Palm Springs merchandising and marketing company Destination PSP is launching a pop up Festival Store featuring merchandise related to the Palm Springs International Film Festival. The Festival store (located at the Regal Cinema Courtyard Plaza in Palm Springs at 789 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way), along with Destination PSP’s flagship store, and Destination PSP at the Riviera will be the only locations to purchase official Palm Springs International Film Festival Store merchandise, including the annual Festival Program. It will be open every day from December 19 through January 15 (except Christmas and New Year’s Day). December hours will be 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and January hours will be 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. This is the sixth year that Destination PSP has been the exclusive Palm Springs International Film Festival merchandise retailer.
In addition to the Film Festival merchandise, the Festival Store will host an exclusive Vintage Hollywood Poster & Memorabilia exhibition featuring rare movie memorabilia from the movies made in Palm Springs and iconic Hollywood stars that lived and played in the Palm Springs area. The collection is presented in conjunction with Jim Cook and Nostalgia PS. There is no charge to view the exhibition, and the memorabilia is offered for sale.
“Destination PSP in now in our sixth year of offering International Film Festival merchandise. Last year was the first year we offered a dedicated Festival Store, and we received such positive reviews that we decided to offer it again this year,” said Jeffrey Bernstein, co-owner of Destination PSP.
“We are really excited to offer the exclusive Vintage Hollywood Poster & Memorabilia exhibition, which showcases \ Hollywood films stars with a Palm Springs connection. Hollywood and the city of Palm Springs have a long history starting in the city’s early days and continuing now through this highly anticipated Film Festival and Film Awards Gala,” concluded Bernstein.
About Destination PSP:
Destination PSP produces unique, originally-designed merchandise including souvenirs, customized apparel, poolside wares, housewares and more. Their stylish, modern designs reflect the mid-century heritage of the Palm Springs area and are sought-after collectibles for visitors and residents alike. As a Palm Springs-owned and operated small business, they support the area by sourcing locally whenever possible, contribute to local charities and community events, and are committed to sustainability with minimal-impact recycled packaging. Visit their stores at 170 North Palm Canyon, Palm Springs and at the Riviera Hotel, 1600 North Indian Canyon, Palm Springs or online.
About the Palm Springs International Film Festival:
The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming 135,000 attendees last year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries. The Festival is also known for its annual Film Awards Gala, an upscale black-tie event attended by 2,500, honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents who, in recent years, have included Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, George Clooney, Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks, Matthew McConaughey, Julianne Moore, Brad Pitt, Eddie Redmayne, Julia Roberts, David O. Russell, Meryl Streep, and Reese Witherspoon. For more information about the Festival, call 760-322-2930 or 800-898-7256 or visit www.psfilmfest.org.