6 Things to Do in Palm Springs This Weekend (More Exciting Than Golf)

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The Bob Hope Classic Humana Challenge is happening this weekend – and while it is moderately entertaining to watch on TV, many find going to watch a golf event in person boring as hell.

That’s why we have you covered with these weekend events happening in The Coachella Valley that are a bit more exciting than standing still, being silent, and watching filthy rich men hit little white balls.


1) El Gato Classic Skateboard Classic demo featuring Tony Hawk, 3pm, Palm Springs High School. Free


2) Mickey Thomas and Starship, 8 p.m., Spotlight 29 Casino. Tickets: $20-$40

3) Styx, 8 p.m., The Show, Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa. Tickets: $45-$85

4) Sage Francis, 9 p.m., the Date Shed, Indio. Tickets: $25-$28

5) Watch every episode of Amazon’s Golden Globe Award-winning series, ‘Transparent’ for free all day Saturday and maybe grab yourself a pretty killer deal on Amazon Prime: Just $72 Saturday Only. That is a $27 savings.

Amazon Prime Deal


6) Slacker Sunday with Dave Frey, 10pm, Amigo Room at The Ace Hotel, Palm Springs. Free