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Whether you plan to attend Coachella or not, the infamous festival welcomes you to take part. Read on for all the parties, events and concerts happening in Los Angeles and the desert throughout the month. You might just be able to attend a few.
On April 13 at 6:30 p.m., Kim Crawford is hosting its first-ever Camp Kim popup at The Millwick. Coalescing the enjoyment of happy hour, summer camp and a wellness retreat, Camp Kim will include art projects, manifestations stations, live DJs, photo moments and refreshing wine and wine cocktails. In addition, festival goers should keep their eye out for Camp Kim Wine Lounge at Coachella. RSVP
Promising the revival of mass joy, Desert Gold is back to take over the Ace Hotel & Swim Club for both festival weekends, both of which will feature The Do-Over and In Sheep’s Clothing. Weekend 1 includes music from Sudan Archives and Pangea Sound, while Weekend 2 includes Etsy, Future Classic and Chulita Vinyl Club. Free to the public with RSVP
Before you pack up, make sure you have all the essentials by hitting up Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles on April 8. Their Festival Fever Bazaar will offer all the looks and accessories you need to look your best while dancing away at Coachella. In addition to browning from curated brands and local vendors, guests can enjoy live DJ sets, cocktails and fun activations, like tarot readings. 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
One of the West Coast’s most respected underground electronic promoters is taking over Weekend 1 with all things big and new. Unveiling a never before used venue at Thermal Airport, Framework will present a lineup that includes SG Lewis, Jayda G. Black Coffee, Peggy Gou and more. April 15, 16, 17
The best DJ sets don’t just happen on the polo fields. During both weekends, don’t miss your chance to see DJ sets from Kim Petras, Caroline Polacheck, A.G. Cook, Madeon, Duck Sauce, Louis the Child, Elohim and more. Tickets here
When you’re ready to indulge on a top-shelf margarita, head to the festival’s designated VIP areas. There you’ll find SoCal Mexican artisan kitchen and their excellent cocktails. Choose from the Coconut Margarita, Mango Margarita, Hot Sauce Margarita and Watermelon Margarita.
Soho House is bringing an outdoor pop-up experience with live performances, DJ sets, wellness experiences and more to Coachella Valley for both festival weekends. While sipping on favorite House cocktails and food from Chicas Tacos, Daring and Erewhon, among others, you’ll get a chance to see Diplo, Hot Chip, Channel Tres and more. Open to Soho House Members and Soho Friends
For the first time ever, HBO Max is headed out to the desert for Coachella. During the festival’s first weekend, the activation will welcome guests to wellness treatments and an inside look at Season 2 of The Flight Attendant, which premieres April 21. Inspired by Cassie’s (Kaley Cuoco) wellness journey in the new season, the Preflight Lounge will feature treatments and activities from Sameday Health, Brentwood Home, The Remedy Place and Loops Beauty. Invite Only
Following a successful run at Art Basel in Miami, Nylon House will make its Sonoran Desert debut on April 15. The after-hours celebration will feature music from emerging DJs, including Peggy Gou, Layla Benitez and Deroos. What’s more, guests can get festival ready throughout the estate by visiting its numerous fashion and beauty installations— all while sipping on custom cocktails. Invite Only
Entering its fifth year, Revolve Festival has partnered up with L.A. hospitality powerhouse The H.wood Group, so you know this year’s event is going to be next level. Over the course of April 16 and 17 from 1 to 8 p.m., it will present immersive installations, live performances and special guests in La Quinta. Previous performers include Cardi B, Migos, SZA, Snoop Doog and Saweetie, among others.
Back for its sixth year, the midday oasis experience takes place on April 16 with Rachel Zoe and DJs Amrit and Chloé Caillet, among other influential artists, musicians and talent in attendance. Guests will have the chance to get their glitter on at the Glimmer Bar, escape the heat in the Constellation of Dreams lounge, snap pics in the interactive photo studio and experience the sun and sustainability-inspired art installations. Invite Only
Photography by: Anne Watson