The desert city of La Quinta in Riverside County, CA has no shortage of events and attractions year-round. From community fairs, art exhibits, to the world’s biggest concert festivals, there’s always something for you to enjoy in La Quinta.
Here’s a list of some events to look forward to in spring and summer 2023:
LA QUINTA ART CELEBRATION
March 2-5, 2023 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
78495 Calle Tampico
If you like your art with a side serving of food and entertainment, this is definitely an event you don’t want to miss. The most thrilling art from 200 artists will be on display at the La Quinta Civic Center Park. Then, satisfy your cravings at the Gourmet Celebration Bistro, and enjoy a cocktail or two at the Champagne Bar or the Oasis Lounge. To complete the perfect atmosphere, celebrated musicians will be playing a variety of music from classical to rock. Multi-day passes are $25 and children under 12 get in for free. Tickets are available at their website.
MISSION LQ: ROCKET LAUNCH
March 11, 2023 • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Monticello Park, Fred Waring Drive cor. Monticello Avenue
Be a rocket engineer for a day at Monticello Park where you can learn how to model and launch small power rockets. The event is open for beginners and experienced rocketeers alike. Instructors from the La Quinta Rocketry Club will help you have fun while ensuring a safe environment. This is also an excellent time to take the kids and inspire their creativity and spark their scientific imagination. Admission is free and open to everyone ages six and up.
FLY OVER LQ: A KITE EXPERIENCE
April 1, 2023 • 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
SilverRock Park, 51900 SilverRock Way
Let your inner child loose when you spend time flying kites over La Quinta at SilverRock Park. You can bring your own kites or make your own at the crafts table. Instructors will be present to assist you in creating, decorating, and flying your kites. This is a great opportunity to interact with the community while enjoying the clear skies and the outdoors with family and friends. Admission is free.
COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL
April 14-16 & April 21-23, 2023
Empire Polo Club, 81800 51st Ave, Indio CA 92201
This is perhaps the biggest event in the Coachella desert (and arguably, the whole world). People from every corner of the planet flock to the valley to experience the sight, sounds, and spectacle of the biggest musical artists performing at the peak of their game. Held over two weekends, the festival this year is headlined by Bad Bunny, BLACKPINK, Frank Ocean, and Calvin Harris. Ramp up the fun by camping on the grounds or even in your car, and form friendships with other festival goers. Get your tickets here.
There are many more things happening in this desert oasis. If you want to live in this vibrant desert oasis, work with La Quinta Realtors to find the perfect home. Seasoned real estate agent, Kathleen O’Keefe Galigher, knows the area inside and out and will help you navigate the La Quinta, CA real estate with ease. Whether you’re buying or selling La Quinta homes, Kathleen will provide unparalleled service.
Check out homes for sale in La Quinta, CA today. Call 760.567.7822 or contact Kathleen here.