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Community Events

We are a community of diversity, heritage and tradition. The Desert Recreation District celebrates and honors all that is special about the Coachella Valley by sponsoring community events throughout the year. From Santa's Workshop to Movies in the Park, DRD helps make family time meaningful and fun. 



prom dress giveaway

Desert Best Friend's Closet and DRD have teamed up to offer High School juniors and seniors prom dresses - please click below for dates, locations, and to learn more about this program and how it works.


In addition to Easter egg hunts for the kids, we'll have face painting, hula-hoop contests, potato sack races and more! Click below to see the date, time, and locations so you can join us for a hoppin' good time!

Dare to prepare - aaa teen driving program

This is a free pre-permit workshop offered in partnership with AAA of Southern California.  This interactive program offers helpful tips and useful tools - Reservations required at least 2 days in advance of workshop.




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