativity. Visitors have the opportunity to explore the various galleries and studios, interact with artists, and view a wide array of artwork. For more information: www.facebook.com/p/The-Lofts-Arts-District-100085460859372

College of the Desert Street Fair | Every Saturday & Sunday from 8am-2pm | 43500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert

With merchandise and services for all ages and any budget, the Street Fair offers more than 300 merchants, artists, a farmer’s market, live entertainment, gourmet food and more. For more information; http://codaastreetfair.com

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