High-Fashion Finds at Fashion Week El Paseo 2017

High-Fashion Finds at Fashion Week El Paseo 2017

Glitz and glamour arrive on the runway this season as Fashion Week El Paseo returns on March 18 – 25. Now in its 12th year, this star-studded fashion event is known for bringing top designers, runway shows, trunk shows and sales to Greater Palm Springs. Known as the “Best in the West” in the fashion show world,…

Learn More
Searching for Desert X

Searching for Desert X

Here’s an invitation to see world-class art with no jacket required. In fact, hiking attire and a supply of water will be more appropriate to experience Desert X, the free-to-the-public exhibition of art installations across Greater Palm Springs from Feb. 25 to April 30. This is art outside the white walls of…

Learn More
Desert Region Itinerary: San Diego to Greater Palm Springs

Desert Region Itinerary: San Diego to Greater Palm Springs

For those exploring the desert beyond San Diego, adventure awaits. Choose from down and dirty off road antics in the raw desert or explore the surrounding desert areas for some interesting discoveries. Have a perfect three-day itinerary for you! Day One: Adventures in Ocotillo Wells Head out early in the morning…

Learn More
The Best Live Theater in Greater Palm Springs

The Best Live Theater in Greater Palm Springs

If all the world’s a stage, then set your GPS to Greater Palm Springs. The oasis is a goldmine of great theater, with a decades-old history of rat-pack performers and terrific cabaret. The tradition continues within the intimate theater scene where live performances receive standing ovations, whether during…

Learn More
Find ‘Exclusively Oasis’ Experiences in Greater Palm Springs

Find ‘Exclusively Oasis’ Experiences in Greater Palm Springs

Embracing the boundless energy of inspiring natural landscapes, Greater Palm Springs and its nine distinct cities showers with a buffet of exclusive diversions that engage everyone from hikers and bikers to those into art, animals and architecture. Find your special oasis at one of these. Palm Springs Aerial…

Learn More
Signature Events in Greater Palm Springs

Signature Events in Greater Palm Springs

  From mouthwatering food festivals and world-class sporting events to star-studded film premiers and unparalleled music festivals, the calendar is always bursting with exciting events in Greater Palm Springs. Find your vacation inspiration with this sneak peek of can’t-miss signature events in the…

Learn More
Palm Desert’s Vibrant Arts & Cultural Scene

Palm Desert’s Vibrant Arts & Cultural Scene

El Paseo, the city’s central shopping street, is Greater Palm Springs’ leading art destination. Browse and buy artworks in multiple galleries along the street, starting with the Melissa Morgan Fine Art Gallery at El Paseo’s western end, unmissable with its outdoor sculptures on Monterey Avenue. Imago Gallery just…

Learn More
On Location in Greater Palm Springs

On Location in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has long been a chosen destination for filmmakers looking to capitalize on the beauty of the desert and its distinctive landmarks, properties and visitor haunts. It’s not unusual for visitors to catch a glimpse of larger than life personalities strolling Palm Canyon Drive on hiatus from daylong…

Learn More
Explore Our Arts Oasis on a Guided Tour

Explore Our Arts Oasis on a Guided Tour

Thanks to new events, galleries and a passion-fueled creative community, the Greater Palm Springs arts scene is soaring to new heights.  One novel way to explore our arts oasis is via personalized tours where engaging hosts offer illuminating knowledge about the area’s status as the hot spot for all things modern…

Learn More
The ‘Hidden’ Architecture of Greater Palm Springs

The ‘Hidden’ Architecture of Greater Palm Springs

Modernism buffs worldwide know that Palm Springs is a major destination for midcentury modern architecture. Modernism Week, February 16-26, 2017, offers 11 days of design, architecture, exclusive tours and more with over 300 events scheduled. There is no shortage of modernism examples to enjoy in Palm Springs…

Learn More
A to Z Guide to Greater Palm Springs

A to Z Guide to Greater Palm Springs

Take a look at our A-to-Z Guide to Greater Palm Springs! Have you experienced one of our A to Z stops? Share your adventures with us with #VisitGPS. A is for Air Museum This A to Z Guide takes off at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Home to one of the World's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft plus Korea and…

Learn More
3 Days in Palm Desert

3 Days in Palm Desert

Palm Desert is one of the Greater Palm Springs’ destinations where you can do a relaxing nothing or explore and experience. Even nothing takes a bit of exercise. After all, you have to walk to the chaise lounge by the pool whether you are at one of the city’s luxury resorts or an intimate inn. If you want to take…

Learn More
Outdoor Art in Greater Palm Springs

Outdoor Art in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs is a thriving center for visual arts—both inside the museums and galleries and outside. In high season, art fairs are plentiful, but you can also enjoy free public art year-round, any time you like. Thanks to  ‘Art in Public Places’ programs in every valley city, there are public art tours,…

Learn More
​30 Free Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs

​30 Free Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs is packed with free fun, no matter what you enjoy. From hiking trails to art museums to street fairs and retro classic car cruise nights, locals and visitors of all ages find a variety of things to do that don’t cost a cent.  Together with summer deals that are chillin’, vacationing in the…

Learn More
Arts & Culture in Greater Palm Springs

Arts & Culture in Greater Palm Springs

Discover a thriving arts and culture scene in a modern oasis that overflows with visual inspiration and rewarding experiences.  An array of preeminent special events highlight the Greater Palm Springs cultural calendar. They include the Palm Springs International Film Festival (January), Southwest Arts Festival…

Learn More