Welcome to Things to do in Palm Springs This Weekend – which provides information and links to concerts, events, festivals, and more happening in and around the Coachella Valley. Seeing as how there are 52 weekends a year, we update this page every week (usually Tuesday, sometimes Wednesday), so check back every week (make it easy by adding a bookmark!) to see what’s going on in Palm Springs, Indio, Palm Desert, Coachella, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, and everywhere in between.

Things to do in Palm Springs This Weekend (7/19/19 – 7/21/19):

Sausage and Beer Festival | Saturday and Sunday

Highland Springs Ranch in Cherry Valley hosts their 10th Annual Sausage & Beer Festival this weekend. Sample craft beers from the Inland Empire and housemade sausages plus play games, listen to live music, do the chicken dance, and take part in a men and women’s stein holding contest. Free admission. Parking $5 on-site.

Get more info here.

Spanish Comedy Slam | Saturday

The Spotlight 29 event will feature stand-up from five comedians; Alex Reymundo, Luz Pazos, Rene Garcia, Carlos Rodriguez and Anthony K.  The show is for 21+ with tickets starting at $20.

Get more info here.

Free Lollipops | Saturday

As it turns out, not everything at the Palm Desert mall is pure evil.  This Saturday, you can get a free lollipop with no purchase necessary at See’s Candy.

Get more info here.

Tribute Bands | Friday & Saturday

Lineup for the Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio

There are plenty of tribute bands performing around the Coachella Valley this weekend. Here’s a rundown:

  • Friday: Tribute to Sublime at Spotlight 29. $10 to get in.  More info here.
  • Friday: An ELO tribute will perform at The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Rancho Mirage. $25 to get in.  Get more info here.
  • Saturday:  There’s a Bruce Springsteen tribute at the Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs.  Free to get in. Get more info here.

Other things to check out this weekend:

  • La Quinta Brewing has live music with O.G.R. on Friday night from 7 to 9 at their Palm Desert brewery.  Get more info here.
  • Saturday, your grandpa can spend $150 to meet Diamond and Silk at the Palm Desert Marriott.  Get more info here.
  • Taste of Rancho Mirage – a thing that gets you discounted apps, drinks, and desserts around the city during the summer if you buy a wristband – continues through the weekend.  Get more info here.
  • The Palm Desert Aquatic Center is showing Bumblebee as part of its “Dive-In Movies” series on Friday night. Get more info here.
  • If you are looking to head out of town, San Diego has a ton going on with Comic-Con happening this weekend.  And there are plenty of activities you can check out without a pass to the official Comic-Con.  NBC SD has a good rundown here.

If you are up for a bit of a drive, here a few things happening around So Cal:

  • San Diego Pride is happening Friday – Sunday.  Get more info here.
  • Rodney Atkins is performing at Wilson Creek Winery in Temecula on Friday.  Get more info here.
  • The Big Bear Lake Chili Cookoff is happening on Saturday.  Get more info here.
  • Billie Eilish is performing Saturday night at SDSU in San Diego.  Get more info here.

Have a great weekend!!


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