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Written By: Mimi Dang Things to Do June

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week
June 2-June 11

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week makes it easy for you to sample all the good eats from Palm Springs to Indio. A perfectly seared steak or perhaps the Tower of Eggplant? Restaurant Week allows you to explore and find new places to dine, so the choice is yours!

 

Explore the San Diego County Fair

June 2-July 4

Home of the largest county fair in the United States and with over 1.6 million visitors, the county fair has been a family tradition, a place to gather with friends and the location of many first dates! Flock to this event to grub on giant corn dogs, sip on cool lemonades, dance your heart out, and hop on a ride or two.This year’s theme is “Where the West is Fun,” and they will also be offering a season pass to enjoy all 26 days of the fair for just $26.

 

Women’s Golf Day at Indian Wells Country Club
June 6

Women’s Golf Day is a one day, four-hour event that celebrates girls and women in playing golf. Their mission is to empower and support women, as well as teach them the game of golf, the rules, the lingo and skills that will last a lifetime. The most important lesson? To have fun and make new friends!

 

New Media Film Festival

June 6 – 8

Hailed as the “Sundance for the Facebook crowd,” the New Media Film Festival is where technology and entertainment intersect. Come and watch movies shot on drones, or a CG short, as well as digital comics and 3D storytelling. Attend panels with entrepreneurs and industry leaders and hear how new media is changing the cinematic experience.

 

The Saguaro Art Exhibition Opening
June 8

The Saguaro will be housing a new exhibition of original artworks from The Palm Springs Art Museum Artist Council this summer! The displayed art will be for sale and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Palm Springs Art Museum. The exhibit will be free and open to the public.

 

LA Design Fest

June 8-11

Pinterest-lovers, unite! The annual LA Design festival celebrates all things interiors and design. The event spans the whole city, so you can attend in some way no matter how bad the traffic may be. There will be tours, exhibitions panels and parties, so be sure to check out the website for the definitive schedule!

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Chris Rock at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
June 9

Chris Rock returns to the stage to do a highly anticipated stand up show that is sure to be hilarious. His long and successful career in both film and television, makes this a show you won’t want to miss! Get your tickets online. Show begins at 8 p.m.

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Splash House Pool Party
June 9-11 & August 11-13

Splash House comes back to the desert to celebrate its fifth year at three resorts: The Renaissance, Riviera, and Saguaro. Combining poolside fashion and electronic music, Splash House has brought in the likes of Flume, Odesza and Kygo. Guests must be 21 and older and tickets can be purchased online.

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Museum of Ice Cream

A sprinkle pool? Free ice cream? Sign us up! The famed Museum of Ice Cream has made its way to Los Angeles, and tickets sell out fast, so make sure to keep checking the website for release dates! And arrive early to take advantage of your assigned time slot. Oh, the things we do for ice cream!

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Go See the “Book of Mormon”
May 30 – July 9

“The Book of Mormon,” a nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, comes to the Pantages Theater! Hailed as “the best musical of the century” and an “evening that restores your faith in musicals,” you shouldn’t wait any longer to purchase your ticket! “The Book of Mormon” follows the misadventures of an unlikely pair of missionaries, sent to Africa to spread the Good Word.

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New Exhibition at Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center
March 11-June 26

Coinciding with the inaugural presentation of Desert X, the international art biennial in the Coachella Valley, the museum presents On the Grid: a look at settlement patterns in the high desert, an exhibition focused around Lay of My Land, a major sculptural work by the Joshua Tree-based artist Andrea Zittel. Admission to the A+D Center is free!

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Visit the Frida Kahlo Exhibit at Bowers Museum
February 25-June 25

This exhibit consists of the first and only copy of Frida’s personal collection of photographs, which had been stored away after her death by her husband, Diego Rivera. Curated by Mexican photographer Pablo Ortiz Monasterio, this collection showcases 241 photos that give the audience an insight to her fascinating, and at times, tragic life.