With the heat in July, you probably want to stay inside and take part in all the events happening in the Valley. There is still lots to do even when the temperatures reach over 40 degrees Celsius.
The Lemon Lilly Festival – Idylwild Nature Center – July 9th and 10th
Take part in this yearly festival celebrating this rare flower. Engage in stargazing, guided hikes, arts and crafts, educational exhibits, speakers and a native plant sale.
Night Adventures in the Monument – National Monument Visitor Center – July 16th
Bring the family out into the darkness, using black lights to check out the creatures in our desert, like scorpions, lizards, owls, snakes and coyotes.
Dive-In Movies at Wet n’ Wild – every Friday night in July
Free with park admission, head into the pool or watch from poolside, these family-friendly movies every Friday night in July. Starting at dusk, you can take your pick of:
- Hotel Transylvania 2
- Inside Out
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Sit inside the cool, air conditioned theatre and be delighted by some of the great shows being put on this month.
Footloose at the Palm Canyon Theatre – running from July 8th to July 17th.
CVRep presents Summer Staged Readings – The Atrium in Rancho Mirage – July 9th and 10th
War of the Worlds – Arthur Newman Theatre – July 22nd and 23rd
Music & Comedy
Take in a concert or comedy show this July, with quite a few acts to entertain you.
The Joshua Tree International Improv/Comedy Festival at the Hi-Desert Cultural Centre is held from July 8th to 10th and will feature comedy and improve workshops, live performances and celebrity appearances.
Jo Jo Jorge Falcon – Spotlight 29 Casino – July 8th
Kesha – Fantasy Springs Casino – July 9th
Intocable – Morongo Casino – July 9th
Masters of Puppets – Tribute to Metallica – Morongo Casino – July 15th
Brian Regan – Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa – July 16th
Maxwell with Special Guests – Spotlight 29 Casino – July 22nd
Earth, Wind & Fire – Fantasy Springs Casino – July 29th
Ben Folds – Morongo Casino – July 29th