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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Cathedral City Community Amphitheater Attracts New Events, Annual Favorite Returns

The City Council of Cathedral City unanimously approved the Maya La Feria Internacional De Cultura at the regular meeting on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. The two-day festival is scheduled for Oct. 21 – Oct. 22, 2023, and will be utilizing the Cathedral City Community Amphitheater, Festival Lawn, Civic Center Plaza, and Avenida Lalo Guerrero. This... Continue reading

“Free Summer Kids Movie Series” Returns to Mary Pickford Theatre June 16 – Aug. 4, 2023

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 16, 2023, thru Friday, August 4, 2023. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. The film series offers free admission to see... Continue reading

Moving Cathedral City Forward: 2023 State of the City with Mayor Rita Lamb Now Available Online

The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Cathedral City, hosted the 2023 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 Building Momentum: Moving Cathedral City... Continue reading

SAVE THE DATES: Mark Your Calendars for Cathedral City’s 2023 Fall Events Season!

The warmer weather is upon us, but don’t forget to mark your calendars for our upcoming city-sponsored fall events season in 2023! Many Downtown events will utilize the award-winning Cathedral City Community Amphitheater. The venue is located 68526 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, at the corner of Cathedral Canyon Drive and Avenida Lalo Guerrero within the civic... Continue reading

Coachella Valley Repertory Announces 2023 Summer Cabaret Series in Cathedral City

COACHELLA VALLEY REPERTORY announces its 2023 SUMMER CABARET SERIES, presented in CVRep’s casual, intimate setting every Thursday evening from May 4 through August 24, 2023. Each performer is a captivating storyteller, using music, personal experiences, and passions to take audiences on memorable journeys. The series opens with Melissa Errico on May 4, followed by Alan... Continue reading

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