Palm Springs Insider

The staff at the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism lives and breathes the sweet desert air of Palm Springs. We love it here and we want to share our expertise with you. Follow us daily and get the inside scoop to help plan your next getaway. You experience a desert playground that is really like no place else.

Latest Blogs

Prix Fixe menus to enjoy in Palm Springs

This summer, be a part of a unique way of dining in Palm Springs with a prix fixe menu—a simple way explore a menu all while trying eclectic new dishes. Many local restaurants offer an excellent prix fixe menu at...

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Laid-back pools to soak up the sun in Palm Springs

Summer is upon us and there is only one place where everyone in Palm Springs should be….the pool. Who doesn’t love to sip, splash, then repeat? Of course, it’s hot outside, but that doesn’t...

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20 Bars, Clubs and Lounges open 'til 2AM

A younger generation has set-up shop in Palm Springs with a cool cocktail scene, tiki bars and a decent nightlife vibe with hip DJS, outdoor games and live entertainment! There is still the tried and true; made-famous...

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In Memory of Donald Wexler

Donald Wexler left a legacy of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring architecture in Palm Springs and the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism feels proud and much honored to have a city full of his iconic Midcentury modern...

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2015 Summer Campaign from Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism

Summertime in Palm Springs only means one thing – lounging poolside and sipping on your favorite drink! That is exactly what our summer advertising campaign shows how to do best - “Sip. Splash....

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Film Festivals in Palm Springs

Did you know Palm Springs is home to six film festivals?  Yes, it is true! The City of Palm Springs is a premier film festival destination and we invite you to attend these upcoming festivals in 2015...

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"Rock Out to Knock Out Hunger” Concert in Palm Springs

A “Rock Out to Knock Out Hunger” concert and dance party is scheduled in Palm Springs on Friday, September 26 as part of  National Hunger Action Month benefiting FIND Food Bank of the Coachella Valley....

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Lisa Vanderpump to be honored with Golden Palm Star in Palm Springs

World famous Bravo TV personality, restaurateur and humanitarian, Lisa Vanderpump, one of the stars of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and the former Queen of Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party...

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Cool City for Art Lovers

Palm Springs joins San Francisco, Seattle and Boston along with six other U.S. cities as “The 10 Coolest Cities for Art Lovers in the USA,” according to a blog by Eventbrite, an online event service. Palm...

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This Weekend: Moby Headlines Splash House Pool & Music Festival

Palm Springs is the hot spot in Southern California for music lovers seeking warm rays of sunshine this weekend as world famous recording artist Moby headlines the 2nd annual Splash House Pool Party and Music Weekend,...

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New Ad Campaign for Palm Springs

It was in the middle of February and it was a perfect 75+ degrees (this is normal in the winter time) as the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism team and friends conducted a photo shoot for this year’s new advertising...

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Where to Dine in Palm Springs for Restaurant Week

Over 25 new dining, dancing and drinking establishments have opened in Palm Springs since early 2012. All are one-of-a-kind gems, from a neo-retro 1950s supper club to an industrial chic architectural wonder....

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Vacation Rentals Are Popular for Summer Season

The demand for Palm Springs vacation home and condo rentals is growing according to Airbnb, who announced their Top Ten Fastest-Growing U.S. Destinations for Summer Travel. Airbnb is the online global marketplace that...

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Free Concert on April 16 Featuring Fitz and the Tantrums

The popular Los Angeles based band, Fitz and the Tantrums, will be heading east to Palm Springs to headline the 2nd Annual Tachevah: A Palm Springs Block Party, scheduled on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in downtown...

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Palm Springs Named One of Top 25 U.S. Destinations

Thank you for voting for Palm Springs! For the second year in a row, Palm Springs has received the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards by TripAdvisor for Top 25 Destinations in the U.S.  Earlier this year, seven...

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Voting Now Open: Palm Springs as Best Golf Destination

Palm Springs is a nominee for Best Golf Destinations as part of the 10Best Readers Choice Awards, which is being promoted by USA TODAY. Fans of Palm Springs and its golf courses can vote online once a day until April...

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Calling all Designers & Collectors: Modernism Show & Sale Set in Palm Springs

One of the country’s hottest events for design and décor aficionados will once again take place at the Palm Springs Convention Center for a fun four-day marketplace of high quality collectible and retro...

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Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Palm Springs

While most of the nation gears up in freezing cold temperatures to watch the Super Bowl XLVIII...visitors in Palm Springs have the luxury of experiencing the Super Bowl in a whole different light. No matter what team you...

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Ten Boutique Hotels Awarded Best in the U.S. and World

Palm Springs boasts a bevy of small chic hotels that offer great value, luxe amenities and loads of sophisticated style – many of them are award winners based upon travelers reviews and experiences...

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2014 Lineup for Coachella Music & Arts Festival

Are you ready to rock? The lineup has been announced for the 2014 Coachella Music & Arts Festival - an annual outdoor concert taking place over two weekends, April 1-13 and April 18-20 in nearby Indio. The...

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