“Solidarity through Pride” — The 30th Annual Palm Springs Pride Festival: November 4 – 6, 2016

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Free Downtown Pride Festival returns with expanded lineup for 30th Annual Pride celebration featuring The English Beat, Book of Love, Jinx Titanic and the Ladykillers, and other artists.

Palm Springs Pride will host a diverse group of artists including, dancers, singers, musicians, activists, and DJs gathering under the theme of Solidarity through Pride to celebrate diversity, equality, and solidarity. The 2016 Pride Celebration will take place in downtown Palm Springs November 4-6 .

The English Beat

This year’s all-inclusive Palm Springs Pride Festival lineup will be headlined by ska legends and iconic ’80s band The English Beat, as well as the Book of Love who is […]

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Go Wild in Palm Springs this Fall: Autumn Events for Animal Lovers!

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BLESSING OF ANIMALS EVENT IN JOSHUA TREE

Mojave Animal Protection will host a Blessing Of The Animals event on Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 10:00am – 1:00pm at the Art Queen stage at 61855 Twentynine Palms Highway in Joshua Tree, California. Ordained Minister Charlie Ohnsted will perform blessings. The public is encouraged to bring their animals to be blessed. The day’s schedule will include specific “blessing times” for elderly, service, special needs and adoptable animals. The K9 unit from Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in 29 Palms will be honored at 12 noon. Portions of the event will […]

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Comic Con Comes to Palm Springs This August!

Email this pageCOMIC CON PALM SPRINGS brings the very first comic con to the desert. The three days of festivities arrives in August, featuring signature events, special guests, and an unparalleled list of artists. The inaugural event kicks off Thursday night, August 25th with a private VIP party and begins officially on Friday with events through the close of Sunday evening.

“We’ve spent years working on this event to create the very best comic con experience we can for fans,” says Christopher Spellman, founder and executive producer of Comic Con Palm Springs, “not only working with talent and exhibitors, but also being […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: A Perfect Palm Springs Weekend Escape!

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I woke up last weekend and decided I couldn’t take a second longer of gray skies and socked in skylines at the beach. I was weary from working 16 hour days and craving the peace and expanse of the mountains—yearning for unadulterated sunshine to infiltrate my cells and my soul. And so I booked a room at the charming and historic Villa Royale Inn, a Tuscan-style boutique hotel in the south end of Palm Springs—adjacent to the historic Deepwell neighborhood, right across from the ACE Hotel. Then, Murphy in tow (yes, Villa Royale is dog friendly!), hopped in […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: Fashion Week El Paseo Returns to Palm Springs

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This week, Kate Buckley is delighted to feature a guest post by the iconic Susan Stein, Fashion Editor, Palm Springs Life Magazine and creative producer/director, Fashion Week El Paseo. 

It’s that time of year again! From April 2-9, 2016, thousands of people will come to our community from near and far for the 11th annual Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2016, taking place at The Gardens on El Paseo at 73545 El Paseo in Palm Desert.  As many of you know, Fashion Week El Paseo is the premier Greater Palm Springs fashion event – one of the largest of its kind on the […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Donna Davies, Vice President, Art Group | Director, SOFA CHICAGO

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Donna Davies is the Vice President of Art for Urban Expositions, and the director of SOFA Chicago (Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA) Fair), the premier art show in the country dedicated primarily to sculpture. Before joining SOFA, Davies was the Director of the Marx-Saunders Gallery in Chicago for more than six years; and Assistant Director of Contemporary Art for Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe, N.M., for four years. 

 Donna runs the Art Group’s annual shows including the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair. The fifth edition of the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair debuts on Thursday, Feb. […]

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2015 Official Greater Palm Springs Pride Events Announced for November!

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Annual Greater Palm Springs Pride Events Spotlight the City and Feature Largest Pride Festival in Southern California from November 6-8, 2015.

The 29th annual Pride celebration, held November 6-8, 2015 in downtown Palm Springs, will be the largest demonstration of equality and diversity ever seen in the Coachella Valley.  Considered to be one of the most scenic Pride celebrations in the world, it’s also home to the largest Pride Festival in Southern California, with attendance expected to pass the 140,000 mark. The Greater Palm Springs Pride Celebration includes a free block party, two-day festival, parade, and twenty-five official events.

The global theme of […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: Kate's Top Picks for Halloween in Palm Springs!

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Looking for something spookily seasonal to enjoy in Palm Springs this Halloween? Whether high—think Dias de los Muertos altars, or low—pumpkin bowling; young—trick or treat stations, or old—a DJ’d costumed street party—Greater Palm Springs has something for everyone this Halloween! On this week’s Spotlight, check out my curated top picks to get your ghost on this Halloween. Stay safe, boys and girls, and have a howl of a time! ~Kate 

10/24/15  and 10/31/15
Haunted Carriage Tour
Big Horse Carriage Company, 217 S. Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA, 92262, features Haunted Carriage Tours on Saturday, 10/24/15 and 10/31/15 from 8pm to 11:30pm. Enter the Haunted […]

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Mary Wilson of the Supremes to Kick Off Palm Springs' Season of Giving!

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Palm Springs kicks off its season of giving in great style on Sunday, October 11th with the annual Jeannette Rockefeller Angel Program Kickoff Party benefiting AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans (AAP). The event will be held from 6pm – 8 pm at Colony 29, an exclusive private retreat in Palm Springs where guests will enjoy panoramic views, acres of botanical gardens, historically iconic architecture, and a special performance by Mary Wilson of The Supremes. There is no admission fee for the event, but attendance indicates an intention to participate in AAP’s Annual Giving Program. An RSVP is required. For more […]

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Greater Palm Springs Pride Announces Grand Marshals in Concert with Landmark SCOTUS Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

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Greater Palm Springs Pride (pspride.org) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community enhancement organization founded to promote the public education and awareness of individual rights and civil liberties of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Established in 1986, the organization continues to serve as a catalyst for celebrating the strength, equality, dignity and self-determination of the LGBT community locally and globally. PalmSprings.com is proud to be a sponsor of Greater Palm Springs Pride.

Greater Palm Springs Pride, in concert with the landmark SCOTUS decision on same sex marriage, is pleased to announce the Grand Marshals for the annual Greater Palm Springs […]

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