World AIDS Day and Everyday Heroes 2018Learn more
Festival of Lights ParadeMore info
Santa Party on ArenasAlso on Saturday, Dec 1 from 5:00–11:00 p.m.: Come to Arenas Road in your holiday attire for contests, prizes, and holiday cheer with participating merchants.
At 9:00 p.m., Streetbar is hosting a costume contest. Don't miss this fun holiday event!
Trixie Mattel: Now with Moving Parts
The latest performer in the popular Outlandish Palm Springs performance series is RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars winner Trixie Mattel on Saturday, December 1 at 8:00 p.m. at the Palm Springs Cultural Center. “Now With Moving Parts,” is a decoupage of brand new folk music and surrealist comedy that only Trixie Mattel could hot glue together- guitar picking, razor-sharp reads, and hair teased to the sky! Giddyup! Get tickets
Jazz at Sundown feat. Nona Hendryx
The Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival presents Jazz at Sundown, beginning Saturday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m. with the electrifying Nona Hendrix at the Indian Wells Theater in Palm Desert. Hendryx is probably still best known as a member of Labelle, the popular R&B group of the 70’s and 80’s headed by the legendary Patti Labelle. However, since then she has made her mark as a dynamic high energy entertainer across all musical genres from R&B to Pop and Jazz. In recent years she has been on the music scene touring with jazz royalty, multi Grammy-winning drummer, Terri Lyne Carrington.
Men of the Desert Fashion ShowMen of the Desert 9th Annual Fashion Show and Charity Luncheon is a benefit for Animal Samaritans, held this year on Sunday, December 2 from 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Enjoy marvelous fashions selected by Susan Stein, and a magnificent luncheon, along with Handsome Hounds, all to raise money for this critically important Animal Rescue Program. All proceeds go towards the rescue of deserving, adoptable, at-risk dogs and cats. Get tickets
Holiday Socks for Sanctuary Palm SpringsGet tickets
Weekend TheatreWe have three festive and fun local theatre productions opening soon!
Cuarón to Receive Visionary AwardFilm Awards Gala. If you are traveling in for the Palm Springs International Film Festival, or have friends who are coming to town, be sure to check out the Festival's Hotel & Travel Partners page!
Happy Hour FinderGet Happy at Streetbar
Get Happy at RetroRoom
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Enjoy a great meal at the Broken Yolk Cafe for 50% off! Whether you are in the mood for omelets, benedicts, pancakes, or just some delicious eggs, start your day off at the Broken Yolk Cafe, or come for lunch and enjoy sandwiches, salads, wraps and burgers! Get $25 to spend on a great breakfast or lunch for just $12.50! Get Your Hot Deal
SpotlightWelcome New Partner of Gay Desert Guide!
Located directly outside of CCBC, Runway is a groundbreaking dining, bar and entertainment venue featuring American casual dining, drinks and drag and also features an expansive outdoor dining area! More info
Up and Coming
- Pinot and Pilates: LGBT Intro Class at Club Pilates Palm Springs
Thursday, November 29 from 6:30–7:30 p.m.
- Everyday Heroes 2018
Friday, November 30, 2018 from 5:30–10:00 p.m.
- Elvis: The Early Years with Scot Bruce
Friday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m. at The Purple Room
- Christmas with the Crawfords, presented by Desert Rose Playhouse
November 30 through December 23
- Shawn Ryan Live! In Mistle-Ho with The Kelly Park Band
Saturday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m. at The Purple Room
- Golden Grapes w/Palm Springs Wine Fest at ACE Hotel & Swim Club
Saturday & Sunday, December 1–2
- Festival of Lights Parade 2018
Saturday, Dec 1 from 5:45–9:00 p.m. on Palm Canyon Drive
- Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival: Jazz at Sundown feat. Nona Hendryx
Saturday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m. at the Indian Wells Theater at CSUSB Palm Desert
- Outlandish Presents: Trixie Mattel: Now With Moving Parts
Saturday, December 1 at 8:00 p.m. at the Palm Springs Cultural Center
- Judy's Old Fashioned Christmas at the Purple Room Supper Club
Sundays through the end of the year, at 5:00 p.m.
- The Sound of Music, presented by Desert Theatreworks
December 7–23 at the Indio Performing Arts Center
- Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
Saturday, December 8 at the McCallum Theatre
- Outlandish Presents: Baloney All-Male Revue
Saturday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m. at the Palm Springs Cultural Center
- Men in Tights - A Holiday Spectacular with PSGMC
Friday, December 14–Sunday, December 16 at PS Art Museum Annenberg Theater
- The Palm Springs International Film Festival 2019
January 3 through January 15, 2019
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