On the hunt for art, culture, cuisine, wellness, golfing, fitness, or pure relaxation? Palm Springs has something for every traveler. This small community in the Colorado Desert is packed full of inspiration, adventure, and indulgence. You can spend the day hiking, biking, gallery and boutique shopping, or getting pampered at an exclusive spa. While all of these opportunities sound fabulous, sometimes merely chilling out with a good beer in a relaxed atmosphere is the order of the day. Here are some of our favorite Palm Springs spots to do just that.
If you're looking for some unique Halloween fun, look no further than Palm Springs for plenty of festivities to make your inner ghoul smile.
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Or The Modern Prometheus, and the Welwood Murray Memorial Library in Palm Springs is hosting a special event in its honor. On October 23 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM, "Frankenstein: Celebrating the 200th Anniversary" will examine the Frankenstein legacy in film with a documentary, followed by a viewing of the original 1931 classic starring Boris Karloff.
Palm Springs is a welcoming and affirming destination for the LGBTQ community which holds something for everyone. Celebrate the diversity of Palm Springs by planning your vacation getaway during Palm Springs Pride! Palm Springs Pride began in 1986 as a small variety show at the Riviera Resort showcasing local entertainers. Since then, Palm Springs Pride has become Southern California's premier celebration for LGBTQ unity, attracting 125,000 visitors from around the globe each year.
Palm Springs has a new and friendly place to experience Japanese living. At Wabi Sabi, you can shop for home goods, taste sake, attend classes, and more.
Background on Wabi Sabi: The owners are two natives of Palm Springs who visit Japan each year to visit their family. Darrell Baum and Osamu Sagara's new shop is their way of sharing their love of Japan with their neighbors back home. The name wabi sabi refers to finding beauty in imperfection. It's a Japanese aesthetic that embraces the impermanent and the incomplete.