Palm Springs Int’l Comedy Festival Nov. 9-11 & 16-18
Great comedic talent from all around the world, and will showcase the works of seasoned professionals and celebrities.
Time/Place: Hotel Zoso (formerly Hard Rock Hotel)
Synergy Music and Arts Festival Nov. 10
Live Music on two stage, live art & displays, Car Show, Color Me Kids area, Culture, Community and much more. This year 100% of the car show funds will go to our community.
Time/Place: 11am-8pm / Dateland Park, Coachella
Contact: 760-625-2694 / www.culturasmusicartscoachella.com
Veterans Day Heroes 5k Nov. 10
Our 5k includes a great race, tech t-shirt, finisher dog tag, flower presentation by an active duty military representative, MRE reusable good bag and free photo downloads.
Time/Place: 8am / Frances Stevens Park, Palm Springs
Contact: 760-413-6508 / www.palmspringsmarathonrunners.org
The Choreography Festival Nov. 10-11
Exciting original dances in a number of styles are performed by companies from across the nation with winners announced at the conclusion of each performance.
Time/Place: McCallum Theatre, Palm Desert
Healing Field Nov. 10-11
A tribute to the men and women of uniform who gave the ultimate sacrifice to our country since September 2001.
Time/Place: Patriot Park, Cathedral City
Contact: 760-578-1282 / www.discovercathedralcity.com
Art on Main Street Nov. 10 & 24
Features over 80 artists showing and selling their paintings, jewelry, mixed media, photography, ceramics, glass, woodwork, textiles, sculptures and more.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Old Town La Quinta
General Patton Memorial Museum Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11
The event is free to the public. The celebration will include fly overs, military vehicles, USPS pictorial postmark and more!
Time/Place: 11am / 62510 Chiriaco Rd.: Chiriaco Summit
Contact: 760-227-3483 / www.generalpattonmuseum.com
Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11
The parade lasts approximately one hour and concludes with a post-parade patriotic concert and fireworks finale at the intersection of Amado Road and Palm Canyon Drive.
Time/Place: 3:30-5:15pm / Palm Canyon Drive
La Quinta Veterans Day Event Nov. 11
Recognizing the sacrifice of American War Veterans by engraving their name, rank, and years of service onto the Veterans Acknowledgement Sculpture.
Time/Place: 9-10:30am / Civic Center
Palm Desert Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11
Features speeches from active duty and veteran military service members as well as a patriotic concert performed by a local band. Limited seating is available.
Time/Place: 11am / Civic Center Park
Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival Nov. 16-18
Balloon tether rides, nighttime balloon glow, romantic dinners, musical entertainment, gourmet food, Kids Zone family-friendly activities and much more!
Time/Place: See website for schedule. / Downtown Cathedral City
Contact: 760-321-5154 / www.hotairballoonfest.com
McCormicks Classic Car Auction Nov. 16-18
Over 500 classic and exotic cars, and are open to the general public and dealers. Tickets can be purchased at the gate.
Time/Place: Palm Springs Convention Center
Coachella Valley Heart Walk Nov. 17
Thanks to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have accepted the challenge to fight heart disease and stroke.
Time/Place: 8am-5pm / Civic Center Park, Palm Desert
Props & Hops Craft Beer Festival Nov. 17
Dozens of West Coast breweries and food vendors with a DJ and live music, all amid awesome vintage planes.
Time/Place: 12-5pm / Palm Springs Air Museum
Contact: 760-778-6262 / www.palmspringspropsandhopsfestival.com
Brew in La Quinta Craft Beer Festival Nov. 17
The unification of brew, live music, food, games and art promises attendees a fun evening under the stars.
Time/Place: 5-9pm / La Quinta Civic Center
Running Wilds Wild Turkey Trot Nov. 18
All participants receive a long-sleeved tech t-shirt, finisher medal, free finisher photo download and wild turkey hat!
Time/Place: 8-10am / 100 S. Palm Canyon, Palm Springs
Contact: 760-413-6508 / www.palmspringsmarathonrunners.org
Marthas Village & Kitchen Thanksgiving Day 5K Nov. 22
Runners, walkers, dogs and strollers are all welcome! Festivities include the 5k race, Kids Zone with face painting and games and a Beer Garden for adults 21 and over.
Time/Place: El Paseo, Palm Desert
Taste of Tahiti Nov. 23-24
Food, workshops, vendor booths, arts and crafts, games, silent auctions and more. Extravagant dinner gala/show, with exquisite Polynesian themed menu selections.
Time/Place: Rancho Mirage Amphitheater
Cabazon Indio Powwow Nov. 23-25
Native American dance competitions for contestants of all ages, bird singing, drum contests and peon games. Enjoy Native American foods and shop among vendors for jewelry, weavings, dream catchers and other Native arts and crafts.
Time/Place: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio
Contact: 760-342-5000 / www.fantasyspringsresort.com
WildLights at The Living Desert Nov. 23-Dec. 24
Marvel at the more than a million colorful, sparkling holiday lights. Animal encounters and keeper chats, camel and carousel rides, and entertainment are offered nightly.
Time/Place: 6-9pm / The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Desert
Contact: 760-346-5694 / www.livingdesert.org
Dog Walk and Fundraiser Nov. 24
Get your Holiday Photo with Santa! Our Canine Ambassadors visit facilities from The Comprehensive Cancer Center all the way down valley to Indio Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Time/Place: 9am / Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage
Contact: 760-836-1406 / www.pawsandhearts.org
Palm Springs Holiday Tree Lighting Nov. 30
Join the Mayor, City Council and Santa Claus of course, for the Holiday Tree Lighting, featuring holiday caroling and FREE hot cocoa and cookies.
Time/Place: 5:15-7pm / Frances Stevens Park
A 1920s Evening to Benefit Olive Crest Desert Communities Nov. 30
The night includes fun casino games, silent and live auction, and touching stories from our local Coachella Valley youth.
Time/Place: 5-9pm / Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage
Contact: 760-848-0227 / www.olivecrest.org/jazz