Upcoming Events

  • Art Affaire

    Art Affaire

    November 8 and 9, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm – Rain or Shine

    Fine Art…Fine Music…Fine Wine…Fine Food
    This spectacular two-day event is a juried fine art and music festival featuring 100 award-winning visual artists in a variety of artistic mediums, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and other artistic originals. The best of Smooth Jazz and other music will be presented on stage Saturday and Sunday.



  • Palm Springs International Film Festival

    Palm Springs International Film Festival

    January 2, 2015 - January 12, 2015

    The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming 130,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries.



  • Writers Festival

    Writers Festival

    January 21, 2015 - January 24, 2015

    The Rancho Mirage Writers Festival is an annual celebration of writers, books, readers, and ideas! The City of Rancho Mirage, California will welcome authors and readers to the Rancho Mirage Public Library from January 21 - 24, 2015. Writers will talk about their books, their source of ideas, and the mechanics of writing for publication.



  • Modernism Week

    Modernism Week

    February 12, 2015 - February 22, 2015

    Modernism Week is an exciting 11-day celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture and culture in Palm Springs, California. This design aesthetic originated in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, and was typified by clean, simple lines which came to define desert modernism. Modernism Week is filled with a variety of events including architectural tours, films, lectures, an architectural symposium, educational events, and chic, fun parties in cool mid-century modern homes.



  • BNP Paribas

    BNP Paribas

    March 9, 2015 - March 22, 2015

    The BNP Paribas Open is a two-week combined ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and WTA Premier event featuring the top men and women professional players competing in a 96 singles draw and 32 doubles draw. The event is hosted at the magnificent Indian Wells Tennis Garden, located in the beautiful Southern California desert.



  • Festival of the Desert

    Festival of the Desert

    March 17 – 18, 2015

    The Festival of the Desert celebrates the arts and the art of living well.
    For two days, Coachella Valley will host an inspiring series of events featuring internationally celebrated musicians, dancers, visual artists, celebrity chefs,as well as an arts symposium.



  • Race To Be Ready

    Race To Be Ready

    March 29, 2015

    The City of Rancho Mirage Emergency Preparedness Commission invites you to our second annual healthy, educational, family-oriented, community activity to ensure every resident, HOA, visitor, school, country club and business is fully prepared for future area emergencies.



  • ANA Inspiration

    ANA Inspiration

    March 30th, 2015 – April 5th, 2015

    Who’d have thought that Rancho Mirage would ever be known for its water? But in March, water is a primary ingredient in golf history as golf lovers and sports fans are treated to one of professional golf’s most-prestigious and highly-anticipated events, the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club.



  • Coachella Art & Music Festival

    Coachella Art & Music Festival

    April 10, 2015 - April 19, 2015

    By far, the largest music event in Southern California, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will highlight some of music’s greatest performers. This world renowned event is scheduled April 10 – 12 and April 17 – 19, 2015. Visit the http://coachella.com for details.



  • Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival

    Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival

    April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015

    The Stagecoach Music Festival is one of country music’s most highly anticipated events of the year, and the 2015 fest will be more exciting than ever. With performances by the top country music acts, this festival has something for everyone who follows country music.




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