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MODERN MEN - the Coachella Valley Men's Chorus
Open Rehearsals

Tuesday Nights at: The Metropolitan Community Church, 32150 Candlewood Dr, Cathedral City, CA. The Men’s Chorus invite you to come and check them out at one of our weekly rehearsals.
Palm Springs Leather Order of the Desert
PSLOD Beverage Benefit

First Fridays, 9:30pm-12:30am at Tool Shed. Monthly Beverage Benefit of our brother club, Palm Springs Leather Order of the Desert. $5 suggested donation gets you cheap drafts and sodas. Proceeds from go to support local charities and club functions. PSLOD Member Meetings on first Wednesdays, 7pm at The Center, 2nd floor, 611 S. Palm Canyon Dr, Suite 201.
A New Saturday Night "DISCO" Party

Every Saturday, 9pm-2am at Oscar's Cafe & Bar. Guest DJs. Hosts have included: Cheyne Hauk, Michael Everaert, Sham Ibrahim, Ceaser Gomez, Vidal Sotelo, Luis Gavela, Eric Del'Accort, Rhea Litré + The Legendary James Gypsy Haake. Performances and GoGo Boys, Drink Specials, No Cover.
Annual costume contest
Arenas Road Halloween Show & Contest

October 31, 2019, 8pm Arenas Road Annual Halloween street party and costume contest - street is closed to traffic. Singers, dancers and some very talented drag. Contest begins 8pm, cash and prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners. All welcome to enter the contest or come watch. More parties, contests, shows at restaurants, bars, hotels throughout the city area.
LE Parties invades the desert during Palm Springs Pride weekend
Palm Springs Pride PoolFest

November 1-4, 2019. FRI 12-6pm WET OASIS. SAT 11am-6pm ELECTRO SPLASH. SUN 11am-6pm SUNVIBES. MON 12-5pm RECOVERY. Largest dance/house/electronic music pool parties during pride. Four mega events, 14 superstar DJs: Jinx Mirage, K-NINE, John Joseph, Tony, Aaron Colbert, Noir D Costas, Matt Suave, Derek Monteiro, Ryan Skyy, Michael Paul, dirty KURTY, and Taj. Plus dancers, and performers.
Official Pride Opening event hosted by Palm Springs Art Museum
The Art of Pride 2019

November 1, 2019, 5:30-11pm. LGBTQ gathering to explore offerings from the permanent collection and current exhibitions, including the Touching History commemoration of the New York’s Stonewall riots 50th anniversary w/ an intergenerational group of contemporary artists working in photography and collage. Evening includes DJ music, open bar, appetizers, and entertainment.
33rd Annual Celebrations
Palm Springs Pride 2019

November 1-3, 2019. FRI 6-11pm Equality Kickoff. SAT 11am-10pm + SUN 11am-6pm Downtown Festival w/ artists, entertainers, beverage gardens, vendors. SUN Gay Pride Parade - steps off 10am in Uptown Design District, Tamarisk at Palm Canyon Dr, to travel south through downtown to Museum Way. See website for more details:
Hosted by Justin David Events and Find Your GPS
Desert HEAT - Palm Springs Pride Weekend

November 1-3, 2019. Paul Nicholls + Justin David present The Biggest Parties of Palm Springs Pride! FRI FOURPLAY at Copa! w/ 4-hr set by DJ Kidd Madonny! SAT HEAT Pool Party at the Saguaro Hotel w/ DJs Dan Slater + Ryan Kenney! SAT GPS PRIDE FORCE Main Event at the EPIC Palm Springs Air Museum! DJs RICK BRAILE + OSCAR VELAZQUEZ; GPS Dancers. SUN pool Party + Sunset Tea Closing Party.
DILF PALM SPRINGS PRIDE 2019 - Joe Whitaker & the DILF party Present...
OUT & PROUD Warehouse & Parking Lot Block Party

November 2, 2019, 8pm-2am. Men's Jock/Underwear Event Featuring HOT DIRTY HOUSE MUSIC by: DJs KITTY GLITTER (Sydney) + BRET LAW (Seattle). VIP TENTED AREA. BARRACKS BAR TAKEOVER! JOCKS, GEAR, LEATHER ENCOURAGED! Free clothes check all night.
Check Out what's cumming up
CCBC November-December 2019

November 3, 2019, Nudies Pride. Nov 7-11, Bears on the Prowl Pup Paradise + FRI/SAT Spitroast. Nov 16, CumUnion. Nov 22-24 Total Top Weekend. Nov 29 - Dec 2, Thanksgiving Chubfest. Dec 6-8, Bears on the Prowl Naughty List. Dec 14, CumUnion. Dec 20-21 Christmas Weekend. Dec 27 - Jan 6 New Year's Weekend. Jan 10-11, Bears On the Prowl  Happy Nude Year. More dates:
At a new home in official partnership with CCBC Resort
Nudies Pride Palm Springs

November 3, 2019, 12-2pm. CELEBRATE PRIDE poolside at this Naked Desert Resort. DJs SINDRI + DAVID OH spin poolside with DJ JOSEPH DANIEL down in the bunker. Nudies dancers + staff will bring fun and sexiness to an epic CLOSING PARTY. Field games, foam pit, pathways, spaces to explore. Delete tan lines and dance into the sunset. All body types/ ages welcome! Be Proud. Be Free. Be You.
Hosted by Reload Entertainment INC.
4th Annual Reload Palm Springs Pride Afterhours

November 3, 2019, 2:30-8am at Copa Nightclub, 244 E Amado Rd. DJ/ Producer Alex Ramos returns this year with an amazing set on RELOAD LA's Original Turbo Sound Sytem - installed for this event. Extra lighting too. Discount/ Pre-Sale Tickets at
Come join the Cowboys and Cowgirls of Palm Springs Rodeo
Cowboy/ Country Dance Nights

November 15 + December 20, 2019, FRI 6pm-midnight at New Scorpion Room/ Chill Bar, 217 E Arenas Rd, PS. Country Dance nights Two-Step, Waltz, Shadow, Swing, and Line Dance. Next: Jan 17. More CW dancing at Trunks Bar, 36737 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City every TUE + SAT night w/ dance lesson - see website dates.
May cause a great deal of laughter and a few tears!
Leslie Jordan Over Exposed!

November 16, 2019, 8-9:30pm. Leslie invites his audiences behind-the-scenes of his childhood and career! Offering a charming & hilarious look-back at his life experience as a flamboyant youth raised as a Southern Baptist, as well as the “unbelievable real-life stories” and treasured anecdotes from his renowned stage and television performances.
Get on your knees and play...
CUMUNION International Sex Party

November 16, 2019, 10pm-4am, CBCC, Palm Springs. Packed with hot men from Southern California and around the world; guys flock to Palm Springs for CumUnion. Open to gay/ bi men/ all ages/ types, there's something for every hole. Swimming pool, Jacuzzis, waterfalls. Next dates: Dec 14th. See Twitter.
PALM SPRINGS PRIDE EDITION! - Joe Whitaker & the DILF Party Present...

December 31, 2019, 8pm-2am. Jock/Leather/gear party for DUDES, DADDIES, DISCREET, DON'T KNOW...DILF is for ALL MEN! Featuring Hot Dirty House Music by DJ TBA. Dress: Jocks, Gear, Harness, Leather. Free clothes check. Cigar & Pipe Men Social on the Patio.
2020 - The 31st Edition
Palm Springs International Film Festival

January 2-13, 2020. Among the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming 135,000 attendees each year for a lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries over two weeks. The Black Tie Awards Gala, honors the best achievements of the year. Passes and ticket packages on sale now. Also see ShortFest in mid-June, and PSIFS Year-Round, online:
Benefiting AIDS Assistance Program and The Center Food Bank of Palm Springs
International Bear Convergence 2020

February 20-24, 2020. Five-day weekend events for bears + friends. This past year at Hotel Zoso w/ Early Bear Party, Pool Parties, Furrocious Party, Bearcules Toga Party, Nasty Nineties, Bon Voyage, Ms Inaya Day live performance; DJs Tony Moran, Sir Doggy, Stephen Schell, Chub Jim, and Baz. Hunters events. Bear Naked unofficial IBC FRI/SAT CCBC Resort parties and naked furry frolics.
Voted Most Fun Non-Profit Event or Gala by Desert Outlook readers
Red Dress Red 2020

March 21, 2020. The dance party where you can expect queens, bears, femmes, studs, and everything in between serving up fabulousness/ dancing the night away with TV personalities, philanthropists, and politicians. Rock a sassy red dress or a snappy red pant suit in support of The Center.
Club Skirts presents the 28th anniversary of
The Dinah Weekend

April 1-6, 2020. The largest lesbian all-girl/ music event in the world over five days. This past year included: Pre-Party at Hilton Palm Springs; Opening Party at Zelda's; FRI TGIDF Party noon-6pm at Hilton Pool; Black & White Ball; Wet + L-Word Pool Party at Hilton; Hollywood Party at PS Convention Center; Closing Party at Zelda's.
By Jeffrey Sanker | The Largest annual gay dance music festival in the world
White Party Palm Springs - 27th Anniversary

April 24-27, 2020. Pool + Underwear Parties, Main Event dance party. Massive sound/ spectacular state-of-the-art production, elaborate décor/ visuals push the boundaries of your senses. Afterhours. SUN T-Dance + Closing Party. Past year included DJs Oscar Velasquez, GSP, Isis Muretech, Anne Louse, Aron, Nina Flowers, Dani Slater, Kitty Glitter, Ben Bakson, Suri, Abel, Dani Toro.
The Greater Palm Springs Chapter / Golden State Gay Rodeo Association present
Hot Rodeo Palm Springs Weekend!

Early May, 2020. Past year RODEO Competitive Events at AC Dysart Equestrian Center, 2101 W Victory Ave, Banning. THU 6pm Dance Contest at Trunks. FRI 5pm pool party at host hotel Quality Inn-Downtown Palm Springs + Cowgirl Mingle at 1163 N Calle Rolph. FRI/SAT parties at Toolshed + Chill Bar. SUN 8pm Awards Ceremony at Eight4Nine. See their website for more information.
The 14th Annual Men of Color Party Retreat Weekend
Blatino Oasis

Early May, 2020, annual event hosted by CCBC Resort, the largest clothing optional Gay men’s resort in California. California's largest gay/bi men of color getaway, attracting over a thousand gay and bisexual men from around the world. See details at website:
Interested in Chub4Chub’s, Bears or Daddies?
Chubfest Spring 2020

May, 2020, at CCBC Resort Hotel. Three-day weekend social/ playful gathering at clothing optional resort. Created by Tyler + Jack to get friendly people together for sun, fun and playfulness in the pool, hot tub, sauna or playroom. Guys from all over the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia attend. Past year included CCBC pool parties, cocktail party + Fur Friday at Hunter's.
The Palm Springs Film Society annual festival of international short films
PS International Short Fest

Mid-June, 2020 (TBC). Approximately 325 shorts, selected/ screened in 90-min themed programs for seven days; many others may be viewed at the Film Market. Includes LGBT titles.
Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Cinema Diverse 2020

Mid to late September, 2020 - annual 11-day festival of feature films, documentaries & shorts for, by & about LGBT community. All screenings at Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Rd; Also with screenings and film cruises throughout the other months of the year - see website for updates.