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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2023 Cathedral City High School Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally Celebrates Local Students

The City of Cathedral City was honored to participate in the 2022 Cathedral City High School Homecoming Parade in Downtown on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2023. Mayor Rita Lamb, Mayor Pro Tem Mark Carnevale, Council Member Nancy Ross, and Council Member Ernesto Gutierrez all rode golf carts along the parade route. The annual parade started near... Continue reading

Coachella Valley Repertory Presents the West Coast Premiere of The Fantasticks: A Love Story Reimagined

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City Council of Cathedral City Approves PACE’s Yoga Program in the Amphitheater for Spring 2024

The City Council of Cathedral City unanimously approved the return of the Parks and Community Events Commission’s free yoga classes to the Cathedral City Community Amphitheater at the regular meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023. Gentle Yoga will once again take place at 8:30-9:30 a.m. and Power Yoga at 10:00-11:00 a.m. every Tuesday morning starting... Continue reading

Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Projects in Riverside County, Cathedral City Receive Funding Boost

The Riverside County Transportation Commission recently approved funding for 12 bicycle and pedestrian projects in nine cities under the SB 821 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Program, including two projects in Cathedral City. The program is administered by RCTC and funding is derived from the state’s Local Transportation Fund (LTF). Every two years, RCTC releases a... Continue reading