Mid-Summer Dance Party Tickets on Sale

This year, Chill Bar and GayDesertGuide.com are joining forces to produce and host the Mid-Summer Dance Party.  The event is set for Saturday, July 29th starting at 8 PM. The beneficiaries are Desert AIDS Project and PAWS (Pets are Wonderful Support).  They're bringing back the "I Love the 80s" theme that packed the house last year.  Tix on sale now here, and RSVP at the official Facebook event page here.  We'll see you on the dance floor!

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Where to View Forth of July Fireworks


IndepenDANCE Day Party to Benefit AIDS Assistance Program

On the Fourth of July, join supporters of AAP – Food Samaritans at the dazzling IndepenDANCE Day party and fundraiser. The event begins at 7:30 pm, and the City of Palm Springs’ fireworks display will commence at approximately 9:15 pm. DJ Baz will play a range of upbeat dance songs (some with a patriotic twist) and guests will be treated to a ‘good ole’ 4th of July barbeque with burgers, grilled chicken, and more. Tickets for this event are $150, which includes open bar, barbeque, entertainment and valet parking. Get Tix . We also list all the local fireworks displays HERE.


First Wednesday Art Walk, Backstreet Art District

Open galleries and studios featuring modern and contemporary fine art. A one-stop destination for all art lovers here in the Coachella Valley. Stroll through an assortment of artist-owned galleries and working studios that feature exciting collections of original, contemporary art by local, nationally and internationally recognized artists. Experience the thrill of interacting with working artists. Find paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, photography and more. Everything from fun to fine art in one location.  More Info


Outfest 2017 Kicks Off This Week

Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival is eleven days of not to be missed world-class films, panels, and parties. Each summer Outfest Los Angeles screens more than 150 feature and short films to an audience more than 40,000 people. Outfest Los Angeles is the oldest film festival in Los Angeles and is considered the preeminent LGBT film festival in the world. More Info


DiversityDHS Pizza and A Movie Pool Party Looks to be a Blast!

This is a FUNdraiser for the First PRIDE Event in Desert Hot Springs November 18th at Cabot's Museum.

Sunday, July 9th, from 6-10 PM, Desert Hot Springs Inn with be quite the happening place, as ticket holders (only $20) delight in pizza, soda, swimming and a screening of Saturday Night Fever (The movie is rated R and this is an 18 and over event only, no children will be permitted).  Come float in the Desert Hot Springs Inn's natural mineral waters pool or relax in the spa during the film. 

Groovy DJ will be spinning your favorite Disco Jams starting at 6 PM and the movie screening will start at 7 PM, Disco Music will be played afterwards until 10 PM. So put on your Boogie Shoes!  MORE INFO


Desert Business Association Mixer & Annual Meeting July 10th

"Come join us at Jus Tapas for a 'shared' experience among family and colleagues," says DBA. "The restaurant proudly offers evening service, including specialty small plates, an extensive slider bar menu, a vast selection of single-glass wine pours, craft beers and skinny craft cocktails. This veritable unfussy, comfort zone, is elevated on the second level of a modern architectural treasure, with walls of glass leading to two pup-friendly outdoor terraces. Definitely a plus when we cool off again to this amazing venue!"  More Info


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June has proven to start the summer of our discontent with above average temperatures.  Whoever said, “Summertime and the living is easy!” didn’t live in the desert.   July is upon us and there’s no shortage of things to do this month in #ILoveGayPalmSprings.  Our online events calendar and weekly email newsletter will keep you updated, but here’s a preview.


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