Restaurant Week – various restaurants – June 2nd to 11th
This event will give you so many reasons to eat at one of the valley’s many restaurants (as if you needed one). With a number of the best restaurants offering discounted lunches and dinners and more, you’ll be able to try something new without having a huge spend.
Indio Block Party – Downtown Indio – June 3rd
Everyone is welcome from 5 until 9pm for this free block party. There will be a car display, kid’s zone, live music and of course, food and beverage.
Splash House Pool Party – Various venues in Palm Springs – June 9th
In its 5th year, you can party around the pool at the Saguaro Hotel or at many pools at the Riviera Resort and Spa or at The Renaissance. Electronic music is on the speakers and guests must be over 21. Head to one venue or all of them with one general admission price. The lineup includes over 40 artists, so this is a party not to be missed.
Art Laboe’s Summer Love Jam – Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa – June 17th
In its sixth year, this event features some great artists and a stellar lineup. The house will be brought down whether you are sitting in the balcony or the orchestra.
Palm Springs International Film Festival (also known as Shortfest) – Various venues – June 20th to 26th
With submissions from over 100 countries, this international film festival is not to be missed. You can watch 325 shorts during themed 90-minute programs, but that’s not it. You’ll want to check out the panels, master classes and other discussions related to the film industry. The Film Market is the spot to view over 3,500 titles at over 30 screening stations.
There are a number of great not-to-miss tributes this month to get your musical fix from decades past.
• Tribute to Journey: Escape to Rocktane – Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – June 3rd
• Tribute to Aerosmith: Pump with Metal Mania – Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – June 9th
• Jazz: Yve Evans and Company – Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre – June 13th
• Ziggy Marley – Spotlight 29 Casino – June 16th
• Tribute to Pink Floyd: Which One’s Pink with Pandora’s Rock – Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – June 17th
• Tribute to Motley Crue: Motley Inc. With Uncle Johnny – Rock Yard at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino – June 24th