As we move into summer and most of our winter visitors have returned home, it's a great time to enjoy local restaurants, shop local merchants, and take in the beautiful surroundings with morning hikes and bike rides. While our weather is turning up the heat, there is plenty to do indoors! You'll get into your favorite restaurant without a wait, there are many music events throughout the month, and some opportunities to enjoy great cinema.

 

THINGS TO DO IN JUNE

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Palm Springs Restaurant Week - June 3-12

 

Delayed for two years due to COVID, this popular event returns and provides an excellent opportunity to check out a variety of the best local restaurants with special menus. It's easy to participate; just show up at participating restaurants to take advantage of their special Restaurant Week menus. Most restaurants are busy during this time, so reservations are recommended.

 

To find participating restaurants click HERE.

 

Palm Springs ShortFest - June 21-27

 

Back with in-person screenings at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, ShortFest offers an opportunity to view the best in short films from around the world while engaging with filmmakers and industry representatives in various classes and panel discussions.

The festival ends with the Best of the Fest screening on Monday, June 27. 

 

For more information and to buy tickets, click HERE. 

 

Splash House - June 10-12

 

Palm Springs' premier summer music pool party returns for three weekends in June, July & August. This popular event showcases popular house, disco & EDM DJs playing for party-goers at three hotel resorts in Palm Springs. Once the sun goes down, the Palm Springs Air Museum is transformed into the city's most prominent dance club for a nightly dance party. The June event features Diplo, Duke Dumont, Channel Tres, and many other cutting-edge DJs.

 

For more information and to buy tickets, click HERE

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

 

Juneteenth Celebration - June 18

 

This celebration of the freeing of the slaves in Galveston, Tx, in 1865 will be recognized in Palm Springs and features an appearance by Richard Pryor Jr, who will be signing his new book "In A Pryor Life". 

 

For more information, click HERE.

 

Palm Springs Rewinds: The Coen Bros - June 4, 11, 18

 

Palm Springs Cultural Center presents Palm Springs Rewinds, a summer-long retrospective highlighting must-see films from the most innovative directors in cinema. The Coen Bros are featured this month, and you'll enjoy screenings on the big screen at the Cultural Center.

  • The Big Lebowski - June 4
  • Fargo - June 11
  • O Brother Where Art Thou - June 18

For more information, click HERE.

 

 

CHECK OUT A LOCAL THEATER

 

Desert Theatreworks 

  • Old Jews Telling Jokes - June 5-26

For more information and to get tickets, click HERE.

 

CVRep 

  • Edmund Bagnell "He Plays Violin" - June 2
  • Steve Ross "Cole Porter & Beyond" - June 16
  • Broadway Showstoppers with Glenn Rosenblum - June 23

For more information and to get tickets, click HERE.

 

Desert Rose Playhouse 

  • The Drag & Sex: Mae West Double Feature - Through June 5
  • Scot Capurro - June 11

For more information and to get tickets, click HERE

 

ENJOY SOME MUSIC

 

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

  • Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show - June 4

For more information, click HERE.

 

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

  • Boz Scaggs - June 4
  • Josh Turner - June 17
  • Carin Leon - June 26

For more information, click HERE.

 

Spotlight 29 Casino

  • Wayne Brady - June 11
  • Gerardo Ortiz - June 25

For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE

 

The Purple Room

  • Billy Stritch - June 3-4
  • John Lloyd Young - June 10-11
  • Elvis: The Early Years with Scot Bruce - June 25

For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE

 

ART EXHIBITIONS

  

Museum of Ancient Wonders 

 

The Museum of Ancient Wonders — devoted to highlighting discoveries in the fields of paleontology and archaeology — offers exhibitions of genuine and replicated artifacts from ancient civilizations that are usually unavailable outside of larger metropolitan areas. 

 

Current exhibits include:

  • Tutankhamun: "Wonderful Things"
  • Vessels of the Gods
  • Faces of Africa
  • Mesozoica: The Age of Dinosaurs

For more information, click HERE 

 

First Fridays Art Walk on Perez Road - June 3

 

The Perez Road Art & Design District features nearly 20 galleries that highlight some of our best local artists. The First Fridays Art Walk provides a wonderful opportunity to experience a variety of unique, one-of-a-kind contemporary art, sculptures, and home furnishings. You just might find the perfect conversation piece for your home.

 

For more information, click HERE 

 

Palm Springs Museum of Art

  • Outburst: Dean Reynolds - Through Jul 3
  • Outburst: Mr. Wash - Through Jul 3
  • Leon Polk Smith: 1945-1962 - Through Aug 28
  • Gonzalo Lebrija: Miracle of the Eternal Present - Through Oct 2
  • Pattern Play: The Contemporary Designs of Jacqueline Groag - Through Nov 20

For more information, 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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