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Home #Hwoodtimes Here’s Your Gay Desert Guide for the Weekend: Feb. 25–27, 2022🌴

Here’s Your Gay Desert Guide for the Weekend: Feb. 25–27, 2022🌴

February 25–27, 2022 

We end February with one of the coldest few days on record – snow capping our mountains and burying the top of the tramway, frosting the lawns and consuming lots of BTU’s by our pools and spas.

It will be a distant memory next week as we welcome in March (in like a lion?) with temps topping 90. And just in time, too! From arts festivals to the BNP Paribas Open, warmer weather will be welcome. The Red Dress/Dress Red Party is sold out, but KGAY has a pair of tickets that you can win. Listen this weekend for details.

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This Weekend in #ILoveGayPalmSprings
February 25–27, 2022

We’re keeping you updated on the weekend’s Top Events: The Bears are Back for IBC Weekend! Plus: Black History Month Parade & Town Fair, Modernism Week wraps up with Yard Sale Sunday, Jersey Boys at the McCallum, McCormick’s Exotic Car Auction, “Salty” final weekend, “Palm Springs Getaway” opens, ZZ Top, ABBA Tribute, La Quinta Car Show..and more!

Read Brad’s Blog to Learn More!

IBC Weekend

Hibernation is officially over! International Bear Convergence (IBC) comes to Palm Springs this weekend at Hotel Zoso. IBC is the premier winter event for Bears, welcoming thousands of frisky muscle bears, cubs, chubs, chasers, admirers and their fans to have the time of their lives. KGAY’s own DJ Galaxy will be spinning at Sunday’s Redemption in Paradise Pool Party, which runs 10 am–4 pm. After all the fun you’ll be having, you’re going to need to redeem your sins, why not do it by the pool!? More info

Black History Month Parade & Fair

The Palm Springs Black History Committee and the City of Palm Springs James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center will host the 35th Annual City of Palm Springs Black History Month Parade and Town Fair on Saturday, February 26 from 11 am–4 pm. The Parade will take place on Palm Canyon Drive in Downtown Palm Springs. Immediately following the Parade, the Town Fair will be held at the New City Park in Downtown Palm Springs. More info

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Modernism Week Yard Sale

Modernism Week 2022 wraps up this weekend, and on Sunday, February 27, Modern Bear and H3K Home present the annual Modernism Week Yard Sale from 8 am–Noon in the H3K parking lot (501 S. Palm Canyon Dr). This is one of Modernism Week’s most popular free events, with carefully curated vendors offering their highly coveted mix of vintage Mid-century decorative furnishings, fashion, and collectibles ~ you may score a deal or a total steal!

We have a featured HOT DEAL for savings at Haus of Poké, plus deals at Nothing Bundt Cakes, Coachella Valley Coffee Co., AMP Sports Lounge, Kitchen 86, Jolene’s, Il Giardino, Grand Central, Runway, Oscar’s, Destination PSP, Desert Mischief and more! See All Deals
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KGAY 106.5 and Gay Desert Guide are giving away 10 pairs of tickets to our special MOGO Silent Disco event on Friday, April 8. We have 8 ways for you to [ENTER TO WIN]. Dance the night away listening to our own DJ Galaxy as you groove your way around downtown Palm Springs! (To learn more about MOGO Silent Disco, click here)
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