PRESS RELEASE: PALM SPRNGS SEPTEMBER 2, 2016....  Once again, La Dolce Vita Resort & Spa, LLC will be sponsoring Cinema Diverse, the LGBTQ film festival held September 22-25. They will be housing directors, actors and other individuals associated with the films being shown at the festival.

PRESS RELEASE: PALM SPRNGS AUGUST 27, 2016....     La Dolce Vita Resort & Spa, LLC announced that it has donated brand new linens to Sanctuary Palm Springs. This organization provides homes in an environment of health and kindness for LGBT teens in Foster Care. "We had boxes of sheets, pillow cases and towels that were brand new", remarked Ken Stabins, owner of the property. "We bought them prior to our decision to outsource and after visiting the home in Palm Springs, knew this organization was going to make a difference in these kids lives and we wanted to support that. For more information regarding Sanctuary Palm Springs go to: For more information regarding La Dolce Vita go to


  • 13100782_1174584512575133_5038722476614236336_n[1]Oct 7-9 and Oct 14-16 – Paul McCartney/Rollings Stones/Bob Dylan/The Who/Neil Young – NEVER BEFORE, NEVER AGAIN…. Theses mega-artists will be performing for two weekends in a row at the Empire Polo grounds. Every room in the Valley will be sold out so do not delay making your hotel reservations. For more information on the concert,


  • mod pre webOct 9-12Modernism Week Fall Preview  For the first time, the four-day fall preview will include tours of the historic Sunnylands estate ($65) and a double-decker bus architectural tour hosted by cultural historian Charles Phoenix ($99). The Modernism Show and Sale, held at the Palm Springs Air Museum, will include Midcentury furniture and decorative and fine art from more than 40 dealers from around the world.  The show will open at 6 p.m. on Oct. 9 with an opening-night early-buying preview reception ($75) to benefit Modernism Week. Weekend show hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 10 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11. General admission to the show is $15 and includes admission for both days.

Other Important Dates

Oct 7-9 – Columbus Day Weekend

Oct 22Desert AIDS Walk

cwOct 28 – Halloween Weekend /  Leather Pride Weekend – You do not want to miss this weekend, something for everyone.

Rainbow-Duck_940x415_slider-1[1]Nov 3-7 – Gay Pride Palm Springs – Although 7 weeks away, we are filling up fast. Don’t delay making your room reservations.

Nov 11-13 – Veterans’ Day Weekend

photogrid_1417157020220Nov 23-27 – Thanksgiving Holiday – Ken and Tim will be cookin up turkeys, sweet potatoes, dressing, green bean casserole, and lots of deserts for our 12th annual Thanksgiving dinner, Thursday Nov 24, all taking place outdoors by the West wing pool at 1PM, free for registered guests.

hamDec 23-26 – Christmas Holiday Weekend – Celebrating Christmas and Hanukah in the Desert is a wonderful time.  A dinner of Orange-Raspberry glazed ham, penne and lots of sides is shared with our guests on Christmas Day, Dec 25 in the Spa Courtyard, free for registered guests. Many of the same guests celebrate with us each year, so don’t delay making your room reservations.

New Years 2017 – Dec 29-Jan 1, 2017 – New Years will be here before you know it so do not delay making your reservations.  We sell out every year. Arenas Street is packed with everyone hugging each other to bring in the New Year!!

Modernism Week  Feb 16-26 – This event is an annual celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture. It features more than 250 events including the Modernism Show & Sale, Signature Home Tours, films, lectures, Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, nightly parties and live music, walking and bike tours, tours of Sunnylands, fashion, classic cars, modern garden tours, a vintage travel trailer exhibition, and more.