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DETAILS – LOCATION/PARKING
Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
41000 Bob Hope Dr.
Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270
*Fest will be held on the beautiful 5th Fairway and 6th green
Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa sits on 240 lush acres in the heart of the Coachella Valley near Palm Springs, California. The luxury Rancho Mirage resort offers easy access to Palm Springs International Airport.
FROM PALM SPRINGS AIRPORT (PSP)
Exiting the airport, turn left onto El Cielo (0.5 mile). Turn left onto Ramon Road (5.5 miles). Turn right onto Bob Hope Drive (5 miles). Turn left into Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.
FROM ONTARIO AIRPORT (ONT)
Exiting the airport, turn left onto Archibald Avenue (0.2 mile). Merge onto I-10 Eastbound (75 miles). Take I-10 East and exit Bob Hope Drive (5 miles). Turn left into Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.
FROM ORANGE COUNTY-JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT (SNA)
Exiting the airport, stay straight to go onto Michelson Drive (0.1 mile). Turn left onto MacArthur Boulevard (0.4 miles). Merge onto I-405 North toward Long Beach (0.6 mile). Merge onto CA-55 North via Exit 9A toward Riverside (12 miles). Merge onto CA-91 East toward Riverside (31 miles). Merge onto CA-60 East toward Indio (23 miles). Merge onto I-10 East (37 miles). Take I-10 East and exit Bob Hope Drive (5 miles). Turn left into Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.
FROM LOS ANGELES AIRPORT (LAX)
Exiting the airport, merge onto South Sepulveda Boulevard toward I-105 East (0.7 mile). Merge onto I-105 East (17miles). Merge onto I-605 North (13 miles). Merge onto I-10 East (100 miles). Take I-10 East and exit Bob Hope Drive (5 miles). Turn left into Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.
Desert WineFest is proud to donate a portion of event proceeds to one or two hand-picked charities each year. This year’s beneficiary is the Desert Cancer Foundation. Desert Cancer Foundation works with the generous support of local healthcare professionals, social workers, case workers, and advocates to share the availability of our program with the community. Since inception, Desert Cancer Foundation has paid for cancer-related screening, diagnosis, and treatment valued at nearly $109 million dollars. Furthermore, DCF has served more than 8,700 residents in the Coachella Valley and surrounding communities with the cost of their cancer care needs.
The Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA will welcome the 1st Annual Desert WineFest to its beautiful 5th fairway centrally located in the heart of the resort. Enjoy a relaxing oasis with a backdrop of mountains and palm trees at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, California. Just a few miles from Palm Springs, our resort offers an ideal escape in the Coachella Valley. Revel in timeless comforts, classic conveniences and modern technologies that have made our luxury resort a desired destination for a sun-drenched getaway.
Let the relaxed desert lifestyle transcend the hustles and bustles of life the second you step foot into the luxurious rooms and suites of our resort hotel in Rancho Mirage, CA, located between Palm Springs and Palm Desert. Unwind in one of 444 well-appointed guest rooms or 22 luxury suites that offer an oasis in the California desert with vibrant pops of color in Spanish Colonial-inspired style. Premium king and queen beds topped with crisp white cotton-rich linens will lull you into a peaceful night’s sleep in the comfort and elegance you deserve during your stay at our Palm Springs resort. All of our hotel rooms have French doors that open to furnished private patios or balconies with breathtaking views of our luscious grounds and the San Jacinto and San Bernardino Mountains.
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The Desert WineFest brings wines and brews from around the world to your doorstep in a fun, relaxed environment. (Yes, we’re the WineFest. But turns out even wine lovers need a break to sip something else new and noteworthy too.) The Fest also serves up boutiques to browse, artisan merchandise to buy and more!
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
1pm – 5pm
Sunday, October 29th, 2023
12pm – 4pm
To explore the exciting world of wine – along with some seriously artisan brews – in a great setting that is all about you finding what you like. Forget the rules! Even better, your good time is a good deed.
The Desert WineFest staff is committed to the safety and security of all patrons while on site at the resort. ALL bags will be searched before entry. Bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only.
ITEMS NOT ALLOWED INSIDE THE FEST
*Outside Drinks, water bottles, or other beverage containers
*weapons (knives, guns, tasers, etc.)
*drugs or drug paraphernalia
Attendees should be prepared to have their bags searched each time they enter the festival and should plan for extra time to get through security.
ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED AT THE FEST?
Per the Alcohol Beverage Control, this event is 21 and older. No children or infants are allowed to attend this event for the safety of all parties.
ARE PETS ALLOWED AT THE FEST?
Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. Examples of such work or tasks include guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling a wheelchair, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, reminding a person with mental illness to take prescribed medications, calming a person with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) during an anxiety attack, or performing other duties. Service animals are working animals, not pets. The work or task a dog has been trained to provide must be directly related to the person’s disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA.