Special Events

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The City of Palm Springs is known throughout the world for its relaxing atmosphere and exciting surroundings. A wide variety of special events and activities have chosen to make Palm Springs their home due to the fantastic weather, and event friendly atmosphere of the city. Annual events in Palm Springs include several parades, festivals, sporting events, and many community-based events. Each of these events help to contribute to the distinct atmosphere found only in the City of Palm Springs.

The City of Palm Springs recognizes that arts and cultural events are a vital contributor to the City’s economic infrastructure and are a crucial component in the development of the City’s unique identity. The City has a long history of partnering to provide a varied of events throughout the year. Like the Film Festival, Modernism Week, Tour de Palm Springs, and Bike Weekend, just to name a few.


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List of Special Events applications, calendar and FAQ's

Special Events Application

Special Events Calendar


Village Fest

Veterans Day Parade Application

Festival of Lights Parade

Black History Parade Application


For more information:

Jasmine Waits
Special Events Coordinator
City of Palm Springs
401 S. Pavilion Way
(760) 323-8276