FOURTH OF JULY 2016 IN PALM SPRINGS
It’s almost the Fourth of July, and what better place to spend it than Palm Springs?! We’ve rounded up some fun activities over the holiday weekend:
FIREWORKS AT THE PALM SPRINGS STADIUM:
The Palm Springs Power baseball team will take on Southern Nevada on July 4 at 6:05 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Fireworks admission is free starting at 8 p.m.; blankets and lawn chairs are allowed. Palm Springs Stadium, 1901 E. Baristo Road, Palm Springs, palmspringspowerbaseball.com
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION BENEFITING AIDS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:
Support AIDS Assistance Program while celebrating Independence Day at the legendary O’Donnell House in Palm Springs, with a dazzling event including cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and fireworks. Valet parking provided. $125, advance tickets required; available for online purchase here.
V PALM SPRINGS POOL PARTIES:
Don your favorite red, white and/or blue swimsuits poolside with the V Palm Springs hotel’s La “V” en Rose pool party, featuring internationally-renowned, Ibiza-based DJ Richard Grey and Coachella festival alum DJ Alf Alpha. Guests and locals alike can attend the party free of charge. On Saturday, July 2nd and Sunday, July 3rd from 2–6 p.m., DJ Alf Alpha will deliver upbeat Daytime Disco vibes in the spirit of Palm Springs summer fun. On Monday, July 4th from 2-6 p.m., DJ Richard Grey will spin Saint-Tropez style tunes in the spirit of European summer fun. Powered by Perrier-Jouët, the patriotic party atmosphere will include fun vintage Americana board games and pool volleyball complemented by delectable Independence Day-themed cocktails and food from Elixir Pool Bar & Grill. For July 4th weekend, when hotel guests book a stay for two nights, they can get a third night free, based on best available rate and availability. V Palm Springs, 333 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs; vpalmsprings.com
THE SAGUARO PALM SPRINGS POOL PARTIES:
The Saguaro Palm Springs is hosting their RINSE pool party on Saturday, July 2, from noon – 6 p.m., with music by Jamie Prado and Sabio (more info here), and on Sunday, July 3, from noon – 6 p.m., they kick off their new Desert Float Sunday pool party series, with music by Ravell, alongside Sabio and Prospector (more info here). The Saguaro Palm Springs, 1800 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, thesaguaro.com/palm-springs
ACE HOTEL & SWIM CLUB POOL PARTIES & MUSIC IN THE AMIGO ROOM:
On Friday, July 1, The Full House Band featuring Nena Anderson bring their patented blend of Gypsy Jazz, Americana and western swing to the Amigo Room at Ace Hotel & Swim Club starting at 8 p.m. On Saturday, July 2, enjoy a poolside DJ set by James Cerne starting at 11 a.m. (must purchase swim club day pass) and Stronghold Reggae with no cover in the Amigo Room starting at 10 p.m. Dublab DJs are taking over the Ace Hotel pool on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day (more info here). Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701. E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, acehotel.com/palmsprings
SANDSATIONAL SUMMER EVENT AT SPA RESORT CASINO:
On Saturday, July 2 from 1 – 6 p.m., Spa Resort Casino is hosting Sandsational Summer, an outdoor festival with food, drink and live entertainment at the corner of N. Indian Canyon and E. Andreas Road in downtown Palm Springs. The area will be transformed into a beachside paradise, with food vendors, bar service, a live band, kid friendly attractions, shaded spots with misters, and the debut of a spectacular sand sculpture. Champion sculptors from Sandscapes will be at work building a large sand sculpture outside Spa Resort Casino during the three days leading up to the Sandsational Summer event. Based in California, Sandscapes creates eye-catching thrills for festival goers the world over and holds 12 separate World Sand Sculpting Championship titles. The outdoor fun at Sandsational Summer will culminate in a sandcastle competition during the event that will feature local businesses competing against one another for the grand prize of a $500 cash donation to the charity of their choice. General admission $10, children 12 & under $5. Spa Resort Casino, 401 E. Amado Road, Palm Springs, sparesortcasino.com
And how about some attire and accoutrements befitting the fourth? Check out our Palm Springs Fourth of July fashion picks!