Lovin’ 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 www.PlayInLaQuinta.com. and places are profiled including the historic La Quinta Resort & Club. Golfing Galore Civic Center Campus www.PlayInLaQuinta.com “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 www.La-Quinta.org. Stay in La Quinta Visit www.PlayInLaQuinta.com or La Quinta hotels directly: La Quinta Resort & Club at www.LaQuintaResort.com, Embassy Suites La Quinta at www.LaQuinta.EmbassySuites.com, Homewood Suites La Quinta at www.LaQuinta.HomewoodSuites.com, and Lake La Quinta Inn at www.LakeLaQuintaInn.com. www.La-Quinta.org www.PlayInLaQuinta.com Follow us on 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. www.lqchamber.com 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) www.coachella.com 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) www.bnpparibasopen.org 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 www.LQAF.com 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 www.stagecoachfestival.com 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 www.datefest.org www.LQAF.com 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 www.bobhopeclassic.com 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 www.DesertConcours.com www.lqchamber.com 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. www.hitsshows.com 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.