So Many Fun Things to Do in Cathedral City!

Families enjoy unique inviting space outside the City’s Civic Center and Mary Pickford Theatre, so reminiscent of a quintessential town square, plays host to a growing list of festivals that includes the vividly colorful Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival, Taste of JaliscoCathedral City LGBT Days, a portion of the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Halloween Spooktacular and Easter Kidapalooza.   During the Holidays, families also enjoy the North Pole Village at Snow Fest and the delightful “Candy Cane Lane”, the annual display of seasonal lights mounted by residents of Minerva Road in the Panorama neighborhood. Tourists from around the world come to view the unique “Fountain of Life” interactive water sculpture situated right in the heart of downtown.

soccer kidsEight community parks lie within Cathedral City’s boundaries. Sports and health enthusiasts take particular delight in Dennis Keat Soccer Park, home to the community’s popular AYSO soccer program and Desert Healthcare District’s fitness track and exercise stations. Baseball fans gravitate to Big League Dreams Sports Park while ice skaters and hockey players, both amateurs and Olympians, cherish Desert Ice Castle for its high quality sports venue.

Those seeking leisure time fun find plenty at Boomers! Family Entertainment Center where offerings include miniature golf, go-karts, bumper boats, climbing wall and a video-game arcade. Film buffs flock to D'Place Entertainment's Mary Pickford Theatre to enjoy a film in Plush Recliners or D-Box Motion Chairs and Coachella Valley Repetory for LIVE theatre and music.  The CVRep Playhouse serves as one of four anchors to Cathedral City’s Arts and Entertainment District.  Other anchors include the Mary Pickford Theatre, the Cathedral City Community Amphitheater and the Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City.


Family Fun Centers

Miniature Golf, Go Karts, Bumper Boats, Rock Wall & Game Room

Big League Dreams Sports Park
Replica fields of Wrigley Field, Yankee Stadium and Fenway Park

Palm Springs Lanes
Bowling and Billards



Mary Pickford Theatre

(14 Stadium Seating with Pure Digital Cinema - also designed for film festivals)

Regency Cathedral City 10
(Theater complex with multiple screens, all-stadium seating & self-service ticketing kiosks.)

Coachella Valley Repertory
(One of America’s premier regional Actors’ Equity playhouses)

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Mary Pickford Theatre to Unveil New ScreenX Auditorium in Cathedral City on May 24, 2024

The iconic state-of-the-art Mary Pickford Theatre located in Downtown Cathedral City plans to open its new immersive viewing experience “ScreenX” to the public on May 24, 2024, with the release of the new FURIOSA movie. Back in April, at CinemaCon CJ 4DPLEX, the world’s leading producer of premium film formats and cinema technologies, and D’Place... Continue reading

Share the Road and Look Out for One Another During Bicycle Safety Month

May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and the Cathedral City Police Department is encouraging everyone to get active and safely take bike rides while at the same time reminding drivers to be on the lookout for more people biking and walking. “Everyone deserves to reach their destination safely,” Police Chief, George Crum said. “Unfortunately, there... Continue reading

Meeting The Moment: 2024 State of the City Now Available Online, LeAnn Rimes Announced as Balloon Festival Headliner

The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Cathedral City, hosted the 2024 Cathedral City State of the City Business Awards & Expo on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort, 67967 Vista Chino, Cathedral City, CA 92234. This year’s theme was Meeting The Moment. The annual... Continue reading

“Free Summer Kids Movie Series” Returns to Mary Pickford Theatre June 14 – Aug. 2, 2024

The Cathedral City Parks and Community Events Commission (PACE), in partnership with the Mary Pickford Theatre, presents the return of the “Free Summer Kids Movie Series” happening every Friday at 11:00 a.m. starting Friday, June 14, 2024, thru Friday, August 2, 2024. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. The film series offers free admission to see a... Continue reading

Cathedral City Public Arts Commission Seeks Painters, Muralists to Paint 23 Benches at Ocotillo Park

ATTENTION ARTISTS! Cathedral City Public Arts Commission is seeking painters/muralists to paint 23 benches for a project at Ocotillo Park, centrally located at 33300 Moreno Road in Cathedral City. This neighborhood park offers a range of amenities, including ball fields, a basketball court, skateboard park, tennis court, tot lot, splash pad, barbeque stands, shade structures,... Continue reading

Beat the Heat This Summer at Cathedral City High School Pool Through City’s Joint-Use Agreement with DRD, PSUSD

Beat the heat this summer at Cathedral City High School pool! The City Council of Cathedral City has once again approved a three-party joint-use agreement between the City, Palm Springs Unified School District and Desert Recreation District to provide recreational swim sessions and swim lessons at the Cathedral City High School pool. The pool, located at 69250... Continue reading