Let us be your Gay Desert Guide to this week in #ILoveGayPalmSprings!
Take a Walk on the Warm Side, Chill out to Jazzville, Splash House lands just in time; Pride month; honors for OUTstanding Voices as well as our business partners, Andy Weir, Stonewall Awards Gala and more!
A Walk on the Warm Side – Warm Sands Open House
Jazzville at Oscar's
Splash House Starts Friday
The epitome of poolside fun in the sun, Splash House kicks off the summer pool party season with Palm Springs style, Friday, June 8–Sunday, June 10 at three different venues: The Renaissance, Riviera, and Saguaro Hotels, as well as an after-hours party at the Palm Springs Air Museum.
With forecast highs in the 100's and lows in the 70's, you'll want to get wet during the day and stay out late at night! Each of the three hotels will have its own distinctive soundtrack, and you can visit all three by just hopping on the shuttle, included with your ticket! Check out our 5 Fashion Accessories You Need to Survive Splash House, We hope you're ready to get wet & wild with team member Denise Giram as she takes over our Instagram channel once again to bring you live Splash House coverage! Share your photos with us by using #IloveGayPalmSprings to be featured on our channel. Get tickets today!
OUTstanding Voices Honored
DBA Networking Mixer
This month's Networking Mixer for the Desert Business Association will be held at Tipper's Gourmet Marketplace on Monday, June 4 from 6:00–8:00 p.m. Co-Hosted by the Palm Springs Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. More info
Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week
Palm Springs Installation & Business Awards Luncheon
- Chill Bar – Medium Business of the Year
- Coachella Valley Coffee Co. – Small Business of the Year
- Revivals – Community Vision Award
- Steven Henke – PS I Love You Award
- Ross Matthews – Palm Springs Superstar Award
- Jeffrey Sanker/White Party – Tourism Investment Award
- Stacey Duke, Spa Resort Casino – Ambassador of the Year
Congratulations to all the honorees, we are proud of you and join the Chamber of Commerce in celebrating you! More info
Drag Queen Story Hour
Unwined at On the Mark
Palm Springs Speaks – Andy Weir
Palm Springs Speaks will hold a special bonus event featuring famed author Andy Weir, on Thursday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Palm Springs Cultural Center (formerly Camelot Theatres). Andy's first novel, The Martian, was later adapted into a film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott (starring Matt Damon) in 2015. His most recent novel, Artemis, was published in 2017. Get tickets
Social Security – Your Questions Answered
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Sean K. Heslin will discuss your options and the effect your decisions have on your retirement income on Thursday, June 7 from 4:00–5:00 p.m. at the LGBT Community Center of the Desert. Discussion of questions to include: How does Social Security fit into my retirement income plan? When should I start taking benefits? What about taxes? This event is free; registration is requested. More info
VillageFest Summer Hours Begin
As the days heat up and May turns to June, Palm Springs' famous and festive street fair, VillageFest, moves into their summer hours: Starting Thursday, June 7, and continuing through the summer, VillageFest starts at 7:00 p.m., closing at 10:00 p.m. More info
LA Pride Week Underway
June is Pride Month…all month long! For a lineup of other California pride festivals over the next 30 days, including Orange County, San Francisco, and Sacramento (also Sunday, June 10), visit our Pride Events page
Save the Date: Stonewall Awards Gala June 28
On Thursday, June 28, the Stonewall Humanitarian Awards Gala will celebrate the 49th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.
The Gala will take place at Mary Pickford Theatre in Cathedral City with a special musical performance by SVET, an Electro Hip Hop Violinist as seen on America’s Got Talent. This event is also and educational platform for youth to learn the importance of Stonewall, and SVET will be joined by LGBTQ+ Palm Springs High School Student violinists. Funds benefit the Transgender Community Coalition to continue services for the LGBTQ+ Community. Get tickets