Christmas is almost upon us and if you're looking for those last-minute Christmas events and activities there are quite a few things going on around Palm Springs and Palm Desert this year.
Here are some of our favorites.
WildLights at the Living Desert going on through December 24 from 6 PM until 9 PM. You can celebrate the season with a beautiful light display and the tunnel of lights. Guests can stroll underneath a canopy of beautiful lights flashing the holiday music. Visitors can take a picture with Santa Claus and enjoy holiday-themed entertainment. Take a ride on the train or the carousel. There will be delicious food and beverages available for purchase as well. Tickets are just $10 with discounts for children, service members, and military personnel.
A Christmas Carol happening through December 22 at the Home Canyon Theater. It's 19th Century London and Scrooge is ready to ruin everyone's Christmas in this timeless tale. Tickets start at $19 and run at different times of the day depending on the day of the week. Click the link to get tickets and show times.
The Blue Suede Christmas is happening at the Palm Springs American Legion. On Sunday, December 18th from 3PM - 5PM you can enjoy a Rockin good Christmas time with Elvis songs by Scot Bruce. Tickets are just $20.
Paws and Claus is happening on December 17 at 10 AM until 12 PM at the Gardens on El Paso where you can take a photograph of your pet with Santa Claus and enjoy the fun pet activities and treats. There's a $15 donation suggested to benefit animals Samaritans.
McCallum Theater has a lot of amazing productions this month December 8 is Oh What a Night, a musical tribute to Frankie Vallie. Dec 9 is Colors of Christmas, a line up of great stars. Dec 10 is Jimi Fitz and Friends in a hometown holiday celebration. Dec 11 is Christmas with the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. Dec 13 is the Nutcracker. Dec 16-17 is the Johnny Mathis 60th Anniversary Christmas Tour. Visit the website for tickets.
At the Indian Wells theater in Palm Desert you can enjoy the 23nd annual holiday concert series featuring over 60 singers on December 11 at 3PM and Sunday Dec 18 at 3PM as well as Dec 14 at 7PM.
Whatever you decide to do over the next two weeks enjoy it with someone you love, friends and family. I wish you all a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy Holidays.
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