Palm Springs

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Exciting Entertainment in the Palm Springs Area

Poolside view at a resort with palm trees, lounge chairs, and tables
When you think of cities driven by live entertainment, Las Vegas, Austin, Nashville, or even Branson may come to mind. But when you combine the unique desert terrain of the Palm Springs area with the collective energy of performers and crowds, there’s an undeniable magic that happens here.
And there’s no resort quite like Desert Oasis for resting and recharging your battery after a night out. Whether your idea of relaxation is a leisurely afternoon by the pool, or a cozy night in at your villa, this Southern California escape is bound to impress.

Acrisure Arena

There's only one venue in greater Palm Springs where you can tailgate with parrotheads, celebrate Harry Styles' birthday, and ring in the new year with Maroon 5.

The Acrisure Arena, which opened in December 2022 and seats 11,000, is the first major arena for the Palm Springs area. The venue presents about 100 events a year — including top acts like Madonna, Lizzo, Peter Gabriel, Reba McEntire, and KISS.

While Acrisure Arena is the newest and highest-profile place to catch a show in the Coachella Valley, there are plenty of other spots to experience a range of great entertainment.

McCallum Theatre

For a night on the town, head to the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert. The 1,110-seat venue hosts beloved entertainers like Barry Manilow and jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, as well as dance companies and theater performances. When you attend a show in this elegant setting with its state-of-the-art lighting and sound, you'll see why presidents, notable leaders, and celebrities of all kinds have been among audiences here.

Annenberg Theater

The Annenberg Theater, tucked within the lower level of the Palm Springs Art Museum, offers a varied menu of entertainment and cultural events. This intimate auditorium is the place for film screenings, art lectures, stand-up comedy, and Broadway shows — sometimes all within the same week.

Purple Room

For a taste of glamorous old Palm Springs, don't miss the Purple Room. It’s a vintage supper club with a full slate of acclaimed jazz performers, celebrity impersonators, comedians, and Broadway stars. Settle in with a Rat Pack whisky flight or a Ring-a-Ding-Ding cocktail, order some crab cakes or classic shrimp cocktail to share, and let them entertain you.

Tack Room Tavern at Empire Polo Club

For a fun date night, head to Tack Room Tavern at Empire Polo Club in Indio. This casual restaurant serves locally inspired craft cocktails paired with hearty American fare and performances by local bands every weekend. The polo club is the site of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival held annually in mid-April but is a favorite spot for locals the rest of the year.

Pappy & Harriet's

Located about 30 miles from Palm Springs, Pappy & Harriet's in Pioneertown is a desert roadhouse that's worth the trip. Whether you ride a Harley or a horse, you'll feel welcome at Pappy's, a place that embraces all music genres. You might get to see the legendary punk band X perform under the stars, run into Shooter Jennings at open mic night, or stumble onto a secret Paul McCartney show — anything can happen here and often does. About the only thing hotter than the music is the signature chili, prepared over the saloon's open-pit barbecue.

Where To Stay

Desert Oasis

Palm Springs Area, California

Do majestic palm trees swaying in front of a mountain-lined sunset sound like paradise? Then Desert Oasis is the place for you. But don’t be fooled; there’s a lot more to the resort than its perfect setting. The resort has two pools, cabanas, a poolside beverage and snack bar, and even an escape room. Bring the party back to your villa with in-room activities available like trivia or s’mores kits for purchase. Whether you want a packed vacation itinerary or an easygoing escape, memories are made here.

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