5 Artistic Things To Do In The Coachella Valley

By Vanessa Howard

The Coachella Valley is known for its amazing art scene. Art has been a staple of this Great Palm Springs community for an incredibly long time. Between festivals, galleries, and creating your own art in Coachella Valley, you just can’t go wrong. Use this blog to decide which artistic avenue in the Coachella Valley is right for you. 

Where To Stay: 


Getaway and reconnect with family and friends at Lakeshore, a spacious and newly constructed home in the Terra Lago community in Indio, CA. Guests will enjoy beautiful lake and mountain views from the patios and private “spool” – spa/pool combo with no extra charge for heating – this is a rare find!.

Lakeshore is ideal for groups of families or friends – multiple gathering spaces that include a game room! The en-suite bathrooms in every bedroom and clubhouse access to a large pool, gym & playground will have you never wanting to leave.

Check out 5 Reasons To Stay At Lakeshore for more. 

Stay with us at Lakeshore today!

Navarro Sol

Navarro Sol is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom, private home in beautiful La Quinta, California. Guests can relax in the recently renovated living spaces which are stylish and comfortable and give a nod to the home’s midcentury roots.

Navarro Sol is located in the picturesque La Quinta Cove neighborhood, close to hiking trails, dining, shopping in Old Town La Quinta, golf, tennis, and so much more! It’s available for stays of 30+ nights. We look forward to hosting you!

Check out Navarro Sol today!

Indie Palms

This family-friendly private home is located inside the gates of the Indian Palms Country Club. Whether you’re visiting the valley for golf, hiking, or to relax and reconnect with your family & friends, look no further than Indie Palms! 

Guests can make themselves at home in the comfortable living spaces, or cook in the fully stocked kitchen. Take advantage of the close proximity to golf, the clubhouse restaurant, and community pools. You’ll be just a short drive away from hiking and mountain biking trails, tennis, and other local activities.

There’s something for everyone at this newly updated desert getaway!

Have a look at Indie Palms

The Ironwood

You’ll find your own slice of desert paradise at The Ironwood, a spacious and newly updated home in stunning Rancho Mirage, CA. Guests can relax in the comfortable and bright living spaces and cook in the fully-equipped kitchen.

Make sure to take advantage of the Coachella Valley’s nearly year-round sunshine from the lush and private backyard, complete with a large pool, shaded dining area, and an outdoor shower.

Book The Ironwood today! 

The Top 5 Things To Do In The Coachella Valley This Month

Paint Your Own Pottery At Old Town Artisan Studios 

Are you looking for a fun, creative artistic way to spend an afternoon while staying with us in the Coachella Valley? Head to Old Town Artisan Studios for some fun painting your own pottery. 

With tons of options for your creative fun, walk-ins are welcome to paint your own pottery and there are no studio fees. The studio for painting your own pottery is open Monday through Saturday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Keep in mind the last seating is at 3:30 pm. 

If your party is 4 or more it’s recommended that you call ahead to make a reservation. 

Old Town Artisan Studios| 78046 Cll Barcelona, La Quinta, CA 92253| (760) 777-1444

Craft & Sip Night at La Quinta Brewing Co Palm Desert 

Join in the fun at Craft & Sip Night at La Quinta Brewing Co. Hosted by Maggie McCarthy with Coachella Valley Craft and running every Monday night until February 27, 2023. 

At this DIY artistic craft event, you’ll make a custom wood sign or a welcome mat. The event is $59 per person and gets you a fun hands-on craft session including all materials, experienced instruction, and of course your first beverage of choice! 

You choose your own design that Maggie helps you to create! Space is limited, be sure to reserve your spot now. You can reserve a spot here

La Quinta Brewing Co| 74714 Technology Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92276| (651) 353-9387

Southwest Arts Festival in Indio

The Southwest Arts Festival returns to the Empire Polo Club in beautiful Indio, California from January 26-29. The festival is open daily from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and features a variety of traditional, contemporary, and abstract fine works of art, jewelry, and quality crafts.

The festival’s reputation for quality and professional integrity makes it one of the country’s finest art festivals. With over 200 community leaders and volunteers who contribute numerous hours to making it a success. 

The 2023 festival features live music, with pottery, glass, and fine art painting on display. Tickets are $25 online and $35 on-site per person, which includes parking. They are $22 for seniors, and children 12  and under get in free. You don’t want to miss it! 

Southwest Arts Festival| 81800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA 92201| (760) 347-0676

Pinot’s Palette 

Pinots Palette Artistic
Photo Credit: @pinotspalette

Paint your heart out at Pinot’s Palette! Whether you are planning a girl’s night out during your girl’s trip or the perfect romantic date night, Pinot’s Palette has your artistic endevours covered. Ranked the number 1 paint & sip location, you can join in on the fun with friends, beer, wine, and painting in Rancho Mirage! 

They provide everything you need for a great night out! At $38 per guest, you just can’t go wrong. Choose your painting with different options offered each Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 

Pinot’s Palette| 71680 CA-111 Suite D, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270| (760) 610-1738

Crafting At Art Major With The Kids

Art Major Studio is owned and operated by women, and is the perfect place to craft with your kids. Their motto is let’s get artsy, and they mean it! Not only that, but they are a hands-on art enrichment center that offers all the materials that you need to let that creativity shine! 

At Art Major, you can host a party, pick up a gift, or just swing by to paint, tinker, build, design, or do whatever your artistic DIY heart desires. Their mission is to encourage artistic confidence and inspire colorful minds in a positive environment. It’s what they do! 

Art Major Studios| 78309 CA-111 N La Quinta, CA 92253| (760) 880-8668

So get out and get artsy this month at any of these Coachella Valley creative locations. Whether you want to paint pottery or DIY whatever your heart desires, the Coachella Valley art scene is the place to be. 

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