Desert Air

Aviation-Themed Desert Air Festival Takes Off After a Successful Launch

As the occasional airplane engine rumbled in the nearby runway, revelers danced under the stars in a not-so-traditional dancefloor: a repurposed air museum. Guests attending the inaugural Desert Air Festival found themselves grooving to class acts from across the electronic dance scene surrounded by aircraft of a bygone era. Curated by Goldenvoice, the aviation-themed festival is the natural successor of Splash House‘s after-hours events held at the Palm Springs Air Museum. As one of the most unique festival settings found anywhere around, the event leaned into the aeronautic theme, immersing attendees in everything flight-related. Channel Tres performs at Desert Air. Quinn Tucker/Quasar Media/Desert Air Upon entering the event, a line of warplanes were proudly displayed, offeri...

Desert Air Festival 2021 Will Offer Flights On Warplanes, Yoga, and Guided Hikes

Have you ever wanted to cruise above the skies of Palm Springs in an authentic World War II airplane? Too exciting for you? How about a relaxing early morning hike along a palm tree-lined oasis and into a sacred vortex? Not much of a hiker? Maybe a healing sound bath and yoga class on a rooftop with unobstructed mountain views will hit the spot before a day of partying. Those amenities are all available for purchase as part of Desert Air’s Daytime Affairs programming. The inaugural house and techno festival is expanding its offerings into more than just a two-day music event. Mallory Turner Curated by Goldenvoice, the masterminds behind Splash House and Coachella, Desert Air will occupy the grounds of the Palm Springs Air Museum for a two-day house and techno affair. The festival wil...