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Signature Events

Your days are going to be full of sunny weather, and you're going to find tons of things to do around the city that are available every day. But make sure you check out the many La Quinta events that can give each visit a special flavor.

Some come around every once in a while, others once in a lifetime, and still more repeat once a year. Whichever events and festivals coincide with your timing, there's always fun to be had.

See what's coming up next in La Quinta.

La Quinta

Movie Nights at the Pool

August 17, 2018 7:00 PM–10:00 PM

Join the City of La Quinta and the YMCA of the Desert for Movie Nights at the Pool! Location: Fritz Burns Pool Date:August 17 (A Wrinkle in Time) Time: 7 - 10 p.m. Cost: FREE! Come out to Fritz Burns Pool to swim and watch a movie! Popcorn will be on sale for $1.00 a bag. For more information call 760.771.4347 (pool) or 760.341.9622 (YMCA)

9/11 Candlelight Vigil

September 11, 2018 7:00 PM–8:00 PM

Join the La Quinta community for a special candlelight vigil honoring the victims and public safety officers of the September 11, 2001 attacks. The event will include speeches by local dignitaries, musical tributes, and candlelight vigil at the 9/11 Memorial.

Street Food Cinema - Hocus Pocus

October 6, 2018 5:30 PM–10:00 PM

Street Food Cinema returns to La Quinta! More than just an outdoor movie, its an experience that brings together pop culture films, gourmet street food, and music. Movies are projected onto a 50ft movie screen, a variety of food trucks are available to satisfy your tastebuds, and live music is sure to entertain all evening.

Veteran's Day Event

November 11, 2018 9:00 AM–10:30 AM

The Veteran Recognition Program collects, preserves, and recognizes the sacrifice and valiant efforts of American War Veterans by engraving their name, rank, and years of service onto the Veterans Acknowledgement Sculpture in the Civic Center Campus. 

Join the City of La Quinta as we recognize and thank the Veterans who have sacrificed so much.  

To nominate a Veteran please visit: https://goo.gl/forms/7eIRwuXp913E0QVF2

Nomination Forms are due by September 28, 2018 at 5 p.m.  

Brew in LQ

November 17, 2018 5:00 PM–9:00 PM

La Quinta’s very own Craft Beer Festival is back on Saturday, November 17! Brew In LQ will push the boundaries of your senses as we unify brew, nature, music, food, games, and art. Enjoy craft beer from a wide variety of local and regional breweries as you treat your taste buds to some of the best eats from the Coachella Valley. While you mingle with friends, Brew In LQ’s music artists will provide audible treats that are sure to entertain all day long!

Christmas Tree Lighting

December 7, 2018 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

Kick off the holidays and join the City of La Quinta as we light up the City Christmas Tree! Enjoy the sounds of performers, music, and the jingle of bells as everyone is welcome to get into the holiday spirit.
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