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The Events Department Provides Complete Event Planning for
Palm Springs and the Entire Coachella Valley

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Corporate Events


Private Parties

Welcome to The Events Department!

As a premier Wedding Planner and Event Coordination Company for Palm Springs, the surrounding areas and Borrego Springs since 1988 we have built an extensive network of associates, venders and other business contacts that will be the very links needed for planning exactly the type of event you are looking for. Weddings, Corporate Events, Private Events and Fundraisers are all unique in their make-up, objectivity, emotion and style, The Events Department understands you need a Party Planner that knows and is reliable.

Whatever the reason, you may feel that your reputation hangs in the balance. You may feel overwhelmed as the date of your special event approaches. This event has to be better and more memorable. The pressure on you can be intense. You need a party planner you can rely on.

The Events Department Is Your Answer

You can rely on the Events Department to provide you with the highest quality and standards of personal and professional service.

  • We remove the “worry factor.”
  • You benefit from our extensive industry experience and our knowledge of the entire Coachella Valley and Borrego Springs areas.
  • We are connected.

Weddings: Your Most Personal Event

We specialize in Palm Springs and Borrego Springs Destination Weddings where attention to detail and communication become even more critical for those brides that are taking such a step as to planning their wedding “long-distance.”

From small and intimate to large and lavish, we will co-create, plan, produce and preserve every detail for your event.

wedding planned by the events department

Finding the Perfect Location for your Event:

Planning to have your event here in the desert was your first major decision, now you need to find the perfect venue. Spectacular location opportunities are across the valley and our location specialists are ready to guide you to that Estate, Resort or Country Club that will best suit your needs and be the backdrop and base for the vision of your event.

Visit our featured locations section for a taste to some of the breathtaking event and wedding venues available.

Some Of Our Finest Wedding and Event Venues:

odonnell house

The O'Donnell House

The O'Donnell House overlooks the city of Palm Springs and the rest of the Coachella Valley. This location is perfect for any wedding or private party as it has some of the most breathtaking views in the valley. It's name in Spanish is "Ojo Del Desierto", which means "Eye of the Desert".


Sandacre - This elegant, secluded home is full of Hollywood history. Marilyn Monroe was rumored to have frequented this estate. The Classic Hacienda style home features an unsurpassed gourmet kitchen, media room, tennis court, huge pool and expansive grounds area.

La Casa De Bougainvillea La Casa De Bougainvillea - A beautiful 5 acre Mediterranean Style Estate located East of Palm Springs.   This 9 bedroom Spanish Villa is picture perfect and offers a most memorable experience.

Sample Wedding Videos and Slideshows

We do what we love and we love what we do and we LOVE our brides and grooms!

Here are but a few of the weddings we have had the pleasure and honor  of coordinating.

View all Wedding Videos / Galleries

Seen right: Jennifer & Roger DaSilva Video at
Rancho La Quinta Country Club
Video by Ashley Productions

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Why Choose Palm Springs For Your Destination Wedding?

Hear the interview done by The Events Department Owner, Laurie Lund about why Palm Springs is the perfect destination wedding location:

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Corporate and Special Events of All Kinds:

Golf Cart Polo Activity

We plan events for Executive Groups of any size. Your attendees can focus on your agenda. You accomplish your goals productively. You can leave the details to us.

Here are a few of the many corporate events we support. We offer all with personalized event planning:

  • Corporate Retreats
  • Incentive Rewards
  • Conferences
  • Training
  • Team Building

Coordination for Private / Fundraisers /Themed Events:

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  • Company Parties,
  • Grand Openings
  • Promotional Events
  • Retirements
  • Promotions
  • Mergers
  • Fundraisers
  • and many more!

All events require proper planning and facilitation. You want everyone to have a truly great time.

Coordination for Private Parties / Fundraisers / Themed Events:

Themed events are wildly popular now for a variety of functions. With themed events, you and your guests are skillfully transported to other realms for an unforgettable time.

Many factors contribute to transforming your location:

  • creative lighting
  • florals
  • fabrics
  • backdrops
  • accents
  • music
  • delicious food

The right blend creates the perfect experience and memories for your guests! "Casablanca Cats" is an example of a fundraiser gala event we recently planned and produced at The Living Desert.

Music and Entertainment for Your Event:

The Events Department works with some of the most talented musicians and entertainers in the Palm Springs area as well as “Name Bands” outside the area. Our Music and Entertainment section offers you some samplings, but not limited to, of entertainment options. There are endless possibilities for entertainment of all different musical genres.

Unique Party Ideas and Extras:

photo booth rentalsPHOTO BOOTH RENTALS: A great way to add fun and collect amazing candid snapshots of your wedding, corporate function or any private event is a photo booth rental. Our company offers photo booth rentals that add fun and personality to any event. Our photo booth not only supplies you with this wonderful momento but also offers your guests a fun activity where they can unleash their creativity.

The Next Step

Browse our web site for additional information and contact us today!

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The Events Department
77-734 Country Club Drive, Suite J
Palm Desert, CA 92211
760- 200-1365 office
760-200-9440 fax
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