Last week we talked about all of the great holiday events happening this month, today we talk about December Events in the Coachella Valley.
December 3rd and 4th get set for some delicious fare at the Indio International Tamale Festival, located at Oldtown Indio. There will be a shuttle from the Larson Justice Center, where you can park for free. This free festival will start at 10am each day and go to 6pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday. Started in 1992, this festival is a not-to-be missed event in Indio. Rated as one of the top 10 All-American Food Festivals in the country, the festival also received recognition in the Guinness Book of World Records with the world’s largest tamale. Not just great food and drink, there will also be a number of fun things to do, like:
- Live music
- Live entertainment
- Beer gardens
- Art and wine garden
- Tamale eating contest
- Best tamale contest
- Car show
- Kiddie land
- Other contests
Check out the entertainment schedule for more details.
Located at Frances Stevens Park on December 10th and 11th, this free event happens every few months, featuring 100s of artists presenting their work in a variety of mediums. You can purchase a piece for yourself or have a discussion with the artists.
A three-day, free event at Spotlight 29 Casino on December 9th to 11th, there will be arts, crafts, food and so much more.
There are a number of great theatre events happening in December. This list is just a taste of what’s happening:
- Biloxi Blues – College of the Desert – December 2nd to 4th
- Mamma Mia – McCallum Theatre – December 2nd to 4th
- Meet Me in St Louis (movie) – Palm Canyon Theatre – December 2nd to 18th
- Penn & Teller – Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa – December 9th
- Celtic Woman – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – December 2nd
- Wayne Newton – Morongo Casino Resort & Spa – December 2nd
- Roger Hodgson – Spotlight 29 Casino – December 3rd
- ARW – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – December 3rd
- Vienna Boys Choir – McCallum Theatre – December 5th
- The Charlie Daniels Band – Morongo Casino Resort & Spa – December 9th
- Goo Goo Dolls – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – December 10th
- Donny & Marie Osmond – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – December 17th