Palm Springs Modernism Week Tickets Now on Sale

modernism week palm springs 2013It’s that time of year.. Modernism’s Week Fall Season Kick-Off! Tickets for the event recently went on sale, and it looks like it’s going to be a wonderful week of excitement here in Palm Springs in October.

The week will launch with the Modernism Week Double Decker Bus Tour, which will highlight the two most popular architectural styles of Palm Springs: Mid-Century Modern and Desert Spanish.

The tour highlights some of the most famous celebrity homes, including Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, and Cary Grant, in addition to a plethora of other stunning homes in the area that truly embody the spirit of Palm Springs architectural design. The tour will take place Friday, October 11 from 1-4pm and will depart from the Hilton Palm Springs, located at Entrance 400 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs.

Other notable events taking place throughout the week will include:

Modernism Yard Sale

Taking place Saturday, October 12 from 8am-12pm at Paul Kaplan Group, Parking Lot located at 1701 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262, this isn’t your typical, run of the mill yard sale. All items showcased (and for sale) at this event will be supplied by people who specialize in mid-century modern furnishings and home decor. Refreshments will also be served. 

Star and Star-chietects Deepwell Historical Walking Tour

This time of year is typically a nice time to enjoy the outdoors, so the walking tour is always a big hit. Led by the Palm Springs Historical Society, attendees will be guided through various areas to view homes belonging to William Holden, Liberace, Jerry Lewis, and more. The tour will take place on Saturday, October 12 from 9:30am-12:30pm.

As the event nears closer, we’ll be sure to share with you more details, but in the meantime, you can purchase your tickets directly from the Modernism Week website.