This Week in #ILoveGayPalmSprings: The new 106.5 FM LGBTQ radio station from Qchella Media launches, we have last-minute reservation options for your Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Dinner, plus a Jazzy Christmas Eve service with Bloom in the Desert! Then the post-Christmas fun starts with Queeraoke and Drag me to Karaoke, Auntie Mame with Among Friends, Rainbow Night at Playoffs, and individual tickets go on sale to the general public for the Palm Springs International Film Festival! Finally we look ahead to a ton of options for you to ring in the New Year. Happy Holidays!
LGBTQ Radio Station – Now Playing! Official Launch Dec 26
Christmas Eve and Day Dinners
If you haven't made plans for your Christmas Eve or Christmas Day dinner, here are some great local favorites offering special menus to help you celebrate!
- Il Giardino Italian Christmas Eve Dinner
Open 5:00–9:00 p.m. Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day
- The Purple Room Supper Club Christmas Dinner
Enjoy a three course dinner while listing to Holiday Jazz performed by Mark Kahny and Jay Lewis.
- Acqua and Lulu Christmas Eve and Day Dinners
Choose from festive 3-and-4-course offerings, plus a limited Holiday Happy Hour menu at the bar
- Trio Christmas Eve and Day Dinners
Open regular hours December 24th & 25th with Brunch, Holiday Specials, 3-Course Prix Fixe, Happy Hour and full Dinner Menu.
Jazzy Christmas Eve with Bloom in the Desert Ministries
On Christmas Eve from 7:00–8:30 p.m., join Bloom in the Desert Ministries for a Jazzy Christmas Eve featuring traditional service with Jazz musical arrangements provided by Paul Kay on flute and vocals, and a Jazz combo, including Kurt Jordan on piano. Hospitality reception follows with Christmas baking provided by all who want to share theirs. This will also be streamed live on Facebook! More info
Celebrate the Season with Auntie Mame Among Friends
Queeraoke at Chill Bar
Drag me to Karaoke at The Saguaro
tens of thousands of songs to choose from, classics to current, plus Happy Hour food and bar. More info
Rainbow “Queens of the North Pole” Night at Playoffs
New Year's Eve Party Roundup
Here's a couple of highlights:
Rockin' 80s – New Year's Eve at Spa Resort Casino
8:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m. – Enjoy the ultimate outdoor New Year’s Eve Party at Spa Resort Casino! Broadway's Rock of Ages Band performs at 10:30 p.m. with Rock Stars from the original cast of “Broadway’s Rock of Ages Band” live in concert. Concert admission includes entry into Rockin’ 80s New Year’s Eve Party.
Jazzville New Year's Eve Extravaganza at Hotel Zoso
Doors 4:30 p.m., dinner 5:00 p.m, live music 6:00 p.m. – In the tradition of Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Frank Sinatra, this award-winning Latin jazz group is highly entertaining and perform both classic and “Latin-ized” standards with an energetic verve. Tickets include a delicious three-course plated dinner, party favors, 2 glasses of bubbly, NYE photo op, and complimentary valet parking.