LGBT Center Red Dress/Dress Red Event
Voted Most Fun Non-Profit Event, Red Dress Dress Red is the only dance party where you can expect queens, bears, femmes, studs, and everything in between serving up fabulousness and dancing the night away amongst TV personalities, philanthropists, and politicians. The only requirement? Rock a sassy red dress or a snappy red pant-suit in support of The Center. For tickets visit www.thecenterps.org
2017 Chalk Art Festival
Professional and student artists will create chalk masterpieces on the sidewalks, with live music, hands-on art activities for children and much more. Proceeds from the event go to the Palm Springs SunUp Rotary Foundation and Arts in the Schools of the Palm Springs Unified School District. For further info visit www.palmspringssunuprotary.org
Festival of Opera & Art. Palm Desert Civic Center Park
Free to the public. Lots of pre-music festivities also featuring the Desert Winds Freedom Band. Hours 1pm to 6pm. Bring your blankets, chairs and umbrellas. Art exhibits curated by the La Quinta Art Association. For info visit www.operaartspalmsprings.org or call 760-323-8353
For more info visit www.desertbusinessassociation.org
TG Mondays. Transgender Social Event
Every second Monday of the month, Transgender Social Hour discussing advocacy, transitioning & HRT. Allies, respectful admirers, and transgender umbrella all welcome. Portion of proceeds to benefit the Raina Chessman Fund. For more info www.transcc.org
Palm Springs Art Museum
The Palm Springs Art Museum offers free admission every Thursday night from 4-8 p.m., sponsored by the City of Palm Springs. This provides an excellent way to start a trip to the City’s VillageFest, the popular weekly street festival held every Thursday night along Palm Canyon Drive. www.psmuseum.org
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)
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.
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: www.carnivalcabaret.ticketleap.com
The Scorpion Room at Chill Bar
Every Thursday night at 8:00 sharp. Hosted by Pinkie Meringue Shimmer with a rotating cast of fabulous drag stars from all over Southern California. Wonderful show people, photo ops and audience participation, and wonderful drink specials.
Retro Room Lounge
Every Saturday night at 10:00 until 11:30.
Drag stars and show people. Tons of fun and amazing hand crafted cocktails.
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