Coachella is back from a two year hiatus and with it comes two weekends filled with some of the best events and parties that the desert has to offer. (UPDATED April 13, 2022)
FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO PRE-PARTY
Celebrating the return of Coachella, Marker Broadcasting and Fantasy Springs Resort Casino are kicking off Weekend One with a kick-off pre-party from 5 pm - 7 pm. On Thursday April 14, ALT 101.5 FM and Honda of the Desert will be sponsoring a free concert by Norwegian song/songwriter Girl In Red with Whole Damn Mess opening.
And for those who weren't able to get Coachella wristbands, as an added bonus, Fantasy Springs will be giving away wristbands to a few lucky winners.
DATE: April 14, 2022 / TIME: 5 pm–7 pm / LOCATION: Fantasy Springs Casino Resort
RSVP HERE: FREE FOR ALL
THE DIVOTS IN THE DESERT INVITATIONAL
Malbon Golf Apparel x StockX have teamed up for a kick-off night filled with music, drinks and "Shots in the Night" a new exciting after dark golfing experience. Located at the Indian Wells Golf Resort, early birds will definitely get the golfing worm to start off a weekend of parties, music, booze and golf.
DATE: April 14, 2022 / TIME: 4 pm–??? / LOCATION: Indian Wells Golf Resort
RSVP HERE: CLOSED
WELCOME to Fabulous Palm Springs Kick Off Party
If you're arriving to the desert on Thursday make sure you RSVP at the link below to check out the best kick off night!
DATE: April 14, 2022 / TIME: 8 pm– 11 pm / LOCATION: The Arrive Hotel
RSVP HERE: https://welcomeps.splashthat.com
The Alibi x FLOOD present DESERT DISCO
You’re invited to join us Thursday night to kick-off Coachella weekend one at the inaugural Desert Disco bash at The Alibi in Palm Springs.
This event is 21+. Doors open at 9:00 PM. Admission is first-come, first-served (based on capacity) and RSVP is required for entry
The Alibi is located at 369 N. Palm Canyon Drive
DATE: April 14, 2022 / TIME: 9 pm – 1 am / LOCATION: The Alibi
LA WEEKLY presents The RETREAT (FRI-SUN)
The RETREAT will take place April 15-17 in Indio over festival weekend, as a VIP beauty and fashion experience.
Celebrities, influencers, artists and musicians will be gathering at an exclusive private estate for a curated VIP experience April 15-17. All invited guests will be treated craft drinks made with Tres Generaciones Tequila, refreshments such as Caliwater by Vanessa Hudgens, Superbird tequila and wine spritzers in a can by Cool Cat, DJs and special surprises, plus innovative food from top-tier chefs including Chef Leo Bongarra and snacks like Cookie Pop & Candy Pop and Wonderful Pistachios. Attendees will enjoy a one-stop-shop for gifting of weekend essentials such as Mou summer footwear, Canadian Classics apparel and Miage Skincare plus wellness activations and poolside relaxing before the festivities get into full swing.
The weekend will be capped with an epic Sunday recovery brunch prepared by some of L.A.'s finest chefs.
DATE: April 15-17, 2022 / TIME: (flyer) / LOCATION: Indio Estate
RSVP HERE: INVITE ONLY
DESERT GOLD (FRI - SUN)
After a two-year hiatus, Desert Gold at Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs returns for its 13th year of festival weekend parties ends with another two festival weekends of programming to bliss the body and muse the mind, including live performances by Sudan Archives and Esty. Resident DJs Pangea Sound and Chulita Vinyl Club will be delivering hours of sweat inducing music to keep the bootie shaking for hours. In the evening, Los Angeles based Analog Culture Collective and In Sheep’s Clothing will take over The Amigo Room, next to the hotel lobby, curating nightly DJs as well as a beverage program inspired by the In Sheep’s Clothing hi-fi bar. Ace Hotel & Swim Club will also unveil its new, large-scale mural on the Commune wall from artist Kris Chau.
Global dance music collective and party-makers Pangea Sound anchor weekend one as resident DJs, with daytime poolside sets Friday through Sunday. Saturday’s Pangea Sound kickback will be hosted by Tribe and EngineEars, before ceding to Los Angeles-based Sudan Archives for her headlining set. Sunday sees The second weekend of programming kicks off Thursday night, April 21 with record label Future Classic throwing a party in the Amigo Room.
All-vinyl, all-genre, all-women DJ collective Chulita Vinyl Club will hit the decks on Friday, Saturday and Sunday poolside. Saturday’s headlining performance comes from Los Angeles-based Esty, whose Estyland EP came out in February 2022. The Do-Over will rejoin to close out the proceedings on Sunday (for more information keep scrolling for the Do-Over coverage below with RSVP link).
From Friday through Sunday across both weekends, the hotel is pleased to welcome In Sheep’s Clothing to The Amigo Room. The ISC crew will take over the space, programming a rotating roster of DJs and contributing a drinks menu featuring cocktails from their beloved hi-fi bar in Los Angeles.
DATE: April 15-17, 2022 / TIME: 12 pm - 1 am / LOCATION: Ace Hotel & Swim Club
RSVP HERE: https://acehotel.com/palm-springs/goings-on/
Gushcloud presents HANJAN DAY CLUB (FRI - SUN)
Hanjan Day Club will deliver a wellness oasis in the middle of the desert at a secret location in Palm Desert, filled with holistic health, beauty and wellness treatments along with food and cocktails. Hosted by Legendary Damon, O'Neal McKnight with music all weekend long with special guest DJs Mos, Iesha Irene & William Lifestyle. Other celebrities coming to bask in Hanjan bliss, Qveen Herby, BIA, Nicole Scherzinger, Cordell Broadus, Quincy Brown, Bretman Rock, Abstract Mindstate and Netlfix's "Selling Sunset" Amanza Smith. Guests will be treated to Bali-inspired rejuvenation experiences, curated Asian food market bites, specialty cocktails, celebrity podcasts and a DJ hosted sunset pool party. VIP guests will also be treated to a gifting suite.
UPDATE: due to an overwhelming number of RSVPs the list has closed. This is one day club that you do not want to miss.
DATE: April 15-17, 2022 / TIME: (flyer) / LOCATION: Palm Desert, CA
RSVP HERE: CLOSED
PANDORA OASIS (FRI-SUN)
Pandora Jewelry is kicking off weekend one with an exclusive oasis house in Indio, California, from April 15th–17th. *NEW LOCATION, NOT THE CREE ESTATE*
***MUST USE RIDESHARE OR WALK TO & FROM FESTIVAL (10 MIN. WALK) THERE WILL BE NO PARKING AND NO VALET PARKING AVAILABLE TO ANY ATTENDING GUESTS***
The Pandora Oasis will be a dreamy escape that will host daily self-care activities, live DJ sets all weekend long, pool time fun and special superstar performances. Pandora Oasis activities will include a refreshing pool for guests to soak in, Pandora Piercing Station (by appointment), Pandora shop for some last minute bling, Garage Band Karaoke session for the singer in all of us, open bar to keep guests buzzing and food trucks to appease grumbling tummies.
Friday will kick off starting at 4pm-7pm with Kitty Ca$h on the turntables next to the pool, until 6pm. Saturday will start earlier at 12pm-7pm with a DJ set by Angel + Dren from 4pm -7pm. Sunday Funday will run from 12pm-7pm with a special performance by Shygirl at 4pm-5pm and closing out the Pandora Oasis will be chanteuse extraordinaire Charli XCX who will performing her banger hits and tracks form her new album "Crash".
DATE: April 15-17, 2022 / TIME: FRI 4pm-7pm / SAT-SUN 12pm-7pm / LOCATION: Indio, CA
RSVP HERE: PANDORA OASIS RSVP
GALORE X NTWRK RANCH 2022
Galore Magazine has teamed up with NTWRK to bring the Galore Ranch to Palm Springs for weekend one of the festival. Hosted by Tyga and Chloe Cherry, the Ranch promises to be filled with special live performances and live streams on the NTWRK app from influencers Melody, Ehsani, Don C, Sean Wotherspoon and Freddie Gibbs. Refreshing libations will be provided by 1800 Tequila with beauty kiosks by NYX.
DATE: April 15, 2022 / TIME: 2 pm - 6 pm / LOCATION: Palm Springs
RSVP HERE: Coming Soon
MCM presents NYLON House
NYLON House is making its festival after-party debut on Friday night, April 15th with a momentous music filled after hours celebration with established and emerging DJs Peggy Gou, Layla Benitez and DeRoos. Invited guests will be treated to fashion and beauty installations on display throughout the estate while an ever flowing abundance of custom cocktails by Unmuddled, Soulboost sparkling beverages and LIFEWTR will replenish any and all thirsts. e.l.f. Cosmetics will be on-site to offer illuminated, post-festival, touch ups and refreshers at their Full Moon Beauty Bar, complete with a custom display of an installation artist. Presenting sponsor MCM will come to life through multi-sensory brand experiences called LUMEN, celebrating the reemergence of in-person engagements. To bring LUMEN to life, the global luxury fashion house will incorporate its iconic Visetos logo throughout LED video and custom light projection mapping on the dance floor, while illuminating the desert with a light so intense, it will reverberate through the metaverse. Guests will also be invited to experience a mobile Scent Bar installation with samples of MCM's signature Eau de Parfum.
DATE: April 15, 2022 / TIME: 10 pm - ??? / LOCATION: Indio Estate
RSVP HERE: INVITE ONLY
REMEZCLA HOUSE IN THE DESERT (FRI & SAT)
Remezcla House in the Desert will be lighting up Palm Springs with two nights of after-hours Latin flavors and dance-driving beats. Located at the Palm Springs Air Museum inside a 20,000 sq. ft. airplane hangar, guests will greeted by two life-sized fiberglass sculptures "METEORO" and “FANTASIA” from internationally-acclaimed artist Milkman who has collaborated with superstars J. Balvin, Diplo and Dillon Francis. Guests will also be treated to complimentary Tecate Alta, a new refreshing Mexican beer with only 85 calories.
Night one, Friday, April 15, the creator of Puerto Rican underground music, DJ Playero will kick it off, alongside performances from Venus X, one of the most influential Latine DJs and fashion icons in the world. Other mesmerizing sets will come from Girl Ultra and UGLY Primo.
Night two, Saturday, April 16, the Remezcla House will close out their two night party with DJ sets from 2Deep and Ape Drums of the Grammy Award-winning dance music collective Major Lazer, Buenos Aires-based party starters and DJ collective BRESH and a headlining set from the original reggaeton raver, DJ Blass. Special performances from MC Magic, Jay Roxxx, and Danny Lux will also keep guests dancing non-stop.
You must RSVP for each night to get on the list, so make sure to click the link below.
DATE: April 15 - 16, 2022 / TIME: 9 pm - 2 am / LOCATION: Palm Springs Air Museum
RSVP HERE: https://www.remezclahouse.com/
TAO DESERT NIGHTS (FRI)
Gala Music is using rewards, NFTs, and Web3 interoperability to build a decentralized world of music that uplifts artists, fans, and collectors like never before.
Tao has teamed up with Gala to bring some of the biggest names in music together for an unforgettable night of dancing on a one-of-a-kind NFT dancefloor. The experience will combine the art of LED technology with cutting-edge graphics and incredible music.
DATE: April 15, 2022 / TIME: 11 pm - 4 am / LOCATION: TBA
RSVP HERE: INVITE ONLY
HBO MAX - THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT PREFLIGHT LOUNGE
HBO Max debuts in the desert with a two-day activation to promote season 2 of The Flight Attendant. Partnering with Sameday Health, Brentwood Home, The Remedy Place And Loops Beauty At The Ace Hotel In Palm Springs, the Preflight Lounge will offer invited guests to wellness treatments for festival party goers and a sneak peak at first episode of season two of the Max Original THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT ahead of its premiere on April 21.
Inspired by Cassie’s wellness journey, the Preflight Lounge will be a curated collection of wellness programming, treatments, and activities designed to guests to a “fest better” state. Onsite, trained professionals from Sameday Health, Brentwood Home, The Remedy Place and Loops Beauty will provide complimentary IV therapy, cryo-facials, lymphatic drainage massages, 24K ear seeding, guided yoga sessions and more.
Guests at The Flight Attendant Preflight Lounge will also be able to explore interactive elements inspired by the mysteries and adventures fans can expect from the show’s upcoming season.
Please note all guests must make reservations for all treatments and also must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test.
DATE: April 16-17, 2022 / TIME: 9 am–4 pm / LOCATION: The Ace Hotel
RSVP: INVITE ONLY
CREATE & CULTIVATE
Create & Cultivate are returning to the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs after a two year break with their ever so popular Desert Pop-Up. Like past years, C&C will be bringing back an afternoon of snacks and refreshments from 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm, a panel discussion moderated by Masani Musa and featuring TikTok Achieng Agutu, Christine Le and actress Alyson Stoner, to discuss the rise of TikTok and how creators are shaping the platform from 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm, a keynote announcement by Brittany Xavier from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm, with Happy Hour cocktails to till the end of the event.
Past years have always been a ton of fun with elaborate and beautiful photo booths, refreshing cocktails by the pool, pop-up shops with the latest fashion trends and delicious snacks like yogurt parfaits with granola and fresh fruit.
Doors open at 12:00 pm, with the first 200 guests to receive a gift bag worth $500, so don't be late!
All in attendance must provide proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test for entry. Masks will be required (and provided!).
DATE: April 16, 2022 / TIME: 12pm - 4 pm / LOCATION: The Ace Hotel
ROLLING STONE LIVE PALM SPRINGS
Rolling Stone Live is returning to the Arrive Hotel for another epic pool party, celebrating their inaugural Creators Issue release, featuring special performing guests Grace Mckagan, Carwash, BLXST, James Hype and a special DJ set by legendary DJ/producer Gryffin.
Special guest DJs Denise Love Hewett and Tolula Adeyemi will also be on the decks keeping the music flowing. META will host their Creator House via satellite activation, to highlight emerging creators.
Lucky Brand will also be returning to debut their Future Fantastic Pop-Up curated in partnership with Lola Langusta of Stoned Fox. Inside the pop-up, guests will be able to create custom tees and bandanas, be treated to custom craft cocktails by Codigo 1530 tequila and Disco Cubes, view the intricate beading artistry of Elena Stonaker, illustrations and print work from Radha Creative and revel at the knitted creations of Yarn Bomb artist, Megan Boyd.
Guests will also get a glimpse into the world of crypto currency with the Abra Conquer Crypto Cafe. Resorts World Las Vegas with the Zouk Group have also joined forces to keep the cocktail spirits flowing with Ciroc, bites and tequila cocktails by Madre Restaurant & Mezcaleria and wine by Matua.
This pool party has proven to be one of the highlights of festival weekend one so DO NOT MISS this!
DATE: April 16, 2022 / TIME: 12 pm–6 pm / LOCATION: The Arrive Hotel
RSVP HERE: https://rsliveps.splashthat.com/
THE ZOE REPORT'S ZOEASIS
Returning for its sixth year, after a two year hiatus, The Zoe Report will be hosting the return of the desert ZOEoasis on Saturday, April 16th at a secret location in the Coachella Valley. The maven of "Now", Rachel Zoe, will be hosting her Express Style Studio (launching in May 2022), offering a sneak peek of her exclusively designed collection, which will include a chic photo experience.
Outshine Orchard will be on site offering a selection of delicious real fruit frozen bars to keep guests refreshed and cool in the desert sun, as Keys Soulcare will be crafting charm bracelets created to inspire daily rituals that combine mind, body, spirit and connection through the brand's offerings.
DJs Chloé Caillet and Amrit will be keeping the aural vibes flowing as many influential artists, musicians and talent will be in attendance to frolic in this little slice of desert paradise with crafted cocktails by Unmuddled and sparkling delights by Soulboost.
Invited guests will also have the opportunity to freshen up, pre-festival, at the Glimmer Bar. European Wax Center's Brilliant Brow Bar will offer on-site shaping to keep those brows on point. For those wanting to escape the desert heat, the Constellation of Dreams lounge will offer shade from the sun as guests create core memories with the interactive photo studio, gaze upon sun and sustainability inspired art installations and revitalize their spiritual wellness in The Light Box.
Details are still coming in but to get an idea of what the ZOEasis is all about, check out one of our recaps (here).
DATE: April 16, 2022 / TIME: 2 pm - 6 pm / LOCATION: Buena Vista, Coachella Valley
RSVP HERE: INVITE ONLY
Levi's and Tequila Don Julio present the glorious return of the Neon Carnival for its 11th year as the festival's most coveted after-party and for the first time, socialite and long time Neon Carnival VIP, Paris Hilton will be hosting the desert festivities.
Since the beginning of Neon Carnival's after-party reign, Neon has proven and continue to prove to be the stand alone pinnacle of after hour desert greatness. With so many celebrity guests like Leonardo DiCaprio, Drake, Rihanna, Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Selena Gomez, Post Malone, Aaron Paul, Odell Beckham Jr., Tyga, Iggy Azalea and many more, it's no surprise they continue to be the dominant after hour place to be.
This year, to keep party-goers hydrated, Liquid I.V. will be insuring that everyone's hydration levels are at optimum levels as they dance to ridiculously banging tracks dished out by DJ Ruckus, Kayper, Mel Debarge and other special guests. Smirnoff Vodka will also be doling out their new Neon Lemonades to keep spirits vivaciously alive and dancing all through the night.
Many thanks and applause are due to the event-visionary Brent Bolthouse as he continues to deliver the greatest desert experience in the history of the Coachella Valley.
So now’s the time to call in those favors, hit up your friends in high places and get yourself invited to the biggest and the most coveted Coachella weekend afterparty of the year.
DATE: April 16, 2022 / TIME: 10 pm–4 am / LOCATION: The Desert International Horse Park
RSVP HERE: INVITE ONLY (UPDATE: TICKET PICK UP INFO BEING SENT TO GUESTS)
TAO DESERT NIGHTS (SAT)
For night 2, Jeeter, the #1 cannabis pre-roll brand, is curating some over-the-top moments in line with its dedication to experience and high vibes, including an extravagant aerial presentation that guests will not want to miss.
World-class DJ performances and many more surprises that will make for an unforgettable night and one for the festival party history books.
DATE: April 16, 2022 / TIME: 11 pm–4 am / LOCATION: TBA
RSVP HERE: INVITE ONLY
The Do Over x Tecate Alta & Akila - Desert Sundays
After an unwanted two year break, Tecate Alta and Akila Eyewear present the return of the Do Over as they take over the Ace Hotel's Commune Pool on both Sundays of weekend one and weekend two. If you haven't been to the Do-Over, let's just say it is one of the longest running and the best Sunday fun day party filled with good vibes and the greatest in hip hop talent. Even after a weekend of non-stop dancing, drinking and everything else, the energetic crowds always come to turn the Ace Hotel's Commune Pool out.
In keeping with Do-Over tradition, special guests are not announced and just show up on the decks. Make sure to RSVP below and check this out before you hit the festival one last time or call it a weekend and leave the desert.
DATE: April 17, 2022 / TIME: 12 pm–6 pm / LOCATION: The Ace Hotel
RSVP HERE: https://thedoover.net/
TAO BEACH DAY CLUB (SUN)
Along with the return of Tao Desert Nights, the group will be creating a tropical oasis inspired by their popular day club TAO Beach located in The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas. The signature Balinese elements of TAO Beach will be incorporated into the desert landscape. The culinary team from Tao Beach will be onsite to provide elevated food offerings inspired by the Las Vegas menu.
Previous events have been heavily attended by star-studded audiences including Kylie Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Paris Hilton, Diddy, Chance the Rapper, Quavo, Jamie Foxx, Kaia Gerber, Presley Gerber, and more.
DATE: April 17, 2022 / TIME: 2 pm – 6 pm / LOCATION: TBA
RSVP HERE: INVITE ONLY
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RHONDA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (FRI)
Framework brings back one of the best desert soirees on Friday night with Rhonda Queen of the Desert, hosted by fellow “Friday” icon Rebecca Black, along with Brazilian star Pabllo Vittar. Music will be flowing all night long with sets from Jayda G, SG Lewis, Purple Disco Machine (one of my favorites) and Rhonda’s longstanding residents Goddollars and Paradise.
This party has always been a brilliant Xanadu shining star in the desert and with Miss Black and Miss Vittar hosting, Friday night will be on FIRE!!!
DATE: April 15, 2022 / TIME: 10 pm - LATE / LOCATION: Ross Aviation Thermal Airport
BUY TICKETS HERE: RHONDA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
DESERT AIR AFTERS (SAT)
Framework will be bringing the Desert Air on Saturday night featuring some of the best in house music with one of my favorites, The Martinez Brothers as they mix it up back to back with Black Coffee. Also bringing fire to the Desert Air stage will be two amazing DJs from my homeland (South Korea) featuring Sohmi and Ninja Tune's Peggy Gou.
This night is going to be lit AF so don't sleep on this. Tickets are available below.
DATE: April 16, 2022 / TIME: 10 pm - LATE / LOCATION: Ross Aviation Thermal Airport
BUY TICKETS HERE: DESERT AIR
ART OF THE WILD (SUN)
Framework will be teaming up with Vegas partner The Wynn to bring Art of the Wild which closes out the festival weekend with the only late night Sunday after hours party. Art of the Wild will dive into the left of center live house strains of Bedouin, a rare back to back performance from Crosstown Rebels and Day Zero visionary Damian Lazarus and the rapidly ascendant Michael Bibi, a set from Berlin’s Innervisions icon Dixon, and Miami’s Club Space resident and NYC house royalty, Layla Benitez.
For those that MUST KEEP THE PARTY GOING once the festival ends, Art of the Wild will be bringing the last night of enormous musical talent to appease your party soul.
DATE: April 17, 2022 / TIME: 10 pm - LATE / LOCATION: Ross Aviation Thermal Airport
BUY TICKETS HERE: ART OF THE WILD
DAY CLUB (WEEKEND 1 & 2)
DAY CLUB returns for three days of pool party madness on both weekends with weekend one featuring headlining DJ sets from Kim Petras on Friday, Madeon and Tokimonsta on Saturday and Dom Dolla and John Summit on Sunday.
Weekend two will be even more crazy with the LEGENDARY producer duo Armand Van Helden with A-Trak as Duck Sauce take over on Friday, one of my favorites, Louis the Child on Saturday and Tchami on Sunday.
Day Club is coming back from the Covid hiatus with a vengeance and definitely should not be missed.
DATE: April 15-17, 2022 / April 22-24, 2022 / LOCATION: Hilton Palm Springs
BUY TICKETS HERE: DAYCLUB
SOHO DESERT HOUSE (FRI-SUN)
The infamous Soho House has announced their "Desert House" will be live for both Coachella weekends and Stagecoach, which will be situated near the festival grounds. Weekend one will feature artists in the above flyer. Some featured sponsors will be Beyond, Patron, Erewhon and Caliwater.
Purchasing tickets will grant you access without Soho membership and will unlock parking and unlimited food and drink. All purchases must be made prior to the event. Weekend access will run $500 per person or $185 per person for daily access. "Founders" and "Under 27" memberships receive a 50% discount for access.
DATE: April 15-17, 2022 / TIME: 12 pm - 12 am / LOCATION: Indio, CA
BUY TICKETS HERE: Soho Desert House
ADIDAS X SEAN WOTHERSPOON GIVEAWAY (INSIDE THE FESTIVAL)
If you are going to Coachella, here's your chance to get a customized vintage Adidas Original jacket by Sean Wotherspoon. Adidas has teamed up with Sean Wotherspoon and will be giving away 100 custom one-of-a-kind jackets inside Coachella. All you need to do is sign up here.
INSIDE COACHELLA - 2022 AMERICAN EXPRESS LOUNGE (SAT & SUN)
Membership has its privileges with card holders getting treated to the return of the American Express Lounge inside the festival grounds.
American Express card holders and up to three friends, will have access to the lounge pop-up while inside Coachella (both weekends) with sweet treats on both Saturdays and wellness activities, a crystal bar, tarot card and astrology readings from Smudge Wellness and healing acupressure ear seeding on both Sundays. Also within the lounge, guests will be treated to the hydration station, charging stations and a cash bar. Also inside the lounge, on both Fridays, the Amex lounge will be partnering with Bravado with a special pop-up shop featuring limited edition artist merch that will only be available to card members. Two of their featured pieces will be a limited edition Billie Eilish zip-up hoodie and Conan Gray pullover sweater, sold online via the Amex Artist Shop from April 15-30 (while supplies last). Online sales will also be open to people not at the festival.
But wait...there's more...
Amex Card holders will also get the following festival benefits:
- one complimentary ride on the La Grande Wheel (1x/per weekend)
- access to a Card Member only reserved hour at the iconic rainbow tower SPECTRA daily from 12-1pm
- exclusive access to reserved tables to the restaurant pop-up on the festival grounds, Broad Street Oyster Co. (*These Card Member-only reservations will be available from April 11th to April 14th in the Resy app)
- a complimentary gift with purchase at the Campground General Store when Card Members check-out using their eligible Amex Card
- a one-time $10 statement credit when they spend $50 on-site using their eligible American Express Card
If you're a friend of an Amex Card holder, but want the opportunity to experience what Coachella with Amex is like, American Express will be offering a “Taste of Membership” on both Saturdays (April 16 & April 23) from 12-3pm where festivalgoers can choose one Card Member benefit to experience, including SPECTRA & Ferris Wheel access or any of the others listed above.
Card Members and festivalgoers can also text #withAmex at 760-477-4004 to stay updated on all of the exclusive benefits available at Coachella or by scanning QR codes around festival grounds. (Note: Phone # will be active beginning on 4/11)
WOW! It does pay to be a member. I've got mine do you have yours?
YouTube x Coachella Sweepstakes and on-site activation
YouTube Shorts and Creator Activations: YouTube Shorts is making a huge splash leading up to the festival and on-site. Several creators are helping to kick off the YouTube Coachella Sweepstakes today, giving fans across the U.S. a chance to win the ultimate prize: a pair of Lifetime Coachella passes in the form of an NFT. The unique opportunity asks fans to create and upload a Short answering the prompt “Who would your dream +1 be if you won Coachella passes for life?” with the hashtag #YouTubeCoachellaSweepstakes. More details can be found here.*
The Shorts adventures will continue at the festival. Six of today’s most exciting creators will “live” at the YouTube Shorts Compound, where they’ll capture their festival experience on their respective YouTube channels. Fans can expect entertaining content from Benoftheweek, Kaiti Yoo, Kirsten Titus, Larray, Lauren Giraldo and Quenlin Blackwell. Dozens more creators are also set to document their festival fun on Shorts, including Alyssa McKay, Gunnar Deatherage, DankScole, Hannah Montoya, Hannah Warling, Milad Mirg, Sydney Morgan and The Beverly Halls, amongst many others!
YouTube Presents: FRONT ROWE COACHELLA only on YouTube
This is for anyone that couldn't make it to the desert or inside of Coachella. YouTube has returned with its epic livestream and promises to be bigger and better than ever with a fully immersive experience for virtual attendees. Beyond the live performances from today’s most sought after artists and rising stars, fans will be able to enjoy the following:
- Intimate artist interviews with artists and creators to talk Coachella fashion, beauty trends and more.
- YouTube Shorts behind-the-scenes content – Shorts has been making a huge splash leading up to the festival through a sweepstakes giving fans across the U.S. a chance to win the ultimate prize: a pair of Lifetime Coachella passes in the form of an NFT. Six creators (Benoftheweek, Kaiti Yoo, Kirsten Titus, Larray, Lauren Giraldo and Quenlin Blackwell) will also “live” at the YouTube Shorts Compound on-site to capture their festival experience on their respective YouTube Channels. Dozens more creators are also set to document their festival fun on Shorts, including Alyssa McKay, Gunnar Deatherage, DankScole, Hannah Montoya and many more.
- YouTube Premium pre-parties from Cordae, 88rising and Banda MS during Weekend 1, along with Omar Apollo, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and beabadoobee during Weekend 2.
- Exclusive Coachella and artist merchandise via YouTube Shopping – Custom merch from festival performers Billie Eilish, BROCKHAMPTON and Flume will drop on Saturday, April 16th and be available for purchase the entire day, directly on the livestream watchpage.
- Real-time interaction and engagement through YouTube’s Live Chat.
Global festival-goers can now set tune-in reminders for the Coachella livestream here.