Palm Springs is the jewel among the desert cities! Palm Springs reamians the playground of the rich and famous and has become a popular destination for the gay and lesbian community world wide for whether for just a weekend visit or permanently relocating. Gay celebrations such as the with the White Party, celebrating its 15th year anniversary, Palm Springs has been a welcoming environment for many years.
Downtown Palm Springs is a happening place. A stroll on Palm Canyon Drive with its Walk of Stars, honoring both pioneers and entertaiment celebrities, offers shops, galleries, restaurants, coffeehouse and, when you turn the corner at Tahquitz Canyon Way, there's Lucille Ball holding court on a bronze bench. Newly added to Palm Canyon Drive is a bronze smiling image of Sonny Bono greeting visitors to the Mercado Plaza Theatre, the scene of Jack Benny radio broadcasts in the 40's as well as a Hollywood premiere or two. Today it is the home of The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies.
With a new international airport and expanded air service, Palm Springs is easy to "fly in" to year round. Yes, year round! Summer, winter, fall, spring. Any time of the year is a great time for playing in Palm Springs.
There are many gay resorts, restaurants and nightclubs that are centered in Palm Springs, itself, and neighboring cities such as Cathedral City. We have them all listed here on our pages.
You will find the Palm Springs gay community to be warm and welcoming and eager to share the local secrets as to the best places to stay, dine, or dance. Pack your bags and leave your shyness at home! Info courtesy of the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism
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