Festival Map 2016
Guide to Locations on the Map
1 – Main Entrance
2- Hyatt Stage
3 – First Aid – Desert Regional Medical Center
First Aid tent is located on Palm Canyon Drive near Andreas Rd. Look for the red FIRST AID tent.
4 – Welcome Center
The Palm Springs Pride Welcome Center is sponsored by GayDesertGuide.com and staffed by the Desert Business Association, our local LGBT chamber of commerce. Stop by to get maps, discounts from local businesses, entertainment schedules and answers to any questions you may have about Palm Springs Pride. Plus lot-and-found inquiries and a fun promotion to win prizes when you #ILoveGayPalmSprings in your social media posts!
5 – Arenas Rd Beverage Garden staffed by the team from Trio. Proceeds benefit Palm Springs Pride to help keep the festival free for everyone to attend.
6 – Tahquitz Beverage Garden and Tahquitz Stage. Garden is staffed by the team from Trio. Proceeds benefit Palm Springs Pride to help keep the festival free for everyone to attend.
8 – Youth Zone
Youth Zone, open to those 21 and under, is the hub for LGBTQI youth and their allies at the Pride Festival.
The Youth Zone features continuous entertainment and activities, free food and drink, games, dancing, DJ, karaoke, seating, contests, games, youth only confidential testing, drag and make-up fun, great conversation, creative expression, chalk drawing, shade from the sun, toilets and a washing station, safe sex information. EVERYTHING IS FREE.
The Zone, is hosted by Safe Schools Desert Cities and is sponsored by Palm Springs Pride.
9 – Children’s Headquarters – C-HQ
At the Village Green – Families are invited to join us for arts and crafts and games. C-HQ is a playful place for children and accompanying adults. There will be hands on fun for you and your kids – from infants to pre-teen.
10 – Get Tested Coachella Valley
Free confidential HIV testing will be offered on site at the Get Tested Coachella Valley testing van.
At Pride, we support the mission of Get Tested Coachella Valley to dramatically reduce HIV by making voluntary HIV testing standard, routine medical practice and ensuring linkage to care. If everyone in the Coachella Valley gets tested – and if everyone who tests positive receives treatment – we can launch the beginning of the end for the spread of HIV in our community.
13 – Arenas Rd. Block Party – 21+ venue
14 – US Bank stage – 21+ venue
15 – Pride Stage – all ages stage
Bike to the Festival and park in the bike corrals at the corner of South Palm Canyon Dr. and Arenas Rd., on the east side of Palm Canyon Dr. in front of Welwood Murray Library and in the north parking area at the Palm Canyon Theatre. There are sixty bicycle-shaped racks, twenty “hitch” bike racks, and three bike corrals in the downtown area, providing 166 spaces for bike parking.
Bins are located throughout the Festival. The non-profit Pride organization encourages attendees to donate a buck for Pride and keep Pride free for all to attend. Donations are collected by the Donation Brigade all weekend. So be ready to drop your loose change in the big collection bins and do your part to keep Pride free for everyone.
ATMs will be located inside each beverage garden and food court.
Booths are located along Palm Canyon Dr. from Andreas to Baristo, on Arenas Rd. from Calle Encilia to Palm Canyon Dr., and on Tahquitz from Indian Canyon to Palm Canyon Dr.
Banks of porta jons are located at:
- Andreas and Palm Canyon Dr.
- Tahquitz and Palm Canyon Dr.
- Arenas between Streetbar and Hunters
Restrooms available at:
- Trio Restaurant, 707 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
- Azul Restaurant, 369 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
- Hyatt Palm Springs, 285 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
- Jus Chillin, 190 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
- IHop, 471 S. Indian Canyon Dr.
Lost and Found
Lost items can be picked up at the main PRIDE Welcome Center located at Palm Canyon Dr. and Amado in front of the Hyatt Palm Springs. After the event, you can contact Palm Springs Pride at 760-416-8711.
Vendors are located at the corner of Tahquitz and Palm Canyon Dr., on Arenas Rd. east of Indian Canyon Dr., and on Tahquitz Canyon Way east of Indian Canyon Dr.
Enjoy the many tempting choices from fresh lemonade and aguas frescas and es cendol to sate, pupusas and bratwurst. Mexican food, Philly cheese steak, fried pickles and more await your taste buds.
Both Palm Springs Police and private security staff will be on-site to ensure everyone’s enjoyment of the event. Please report all suspicious activity or problems to Palm Springs Pride Committee managers or directly to security or the police. If you see something, please say something.
Pet are welcome! However, please be aware of the hot pavement during the day. All dogs must be on leash or harnessed.