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Winter Events in Palm Springs

Winter Events in Palm Springs

In the summer, Palm Springs can get a bit too hot to handle, but in the winter the weather mellows down to a cool 70 degrees. In the colder states the holiday season is filled with things like sledding, singing Christmas carols, and drinking hot chocolate. But with weather this perfect, why not start a different tradition and enjoy some fun winter events that are only possible in Palm Springs?!

Enjoy Some of these Winter Events in Palm Springs

  • Palm Springs International Film Festival

The Palm Springs International Film Festival is an exciting event will be held on January 1st through the 11th. This is one of the largest and most well-known film festivals in Northern America. It’s an extremely culturally diverse festival that represents over 60 different countries. Get the chance to see and meet some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. For more information visit their website.

winter events in palm springs

  • Sunday Polo Games

Starting January 3rd, the Empire Polo Club hosts polo games every Sunday. General admission is FREE with a $10 per car parking fee. You can even tailgate this event with your family, friends. VIP seating is also available. To learn more information about this event, click here to go to their website.

  • CareerBuilder Challenge Golf Tournament

The 2016 CareerBuilder Challenge Golf Tournament starts January 18th through the 24th. A lucky 156 amateur golfers from around the world will team up with 6 different PGA TOUR professionals in three tournament rounds. There’s also hospitality venues, theme days, Bob Hope Activation Area, and many advertising opportunities.  Visit their website for admission pricing as well as package deals.

CareerBuilder Golf Tournament

  • Tour de Palm Springs Bike Event

Watch the 18th Annual Tour de Palm Springs Bike race on January 23rd. This event will raise money for nonprofit organizations in the Coachella Valley. With the beautiful scenery, this bike event is a blast to take part in, or just to watch. There’s also over 25 bands that entertain riders during and after their ride. The Tour de Palm Springs is for anyone, and features different routes depending on riding ability. Check out more information on their website right here.

  • Palm Springs Fine Art Fair

February 11th through the 14th visit the Palm Springs Convention Center for the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, featuring post-war and contemporary art. Attend the Opening Night Preview on February 11th for the 2016 Arts Patrons of the Year Award honoring Barbara and Jerry Keller. Conclude the festival with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Honoree, Larry Bell, on Saturday February 13th. Click here for more information.

  • Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival

This event is great for the entire family. From February 12 through the 21st enjoy the many activities that the Riverside Country Fair has to offer. Check out the Monster Trucks, a Demolition Derby, and a Bull Riding show along with carnival rides and fun for all ages. Check out their website for admission packages!

Date Festival Palm Springs

  • Modernism Week

From February 11th through the 21st Palm Springs holds several events, lectures, and even a double-decker architectural bus tour for Modernism Week. Modernism week celebrates mid-century architecture and design in Palm Springs. There’s so much on their schedule that you’ll have to visit their website for more information.

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