Palm Springs, California has always been known for having an accepting attitude toward all, ever since celebrities like Rock Hudson began vacationing there in the 1950s and 60s. Today, it’s still on of the most LGBT-friendly places in the United States, and a visit during one of their many events and festivals is a great time to experience all that this diverse city has to offer.

Greater Palm Springs Pride is one of the largest events the city holds, with attendees flying in from across the country, and beyond. A portion of proceeds from all Official Pride events helps keep Palm Springs Pride free for all to attend. See below for all programming details.

OCT 25 – NOV. 17 Multiple Performance Times

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (graphic in file or pull from their fp ad)

Palm Canyon Theatre, 538 N Palm Canyon Drive

The queens are back in town! Palm Canyon Theatre presents “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert!” Based on the popular 1994 film, this musical adaptation follows drag queens Tick and Felicia and transgender queen Bernadette as they travel across the remote Australian desert in their colorful bus, Priscilla, to perform at a drag show in Alice Springs. Along the way they encounter a number of hilarious, unusual, emotional, and sometimes uncomfortable situations. Songs include “It’s Raining Men,” “I Will Survive,” “Hot Stuff,” “Finally,” “Boogie Wonderland,” “Go West,” “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” and many more.

“Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” is an Official Palm Springs Pride Event and is located in downtown Palm Springs in the historic Steven S. Frances building. Show admission is $36. For tickets, call the Palm Canyon Theatre box office at (760)323-5123 or reserve your tickets online

George Zander Candlelight Vigil and March OCT 31 – NOV 2

Grand Central, 160 La Plaza, Palm Springs

Free Event. Join us in Downtown Palm Springs to reflect, remember, and stand up against hate violence around the world. We will honor the memories of all victims of hate crimes and remember George Zander on the fourth anniversary of the day he and Chris Zander were attacked in Downtown Palm Springs. George died on Dec. 10, 2015. Help us carry forward the social justice efforts that defined his life. We must remain determined to change hate, intolerance, and ignorance into love and acceptance.The vigil will begin at Grand Central and features a rally and march through the heart of Palm Springs. We must never forget. Join us as we speak out against hate.

Premier Architectural Double Decker Bus Tour Check-in location 501 S Palm Canyon Drive (H3K Parking Lot

Modernism Week’s signature tour! The Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tour provides guests with a 2.5-hour overview of significant civic and commercial buildings, as well as residential properties located within notable Palm Springs neighborhoods, including the midcentury “leisure lifestyle” communities in South Palm Springs. Lead by knowledgeable guides, this open-air experience offers unique, exterior perspectives of Desert Spanish and Midcentury Modern architecture, two predominant styles found in Palm Springs. From the oldest existing structure in Palm Springs, the McCallum Adobe, and the expansive grounds of the exclusive Villa Paradiso Estate, to Albert Frey’s 800 square foot “Frey House II” perched on the mountainside, passengers will gain a better understanding of the historical richness and architectural diversity found in this desert oasis. Tour highlights include exterior views of several significant homes and commercial buildings in Palm Springs. Discover why Palm Springs is synonymous with Desert Modernism!

Pride Weekend Architectural Bus Tours. Tickets:


Rainbow Flag Unfurling Desert Care Network, 1180 N. Indian Canyon Dr. at El Mirador Tower Building,, Free Event, Oct 31

Palm Springs landmark will fly the colors of the rainbow for Pride Weekend. Come cheer on and witness the unfurling the giant rainbow from the top of the iconic Stergios Tower. Rainbow flags flying throughout the city will remind the LGBTQ community ad visitors from around the world that everyone is supported, embraced and welcome in Palm Springs.

Halloween Palm Springs – Arenas Road between Indian Canyon Drive and Calle Encilia, Palm Springs

Featuring Grammy® Award Winning artist Evelyn Champagne King and her band, the vivacious all girl band Pulp Vixen and California favorites Probe 7. Highlights also include Channel Q – DJ Booth, DJ Baz, Keisha D, Marina Mac and an Andrew Christian Fashion Show.

The infamous costume contest begins at 8 p.m., with sign up starting at 6:00 p.m. and over $1,500 in prizes for 4 categories – Grand Prize, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place!

Purchase your VIP Backstage ALL ACCESS ticket for only $75, which includes hosted bar, shots, beer and liquor tastings, a meet-and-greet with the artists, snacks, dedicated port-a-pottie and the coolest and scariest Halloween decorations in Palm Springs! VIP Tickets:

Pop Up Palm Springs – PS Pride NOV 1, 3:00- 10:00 p.m.

An exciting Pop Up event in Downtown and Uptown Palm Springs featuring: Food – Art – Music – Fashion. Prizes too! On Friday November 1, 2019, in cooperation with Palm Springs Pride Weekend, businesses in downtown and uptown Palm Springs will be creating their own pop-up events. These will include fashion shows, giveaways, guest artists, demonstrations, live music, special sales, guest vendors, wine dinners, food tastings and so much more!

Each business will also have a passport and stickers to fill out your passport. If you visit three or more businesses, drop off the passport at any one of the locations to be entered for a prize.  We’ll have dozens of chances to win. Winners will be picked Saturday November 2nd.

Trina Turk Pride Kickoff, 891 N. Palm Canyon Dr. NOV. 1, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Trina Turk, Mr Turk, and celebrity hosts Brandon Liberati and Craig Ramsay invite you to kick off Pride with an evening of sipping, shopping, and giving back in the Palm Springs boutique. Enjoy sips by Jardesca as you shop the latest collections and enter to win a $500 shopping spree!


Celebrity hairstylist and TV personality Brandon Liberati

TV host and personality Craig Ramsay

TV and radio personality and Palm Springs Pride Media Grand Marshal Alexander Rodriguez

With special acoustic performance by Tara Macri

The Art of Pride Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 North Museum Drive

NOV 1, 5:30-8:30 pm

The Art of Pride is a museum fundraiser and a one-of-a-kind LGBTQ+ party welcoming friends and allies. Participants will have access to the entire museum located in downtown Palm Springs, just a short walk from the Arenas Block Party festivities. All museum galleries will be open, as well as the two outdoor patios and Annenberg Theater. Attendees can explore offerings from the permanent collection and current exhibitions including Touching History: Stonewall 50 which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the historic New York riots through the lens of LGBTQ+ artists working in photography and collage.

The evening is limited to 1,000 attendees and includes DJ Kimberly S. spinning music throughout the building, an open bar, appetizers, and Boomerang Photo Booth by Coachella Party. The Art of Pride will be an ideal way to launch the weekend, so come and make an exhibition of yourself with a wonderful mix of locals and out-of-towners in a fun-filled celebration of queerness and culture!

General Admission tickets are $75 and VIP tickets are $150. VIP ticket holders and event sponsors have special access to valet parking and a VIP reception in the Meyerman Sculpture Garden, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Pride Weekend Kick Off! Presented by the Arenas District Merchants Association, Arenas Rd, downtown Palm Springs – NOV. 1, 5:00 – 11:30 p.m.

Celebrate Millions of Moments of Pride.  Celebrate your story. Celebrate our community and embrace the diversity of Palm Springs – like no place else. The party starts with the high-energy 80s Rock show, That 80s Band. As the sun sets, the flamboyant and fabulous ladies of Risqué take the stage.  Then the Los Angeles based DJ Autumn Leilani spins as the dancing in the street kicks into full gear. Kristine W, the Queen of the 90’s dance music will headline the Arenas District Stage with her upbeat chart topping soaring vocals. While the night is still young DJ Jeffree will bring his custom and unique house and dance music to the street

Pride Dance Outdoor Street Party – NOV. 1, 6:00–10 p.m. Free

KGAY “Pride of the Valley” stage presented by Gay Desert Guide. At the intersection of Tahquitz and Palm Canyon Drive. DJs get the weekend started. Bring your friends and dance in the street to your own beat!

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. DJ Eric Ornelas

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Ray Rhodes

4th Annual Palm Springs Pride Golf Tournament – NOV. 2, 7:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Marriott’s Shadow Ridge Golf Resort in Palm Desert, 9002 Shadow Ridge Rd., Palm Desert

The Palm Springs Pride Golf Tournament, presented by the Stonewall Golfers, will be held at Marriott’s Shadow Ridge Golf Resort in Palm Desert.  The event will be a friendly 4-Person Team Scramble.  The entry fee is $200 prior to October 1, 2019 and $225 from October 1 to October 15, the registration deadline. The entry fee buys 18 holes of championship golf, cart, practice range access, a light breakfast and an awards lunch.  Register by going to the Events page at, create a guest account and select the Palm Springs Pride event on 11/2/19.  You may form your own foursomes.


Palm Springs Pride Run and Walk 5K – NOV. 2, 6:30–10 a.m.

W Chino Drive @ Belardo Road (behind The Corridor Shops complex)

The 2019 Palm Springs Pride Run and Walk is a 5K race through the beautiful and historic neighborhood of Old Las Palmas on November 2!  The out-and-back course is on paved streets, with an elevation change of just 117 feet, and winds through a former citrus grove, and later home to celebrities such as Liberace, Mary Martin, Alan Ladd, William Powell, George Randolph Hearst, Kirk Douglas, Lily Tomlin, and many more. Same-day registration will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Race starts 8:00 a.m.

Proceeds from the 2019 Palm Springs Pride Run and Walk 5K will be donated to The LGBT Community Center of the Desert and Safe Schools Desert Cities

Information and online registration:

Pride Festival Day 1 Millions of Moments of Pride, Downtown Palm Springs – Nov 2

Free event. A street fair, a music festival of diverse artists, and a gathering place, the Pride Festival is a celebration of all that is LGBTQ+ in Palm Springs.  Sashay and Celebrate in one large Event Venue in Downtown Palm Springs! All the action happens on Palm Canyon Dr and in the heart of the Gayborhood on Arenas Rd.

• Main Stage on Arenas Rd., between Calle Encilia and Indian Canyon Dr. (11 a.m.–11:30 p.m.)

• Downtown, on Palm Canyon Dr. from Amado to Baristo (11 a.m.–10 p.m.)

– US Bank Stage at Belardo and Arenas Rd

– Pride Stage at Amado and Palm Canyon Dr

– KGAY “Pride of the Valley” stage presented by Gay Desert Guide at Tahquitz and Palm Canyon Dr

– Street Pianos at Museum Way and Palm Canyon Dr

Flagging in the Desert featuring DJ Michael Duretto – NOV. 2, 12 p.m.–4 p.m. Sunrise Park, Sunrise Way and Baristo Road

Gather your friends and come celebrate flagging, magical music and, of course, PRIDE. The Desert Flaggers are excited to have beloved DJ Michael Duretto joining us from Los Angeles to provide the day’s soundtrack.  Bring your blanket, picnic and refillable bottle – water and ice will be provided. The event is free to everyone – humans and pets alike – but 100% of the money collected during our gathering will go to support Sanctuary Palm Springs, a housing program and supportive environment specifically designed to meet the needs of LGBTQ+ foster youth transitioning to adulthood. Find out more about Sanctuary Palm Springs and get all our event details at or find us on Facebook. We look forward to sharing a very proud afternoon with you. FLAG – PLAY – LOVE!


Youth Zone – NOV. 2, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. On Arenas Rd behind Lulu California Bistro.

Free event. Open to those 14 to 21. The Youth Zone is the hub for LGBTQ+ youth and their allies at the Pride Festival.  The Youth Zone features continuous entertainment and activities, free food and drink, games, dancing, DJ Eric Ornelas, karaoke, seating, contests, games, youth only confidential testing, drag and make-up fun, great conversation, creative expression, chalk drawing, shade from the sun, toilets and a washing station, safe sex information. EVERYTHING IS FREE. All youth are embraced. The Zone, is created and hosted by Safe Schools Desert Cities and is sponsored by the Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast.

Please see below for a full listing of ALL Events

NOV. 2


11 a.m.–5 p.m.


11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Children’s Garden – C-HQ

221 S Palm Canyon Dr

Look for the BIG Rainbow on Palm Canyon Drive south of Arenas Rd!

Families are invited to join us for arts and crafts and games. Hosted by Palm Springs Pride, C-HQ is a playful place for children and accompanying adults. A private family-only place is hands-on fun for you and your kids — from infants to pre-teen.

We’re excited to host a free attraction for children and LGBTQ+ families during Pride Weekend. LGBTQ+ families are welcomed to the Children’s Garden for free kid-friendly activities. All kids are encouraged to have fun during Pride and learn the importance of being proud with who they are. Complimentary snacks and cool drinks, a nap area, and a clean port-a-potty along with a diaper-changing station ensure that the children’s space fulfills the needs of a festival-going family. Parents are required to stay in the children’s play area with their children.

NOV. 2


11 a.m.–10 p.m.

Official Palm Springs Pride Saturday Rainbow Splash Pool Party (21+)

CCBC Resort & RUNWAY Bar and Restaurant, 68300 Gay Resort Drive, Cathedral City

Join celebrants from around the world for a day of sunshine, music, and fun. The all-new, Runway/CCBC Entertainment Complex is 6.7 miles from the Palm Springs Art Museum.

  • Noon–2 p.m. Runway special Pride lunch – GREAT FOOD & DRINK SPECIALS
  • 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. pool – Pool Side – live performance Brian Scott
  • 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.  Runway Restaurant & Bar – Pajama Party, games, prizes and more- live performances by Siobhan Velarde, Gilmore Rizzo, Brian Scott
  • 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. – Pride After Dark Party

Admission is $35.00 in advance; $40 at the door. Clothing optional parties.



NOV. 2


noon–5 p.m.

Love Boat Pool Party

V Palm Springs, 333 E. Palm Canyon Dr.

GED Magazine is proud to present the 2nd Annual Palm Springs Pride Pool Party – LOVE BOAT benefiting Greater Palm Springs Pride. So grab your tanning lotion and get ready for an epic day by the pool. This highly anticipated event will present guests with an afternoon pool party featuring multiple big name DJs, Drag Queens, Live Entertainment, Celebrity hosts(s), Raffle Prizes and Give-A-Ways, and the hottest Go-Go Dancers around. Early Bird online tickets only $15.

Tickets are $15 to 25 in advance; $30 at the door. A portion of the proceeds benefits Palm Springs Pride.

NOV 2-3

Saturday 12-6 p.m.

Sunday12-6 p.m.


Mykonos Desert Suites Soaked Pool Party

2300 North Palm Canyon Drive

Tickets: on eventbrite and at the door


Join the hottest pool party and beer bust at Palm Springs hidden treasure, Mykonos Desert Suites.  Located just 1 block from Toucan’s Tiki Lounge, the Riviera and other Palm Springs attractions, our 25,000 square foot facility has two large outdoor swimming pools, hot tub, sauna, golf putting green/DJ booth/Dance Area, full restaurant and bar, and more! Only 1.5 miles from downtown city center, this is the perfect place to “pre-game” before you head out for an evening or finish up after the parade for 2019 Palm Springs Pride.


Admission $20.


Questions or requests;





NOV. 2


6:00 – 11:30 p.m.


Arenas District Block Party

Presented by the Arenas District Merchants Association

Arenas Rd, downtown Palm Springs




A fun night of Pop, Drag, and Rock ’n’ Roll, performances. The outdoor street party starts with Krave and Culture’s fashion show and then the fun and fresh drag show Now Serving The Chilldren takes the stage.  Making a special appearance on the Arenas District Stage is Lee Dagger of Bimbo Jones. Direct from London is British institution Heather Small! Known to many as the lead singer in the band M People.  Closing the Block Party is Black Sabbitch, the all-female Black Sabbath with their epic performance that nails every note of the legendary group’s familiar repertoire.


This block party is a signature event focused on the heart of the Palm Springs Gayborhood … a celebration of Pride as well as the symbolic embrace of Arenas Road.  Favorite LGBTQ bars and local businesses will be packed to the rafters and spilling out onto the streets for the biggest free LGBT street party in Palm Springs.  The streets will be packed with Pride revelers, dancers and an open-air beverage lounge.  The Block Party invites residents and visitors to discover (and re-discover) all that Arenas Road has to offer.


Party in the streets celebrating Pride – Palm Springs Style. Bring your friends and enjoy the musical headliner and guest DJs entertaining under the stars on Arenas Road. Vendors, food and beverage stations will also fill the streets.





3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


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Toucans Second Annual Pride In The Parking Lot

Toucans Tiki Lounge & Cabaret, 2100 N Palm Canyon Drive


Join us for an amazing outdoor party with legendary DJ Chi Chi LaRue, and a killer line-up of Live music headliners on our main stage.  Stay tuned for act announcements.  This year promises to be bigger than last year.  Don’t wait. This year is not to be missed!





8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.


Shag Release Party




Shag Pride Print Release Party

Shag store, 745 N Palm Canyon Drive



Join Shag for Complimentary Cocktails and celebrate the debut of both the new official 2019 Pride poster and limited edition Pride serigraph print!


Meet Shag and have him personalize your prints and sign merchandise while enjoying a fun crowd in a store atmosphere designed as only Shag can!


50% of all poster proceeds and 10% of the Limited Edition Serigraph Prints sold during the event will be donated to Greater Palm Springs Pride.  We¹d love to see you there even if only a few minutes!



NOV. 3


8–9:45 a.m.


VIP Pre-Parade Breakfast

Presented by Desert Care Network

1180 N. Indian Canyon Dr. at El Mirador Tower Building



Join us for a pre-Parade breakfast just steps away from the Parade staging area at Desert Regional Medical Center’s El Mirador Tower Building. Friends, bacon and Bloody Marys – What a great way to celebrate and start the day!


This gathering is an opportunity to celebrate with friends and meet the Pride Honorees, Celebrity Grand Marshal, and the Community Grand Marshal Michael Green.


Tickets are $25 and include a delicious hot breakfast, including a fruit buffet, mimosas, Effen Bloody Marys, and screwdrivers. One hundred percent of the proceeds support the Pride organization’s efforts to foster pride in and respect for the region’s LGBTQ+ communities.



NOV. 3


9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


EIGHT4NINE Restaurant & Lounge

Champagne Brunch and Parade Viewing Party

849 N. Palm Canyon Dr.

reservations: 760-325-8490 or


For the 4th consecutive year EIGHT4NINE will offer a Pride Champagne Brunch menu, which is a great way to eat and drink well while enjoying the Parade. Additionally, you will be helping your local Pride organization. EIGHT4NINE will donate 25 percent of the sales from the Pride Brunch menu to Greater Palm Springs Pride to help keep Pride free and accessible for everyone.   Parade viewing from the patio, lounge or saved premium seating on the parade route.


Make your reservations early, it always sells out!


Questions or reservations: 760-325-8490

Facebook: eight4ninerestaurant




NOV. 3


9 a.m. until parade ends


Trio Pride Parade Party

707 N Palm Canyon Dr,

Hosted by Michael Walters as Dame Edna


Trio is the perfect spot for watching the parade from our Trio Big Top and Patio.

Bring your friends, enjoy brunch and watch the Pride parade with the World’s longest-running and most fabulous Dame Edna impersonator.


Join us under the Trio Big Top located along the parade route!


Reservations 760.864.Trio (8746)


Celebrate Pride at Trio with champagne and a delicious food buffet!


Questions or Reservations: 760.864.Trio (8746)

Facebook: PalmSpringsTrio




NOV. 3


10 a.m.–noon


Palm Springs Pride Parade

Steps off at Tachevah and Palm Canyon drives. Travels south on N. Palm Canyon Dr. to Amado ending at the entrance to the FREE Pride Festival.


Theme: Millions of Moments of Pride


Free event. Known for its crystal blue skies and year-round sunshine, the city of Palm Springs comes alive during the annual Pride celebration. Thousands of spectators will gather along palm tree–lined streets to cheer on and support local organizations, activists, and themed floats along historic Palm Canyon Drive. The Parade usually lasts two hours.


Recognized as community grand marshal is Michael Green, an energetic community leader and superstar in the local tourism arena. He has served on the board for many nonprofit organizations and is the executive director of the Palm Springs Cultural Center.


Four Reviewing Stands!

Enjoy emcee commentary as parade contingents move along Palm Canyon Dr. and pass by official reviewing stands.


• Main Reviewing Stand will be located near Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge at 849 N. Palm Canyon Dr. Host and Emcee Nicholas Snow.

• Mix 100.5 will be near Trio at 707 N. Palm Canyon Dr. in Uptown.

• MOD-107.3 will be just north of Alejo near Frances Stevens Park on Palm Canyon Dr.

• The Deaf Pride reviewing stand will be near Amado and N. Palm Canyon Dr. and feature Sign Language Interpretation.



NOV. 3


Noon-3 p.m.


Pride Official Parade After Party

Hyatt Palm Springs, 285 North Palm Canyon Drive


Free tickets


Keep the party going with Truly Spiked & Sparkling as they present the Hyatt Palm Springs Official Pride Parade After Party! November 3, from noon to 3 p.m., join in on the fun after the parade at the hotel’s HooDoo Restaurant and Bar. With food, drinks and tons of exciting live performances, this Palm Springs pride celebration will be one for the ‘gram!


Ready to get social? The hotel’s HooDoo Cocktail Garden is the perfect setting for serving up tasty bites and refreshing beverages. While you’re sipping and savoring, kickback on their gorgeous patio and enjoy the afternoon.


As the presenting sponsor for the event, Truly is bringing out all the stops for the Pride Parade After Party! Expect all of your favorite Truly Spiked & Sparkling varieties to stock up and sip on.


We don’t celebrate for nothing around here. We know the importance of supporting the LGBTQ+ and Greater Palm Springs organizations making a difference in the community. Truly’s Hyatt Palm Springs Official Pride Parade After Party will benefit the Desert AIDS Project, an organization dedicated to the education, support and care of our community.


Visit for tickets! Free event, donations accepted.


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NOV. 3


10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Free Admission for All.


Pride Festival Day 2

Millions of Moments of Pride

Downtown Palm Springs


Free event. A street fair, a music festival of diverse artists, and a gathering place, the Pride Festival is a celebration of all that is LGBTQ+ in Palm Springs.


Sip, Sashay and Celebrate in one large Event Venue in Downtown Palm Springs! All the action happens on Palm Canyon Dr and in the heart of the Gayborhood on Arenas Rd.

• Main Stage on Arenas Rd., between Calle Encilia and Indian Canyon Dr.

• Downtown, on Palm Canyon Dr. from Amado to Baristo

– US Bank Stage at Belardo and Arenas Rd

– Pride Stage at Amado and Palm Canyon Dr

– KGAY “Pride of the Valley” stage presented by Gay Desert Guide at Tahquitz and Palm Canyon Dr

– Street Pianos at Museum Way and Palm Canyon Dr



NOV. 3


2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Free with reservation.

Tickets at


Queer Women’s After Party

Alibi, 369 N Palm Canyon


Join us at Alibi 369 N. Palm Canyon to celebrate after the parade. Live entertainment, awards and dancing. Led by Jesse Jones, our Entertainer of the Year, a stunning mix of drag kings and burlesque dancers will perform. Our own local comedian, Shann Carr, will MC the festivities.


This is a queer/lesbian specific event but all our welcome. Admission is free but you MUST reserve your spot. Your wristband for seating can be redeemed between 2 and 2:30 p.m.


Greater Palm Springs Pride

329 W Mariscal Rd, Palm Springs, CA  92262









Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Various Times

Palm Canyon Theatre, 538 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Price: $36


George Zander Candlelight Vigil and March

6–7 p.m.

Grand Central, 160 La Plaza, Palm Springs

Price: Free



Premier Architectural Double Decker Bus Tour Various Times

H3K Parking Lot, 501 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Price: $95


Halloween Palm Springs

4–10 p.m.

Arenas Road between Indian Canyon Drive and Calle Encilia, Palm Springs

Price: Free general admission;

$75 VIP all-access


Pop Up Palm Springs – PS Pride

3:00- 10:00 p.m.

An exciting Pop Up event in Downtown and Uptown Palm Springs featuring: Food – Art – Music – Fashion. Prizes too!

On Friday November 1, 2019, in cooperation with Palm Springs Pride Weekend, businesses in downtown and uptown Palm Springs will be creating their own pop-up events. These will include fashion shows, giveaways, guest artists, demonstrations, live music, special sales, guest vendors, wine dinners, food tastings and so much more!



Official Press Event – Infusion Beach Club

3:30-5:30 p.m.

1900 North Palm Canyon Dr

Palm Springs,

Invitation only –

Trina Turk Pride Kickoff

5:30–7:30 p.m.

891 North Palm Canyon Drive,

Palm Springs

Price: Free

The Art of Pride

5:30-8:30 pm

Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 North Museum Drive, Palm Springs

Price: $75 general admission;

$150 VIP access

Interfaith Welcoming Pride Shabbat Service 6:30–7:30 p.m.

United Methodist Church, 1555 East Alejo Road, Palm Springs

Price: Free

Pride Dance Outdoor Street Party

6–10 p.m.

Tahquitz Canyon Way and

Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Price: Free


Palm Springs Pride Run and Walk 5K 6:30–10 a.m.

West Chino Drive and Belardo Road

Price: $30 before Sept. 30; $35 before Oct. 31; $40 after Nov. 1

Palm Springs Pride Golf Tournament 7a.m.–2 p.m.

Marriott’s Shadow Ridge Golf Club, 9002 Shadow Ridge Road,

Palm Desert

Price: $200 before Oct. 1;

$225 before Oct. 15

Pride Festival

11 a.m.–11 p.m. Downtown Palm Springs

Price: Free

Youth Zone

11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Arenas Road behind Lulu California Bistro,

200 South Palm Canyon Drive,

Palm Springs

Price: Free

Children’s Headquarters (CHQ)

11 a.m.–5 p.m.

221 South Palm Canyon Drive,

Palm Springs

Price: Free

Rainbow Splash Pool Party

11 a.m.–10 p.m.

CCBC Resort & Runway Bar and Restaurant,

68300 Gay Resort Drive, Cathedral City

Admission: $35 in advance;

$40 at the door

Flagging in the Desert

12 p.m.-4 p.m.

Sunrise Park,

480 South Sunrise Way, Palm Springs

Price: Free

Love Boat Pool Party

12–5 p.m.

V Palm Springs,

333 East Palm Canyon Drive,

Palm Springs

Price: $15-$25 in advance;

$30 at the door

Mykonos Desert Suites Pool Party 12–6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday Mykonos Desert Suites,

2300 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Price: $20




VIP Pre-Parade Breakfast

8–9:45 a.m.

El Mirador Tower Building,

1180 Noth Indian Canyon Drive,

Palm Springs

Price: $25

Eight4Nine Champagne Brunch and Parade Viewing Party

9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge, 849 North Palm Canyon Drive,

Palm Springs

Price: Varies

Trio Pride Parade Party

9 a.m–12 p.m.

Trio Restaurant,

707 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Price: Varies

Greater Palm Springs Pride Parade

10 a.m.–12 p.m.

North Palm Canyon Drive,

Palm Springs Price: Free

Pride Festival

10 a.m.–6 p.m. Downtown Palm Springs

Price: Free

Pride Official Parade After Party

12–3 p.m.

Hyatt Palm Springs,

285 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

Price: Free

Queer Women’s After Party

2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Alibi, 369 N Palm Canyon

Free with reservation.

Tickets at

About the Author

Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist based in Toronto with a focus on tourism, lifestyle, entertainment and community issues. He has written several travel articles and has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He’s willing to take on any assignments of interest, attend parties with free booze, listen to rants, and travel the world in search of the great unknown. He’s eager to discover the new, remember the past, and look into the future.