Summer in the Palm Desert Area
Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week – Savor the flavor of Palm Desert’s finest restaurants during during Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week, a two-week celebration of local cuisine held in the beginning of June. Restaurant Week features dozens of the area’s finest dining establishments, each offering a special three-course prix fixe menu. Find your new favorite restaurant and browse the menus at the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week website.
4th of July – Civic Center Park – Enjoy an evening of free music and fireworks at the City of Palm Desert’s annual Fourth of July celebration at the Civic Center Park. The festivities begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 4, with a 90-minute concert followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. For more information contact: 760-346-0611.
Idyllwild Jazz Festival – Jazz in the Pines supports excellence with talented artists and is a fundraiser for the Idyllwild Arts Academy & Summer Program. The two-day festival will be held Aug. 17-18, 2013, at the Idyllwild Arts Campus, 52500 Temecula Drive, Idyllwild, CA. Gates open at 10 a.m. and music begins at 10:30 a.m. For more information contact: 951-500-4090.