Want to experience some of the best May events in the Coachella Valley – Look no more…here they are!
Spring Concerts in the Park – Every Thursday
At Palm Desert’s Civic Center Park Amphitheater, enjoy a variety of musical performers every Thursday evening, starting at 7:30. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs and snacks and drinks are available to be purchased. May’s musicians include The Blue Breeze Band, The Dustbowl Revival, Upstream and The Reflexx.
Joshua Tree Music Festival – May 12 – 15
With a huge line-up of performers, this is so much more than a music festival. Kids under 10 are free and they’ve got a Kidsville to keep the little ones busy. There is also a random acts of mindfulness event going on, with pop-up tea parties, flow gatherings and much more. Arts and crafts vendors and food and beverage vendors make up the world market and there is camping on site. The Astronomy Theater is not to be missed, where you’ll learn about the stars and sky while taking a trip around the galaxies.
Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival – May 12 – 15
View landmark and obscure vintage movies from the film noir era. Femme fatales like Joan Crawford, Rita Hayworth and Marilyn Monroe will be highlighted and there will be a number of guest stars for post-screening book signings, Q&A and more. An all-access pass will cost you $125 to gain entry to all screenings at the Camelot Theatre, or you can choose individual screenings.
Memorial Day Block Party – May 28
Head down to Main Street from 9pm until 1am for the La Quinta Memorial Day Block Party. There will be food, drinks and live music. Lots of fun to be had, with some of the proceeds going to the La Quinta Blackhawk Brigade Music Program.
Memorial Day Flower Drop & Air Fair – May 30
Head to the Palm Springs Air Museum for this annual event, where vintage airplanes will drop 3,000 red and white carnations to honor our fallen men and women. A beer garden, children’s area and food vendors are also on site to make this an unforgettable day.
There a number of concerts happening throughout May in the Valley and they include:
Jason Graae at the Purple Room Palm Springs – May 6
Jackson Brown at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa – May 7
Jeremiah Clark at the Purple Room Palm Springs – May 13
Ludacris at the Fantasy Springs Resort – May 14
Lynyrd Skynyrd at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa – May 20
Michael Bolton at the Spotlight 29 Casino
If you want more information on these events, or want to find out how you can move to the Valley, contact me!