Kick off Palm Springs Pride Weekend with us on Friday Nov. 2!
This Weekend in #ILoveGayPalmSprings
October 19–21, 2018
Let us be your Gay Desert Guide to the weekend! Thousands will walk through Palm Springs in support of Desert AIDS Project at the 32nd annual Desert AIDS Walk on Saturday, and the 2nd annual celebration of Unity and Diversity will take place in at the historic Cabot's Pueblo Museum on Sunday as DiversityDHS presents Desert Hot Springs Pride! We are also looking ahead to the Greater Palm Springs Pride festivities, including Halloween on Arenas and our very own “Dip Into Pride” Pool Party in addition to the festival, parade, and so much more! But first, we have the Modernism Week Fall Preview taking place this weekend, including the Casual Concours Mid Century Car Show, and we have three fabulous–and edgy–stage productions: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Into the Woods, and The Sugar Witch. All this plus Happy Hours, Hot Deals, and this week's Top Bookmarks you won't want to miss!
Desert AIDS Walk 2018
D.A.P. Director of Community Health Bruce Weiss recently reflected on why, more than ever, the Coachella Valley needs the Desert AIDS Walk. Read his article: Top 20 Reasons to Register for 2018 Desert AIDS Walk.
Here's the schedule for Saturday morning:
- 8:00 a.m. – Walk Registration \ Wellness Festival
- 8:15 a.m. – Welcome Palm Springs Mayor Robert Moon and Palm Springs City Council
- 8:20 a.m. – D.A.P Chief Development Officer Darrell Tucci
- 8:30 a.m. – Check Presentations
- 8:40 a.m. – Elected Officials – Remarks
- 9:00 a.m. – Keisha D Performs
- 9:20 a.m. – Warm Up led by Urban Yoga
- 9:30 a.m. – Walk Kick-Off
- 10:30 a.m. – Walkers Return to Park – Complimentary Lunch sponsored by Sysco Riverside
2nd Annual DHS Pride This Weekend
The 2nd annual Desert Hot Springs Pride Festival is on Sunday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. at Cabot's Pueblo Museum. Entertainment includes headliner Keisha D with Modern Men, College of the Desert
Gay Desert Guide will be there with an exhibitor booth, stop by and say hi! Admission is FREE. More info
Halloween Palm Springs
#1 Billboard® Dance Chart artist Debby Holiday will headline and San Francisco-based & international DJ Phil B. will keep the crowd dancing. Performances include Keisha D., DJ Baz, Marina Mac, and Chi Energy (pictured). The party is free with suggested donation, and VIP passes are available. More info
Palm Springs Pride is Just Two Weeks Away!
You may have RSVP'd on Facebook, but don't forget to save $5 and buy your ticket in advance! (VIP daybeds and cabanas available too).
Lea DeLaria Ticket Giveaway
[Click Here] and enter to win! You can enter once a day!
On Thursday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m. DeLaria will give a one-of-a-kind performance of comedy and jazz vocals at the McCallum Theatre; she has performed in some of the most prestigious houses in the world including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Chicago Symphony, Hollywood Bowl, The Royal Albert Hall and the Sydney Opera House. More info
Modernism Week Fall Preview
Click here to read more about the Modernism Week Fall Preview
Casual Concours, The Desert's Fabulous Midcentury Car Show
Gay Desert Guide is a proud media sponsor of Casual Concours X, the tenth annual gathering of significant post-war automobiles, with over 100 museum-quality cars on display. This finest mid century car show in the Coachella Valley is organized by Great Autos of Yesteryear (GAY), Southern California’s largest LGBTQ car club, and the show has a focus on styling, color, luxury features, historical significance and showroom condition—in other words, mid century glamour! This year benefiting Sanctuary Palm Springs. – Get tickets
Theatre This Weekend
It's a great weekend for theatre with three featured productions, and this is your last chance to see two of them!
Tickets on Sale Now
- Desert Theatreworks Presents: Into the Woods
October 5–21 at Indio Performing Arts Center
- The Desert Rose Playhouse Presents: The Sugar Witch
October 5–28 at The Desert Rose Playhouse
- Palm Canyon Theatre Presents: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
October 18-21 at Palm Canyon Theatre
- Casual Concours, The Desert's Fabulous Mid-Century Car Show
Saturday, Oct 20 at 10:00 a.m. at Desert Princess Country Club
- John Waters: “This Filthy World”
Friday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m. at Palm Springs Cultural Center
- Grooves at the Westin: Paul Brown, Melissa Manchester, Gregg Karukas
Saturday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. at The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
- Halloween Palm Springs 2018
Wednesday, October 31 from 5:00–10:00 p.m., Arenas Road and Calle Encilia
- Dip Into Pride Pool Party Official Palm Springs Pride Kickoff Event
Friday, November 2 at 12:00 p.m. at Hotel Zoso
- Palm Springs Pride Run and Walk 5K
Saturday, November 3 from 6:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
- HRC Palm Springs Garden Party
Saturday, November 3 from 1:30–4:30 p.m.
- Miss Richfield 1981 – Born Again
Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m. at Palm Springs Cultural Center
- Lea DeLaria at The McCallum Theatre
Thursday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m.
- Center Stage Gala
Friday, November 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Riviera Hotel & Spa
- Pam Ann “Flight Attendant Star”
Saturday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m. at the Palm Springs Cultural Center
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Top Bookmarks of the Week on GayDesertGuide.LGBT
- 8 Tips to Maximize Your Time and See It All at Modernism Week’s Fall Preview
- Comedian, Actress, Jazz Singer!! The Multi-Faceted Lea Delaria Takes Over The McCallum For One Incredible Evening
- CVRep Opens Season With HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
- Wellness Treatments Unique to Greater Palm Springs Experience
- Modernism Show & Sale Fall Edition Hits Record Number of Exhibitors
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