We’re moving into the middle of summer, and temperatures are rising. With more of our residents staying through the summer months, you’ll find there are still a wide variety of activities to keep you busy during July. All of our amazing 4th of July celebrations are back after a 2-year absence, and we have some great music and theater events on the schedule.




Celebrate the 4th of July


After two year hiatus for most of the 4th of July celebrations, it’s time to get back out and enjoy a fantastic fireworks display. There are many great options to celebrate the 4th and we’ll highlight a few here.



  • Palm Springs Cultural Center - Celebrate with ’80s hits spun by DJ Mod Girl, a screening of Rocky IV, and fireworks! Click HERE for more info.
  • Palm Springs Swim Center - Enjoy a family-friendly pool party featuring water games, an inflatable slide, music, food, and fireworks! Click HERE for more info.
  • Historic O’Donnell House - AAP-Food Samaritans hosts this fund-raising celebration. You’ll enjoy the city views, singer Keisha D, food catered ty Eight4Nine, and a great view of the fireworks! Click HERE for more info.
  • Saguaro Palm Springs. Cool off and celebrate Independence Day poolside with live DJ sets, a sound bath and yoga session, a BBQ, and a dive-in movie at 8:45 pm. Click HERE for more info.


  • The Roller Rink at Agua Caliente Cathedral City. Get your skates out and enjoy music from the DJ, raffles, and prizes. 7 pm-Midnight. Click HERE for more info.


  • Agua Caliente Casino - Great music from a live DJ and the desert’s largest fireworks display synced with music. Click HERE for more info. 


  • Civic Center Park - This big celebration is back! From 7:30 pm-9:30 pm you’ll enjoy Big Band & swing music, a variety of food trucks, and fireworks synced with music. Click HERE for more info. 


Taste of Summer: Rancho Mirage - July 11 - Aug 12


This annual tradition provides residents and visitors an opportunity to enjoy some of the best food from local restaurants while benefitting local non-profits. Proceeds from the wristband sales go to non-profits and the increased traffic keeps local restaurants busy during the summer. 


For more information and to buy wristbands, click HERE. 


Escape: Bachata & Salsa Festival - July 22 - 25


Get out the dancing shoes and head over to Margaritaville Resort for a weekend of non-stop salsa, bachata, and Latin music. This event, held both indoors and poolside, features shows and workshops by professional dancers, Latin-focused DJs, and grand ballroom parties.


For more information and to buy tickets, click HERE


Idyllwild Art in the Park - July 2-3, 23-24


If you want relief from the hot summer temperatures, it might be time to experience the natural beauty of Idyllwild. Just a 1-hour drive from Palm Springs, you’ll enjoy a variety of paintings, photography, and jewelry in a serene setting, along with live music and some amazing restaurants and boutique shops. Oh, and lots of great hiking and biking.


For more information, click HERE.


Driving Tours of Palm Springs


With temperatures well over 100º during our summer months, what better way to beat the heat than take a driving tour. There are several tours available and they offer a great opportunity to tour celebrity homes, architectural homes, and the Modernism Top 10.


For more information on tours click HERE.





Desert Theatreworks 

  • The Carol Burnett Show - July 10-31

For more information and to get tickets, click HERE.


Palm Canyon Theater 

  • Godspell - July 8-17

For more information and to get tickets, click HERE.


Desert Rose Playhouse 

  • Crimes of the Heart - Through July 3
  • Grey Gardens - July 20-31

For more information and to get tickets, click HERE




Pappy & Harriet’s - Pappy & Harriet’s at Pioneertown sits on the site of a former movie set where over 50 films and several television shows were filmed in the 1940s and 1950s.  Now people stop by to visit the restaurant, have a drink in the bar, and take in the live shows.

  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - July 17
  • The Zombies - July 21
  • NRBQ - July 27

For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE


Agua Caliente Casino - Agua Caliente has one of the premier showrooms in the valley, and live shows scheduled this month include:

  • Nancy Wilson’s Heart - July 16
  • Richard Marx - July 30

For more information, click HERE.


Fantasy Springs Casino - Fantasy Springs' special events center is back in action and features some great acts this month:

  • Pepe Aguliar - July 3
  • Los Tigres Del Norte - July 29
  • Brett Eldredge - July 30

For more information, click HERE.


Spotlight 29 Casino

  • Los Lonely Boys - July 22
  • Gerardo Ortiz - July 25

For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE


Morongo Casino

  • Morris Day - July 9
  • Le Quyen - July17

For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE


The Monday Minute

Don't forget to check out The Monday Minute every Monday to get an up-to-date snapshot of our local real estate market. 

  • Is inventory improving? 
  • Are home prices still rising? 
  • What is the average sale price? 


Check out the Monday Minute each week for an answer to these questions and more. You'll find it every Monday at this link: www.TheMondayMinute.com


To view our most recent full-month market report, click here: Desert Market Update.


Or give us a call at (760) 625-7229, or visit www.thehamiltonregroup.com, for an easy-to-use home search and for information on how we can help you with all of your real estate needs.


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