How To Do Palm Springs In One Day

I’m happy to present a fun and fabulous guest post on Palm Springs by travel blogger Mary Zakheim. Whether you live in Palm Springs year round, seasonally, or are planning your next visit, her ideas on how do to Palm Springs in one day are inspired and belong on everyone’s Palm Springs’ bucket list! XOKate
Is it possible to not feel glam gallivanting about through Palm Springs? This past week, my friend and I decided to put this question to the test. Though we ate the equivalent of an entire cake for breakfast, sweat through all our fancy clothes and got hopelessly lost on the […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Palm Springs Art Museum’s Brooke Hodge

Photo: Lani Garfield

Brooke Hodge is the Director of Architecture and Design at the Palm Springs Art Museum. Hodge is a curator, writer, and critic whose credentials include Deputy Director of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York; Director of Exhibitions and Publications at Los Angeles’ Hammer Museum; Curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA); and Assistant Dean of Arts Programs at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, among other positions. 

Hodge’s curatorial credits include major exhibitions on the work of such international architects and designers as Frank Gehry, Gio Ponti, Zaha […]

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Comic Con Comes to Palm Springs This August!

COMIC 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 passionate fans […]

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

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 Carriage Tour […]

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

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 Pride Parade.  […]

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Palm Springs Gears Up for Coachella 2015!

Palm Springs gets ready to rock this weekend! The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will take place April 10 – 12 and April 17 – 19 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Along with headliners AC/DC, Jack White, and Drake, more than 100 bands will perform across multiple stages at this year’s event, now in its 16th year (Coachella started in 1999, and has been running consecutively since 2001). This year’s “rock god” theme continues with am impressive lineup including Bad Religion, Steely Dan, Wu-Tang Clan stars Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, and David Guetta. Also on tap: Ryan Adams, Belle and Sebastian, […]

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Make This Season Merry: A Guide to Sparkle & Shine Palm Springs-style!

Spending the holidays in Palm Springs? Lucky you! There’s nothing like the clear starry skies of a Palm Springs December night, and the days are picture perfect: sunny and bright with the bluebird skies cradling the mountains—and the perfect temperature to enjoy all your favorite outdoor activities: golf, tennis, hiking, cycling, hot air ballooning, horseback riding, tours, and so much more…

Want more? You got it! Greater Palm Springs offers a wealth of activities and events to entertain you day and night during this holiday season…from farmer’s markets to Handel’s chorus, make this season sparkle and shine Palm Springs-style! Here are some of […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Palm Springs Art Museum's 2013 Artist-in-Residence, Cristopher Cichocki

Artist Cristopher Cichocki

PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Palm Springs Art Museum’s 2013 Artist-in-Residence, Cristopher Cichocki

Cristopher Cichocki lives and works in the desert of Southern California’s Coachella Valley. He creates multi-sensory artworks of intersecting media: painting, photography, sculpture, video, sound and installation. Cichocki’s “Desert Abyss” landscapes, topographies, and micro-worlds manifest as mutations of nature and industry. These post-earthwork gestures are often defined by his palette of acidic neon colors which accent environmental transformation and decay. The scope of Cichocki’s practice amplifies the world around us while illuminating the ephemeral, continually shifting state of our existence. The concept of water in […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend in Palm Springs!

A beautiful afternoon by the pool in sunny Palm Springs.(Photo Credit: Kate Buckley)

For this PalmSprings.com Spotlight, Kate Buckley has invited Lizz Riggs, fellow Palm Springs travel writer, editor and blogger, to share her thoughts on how to best create a memorable Memorial Day Weekend in Palm Springs!

Many think of Memorial Day as the beginning of summer, and celebrate this three day weekend in a warm destination where there’s always fun to be had! Everyone loves vacationing during this three day weekend, and Palm Springs is a great choice because the weather is perfect, but there are also tons of […]

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