Filmmaker Parties

Join us each evening of the festival for music, laughs, networking, dancing, and cocktails at various locations in Palm Springs.
Filmmaker, Market-All Access, Chairman's, Industry Passes or ticket required for entry*Tickets are not sold on-site
Valid photo ID (21+) required for entry into select venues and consumption of alcoholic beverages at all venues.
*Insider passes are accepted for Opening & Closing Night receptions only


Opening Night Reception

Let’s Boogie! Bring your peace signs, bell bottoms, and shine those platforms, for one Groovy Night! Read More

Jun 19, 2018 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Lulu California Bistro


Light Up the Night

Dance the night away surrounded by glowing lights, energy pumping music, and fun vibes! Read More

Jun 20, 2018 10:00 p.m. to Jun 21, 2018 - 12:00 a.m.
Spa Casino Cascade Lounge


Gay!La

Our annual celebration of diversity in cinema and in life, join us at the Gay!La and boogie as your authentic self! Read More

Jun 21, 2018 9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Toucan's Tiki Lounge


Palm Tree Paradise

Karaoke Night! From Palm Trees to pineapples to singing your heart out, escape to a tropical paradise in Palm Springs. Read More

Jun 22, 2018 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saguaro


Technicolor Dreams

Dripping from the walls into the water, immerse yourself in the color spectrum of Life! Read More

Jun 23, 2018 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Ace Hotel & Swim Club


Closing Night: Blue Lagoon

Jump into the deep end! Come enjoy a summer night poolside as we say goodbye to private lagoon. Read More

Jun 24, 2018 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Hilton Hotel



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