Art Enthusiast

Art Enthusiast

Looking for a one-day getaway that will satisfy your inner art enthusiast? Look no further than Rancho Mirage, where you can experience a day filled with art, history, and delicious cuisine!

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Begin your day at Sunnylands, a historic estate that features beautiful gardens and a collection of art and artifacts. Take a guided tour of the property and learn about the history of the estate. Then, head to the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory to explore their special collections and take a guided tour of the observatory.

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After a quick bite to eat at one of the local cafes, we recommend Koffi Coffee Shop, immerse yourself in the stunning artwork scattered throughout the Coachella Valley with a visit to the Desert X art installations. Note, Desert X is hosted biennially, so be sure to check out their exhibit dates.


If Desert X isn’t on your agenda, don't worry, you can still experience great artwork at the Rancho Mirage Festival of the Arts exhibits and live music performances, held annually in November. Spend a few hours exploring the festival and taking in the artwork from artists around the country.


Unleash your inner artist and let your creativity soar at Pinot's Palette. Pinot's Palette offers a unique and fun-filled painting experience for all. Whether you're a seasoned artist or a complete beginner, their expert instructors will guide you step-by-step as you create your own masterpiece. Gather your friends, sip on your favorite beverage, and let the vibrant colors and joyful atmosphere ignite your passion for painting. 


Complete your day by indulging in a delicious dinner at Wally's Desert Turtle, a popular fine-dining restaurant in Rancho Mirage. Wally's regularly hosts its own fashion show luncheon and nightly live musical entertainment. 

Experience the best of art, history, and cuisine in Rancho Mirage with this one-day itinerary. Whether it's our city's annual events or year-round activities, there are plenty of opportunities to tap into your creative aspirations!