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                                                                                                            La Quinta!
Enjoy                                                                                                                                                 Welcome to
         in La Quinta...                                                                                                                                   La Quinta!
                                                                                                                                                      There’s something for everyone in this desert paradise nestled in a
La Quinta Library                                                                                                                                     cove of the Santa Rosa Mountains. This brochure highlights the many
Located on the breathtaking Civic Center Campus, the La Quinta Public
                                                                                                                                                      wonderful and exciting things you can do in and around this charming
Library is the perfect place to curl up with a good book. With wide-
                                                                                                                                                      community – La Quinta, California.
ranging resources and a colorful children’s area, it’s a great attraction for
all ages.                                                                                                                                             Shopping & Dining
                                                                                                                                                      The quaint La Quinta Village and bustling Highway 111 corridor have
La Quinta Museum                                                                                                                                      it all! From one-of-a-kind shops to restaurant and retail favorites, a
This beautiful facility offers remarkable traveling exhibits and an array
                                                                                                                                                      variety of shopping and dining venues are waiting to be explored. See a
of special events. The history of La Quinta as well as fascinating people
                                                                                                                                                      complete listing at
and places are profiled including the historic La Quinta Resort & Club.
                                                                                                                                                      Golfing Galore
Civic Center Campus                                                                                                   “Host City” for the Bob Hope Classic, La Quinta is a top golf destination
Nature lovers can enjoy walking paths accented with public art and a
                                                                                                                                                      with a variety of courses open to the public. Play SilverRock Resort, the
geyser amidst a serene lake. This breathtaking passive park connects La
                                                                                                                                                      Mountain and Dunes courses at La Quinta Resort & Club, and several
Quinta’s City Hall, Senior Center, and Library.
                                                                                                                                                      courses at the famed PGA WEST.
Art in Public Places                                                                                                                                  Hiking & Biking
More than 30 pieces of public art are sprinkled throughout the City – in
                                                                                                                                                      Discover the City’s most scenic spots along with open space and
both obvious and unexpected places. Stop by City Hall for a pocket map
                                                                                                                                                      trailheads. Pocket maps detailing hiking and biking trails are available
and take a self-guided tour or download a copy off the City’s website.
                                                                                                                                                      at City Hall or at

                                                                                                                                                      Stay in La Quinta
                                                                                                                                                      Visit or La Quinta hotels directly: La
                                                                                                                                                      Quinta Resort & Club at, Embassy Suites
                                                                                                                                                      La Quinta at, Homewood
                                                                                                                                                      Suites La Quinta at, and
                                                                                                                                                      Lake La Quinta Inn at

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                                                                     La Quinta
                                                                     Area Events
                                                                     Hot Rod & Custom Car Show
                                                                     January 30, 2011
                                                                     Hosted by the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce, this impressive car
                                                                     show features sleek hot rods and custom cars. It takes place at La
                                                                     Quinta Community Park in the La Quinta Village.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Coachella Music Festival
                                                                     Live ROQ Concerts                                                         BNP Paribas Tennis Open                                                   April 15 - 17, 2011
                                                                     February 2011                                                             March 7 - 20, 2011                                                        Just a few miles outside of La Quinta at the Empire Polo Club,
                                                                     Kick back, relax, and enjoy your favorite classic rock bands. Four        Considered the Grand Slam of the West, this popular tournament            this major music festival known as Coachella Fest draws roughly
                                                                     afternoons of music, special activities, and fun at La Quinta             is held adjacent to the City of La Quinta at the famed Indian Wells       225,000 music lovers! It features many genres of music on several
La Quinta Blues & Brews                                              Community Park!                                                                                                                                     stages and tents – each playing live music continuously.
                                                                                                                                               Tennis Gardens. It draws more than 330,000 spectators and attracts
November 20, 2010                                                    February 5           Led Zepplica (Led Zeppelin experience)                                                                               
                                                                                                                                               the biggest tennis stars in the sport.
Discover the roots of American music! The 3rd Annual La Quinta       February 12          The Jimmy Dale Band (Jimmy Buffett tribute)
Blues & Brews will take place at Civic Center Campus and             February 19          Which One’s Pink (Pink Floyd tribute)                                                                                          Stagecoach Country Music Festival
presents three live bands, 30 microbrews, as well as delicious
food and wine.
                                                                     February 26          Stepping Feet (Dave Matthews Band tribute)           La Quinta Arts Festival                                                   April 30 & May 1, 2011
                                                                                                                                               March 10 - 13, 2011                                                       In the spirit of Coachella Fest, country music fans get their chance                                                         Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival                                                                                                      at a monumental outdoor music festival at Stagecoach. Located at
                                                                                                                                               The 29th La Quinta Arts Festival returns to the stunning Civic Center
                                                                     February 18 - 27, 2011                                                    Campus. Presented by La Quinta Arts Foundation, it is nationally          the same venue, thousands of country music fans gather for two
Bob Hope Classic                                                     Offering many attractions just a few miles east of La Quinta,                                                                                       days of top bands and continuous performances on four stages.
                                                                                                                                               recognized as one of the renowned art festivals in the nation, and
January 17 - 23, 2011                                                this festive event features food, exhibits, carnival rides, and                                                                           
                                                                                                                                               features over 230 distinguished contemporary artists. Enjoy live
The 52nd Annual Bob Hope Classic is played on four amazing La        entertainment. It promises to be ten days of family fun!                  entertainment, food, and wine.
Quinta courses, and features 128 top PGA TOUR professionals and                                                
384 amateur contestants. Over the years, it has drawn a stellar
list of celebrities including Jackie Gleason, Frank Sinatra, Clint   Desert Classic Concours d’Elegance
Eastwood, and Kevin Costner.
                                                                                                                                               Taste of La Quinta
                                                                     February 25 - 27, 2011                                                    March 19, 2011                                               This world-class exhibition of more than 200 classic cars also            The La Quinta Chamber of Commerce will hold “Taste of La Quinta”
                                                                     includes displays of collectibles such as jewelry, watches, and art.      for the second year at Old Town La Quinta. Attendees can purchase
Horse Shows in the Sun                                               Hosted by the La Quinta Resort, visitors will enjoy fine food and         a block of tickets to sample food from participating La Quinta
January 25 - 30, February 1-6, February 8-13, February 22-27,        music while viewing rarely seen automobiles.                              restaurants. Tickets sell out fast for this delicious fun-filled event!
March 1-6 & March 8-13, 2011                                                                         
This six-week event is held at HITS Desert Horse Park just outside
La Quinta. Offering great food choices, spectators can grab lunch
and find a grassy spot on a berm while watching some of the
world’s best show jumping.

                                                                     Art Under the Umbrellas                                                                                                                               La Quinta Museum Exhibits & More
                                                                     These one-day art events showcase over 70 artists exhibiting their                                                                                    Don’t miss “Old Hollywood & the Desert Club” and “PT Barnum
                                                                                                                                               Certified Farmers Market                                                    & the Circus” running through December 31, 2010. “Dinosaurs”
                                                                     original creations. Taking place at Old Town La Quinta – which is lined
                                                                                                                                               Explore a fantastic Farmers Market every Sunday morning at Old
                                                                     with restaurants, shops, and cafes – these events are presented by La                                                                                 opens in February 2011. First Friday programs offer live
                      Seasonal Events in                             Quinta Arts Foundation on select Saturdays through April (10:00
                                                                                                                                               Town La Quinta, which is complete with locally grown fruits and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           entertainment and fun for the entire family every first
                                                                                                                                               vegetables as well as other fun and nutritious treats! Sundays
                                La Quinta                            a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). Enjoy live music and wine tasting!                                                                                                Friday of the month through April 2011. Bus tours to special
                                                                                                                                               through May 2011 (Memorial Day weekend) from 8:00 a.m.
                                                                     January 15, February 12, February 19, March 26 & April 9, 2011                                                                                        places are offered by the La Quinta Historical Society. More
                                                                                                                                               to 12:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           information: (760) 777-7170.

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