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Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel

888 Tahquitz Canyon Way · Palm Springs, California 92262 USA

Palm Springs Destination Guide

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Local Events

Experience some of the best events and festivals in Palm Springs while enjoying your vacation at our hotel. The Palm Springs area is notorious for its celebrated festivals all year long. Our desert oasis also offers art fairs, the celebrated Palm Springs International Film Festival, golf tournaments and so much more.


Come join Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel for big fun at VillageFest, a Thursday night street fair on world-famous Palm Canyon Drive where you can enjoy one-of-a-kind arts, crafts, food and entertainment! We're now offering discounted room rates as low as *$89 a night for this famous street fair.


Every Thursday evening, downtown transforms into the Palm Springs VillageFest, also called the Palm Springs Street Fair. At VillageFest, you will experience a diverse array of artists, artisans and entertainers, as well as:


  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Flowers
  • Jewelry
  • Snacks and sweets
  • Great shops
  • Restaurants
  • Clubs


About VillageFest:

  • Occurs every Thursday evening along famous Palm Canyon Drive
  • Featuring one-of-a-kind arts, crafts, food and entertainment
  • Dog-friendly
  • Special rates at Renaissance Palms Springs Hotel, starting at *$89.00


*plus tax, per night and based on availability

Palm Springs Sporting Events

Tour de Palm Springs

Tour de Palm Springs is a CVSPIN-sponsored event designed to raise money for nonprofit organizations in the Coachella Valley. Each year the Tour de Palm Springs supports more than 150 local charities with money raised.   


BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament 

BNP Paribas Open attracts over 300,000 tennis fans for the two-week combined ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Premier event featuring the top men and women professional players.


Kraft Nabisco Championships

Rich in tradition, The Kraft Nabisco Championship is one of the longest and most celebrated events in golf, and with the men's Masters Tournament in Augusta, has enjoyed the longest continuous run of any Major at a single venue.

Palm Springs LGBT Events

The Dinah 

The largest girl party in the world.


White Party Palm Springs

The largest gay dance music festival in the world.


Palm Springs Pride

Considered to be one of the most scenic Pride parades in the world, the Greater Palm Springs Pride Celebration offers multiple block parties, a two-day festival and parade in Palm Springs, California.

Annual Events & Festivals

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Originally promoted by Mayor Sonny Bono, and then sponsored by Nortel Networks Corporation, it started in 1989 and is held annually in January. It is run by the Palm Springs International Film Society, which also runs the Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films (ShortFest), a festival of short films and film market in June.


Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

An annual two-weekend, three-day music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley.



An outdoor country music festival. The festival is located at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.

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