It's Almost Time for the August Edition of SPLASH HOUSE!

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Get ready, Palm Springs—it’s almost time for the August edition of Splash House! The 6th annual Splash House will return to Palm Springs, CA, August 10-12, 2018, for its second summer run (the first week of Splash House was June 8 – 10). Hosting the best-in-house music across three resorts, The Saguaro Palm Springs, Riviera Palm Springs, and Renaissance Palm Springs, with each featuring a poolside stage, Splash House has quickly become a Southern California staple, not to be missed.

From Frank Sinatra to the modern socialite, Palm Springs has long been a legendary desert haven and SoCal playground.  Its […]

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Palm Springs: A Music Mecca and All That Jazz



Greater Palm Springs is known for many things, among them a world-class resort lifestyle, celebrities, art, and architecture. With the widespread popularity of music festivals such as The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival, Stagecoach Festival, and Palm Springs’ own Splash House, music joins that illustrious list as well. Bruce Fessier, music reporter and critic for the Desert Sun, recently released his list of Top Ten Music Festivals in the Coachella Valley.

While the list includes obvious powerhouse festivals Coachella and Stagecoach, there are a few inclusions that might surprise you. Coming in at #5 after just two years was the Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival, just behind the 22-year-old Idyllwild […]

Share on Facebook Spotlight: An Interview with Kelly McLean of Splash House

Kelly McLean is Vice President of McLean Company Rentals, a vacation rental, real estate and property management company based in Palm Springs since 1985. She is a member of the Palm Springs Tourism Advisory committee, Palm Springs Woman’s Club, Desert Aids Project, Ophelia Project, and National Charity League.

In 2013, Kelly co-founded and produced the successful Palm Springs music festival, Splash House, with her brother Tyler McLean.  Blending poolside fashion, community and music at some of Palm Springs’ hippest hotels, Splash House has presented artists ranging from Moby, Cut Copy and Chromeo to Anna Lunoe. Tyler and Kelly were recently awarded the “Rising Star Award” by […]

Share on Facebook Spotlight: Shifting Sands—The New Face of Palm Springs

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Jaime Kowal’s 14-year career as a freelancer photographer and multimedia producer has taken her to 23 countries spanning seven continents, providing travel and lifestyle imagery as a Creative Contributor for Getty Images, and to editorial magazines including Wallpaper, Condé Nast Traveler, National Geographic Adventure, the Oprah Winfrey Network, and She’s been a guest speaker on photography and sustainability at distinguished events including the 2010 Pecha Kucha Night Vancouver, the City of Vancouver Ideas Slam hosted by CBC Television and the Green Living Show, where she shared the stage with Canada’s former Ambassador to the UN Stephen Lewis. […]

Share on Facebook Spotlight: An Interview with Tyler McLean of Splash House Palm Springs


Tyler McLean

Tyler McLean was born and raised in Palm Springs. After attending Palm Springs High School, he attended UCLA—graduating last fall with a degree in Communications and Political Science. He’s also the force behind this summer’s largest pool party, Splash House—a multi-venue pool party weekender debuting this August 10th & 11th in Palm Springs. Kate Buckley recently sat down with Tyler to learn more.

Tyler, as a 20-something Palm Springs native, you must be excited about the renaissance afoot in Palm Springs—particularly with regard to the younger demographic. Did this overall shift lead to your idea for Splash House?

Definitely.  It’s […]

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