It’s not hard to miss this bar and music venue–it is, after all, a giant red barn. Despite the farm-inspired architecture, the venue doesn’t feature much.
From dance floors to foosball tables, the Village Pub has entertainment for everyone. For live entertainment lovers this place is the bomb.
Toucan’s Tiki Lounge
Welcome to the jungle in the heart of the desert. This gay nightclub in downtown Palm Springs loves to party.
Ace Hotel & Swim Club
Forget noisy nightclubs and dive bars if you’re looking for a hip night on the town, head to the Ace Hotel and Swim Club. This hipster haven offers a quirky take on nightlife, offering offbeat options like bingo or arts and crafts hour in the Amigo Room. Local comics also take to the Amigo Room to bring on the funny, and DJ-hosted dance parties are a frequent occurrence. Poolside parties engulf the outdoor patio on weekends, bringing DJs, live music and dancing to the Ace. Also held poolside is the monthly Full Moon Party, which celebrates the full moon with a drum circle, tarot card readings and free-spirited dancing.
Opened in early 2013, Bar combines handcrafted cocktails and live music in downtown Palm Springs. The decor draws on downtown’s signature modern style, but there’s a hint of dive bar soul in these walls. From the lounge at Bar, you can enjoy local up-and-comers during a singer-songwriter night or a popular indie band on the weekends.
If you want to dance your cares and the night away, head to Zelda’s for the desert’s largest dance party. For more than 35 years, Zelda’s has remained one of the only true nightclubs in the desert. Just south of downtown Palm Springs, Zelda’s offers an upscale atmosphere, a state-of-the-art sound system and sets spun by the hottest local DJs. Club promotions include short skirt nights and bikini contests. With weekly appearances by an all-male revue show, Zelda’s is a popular spot for bachelorette parties or a girls’ night out. Whether you’re ready to mingle or just looking to dance, a night out at Zelda’s is sure to entertain.