July Events

College of the Desert Street Fair   Saturdays & Sundays
With merchandise and services for all ages and any budget, the Street Fair offers more than 300 merchants, artists, a farmer’s market, live entertainment, gourmet food and much more.
Time/Place: 7am-2pm / 43500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert
Contact: 760-636-7957 / http://codaastreetfair.comFree Kids Summer Film Series   Through Aug. 18
The Cathedral City Parks and Community Events Commission in partnership with the Mary Pickford Theatre presents a Free Summer Kids Film Series happening on every Friday.
Time/Place: 9:30am / 36850 Pickfair St., Cathedral City
Contact: 760-328-7100 / www.dplaceentertainment.com
Coachella 4th of July Celebration   July 1
Time/Place: 6-9:30pm / Bagdouma Park
Contact: 760-398-3502 / www.coachella.orgIndio Independence Day Celebration   July 3
To celebrate Independence Day, the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians and Fantasy Springs Resort Casino would like to invite friends, family and neighbors to gather for a very special, free fireworks show. The fireworks will be blasting off at 8:45pm from the Eagle Falls Golf Course and accompanying music will be simulcast on The Eagle 106.9.
Time/Place: 8:45pm / Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio
Contact: 760-827-2946 / www.fantasyspringsresort.comIndepenDANCE Day Party! Benefitting AAP – Food Samaritans   July 4
DJ Baz will play a range of upbeat dance songs (some with a patriotic twist) and guests will be treated to a ‘good ole’ 4th of July barbeque with burgers, grilled chicken, and more. Tickets for this event are $150, which includes open bar, barbeque, entertainment and valet parking.
Time/Place: 7:30-10pm / The O’Donnell House at The Willows Historic Inn, Palm Springs
Contact: 760-325-8481 / www.aidsassistance.org
Celebration & Fireworks Over the Pool   July 4
Family-friendly music, games and a large inflatable slide. Enjoy the fireworks while relaxing in the pool. $2 for children (4-12 years) and $6 for adults.
Time/Place: 2-9:45pm / Palm Springs Swim Center
Contact: 760-323-8272 / www.palmspringsca.gov

Twentynine Palms 4th of July Celebration   July 4
The biggest fireworks display in the Morongo Basin! Kid Zone and live rock music by Southbound and Company.
Time/Place: 4pm / Luckie Park
Contact: 760-367-6799 / www.ci.twentynine-palms.ca.us

Food, Fun & Fireworks – A Meals on Wheels Fundraiser   July 4
Help support our Valley-wide Meals on Wheels program and have a fun-filled evening. We will have a festive BBQ, live music entertainment, and beverages, with fireworks.
Time/Place: 7:30-9:30pm / Mizell Senior Center, Palm Springs
Contact: 760-323-5689 / www.mizell.org

All American Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular and Power Baseball   July 4
Gates to the stadium open at 8pm for FREE admission to the fireworks show. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-alcoholic drinks, snacks, blankets or chairs to enjoy the fireworks. Fireworks start at 9:15pm.
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Palm Springs Stadium
Contact: 760-323-8272 / www.palmspringsca.gov

Palm Desert Independence Day Celebration   July 4
Grab a blanket or chair to sit on, and pack a picnic dinner to enjoy or enjoy one of the many food vendors before the festivities start. The evening kicks off on a patriotic note at 7:15 with the National Anthem, followed by a concert by the Swing Cats Big Band at 7:30pm. At 9pm, the nighttime sky lights up with a spectacular 25-minute-long fireworks show accompanied by patriotic and contemporary music.
Time/Place: 7:15pm / Palm Desert Civic Center Park
Contact: 760-346-0611 / www.palm-desert.org

Rancho Mirage Fireworks Spectacular   July 4
Time/Place: 7:30-10pm / Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
Contact: 888-999-1995 / www.hotwatercasino.com

Art Walk in the Backstreet Art District   July 5
Art Walk takes place the first Wednesday of each month and galleries are open for guests to meet the artists, visit working studios and enjoy original fine and decorative art all in one location.
Time/Place: 6-9pm /2600 South Cherokee Way, Palm Springs
Contact: 760-774-7178 / www.backstreetartdistrict.com

VillageFest   July 6, 13, 20 & 27
Every Thursday evening, Downtown Palm Springs transforms into a diverse array of artists, artisans, entertainers, and purveyors of fresh fruits and veggies, flowers, jewelry, snacks and sweets. Add all that to the great shops, restaurants, clubs, and entertainment venues located along World Famous Palm Canyon Drive – and the result is one of Southern California’s most popular weekly events: VillageFest!
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Palm Canyon Drive
Contact: 760-320-3781 / www.villagefest.org

Joshua Tree International Improv/Comedy Festival   July 7-9
The festival is produced by the Hi-Desert Cultural Center, the region’s performing and visual arts center for more than 50 years and is located just minutes from the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. Opening gala, comedy and improvisation workshops, and many live performances and appearances from revered household names and up-and-coming stars.
Time/Place: Hi-Desert Cultural Center: 61231 Hwy 62
Contact: 760-366-3777 x1 / www.jtimprovfestival.org

Palm Springs Dive-In Movies   July 7-Aug. 4
Dive in Movies are FREE with park admission every Friday. Go early, play during the day and stay late to enjoy your favorite film pool side. The movies are intended to be family-friendly, but please use discretion. Movies will start after dusk and the park will be open to 10 p.m., weather permitting.
Time/Place: 7:30-10pm / Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs: 1500 S Gene Autry Trail
Contact: 760-327-0499 / www.wetnwildpalmsprings.com

2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road   July 8
Discover special art exhibits, museum quality art as well as cultural art to brighten your soul, meet other like-minded people, and maybe get a little exercise going from art gallery to design gallery to art gallery.
Time/Place: 5-8pm / Cathedral City’s Art & Design District
Contact: 760-770-0340 / www.discovercathedralcity.com

Old School Freestyle Fest   July 8
Featuring an incredible lineup of 10 hit-making artists. The star-studded evening is hosted by Candyman, and features Stevie B, Sir Mix-a-lot, Taylor Dayne, YingYangTwins, Snap, Sweet Sensation, Debbie Deb, Pretty Poison, and DJ Unk.
Time/Place: 8pm / Spotlight 29 Casino, Coachella
Contact: 760-775-5566 / www.spotlight29.com

Pets On Parade Annual Awards Luncheon   July 16
Honors winners of the POP photo contest. Live and silent auction, Raffle with Big Screen TV’s, Trips, Sit down luncheon. Bring your pets – they are welcome too. Benefits Loving All Animals and Pegasus. $60 per person.
Time/Place: 11:30am-2:30pm / Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa, Rancho Mirage
Contact: 760-218-7908 / www.eventbrite.com

The MLS Madness™ Palm Springs   July 27
Discover how to make the most of The MLS™ tools and services, enjoy breakfast courtesy of The MLS™, and enter to win awesome prizes at this “speed-learning” event for realtors and brokers in Palm Springs.
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / Riviera Palm Springs: 1600 N. Indian Canyon Dr.
Contact: 760-327-8311 / www.themlsmadnessps.eventbrite.com

Battle of the Badges   July 29
A public safety boxing event that unites Peace Officers, Firefighters, and Military Personnel in a competitive sportsmanship boxing competition.
Time/Place: 5pm / The Show at Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage
Contact: 888-999-1995 / www.hotwatercasino.com

Thank you First American Title Company

Peggy Sue Lane
(760) 668-8400
pslane@firstam.com