Reasons to Visit Palm Springs This Year
Palm Springs has always been the go-to weekend getaway for So Cal residents looking to flee the big city. But now, our secret is out and more than ever, visitors are heading to Palm Springs for vacations and extended stays all year-round. Those planning a trip have so much to look forward to as Palm Springs has a social calendar that could rival a Kardashian’s. Just sayin’.
Take a look at what the rest of 2017 has in store for Palm Springs events…
Palm Springs Air Museum Annual Memorial Day Flower Drop
Date: May 29, 2017
Each Memorial Day, the museum commemorates the important role of those who fought in World War II with a flower drop from the museum’s B-25 aircraft. Thousands of white and red carnations float to the ground, remembering those who gave the greatest sacrifice — their lives — for their country.
Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week
Dates: June 2-11, 2017
A spectacular exhibition of the region’s finest culinary talents, Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week is designed to highlight the entire valley from Palm Springs to Indio as a premiere dining destination with three-course, prix fix menus from over 100 unique locations.
Splashhouse Pool & Music Festival
Dates: June 9-11 & August 11-13, 2017
Splashhouse is a pool party and music festival rolled into one. As a progressive pool hopping experience, Splashhouse presents a unique event that has trendsetters coming back year after year.
McCormick’s Classic Car Auction
Dates: November 17-19, 2017
Palm Springs Convention Center
McCormick’s is a family run business that has been producing high quality classic and exotic car auctions in Palm Springs for over 25 years. During this event 500 classic, sports, antique and special interest autos are sold across the auction block throughout the three days.
Desert Arts Festival
Dates: November 24-26, 2017
Frances Stevens Park
West Coast Artists has a series of six art festivals that are held in the heart of legendary Downtown Palm Springs, California. This series of fine art festivals is celebrating its 28th year and continues to delight art patrons across the nation as they vacation in Palm Springs.
Festival of Lights Parade
Date: December 2017
The annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade held in downtown Palm Springs features lighted floats, equestrians, bands, autos, and celebrities. This event has consistently been rated as one of the best local events in the Coachella Valley and one of the top 10 holiday parade events in the country.
Should you be making the trip to experiences any of these fun Palm Springs events with the fam, Hilton Palm Springs has a fantastic Family Fun Package that will delight both children and adults including free-Wi Fi and complimentary breakfasts for four so make sure to check it out. Located downtown in the village of Palm Springs, this property is at the base of the picturesque San Jacinto Mountains.
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