Palm Springs is a vacation and festival hot spot. Many people travel from around the globe to visit the place celebrities go to unwind and relax. There are plenty of incredible vacation homes and spa’s to enjoy, but this area is also known for its events and festivals. Some of which are annual and attract thousands of visitors. One of these big yearly festivals is known as Modernism Week. What exactly is Modernism Week? Let’s take a look so you dont't miss out on this incredible event while vacationing in one of the world's best destinations.
Modernism week is a big festival every February in Palm Springs that celebrates midcentury modern art, architecture, interior, and exterior design, and the culture of the Palm Springs area.
2023 Modernism Week Palm Springs
This year the 2023 Modernism week will be from February 16th through February 23rd.
The Modernism Week festival will be 11 days and it going to feature a lot of events in those 11 days. There will be the Palm Springs Modernism show and many tours of all the iconic Palm Springs homes. These tours will span over 24 different neighborhoods and much of the tours will be walking. As you walk along through this incredible architecture you will be enjoying a party-like atmosphere, especially if you are participating at night. Along with the house tours, there will be a double-decker bus, fashion shows, car shows, and landscaping and garden tours.
You will also be able to enjoy highlighted speakers and a keynote presentation by Thom Mayne. Thom Maybe is an incredible architect who is based out of Los Angeles and founded the Southern California Institute of Architecture.
Palm Springs is one of the best places to go for an architectural tour. There are several different ways you can view the incredible modern architecture shown in the luxurious homes of Palm Springs and Palm Desert. These tours happen all year long but are most popular during the Modernism week festival.
Tickets To Modernism Week
Modernism Week is open to the public and tickets went on sale previously in November 2022. The schedule of events is usually put out the month of October before the upcoming year's festival so that you can view what you may be interested in before purchasing tickets.
Tickets to some of the events are already sold out, but you are sure to still find something you may enjoy. Tickets range in price from $40-$150 depending on what event you are looking to attend. For more ticket information, check out https://modernismweek.com/.
When you purchase a ticket, part of the proceeds goes to benefit Modernism Week, which is also a nonprofit organization.
As you spend your time enjoying Modernism week, you may find that you would like to take a closer look at some of the available real estate in Palm Springs and Palm Desert. If you would like more information on buying or selling a home in this area, contact us. We would be happy to provide you with our expertise in all of your real estate needs.