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Why April Happens to Be the Best Month for Partying in Palm Springs

January 24, 2014 at 11:59 AM | by | ()

If case you haven't noticed, we've made no bones about our love for Palm Springs. In fact, we've even shared our 27 reasons why we think it's the bomb dignity. Naturally we aren't the only ones enamored with this oasis of retro style in the Californian desert, and it's becoming increasingly obvious that Palm Springs is becoming the place for festivals both new and old, for people of all persuasions.

In fact, spring 2014 will be the hottest season for happenings in the city, and the Palm Springs Board of Tourism shares the six most sizzling events, all in April:

Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend
Dates: April 2-6, 2014
Locations: Special events at Palm Springs Convention Center, Zeldaz Nightclub and Hilton Palm Springs
Information: www.thedinah.com
Description: More than 15,000 women from all over the world will gather in Palm Springs for The Dinah, also known as The Dinah Shore Weekend by Club Skirts. This LGBT event has been in Palm Springs for 24 years, and coincides with the Ladies Professional Gold Association’s Kraft Nabisco Championship Golf Tournament (formerly the Dinah Shore Golf Championship).

Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival
Dates: April 4-7, 2014
Locations: Special events at Spa Resort Casino Hotel and Indian Canyons Golf Resort
Information: www.pswomensjazzfestival.com
Description: A four-day festival of jazz performances at several venues and clubs throughout downtown. The festival brings female jazz performers of the highest caliber for a multi-event walking jazz tour of the city.

Palm Springs Opera in the Park
Date: April 6, 2014
Location: Sunrise Park in Palm Springs
Information: www.palmspringsoperaguild.org
Description: A free concert featuring young opera stars with a professional orchestra conducted by Maestro Valery Ryvkin.

Tachevah: A Palm Springs Block Party
Date: April 16, 2014
Time: 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Information: https://www.facebook.com/Tachevah
Location: Downtown Palm Springs
Description: A free outdoor concert between the Coachella Music and Arts Festival weekends featuring a headlining band and three regional unsigned bands picked by Goldenvoice who will perform their original songs. Up and coming DJs will play in between band performances.

Coachella Valley Music Festival
Dates: Weekend 1: April 11-13, 2014 | Weekend 2: April 18-20, 2014
Location: Empire Polo Grounds 81-800 Avenue 51, Indio CA
Information: www.coachella.com
Description: Annual three day music and arts festival that features many genres of music including alternative rock, hip hop, and electronic music as well as large sculptural art.

Stagecoach Country Music Festival
Dates: April 25-27, 2014
Location: Empire Polo Grounds, 81-800 Avenue 51, Indio CA
Information: www.stagecoachfestival.com
Description: This is an annual outdoor country music festival with artists that range from folk, mainstream, bluegrass, roots rock, and alternative country music.

Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party
Dates: April 25-28, 2014
Locations: Special events at Palm Springs Convention Center and Renaissance Palm Springs.
Information: www.jeffreysanker.com
Description: Celebrating its 25th year in the Palm Springs, The White Party is one of the premier gay circuit parties in the world. The four-day event of different festivities that range from pool parties, live DJs, dance parties, Circus Icon T Dance, and much more.

[Photo: Jaunted]

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