Celebrate Frank’s 100th Birthday with these events
Classic Sinatra Package at Triada Palm Springs
Now through December 15
640 North Palm Canyon Drive
To honor his 100th birthday and opening in what was said to be his favorite town in the U.S., the new Triada Palm Springs has announced a special “Classic Sinatra Package” running October 15 to December 15. Guests who book the two night special for $289 (Sunday – Thursday) will receive:
For Him: a Straw Fedora – since this was ole’ blue eyes’ favorite accessory in the desert
For Her: a pair of Bobby Socks – since “Bobby Soxers” were the first fans of the crooner in the 1950’s.
For Them: Two Jack Daniels cocktails in the Lobby Lounge and a Classic Sinatra CD with songs like: My Funny Valentine, Witchcraft, The Lady is a Tramp and Come Fly With Me.
And, on Saturday, Dec 12 – which is “ole blue eyes” actual birthday – the hotel will host a dinner and show featuring popular L.A. based Frank Sinatra impersonator, Jimmy Brewster – singing his Greatest Hits. At $95 per ticket, the evening includes a 3-course dinner – featuring classic Italian and American dishes Frank would love -- a “Rat Pack Manhattan” Jack Daniels cocktail and the 90-minute show.
Sinatra’s 100th Birthday at The Dolly Sinatra Lodge
December 9th from 5 PM-7:30 PM
1700 East Sahara Road, Vista Norte Neighborhood
The Order Sons of Italy in America is a national organization representing the estimated 26 million Americans of Italian heritage. The lively Palm Springs branch is nearly four decades old, headquartered in a funky little clubhouse off East Vista Chino. With Sinatra’s blessing, the order renamed its lodge in honor of Frank’s tough-as-nails mother and beloved local philanthropist Natalie “Dolly” Sinatra. In 1977, Dolly perished in plane crash near Palm Springs on the way to her son’s Las Vegas concert. The Sons (and Daughters) throw a warm and friendly pasta social every Wednesday night, open to the public. On December 9th, the colorful crowd will erupt with food, song, and dance for the 100th birthday of the most famous Italian-American the desert ever had. Local legend Frank DiSalvo - a musical fixture at Frank’s Place in The Indian Wells Resort Hotel - will be on hand for a special live performance. No-host bar at the lodge opens at 5 PM, dinner service begins at 5:30 PM. Reservations mandatory.
Purple Room celebrates Frank Sinatra’s Birthday
December 10th from 5:30 PM – 9 PM
1900 East Palm Canyon Drive
The Daughter of Nancy Sinatra and granddaughter of Frank Sinatra, AJ Lambert sings at the Purple Room to celebrate her grandfather’s birthday. Dinner seating starts at 5:30 PM, Show begins at 7PM. Tickets are available online. Reservations mandatory.
Sinatra’s Birthday at Spencer’s
December 12th, Noon to closing
701 West Baristo Road, Historic Tennis Club neighborhood
Sinatra tribute artist Luca Ellis even serenaded Lady Blue Eyes with a few of her favorite Frank songs. Nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, Spencer’s is a longtime favorite of many celebrities who value its privacy and romantic atmosphere, not to mention excellent French-style Pacific Rim cuisine. On Frank’s 100th birthday, Spencer’s will pay tribute to its longtime loyal patron with a live pianist playing Sinatra tunes all day throughout lunch and dinner.
Jazz Singer Saturday at Colony Palms Hotel
December 12th from 7 PM to 9 PM
Colony Palms Hotel
572 North Indian Canyon Drive, Uptown
Built in 1936 by reputed mobster Al Wertheimer (who hosted an illegal gambling hall in its basement), Colony Palms’ poolside bar was a favorite Rat Pack hang out. This upscale Spanish Colonial style boutique hotel is celebrating Ol’ Blue Eyes’ 100th birthday a number of ways. Throughout the month of December, 2015, the hotel’s Purple Palms restaurant and bar will be offering a Frank Sinatra cocktail special (made with Jack Daniels) as well as an “Old Hollywood” pre-fixe menu. The hotel’s “Sleep with Frank at CPH” room package includes welcome martinis for two. On Sinatra’s actual birthday (December 12th), Colony Palms will host a Jazz Singer Saturday performances in honor of Ol' Blue Eyes himself.