This is very exciting to announce that an oasis in the California desert, Greater Palm Springs is a must-visit destination for culture vultures, fitness fanatics, festival-goers, and foodies, as with a year-round events calendar across the nine cities from the legendary Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to the super Desert X. While there are some of the calendar highlights for 2019 to enjoy are:
City-Wide – Desert X
Desert X is one of the creative exhibitions in California which sees local and international artists install artwork across the Coachella Valley that include 16 unique installations that are designed by renowned contemporary artists inspired by the landscape, looking towards natural, man-made, economic and social influences. Plus, there are film projects and an expansion of the works geographically from Palm Springs City to the Salton Sea.
Besides, if you are planning to go and are curious about staying then don’t worry because you can go to The Andaz Palm Springs, a new Hyatt hotel, which will touch down in the California desert in April. With 150 guest rooms, 13 of which are high-end suites, the property will offer a swimming pool, full-service spa and 24-hour fitness centre with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains to boot.
This place is one of the most popular places in California which is a 10-day celebration of mid-century architecture, design, art, fashion and culture that features more than 350 events across the nine cities, including film screenings, bus tours and late-night parties. Although, Modernism Week aims to inform and inspire visitors about the creative side of Greater Palm Springs and all that it has to offer.
Tennis: BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells)
While returning to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, the BNP Paribas Open is the second largest tennis tournament in the world, after the four Grand Slams which is highly regarded by both players and fans. Despite the fact, the event has been named both the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Tournament of the Year and the WTA Premier Mandatory Tournament of the Year annually since 2014. Off court, there are tennis talks, family activities and food outlets.
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Indio)
The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is highlight of the Greater Palm events calendar which attracts a world-renowned line-up each year, as well as thousands of music and arts fans. While taking place big names including Beyonce, Eminem and The Weekend are set to headline.
If you are planning to visit here then don’t worry about the staying facility, as there is a hotel named as Indigo that will be the first hotel to open in the city of Coachella. Designed with the festival in mind, the 250 room property will feature a saltwater swimming pool and large entertainment area to host events, including a DJ stage. The hotel will also have a licence to hold events until 4am, making it the top choice for a festival after party.