Coachella party guide

Outside the festival, a party scene filled with celebrities and top DJs awaits

Neon Carnival, 2012
Neon Carnival, 2012

Aside from stage-hopping at Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, there’s another scene outside the gates that’s packed with in-demand celebrities and in-the-know festival-goers.

We’re talking parties, and this year, the biggest and brightest ones are coming from Lacoste, Adidas, FILTER magazine and more.

FILTER magazine’s 12th Annual Yacht Club – Thursday, April 10

Don’t miss exclusive performances by Mayer Hawthorne and ASTR at an undisclosed location with hosted bar, ample food and giveaways. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. RSVP

Desert Gold from Marc by Marc Jacobs Eyewear – Thursday, April 10

DJ Day hosts a snazzier version of the hotel’s weekly ¡Reunion! Party at Ace Hotel and Swim Club. 10 p.m. RSVP

Tilly’s and Dickie’s Presents The Desert Lounge – Thursday, April 10 & Friday, April 11

Live music paired with skate demos will take over this Ace Hotel and Swim Club party. Don’t miss opener DJ Mom Jeans, aka actor Danny Masterson. Thursday, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. RSVP

LED Day Club – Friday, April 11

A-Trak will supply the beats at this party in the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs. 11 a.m. Tickets

Harper’s Bazaar Poolside Party – Friday, April 11

Editors of Harper’s Bazaar and dancer/actress Julianne Hough will host a fashion-forward private pool party at the Parker Palm Springs, with beats by DJ Mia Moretti. 4-6 p.m. Invite only.

The Saguaro Desert Weekender – Friday, April 11, Saturday, April 12, Sunday, April 13

Hosted by Opening Ceremony and Teva, British musician FKA Twigs performs on Friday at The Saguaro Palm Springs. Friday 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 1-7 p.m. RSVP

NYLON and Olay Fresh Effects Present Neon Carnival with GUESS – Saturday, April 12

Thrill rides, carnival games, unlimited booze and Vanessa Hudgens appearances make Neon Carnival one of the biggest events of the weekend. DJ Kayper, Politik, Ruckus and even Zoe Kravitz will provide the soundtrack at the Aviation Airport this year. 10 p.m. Details

LACOSTE’s 5th Annual Desert Pool Party – Saturday, April 12 & Sunday, April 13

Elijah Wood will headline on both days at this massive private estate pool party. DJ Ana Calderon is also spinning for guests lounging in the cabanas and dining among the food trucks. 1 to 6 p.m. Invite only.

Adidas Originals’ The Do-Over BBQ – Sunday, April 13

Back over at Ace Hotel and Swim Club, this 4th annual BBQ pool party bash will bring the weekend to a close. 12 to 6 p.m. RSVP

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