February 2016: Fun Things To Do In And Around Palm Springs and Coachella Valley

“Season” is definitely upon us in Coachella Valley. Palm Springs and the nearby towns offer so many things to see and do that I didn’t have time to include them all. Here is a partial list, and don’t forget to check back for updates.

( And if you want to buy or sell a home here, just call me. )

College of the Desert Street Fair: Every Saturday and Sunday, all year long, from 7am – 2pm October through May, and until noon June through September

February 2 –        Taco Tuesday at the Cactus Club in Palm Desert Country Club

February 3 –        Certified Farmers’ Market at the Palms Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

February 5 –        Buck A Shuck, the oysters of your choice freshly shucked for one dollar each

El Paseo Cruise Night starting at El Paseo Gardens from 3:15-6:00pm

El Paseo Art Walk, a self-guided tour, from 4:00-8:00pm

Park After Dark, visit The Living Desert at night!

Galen First Friday Sessions at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

O Canada Impersonation Tribute Concert at Indian Wells Theater in Palm Desert

Frank Sinatra Jr. performs songs at the McCallum Theater that made his father famous

February 6 –        Art Under The Umbrellas in downtown La Quinta from 10am-4pm

Swing n’ Hops Street Party on El Paseo in Palm Desert

Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association hosts their monthly Hot Rod show at Westfield Mall in Palm Desert

February 7 –        Sunday Polo at Empire Polo Grounds on Super Bowl Sunday (at 11:00am and 1:00pm)

Super Bowl Party at Cactus Club at Palm Desert Country Club

February 9,          Taco Tuesday at the Cactus Club in Palm Desert Country Club

February 10 –      Certified Farmers’ Market at the Palms Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

February 11 –      Modernism Week Begins!!! This event lasts through February 21, but many events are already SOLD OUT. Check for availability HERE.

February 12 –      Opening Ceremony and Blessing of The Dates at the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival at Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino; starts at 9:30am

Camel and Ostrich Races at the Date Festival at the Grandstand Arena

Friday Night Polo Under The Lights at Empire Polo Ground at 5:30pm

Live Music Nightly at the Date Festival starting at 6:15pm on the Pageant Stage

February 13 –     Have Breakfast With The Animals at the Living Desert

Art Under The Umbrellas in downtown La Quinta from 10am-4pm

Camel and Ostrich Races at the Date Festival at the Grandstand Arena

Humpz and Hornz Bull Riding at the Date Festival Grandstand Arena at 5pm

Live Music Nightly at the Date Festival starting at 6:15pm on the Pageant Stage

February 14 –      For Valentine’s Day, why not a Hot Air Balloon ride?

Camel and Ostrich Races at the Date Festival at the Grandstand Arena at 11am

Sunday Polo at Empire Polo Grounds at 12:00 and 2:00pm

Monster Trucks, Junior Outlaw Springs and Mini Dwarf Races at 3pm and 5pm at the Grandstand Arena

Live Music Nightly at the Date Festival starting at 6:15pm on the Pageant Stage

February 15 –     President’s Day Grand Parade at the Date Festival gracing the streets of downtown Indio

Camel and Ostrich Races at the Date Festival at the Grandstand Arena at 11am

WGAS Monster Truck and Mini Trophy Cart Racing at the Date Festival Grandstand Arena at 5:00pm and 7:30pm.

February 15 & 16 President Obama will be visiting Sunnylands!

February 16 –      Uncle Ephus Blue Grass Music at the Magic Carpet Stage at the Date Festival

Taco Tuesday at the Cactus Club in Palm Desert Country Club

February 17 –      Certified Farmers’ Market at the Palms Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

Camel and Ostrich Races at the Date Festival at the Grandstand Arena

Marty Davis and Legends of the Pioneers on the Magic Carpet Stage at the Date Festival

Lamardi Gras Networking Mixer from 5:00-7:00pm at 77583 El Duna in Palm Desert

February 18 –      Patsy Cline Tribute at the Magic Carpet Stage at the Date Festival

February 19 –      Camel and Ostrich Races at the Date Festival at the Grandstand Arena

Credence Clearwater Revival Tribute by Southbound & Co. on the Magic Carpet Stage

Morris Day and The Time with Sheila E at Fantasy Springs Concert Pavillion

February 20 –      Livestock Auctions Daily at the Date Festival

Camel and Ostrich Races at the Date Festival at the Grandstand Arena

WGAS Monster Truck and Mini Trophy Cart Racing at the Date Festival Grandstand Arena at 3:00pm and 5:00pm.

KC and the Sunshine Band at the Fantasy Springs Concert Pavilion

February 21 –      Camel and Ostrich Races at the Date Festival at the Grandstand Arena

SUPER FIESTA at the Fantasy Springs Concert Pavilion

Sunday Polo at Empire Polo Grounds at 12:00 and 2:00pm

WGAS Demolition Derby at the Date Festival Grandstand at 6:00pm

February 23 –      Taco Tuesday at Cactus Club in Palm Desert Country Club

February 24 –      Certified Farmers’ Market at the Palms Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert

February 27 –      Fairytales and Frogs Day at the Living Desert

February 28 –      Sunday Polo at Empire Polo Grounds at 12:00 and 2:00pm

 

 

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