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We’ve Got Fun in the Sun From May Through December

Written By: Marissa Stempien Cathedral City Events

Looking for fun things to do in Cathedral City this year? There’s no shortage of cool eateries and outdoor activities, and the city has a buzzing art scene, but with 365 days of sun, CatCity is probably best known for their awesome outdoor festivals and city-wide events that draw guests from all over SoCal. Whether you’re looking for some family fun with the kids or a little romantic time with your significant other, these Cathedral City events are worth marking off on your calendar.


Art, Anyone? Enjoy the 2nd Saturdays Art Walk on Perez Road


From May 12 to November 10, from 5-8 p.m. head to Cathedral City’s Art & Design District where art aficionados can enjoy culturally significant art, museum-quality pieces and a number of specialty exhibits at local galleries. Bring your beau and make it a romantic evening with a stroll through this popular art district.


Dance the Night Away at the Tejano Music Festival

September 22

From 5-11 p.m. the Cathedral City Civic Center Plaza will play host to the 2nd Annual Tejano Music Festival. With a number of vendors offering food, drinks and raffles, this night will be a blast for the whole family. Let the children enjoy the kids zone, while you and your friends rock out to live Tejano music.

Trick or Treat at Halloween Spooktacular

October 28

Bring the kids and get scary at this year’s Halloween Spooktacular! One of the most family-friendly festivals in Palm Springs, this event is designed to be a safe, fun environment for your kids, and includes trick-or-treating, costume contests, safety exhibits, raffles, food and, of course, candy!


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane! No! It’s the 5th Annual Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival

November 16-18

Bring the whole family to this one-of-a-kind, three-day event. Complete with romantic dinners, a kids zone, live music, gourmet food, tethered balloon rides, a car show, fireworks and hot air balloon race, this event is the talk of the town!

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Ho, Ho, Ho and Mistletoe at North Pole Village at Snow Fest

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December 8

Celebrate the holidays with style this year! From 5-9 p.m. enjoy a seasonal holiday market that offers arts and crafts, food, drinks, a holiday lights parade, a Christmas tree lighting and, of course, Santa! Cathedral City festivals are fun for the whole city, but Snowfest also helps the less fortunate during the holidays, with a silent auction held to benefit Safehouse of the Desert.

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Catch a Flick at the Palm Springs International Film Festival

January 3 – 14

Grab some popcorn, it’s time for a movie night. The Palm Springs International Film Festival is adding a new location for its January festival and it’s right in Cathedral City! During the event, the Mary Pickford Theatre will be screening new international films and documentaries in one of the largest film festivals in North America. Tickets go on sale Aug.1 so grab them fast!