It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2019 and ring in the 2020 with a host of New Year’s Eve events and parties in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. Here are the events, parties, and concerts happening in the desert for New Year’s Ev
New Year’s Eve Block Party
Agua Caliente Casino in Palm Springs is hosting an outdoor block party with food vendors, bar gardens, complimentary party favors, a photo booth, and a DJ music. The event will include a Palm Springs-style “ball drop,” followed by a firework show at midnight. Tickets start at $20.
Black Crystal Wolf Kids
The world’s first indie-rock tribute band are known for playing costumed, sing-along-encouraged performances of everything from MGMT to the Pixies to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs). They take the stage for what is becoming an annual tradition at Pappy + Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace for a 9 pm show with tickets going for $25.
(Update: This show is sold out)
Dance Through the Decades
The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage will host a party featuring a DJ, lookalikes, party favors, and food and drink specials from 9 pm to midnight. Tickets are $40.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is hosting a throwback party to the 1920’s with classic and modern twists like tray-passed appetizers, a 3-course plated dinner packed with ‘20s themed foods, animal encounters and live entertainment. Tickets includes a drink ticket, cash bar, and champagne toast. In true Palm Desert fashion, you can watch the ball drop live from New York at 9 pm and then hit the dance floor with a DJ until 10 pm.
Tack Room Tavern
The Indio spot is hosting a roaring ’20s party with live music.
Party with BB
The annual New Year’s shindig thrown by BB Ingle has been a tradition in the desert since basically the beginning of time. Tickets are $35 in advance and get you into the masquerade-themed event at the Miramonte Resort in Indian Wells.
More New Year’s Eve Events in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley
ACE Hotel and Swim Club
The Palm Springs property is hosting “a multi-sensory performance” by Helado Negro – plus there’s cocktails, a special dinner menu and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $75 to $100.
Renaissance Palm Springs
The Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel is hosting a Roaring ’20s party that will include a “gangster-style dinner and show” along with cocktails, dancing, and a champagne toast. Tickets start at $59.
The Palm Springs nightspot hosts party with DJs, party favors, and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. Pre-sale is $20.
Tickets run $110 and include food and an open bar from 9 pm to 1:30 am at the Palm Springs restaurant / bar. There will also be a midnight toast and a DJ.
Palm Canyon Roadhouse
$20 gets you into the event, a complimentary champagne toast, a breakfast buffet (!), and party favors.
Bonus Event For the Young People:
Countdown to Noon Year at CDMOD
The Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert is ringing in the New Year with families in Rancho Mirage with special activities and a balloon drop at noon on New Year’s Eve.
Have a great (and safe) New Year’s Eve in Palm Springs!!
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