5th Annual Dancing with the Desert Stars All Star Edition. Palm Springs
Several of the best dancers from our first four years of competition return to battle it out for the trophy, the title, and ballroom supremacy! Hosted by Jackie Beat & Dennis Hensley with celebrity judges Tippi Hedren and Dawn Wells. www.desertaidsproject.org
PS Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil. Ruth Hardy Park Palm Springs
Transgender Day of Remembrance has become a global movement to end violence against the Transgender Community. It is our goal to make this the largest TDOR vigil in Southern California to bring needed public attention to end violence and oppression against the Transgender Community. www.transcc.org
Palm Springs Festival of Lights. Downtown Palm Springs
The annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade features lighted floats, equestrians, bands, autos, and celebrities. Legendary skateboard champion Tony Hawk will serve as the Grand Marshal for this year’s Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade. The 24th annual lights parade takes place on Palm Canyon Drive beginning at 5:45pm. www.visitpalmsprings.com
Mixer 6:00pm – 8:00pm
41801 Corporate Way #7 Palm Desert
Holiday Party PIRCH 6:00pm
PIRCH 71905 Highway 111 Rancho Mirage
For more info visit www.desertbusinessassociation.org
Cool Summer Happy Hour. Pho 533 Palm Springs
Escape the hottest part of day with the coolest Happy Hour in town. Enjoy Pho 533’s Cool Summer Happy Hour featuring light, refreshing and tasty drink and appetizer specials between $4 and $6 each! Cool Summer Happy Hour is 3-5pm Wednesday through Friday. www.pho533palmsprings.com
Chill Bar Palm Springs
A warm and fabulous twenty first century modern venue located on Arenas, suited with multi faceted rooms for any celebration. The gorgeous island bar is surrounded by hi-definition video entertainment and a comfortable designer lounge. Chill on the patio enjoying music and refreshing beverages with friends after a game of pool, or come by and say hello to our friendly staff. Open for business seven days a week. Get out of the heat, and come join us! Happy Hour (From Open to 7pm) and Late Happy Hour (From Midnight to Last Call)
$4 Well Drinks, $2.75 Bud Light & $1.50 Chill Lager. www.chillbarpalmsprings.com
The Sunday Band w/ special guests. Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown
The Sunday Rock + Roll Service is a Pappy and Harriet’s institution celebrating the healing powers of music and community! Every weekend the club’s favorite singers and players get together and trade songs. Come join us to see Victoria Williams, Gar Robertson, Carol Ann Crandall, Damian Lester, Bob Furgo, Rachel Dean, Ryan Norman, Caleb Winn, Danny
Frankel and other talented locals performing for your drinking and dancing pleasure. With a come-as-you-are vibe, Sundays have seen great special guests like Robert Plant, Lucinda Williams, The Jayhawks, Rickie Lee Jones to name a few. www.pappyandharriets.com
Carnival Cabaret. Oscar’s Café & Bar. Palm Springs
Carnival Cabaret is a high-end female impersonator revue. This production has traveled throughout the country with performances in casinos, theaters and for corporate events.
Carnival Cabaret features the world’s most amazing cast of men who perform as famous women. You will not believe your eyes! Veteran TV and film actor James Gypsy Haake, who holds the record for the oldest working female impersonator in the world, hosts the show. Haake is 83 years old and has been seen in films and television since the 1980s.
Shows run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Dinner show seating begins at 6:30pm.
Show only seating begins at 7:30pm. Showtime is 8pm.
Tickets start at $29.95. Tickets: carnivalcabaret.ticketleap.com
Copa. In a throwback to old Palm Springs’ nightclubs, the Copa is fashioned around an elevated performing stage and a stunning u-shaped bar lined with leather barstools, upholstered booths, and gilded cocktail tables. Sink into the sexy lounge, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the lineup of local and guest entertainers. For weekly schedule visit www.coparoomps.com
The Purple Room. Supper club, drinks and live music. It’s where Palm Springs plays. Great entertainment nightly and dinner specials. You never know whom you might see at The Purple Room. For monthly schedule and info visit www.thepurpleroompalmsprings.com
Oscar’s Café & Bar. Located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs on the corner of Tahquitz Canyon Way and Indian Canyon, Oscar’s has a huge outdoor patio with lots of umbrellas for shade and misters to keep you cool, too. You can beat the heat any time of year and enjoy the views of Palm Springs. On Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 2pm, enjoy a $9 Bottomless Mimosas (juice included), a single $2 mimosa or a $5 Bloody Mary with brunch, during which both our full breakfast and lunch menus are available. Also join us for Sunday Funday Weekly Tea Dance 4pm-Close! Live entertainment weekly visit our website for details. www.oscarspalmsprings.com
Lipstick at Copa. Thursday nights at Copa just got a little hotter with a new show at the new showroom inside Copa. The Hot New Lipstick show is a raucous affair where the audience is encouraged to participate in singing, clapping, dancing, partying and celebrating special events. Featuring performances by Charles Herrera, Pinkie Meringue Shimmer, Marina Mac, Sassy Ross, Dion Khan, and Cherilyn, and emceed by the fabulous Bella Da Ball, this show will not disappoint. For ticket info and schedule of performers visit www.coparoomps.com
Hunters Nightclubs® Palm Springs, Palm Springs’ go-to gay bar and dance club, has been leading the way in full-out fun for 16 years now! And we keep it pumping, making it better for you all the time with our unparalleled event line-up. We enjoy having the desert’s most sought-after and friendly DJs, full-on themed events, and a staff that has it all without the attitude. And of course, we are proud to hold the longest happy hour in the entire Valley. Remember: Size Matters. Come by for our happy hour from 10am – 7pm. Yes, that’s right: 9 hours long! For a list of all events and specials visit www.huntersnightclubs.com
“The Playgirls” at Toucans Tiki Lounge featuring Tommi Rose. Performances at 8 & 10pm.These darling Divas of drag really deliver with their very own brand of entertainment to packed houses. Special guests appear weekly. DJ in the sound booth. Every Sunday Complete list of events www.toucanstikilounge.com
For a complete calendar of events visit our Media Partner, Gay Desert Guide. Click HERE