Coachella is upon us and whether you’re one of the tens of thousands heading to the festival or just looking for a place to party, we’ve rounded up some of best events taking place in Palm Springs this weekend. The best part: you don’t need to be an A-list celeb or VIP to get access to these parties — you can just act like one.
1. Young Turks in Palm Springs
To kick off Coachella weekend, Goldenvoice and FYF present “Young Turks in Palm Springs.” The Coachella pre-party takes place at the Palm Springs Air Museum on Thursday, April 13 at 9 p.m. Get your Coachella weekend started early with a dance party featuring Ben UFO, Four Tet, Francis & the Lights, Jamiexx, Kamaiyah, Sampha, and special guest PNL. Doors open at 8 p.m. This event is 21+. Click HERE for tickets.
2. Day Club at The Hilton Palm Springs
Aside from the music, the best part of Coachella weekend is day partying, and you’re almost always guaranteed sunny skies and cool vibes. Day Club returns to Palm Springs for yet another year with a three-day loaded music pool party. This event will run Friday through Sunday both weekends of Coachella, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Hilton Palm Springs. This year’s weekend one line up will include Nicky Romero, an Owsla pool party hosted by Skrillex and friends, and Sound Nightclub with special guests to be announced. While weekend two features Mad Decent, Madeon, and Dillon Francis. Buy tickets for one day or pick up a three-day pass and go to each party at your leisure.
3. Saguaro Resort & Spa
The Saguaro Resort & Spa will be hosting different events each day during both weekends of Coachella. Friday’s event is the Gitano Desert Gypsy Disco from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with sounds by Gina Calderoni, Henry Pope and surprise guests. Weekend one’s Saturday’s event is The Prescription Pool Party from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. which takes over the pool and bar for big beats, stiff drinks and jam-packed fun. On Sunday, enjoy Brunch Eats & Beats from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eat by the pool and enjoy sounds by Modern Disco Ambassadors, Audiostache, Daniel Minaya, Mogli and more.
Dirty Desert is weekend two’s Saturday event with sounds by Dateless + Strange Club, NoShirt/ No Shoes DJs, Gotta Dance Dirty DJs, La Muerte, and surprise special guests. RINSE Festival Edition is the last event for the weekend with hits by Gotta Dance Dirty DJs, Matt Black, Sam Hiller, Sabio, and surprise special guests. All events are 21 years and older. Daybed rentals and VIP services will be available at http://thesaguaro.com/.
4. Desert Gold 2017
The Ace Hotel & Swim Club will be hosting Desert Gold 2017 during both weekends of Coachella. Partnered with B&O by Bang & Olufsen, these weekend events are set for another cosmic, sun-soaked bliss featuring NTS Radio, The Do-Over, Desert Daze, Bears in Space, and A Party Called Ron McNair. All daylight events are free and open up to the public with RSVP. For more information and to RSVP please visit www.acehotel.com/desertgold.
5. Pandora’s Indio Invasion
Presented by T-Mobile, Pandora’s 4th Annual Indio Invasion will feature activations, opener LPX and a DJ set by Charli XCX. Charli’s third studio album is already receiving critical acclaim and the singer will be performing her hits and new songs as the party takes over the Cree Estate in Cathedral City. The party takes place Saturday from 1-4pm. RSVP here.
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