January 2014 Events in Palm Desert
Palm Springs International Film Festival – The 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival is scheduled for January 3-14, 2014. Film festival events include the Black Tie Awards Gala, Student Screening Days and more. For more information contact: 800-898-7256.
HITS Thermal Desert Cities Horse Show – The HITS Desert Circuit is an eight-week hunter/jumper horse show running from January 26 – March 16, 2014. The Desert Circuit is a mainstay of West Coast competition for the past 20 years. For more information: contact 845-246-8833.
Humana Challenge – The Humana Challenge golf tournament took the valley by storm two years ago with its new title sponsor and the William J. Clinton Foundation providing a new health and wellness focus on the event. The next Humana Challenge is scheduled for January 13-19, 2014. For ticket information contact: 760-346 -8184.
Southwest Arts Festival – Come and enjoy the largest three-day art show featuring over 260 artists at the beautiful Empire Polo Club scheduled for January 24-26, 2014. For more information contact: 760-347-0676.
Palm Desert Public Art Documentary Film Series – First of four free monthly programs featuring a film and guest speakers, held the third Thursday of the month. For more information: 760-837-1664. Free, 6 p.m.
Tour de Palm Springs – Enjoy the sunshine, live music, food and fun with thousands of bike riders for a charitable cause. The Tour de Palm Springs will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014, with a vendor expo the day before. For more information: 760-770-4626.
Palm Springs Modernism Week – The 14th annual Palm Springs Modernism Show–held February 14-17–is the highlight of Palm Springs Modernism Week. Over 80 premier national and international decorative and fine arts dealers will present designs of the 20th Century movement. Palm Springs Modernism Week itself is scheduled for February 13-24, 2014, and features a variety of tours, movies, parties and more. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit Palm Springs Modernism Show.
Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival – The Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival is a tradition for families, residents and visitor to the Coachella Valley. Each year the Festival’s date, citrus and community-featured exhibits continue to grow. Carnival rides, food and entertainment are all part of the nine-day event scheduled for Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 23, 2014. Fair hours: Weekdays 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Weekends and Carnival open until midnight. For more information or to order tickets in advance call 800-811-3247.
Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational – The Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational enjoys a rich history as one of the marquee golf and fundraising events in the Palm Springs, California desert. Each year, celebrities, amateur contestants, loyal sponsors and enthusiastic spectators from all over the country look forward to returning to this unique “celebrity friendly” event scheduled for February 20-22, 2014. For more information contact: 760-674-8447.
Palm Desert Public Art Documentary Film Series – Second of four free monthly programs featuring a film and guest speakers, held the third Thursday of the month. For more information: 760-837-1664. Free, 6 p.m.
Stay at the Inn at Deep Canyon while you attend events in January in the Palm Desert Area.