While July can be a scorcher in the desert, that’s no reason not to get out and have a good time for July activities in La Quinta. July is full of music, theatre and comedy in those cool air-conditioned venues where you can escape the heat, but not be a hermit all summer.
Monument Night Adventure – Santa Rose & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center
Take advantage of our desert at night while learning about all the great nocturnal creatures that inhabit it. Your kids will love it, even if it makes you a bit squeamish. Be sure to make a reservation and get your spot.
Battle of the Badges – Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa – July 29th
A competitive boxing competition celebrating peace officers, firefighters and the military, this event’s purpose is not just to show you a good fight, but to build camaraderie and solidarity.
This month’s music selection takes you back to the 80s, 90s and 2000s with a free concert and two other guaranteed to be great shows.
Boy Band Night – Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa – July 3rd
Celebrate everything boy bands at this evening of free music (the event is free!), with song covers of Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, New Kids on the Block, Boys II Men and One Direction.
Old School Freestyle Fest – Spotlight 29 Casino – July 8th
Featuring 10 old school music artists like Candyman, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Sweet Sensation and more, you’ll be back in the 90s during this night of dance, rap and basic epicness.
Lionel Richie – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – July 28th
What better way to spend a day indoors than to see a show? Whether you like drama, comedy or a family-friendly classic, hitting the theatre is a good way to spend a day in July in the Valley.
In the Heights – Palm Canyon Theatre – July 7th to 16th
The Wizard of Oz – Indio Performing Arts Center – July 18 to 20th
The Life and Times of A. Einstein – The Atrium in Rancho Mirage – July 21st to 23rd
If you aren’t into a traditional theatre show and want to get some laughs, check out these comedy offerings, which make for a very fun night out in the Valley.
Frank Caliendo – Morongo Casino Resort & Spa – July 7th
Joshua Tree International Improv/Comedy Festival – Hi-Desert Cultural Center