5 Things to do in Greater Palm Springs This Weekend

Woo hoo! Not only is the weekend here – but, it is getting cooler, it is Halloween time, and it is our last few days before retail America unleashed non-stop Christmas-all-the-things onall of  us!

Here are 5 things going on in Greater Palm Springs that you may want to check out:


(Facebook / Living Desert)
(Facebook / Living Desert)

The Living Desert host the annual Halloween tradition this weekend (they will also be doing it on Halloween).  There is trick or treating, a maze, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin decorating, and animals!!!  Kids are encouraged to dress up for the event, you know because it is Halloween and dressing up is awesome

Howl-O-Ween runs both Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (10/31 6-8:30 p.m.).  The event is free to members and $10 for everyone else.

The Man

You can tell everybody…go ahead and tell everybody…he’s the man, he’s the man, he’s the man.  Aloe Blacc performs at Morongo Casino Friday night.  The singer is best known for his chart toppers “The Man” and  “Wake Me Up”.

Tickets run $55 to $65, Blacc will hit the stage at 9 p.m.

The Roots

The Roots

Jimmy Fallon’s band comes to Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa Friday at 9 p.m.  More than just a late show house band, The Roots are an immensely talented band and put on a hell of a show live – with songs including “You Got Me”, “Wake Up Everybody”, and “Surrender”.

Tickets will run you $55-$75.

A Frenzy of Disco

Spotlight 29 Casino hosts “Disco Frenzy” Friday night. The lineup includes several disco hitmakers including Gloria Gaynor (“I Will Survive”), Martha Wash, (“It’s Raining Men”), Heatwave (“Boogie Nights”), and Evelyn “Champagne” King (I Don’t Know if it’s Right”).

Showtime is 8 p.m. – tickets run $40 – $60

The “Kaptain”


Not sure exactly what army “Kaptain” Robbie Knievel serves in, but the son of legendary daredevil Evel Knievel will jump over something that is not Barry Manilow on Saturday.  The jump is part of “Brews and BBQ” which will have, you guessed it, beer and barbecue available to drink and eat.

The event begins at 1 p.m.  – with Cap’n Knievel leaping over stuff at 5.  Tickets are $15 ($10 if you do not drink).