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Parties & Private Events

Photo of an event dinner in the Ocotillo Cafe Photo of a Desert Experience Barn Owl
Photos by: Jay Pierstorff (L), Kelsey Bigelow (R)

Host your next special celebration in one of the Desert Museum’s versatile event venues, perfect for reunions, bar & bat mitzvahs, anniversaries, graduation & retirement parties, baby showers, memorial services, and other social gatherings.

A variety of beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces are available for daytime and evening events, and optional live animal visitors, such as a ringtail, Harris’ hawk, or chuckwalla lizard, are sure to delight! The planning process is made easier with on-site catering and attentive service by the professional event staff, ensuring a fun and fabulous experience for you and your guests.

Photo of the Desert Garden
Photo by: Jay Pierstorff