Taking time to enjoy a getaway to Palm Desert and nearby Indio is always an exciting experience for travelers. When spring has you headed this way and you’re looking for events to round out your seasonal itinerary, you’re in luck! The following are just a few of the many upcoming 2023 spring events in California that visitors can enjoy in Palm Desert and Indio. Whether you add one to your to-do list or make time to explore them all, it’s bound to be an unforgettable adventure from start to finish.

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Explore Desert X This Spring in Palm Desert

Travelers that find themselves in Palm Desert this spring between March 4th and May 7, 2023 will be just in time to enjoy the Desert X experience. This dual exhibition and self-guided outdoor experience give participants a list of local destinations and works of art to explore with options to pick and choose their own starting points. While some participants choose to explore all of the stops in a single day, others make their way to varying locations over the course of a spring visit. The beauty of it is that it’s entirely up to you! There’s no cost associated with this exhibition and experience and those who choose to participate will find themselves up close to the work of artists that are promoting everything from changing environments and self-awareness to the interconnectedness of all life on earth.

Enjoy time at Glow in the Park

For many travelers heading to Palm Desert, California any time of year, a trip to The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a highlight! Those that head this way in the springtime have even more to look forward to as they’ll be able to enjoy taking part in the Glow in the Park event. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is located at 47900 Portola Avenue and the Glow in the Park experience runs from March 17, 2023, through April 30, 2023. During this time, The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is illuminated with a collection of larger-than-life displays for guests to enjoy after the sun goes down! In its second season, this exquisite experience is once again sure to thrill guests of all ages. Exhibits and glowing displays are designed to reflect animals and varying nature-scapes. They are also designed to be immersive in many ways for guests. Wild places from across the planet are represented in light and there are plenty of photo opportunities to go around. Tickets for the event begin at $25 a person and can be purchased in advance.

Make the Most of Farmers’ Market Fun

If you find yourself in Palm Desert this spring enjoying a fun getaway and craving a farmers market experience, you’ll be well within reach of the Palm Springs certified farmers’ market on April 1, 2023. Hosted at the Camelot Theater at the Palms Spring Cultural Center, this gathering hosts fresh agricultural and handcrafted products from across Palm Desert, Palm Springs, and beyond. The vast majority of vendors here are certified farmers, and the produce is fresh from their land. It’s free to attend and fun for all ages whether you’re looking to purchase, stroll, or just enjoy the ambiance. The market is located at 2300 E. Baristo Road and will be held from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Book Tickets to a Show at Desert Theatreworks

If music and amazing performances are exactly your style, booking a ticket to a show at Desert Theatreworks in Indio this spring is a must. On April 1, 2023, Escape to Margaritaville takes to the stage much to the delight of Jimmy Buffett fans everywhere! The show begins at 7:30 pm and tickets start at $38 a person. Audiences are in for an energetic and upbeat performance highlighting many Jimmy Buffett classics that are worth dancing to and singing along with from your seat. On April 30, 2023, The Play That Goes Wrong will be hosted at Desert Theatreworks starting at 2:00 pm. This show revolves around the Cornley University Drama Society’s newest production titled “The Murder at Haversham Manor.” Unfortunately, things go from bad to worse which isn’t great for the characters but makes for a delightful experience for audience members! No matter what show you attend, you’re in for a treat this spring. The Desert Theatreworks is located at 45175 Fargo Street in Indio.

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