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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

JANUARY 6-17, 2011
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Twelve days. Almost 200 films. Hollywood glamour. Film lovers and aficionados from around the globe. Palm Springs International has grown into one of the nation's premiere film fests - and it just keeps getting better.
www.psfilmfest.org
JANUARY 17-23, 2011
Bob Hope Chrysler Classic
So big it sprawls across five days of play on four desert golf courses, the Bob Hope Classic is the granddaddy of all golf and charity events in the Coachella Valley.
www.bhcc.com
JANUARY 28-30, 2011
Southwest Arts Festival
The area's largest outdoor marketplace showcases the spirit and tradition of artists of the Southwest, featuring over 200 acclaimed artists from the area.
February 11-12, 2011
Tour de Palm Springs
Famous annual bike race in Palm Springs
www.tourdepalmsprings.com
FEBRUARY 18-27, 2011
National Date Festival
Riverside County's annual celebration of the chewy, fibrous fruit features carnival rides and midway with food and camel races. Daily concerts and a nightly Arabian Nights festival highlight the entertainment.
www.datefest.org
FEBRUARY 24-26, 2011
Frank Sinatra Starkey Hearing Foundation Celebrity Invitational
Celebrities spend as much time playing to the crowd as they do playing golf in this annual tournament founded by the late entertainer.
www.franksinatragolf.org
February 17-27, 2011
Modernism Week - Palm Springs
Parties, Lectures, Tours, Screenings and Events. Modernism Week is sponsored by a group of organizations in Palm Springs dedicated to the preservation and stewardship of the modern architecture in Palm Springs. Celebrating the mavericks leaving an architectural legacy that remains unsurpassed for it's originality and international influence.
www.modernismweek.com
MARCH 7-20, 2011
BNP Paribas Open
Formerly the Pacific Life Open, this tennis event brings in the top-ranked men's and women's players every year in March.
www.bnpparibasopen.org
MARCH 10-13, 2011
La Quinta Arts Festival
Over 250 top artists participate in this outdoor, juried fine art event.
Information: 760-564-1244
MARCH 28-APRIL 3, 2011
Kraft Nabisco Championship
One of the premiere events on the LPGA circuit, the Kraft Nabisco Championship features more the world's best professional women golfers.
www.kncgolf.com
MARCH 30-APRIL 4, 2011
Dinah Shore Weekend
Dinah Shore Weekend is the world's largest lesbian party event. There is no official affiliation with the golf tournament, but the event coincides each year with the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
APRIL 2011 - DATES TBA
Indian Wells Arts Festival
A judged and juried art marketplace where 200 artists traveling from across the country will present their work on the grassy East Plaza of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
APRIL 8-11, 2011
The White Party
One of the nation's premiere circuit parties celebrating gay culture, this event is one of the West Coast's largest gay festivals, drawing more than 20,000 men to Palm Springs every April.
www.jeffreysanker.com
APRIL 15-17, 2011
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
It's the biggest, most cutting-edge outdoor music festival in Southern California. Maybe the world.
www.coachella.com
April 30 & May 1, 2011
Stagecoach Music Festival
Stagecoach brings country music fans from across the world to the Coachella Valley.
www.stagecoachfestival.com

Annual Elvis Honeymoon Weekend
www.elvishoneymoon.com/index.htm

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December 4, 2010
19th Annual Parade of Lights
Palm Springs boasts a wonderful parade of lights each December. The annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade features more than 100 entries, including floats, big rigs, fire trucks, equestrians, marching bands, automobiles, and, of course, Santa.Tens of thousands of people line Palm Canyon Drive from Tamarisk Road to Ramon Road to catch the merriment.
The parade starts at 5:45 p.m. 1-760-325-5749.
December 4-10, 2010
Annual Tamale Festival
Downtown Indio's annual festival honoring the tamale. Free admission. Recently, the Food Network-TV ranked the Indio International Tamale Festival in the top 10 "All-American Food Festivals" in the nation!
www.tamalefestival.net

Ongoing Events

Palm Springs Street Fair - Villagefest
Every Thursday Evening, downtown
Palm Springs along Palm Canyon Drive, 6-10 pm!
www.villagefest.org

Palm Springs Farmers Market
Camelot Theater parking lot
2300 E. Baristo Rd
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Every Saturday!
certifiedfarmersmarket.ning.com

Palm Springs Art Museum
Free Second Sundays! 10-5pm
Free Thursdays! 4-8pm - During Villagefest
www.psmuseum.org

Fabulous Palm Springs Follies
Begins October 28th - Palm Springs
www.palmspringsfollies.com

Palm Springs Arts Festivals
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
October 29, 30 & 31, 2010
January 21, 22 & 23, 2011
February 18, 19 & 20, 2011
Festival Grounds in Palm Springs, Crossley St at Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs, birthplace of Western Chic, is home to the Palm Springs Arts Festivals. We are pleased to present 175 of the finest traditional and contemporary artists from throughout the West, Southwest and World.
http://www.palmspringsartsfestival.com

Smooth Jazz Festival
Jazz musicians from all over the country come to play in the desert. See website for more details.
http://www.desertjazz.org/

Opera in the Park
There are ongoing opera performances in the parks around Palm Springs. See website for details.
http://palmspringsoperaguild.org

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