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KGAY 106.5 Arenas District Pride Kick Off

Arenas Pride Kick Off

It’s Palm Springs Pride time and we are already thinking about the weekend! The Arenas District Pride Weekend Kickoff presented by KGAY 106.5 and Gay Desert Guide gets the weekend officially underway on Friday, November 4, from 5–11:30 pm. The party starts with high energy DJ’s spinning and dancing in the streets and the Arenas District is your spot for home and dance music all weekend at the Gay Desert Guide and KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs Stage. Friday Kickoff DJ’s include DJ Mr D (Joe De Hoyos), DJ Aaron C (Aaron Cortes), DJ Millennium, and a Best of KGAY Retro Lunch with DJ Galaxy. Check out our event listing for set times: More info

Say Gay 1065 T-shirt

We’ve created a special commemorative t-shirt and will be giving them away on Friday! You can show your Pride by proudly wearing our rainbow logo!


The KGAY 106.5 Arenas District Block Party continues through the weekend, with a roster of DJ’s spinning for the heart of the Palm Springs gayborhood. LGBTQ+ bars and local businesses pack to the rafters and spill onto the streets for the biggest free LGBTQ+ street party in Palm Springs. Join Pride revelers and dancers at the open-air beverage lounge with DJ Sugarfree, DJ Femme A (Annie Flores), DJ Ray Rhodes, DJ Modgirl (Kellie McQuinn) and DJ Madevza on Saturday, with KGAY Retro brunch’s DJ Galaxy and Eric Ornelas on Sunday. The Robyn Party takes the stage at 4 pm on Sunday to close out the weekend! Check for the latest schedule on our event listing: More info

Modernism Week 2023 Tickets on Sale This Week

Modernism Week 2023 Crop

Modernism Week 2023, the annual 11-day festival, will take place February 16–26 and the event schedule is now posted, with tickets going on sale Tuesday, November 1 at 12 noon. Modernism Week will feature more than 350 events including the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale, tours of iconic homes in more than 30 neighborhoods, and the popular Signature Home Tour on both weekends. Also offered are architectural walking, biking and double-decker bus tours, tours of the historic Annenberg Estate at Sunnylands, a classic car show, garden tours, nightly parties, and a special series of compelling and informative talks. All events are open to the public, and many events are free or low cost. Get tickets

Outfest Under the Stars

Outfest Under the Stars

Celebrate Outfest’s 40th Anniversary with a night Under the Stars on Friday, November 4 from 7–9 pm at a private home in the Old Las Palmas neighborhood of Palm Springs. In partnership with Gay Desert Guide and KGAY 106.5, Outfest is bringing their 40th Anniversary celebration to Palm Springs for a one-night-only reception and screening party. It’ll be a fabulous evening featuring all the excitement and joy you can expect from Outfest, with tasty cocktails and snacks, some of your favorite Outfest friends and fans, a special surprise performance, and a fabulous screening of LGBTQIA+ shorts under the stars. Get tickets

18th Annual Greater Palm Springs Summit

Palm Springs Summit

The Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) 18th annual Greater Palm Springs Summit will take place on Monday, October 31 from 9–11 am at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert. Traditionally this event draws more than 800 of the region’s business, civic, and education leaders. It’s an excellent and rare opportunity to hear from some of the area’s leaders, influencers, and decision-makers. This year’s theme is “Emergence.” The morning event will reveal the annual economic report and forecast, and also showcase our region’s business diversification strategies and goals to mobilize a long-term sustainable effort to elevate the economy of the Coachella Valley. More info

Monday Moonlight Cinema ‘n’ Scaries

Howl o Ween Trick or Treat

Boozehounds presents Monday Moonlight Cinema ‘n’ Scaries on Monday, October 31 at 7 pm. Come for dinner and an outdoor movie with a spooky bento box, truffle popcorn, and a special sweet treat! And from 4–7 pm, you can drive through the Howl-o-Ween Trick or Treat to get something sweet. More info

A Night to Remember Gala

Night to Remember Gala

Cathedral City Senior Center presents A Night to Remember Gala on Tuesday, November 1, from 6–10 pm at the Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage. This spectacular gala evening of festivity, friendship, and FUNdraising brings the community together to support the programs and services of Cathedral City Senior Center. The Gala Emcee is KESQ anchor Peter Daut and the entertainment will be provided by Grammy Award Winner Jody Watley. The evening will include a hosted bar, dinner, and a special performance. Get tickets

Positive Life Series – Insurance Update

The HIV+ Aging Research Project Palm Springs presents the Positive Life Series on Tuesday, November 1 at 6 pm at the Palm Springs Cultural Center. This month, the topic is A Medicare Insurance Update with guest speaker Cesar Perez from Bilhartz Insurance. More info

Palm Springs Pride Weekday Events

Palm Springs Pride presents the George Zander Candlelight Vigil and March on Tuesday, November 1 at 6 pm, beginning at the Downtown Park with a rally and march through the heart of Palm Springs. Reflect, remember, and stand up against hate violence around the world and honor the memories of all victims of hate crimes. Remember George Zander and Chris Zander on the anniversary of the day they were attacked in Downtown Palm Springs. George died on December 10, 2015; join in and speak out against hate. More info

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