Joshua Tree National Park Association

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Joshua Tree National Park Association hosts many events throughout the year. Our onsite events offer opportunities for visitors and supporters to learn more about this special place and its history. Most events are open to the general public. 

Please join us!

Featured Events

Beneath the Desert Sky Summer Concert
June 1, 2024
Historic 29 Palms Inn

Come join us for an unforgettable evening under the desert sky on the lawn at the Historic 29 Palms Inn. Get ready for a night filled with music, dancing, and good vibes. 

The 2024 lineup features Dave Catching & Friends, Fatso Jetson, Flames of Durga, and Giselle Woo & The Night Owls.

Don’t miss out on this unique experience!


Sunrise in Joshua Tree with the Joshua Tree Half Marathon medal and the caption "Ready to turn your passion into purpose? Sign up for a charity bib with Wander Project!"

Registration open now!

Joshua Tree Half Marathon Charity Bibs
Run for the Park on November 2, 2024

Run the one-of-a-kind Joshua Tree Half Marathon night race this November to support Joshua Tree National Park. When you enter the race with a Wander Project charity bib, the money you raise funds critical projects and programs in the park. Raise money for a cause that matters to you and receive free entry into the race!


¡Artistas Afuera!

¡Artistas Afuera! es una expresión latina cada mes de arte, cultura, e identidad en el impresionante Anfiteatro Cottonwood. JTNPA se enorgullece de ofrecer este programa gratuita a los residentes de Coachella, Thermal, y Este Indio.

¡Artistas Afuera! is a monthly Latinx expression of art, culture, and identity at the stunning Cottonwood Amphitheater. JTNPA is proud to offer this program free of charge to the residents of Coachella Valley, Eastern Indio, and Thermal.


Information Art Walk flyer for the JTNPA West Art Gallery

There’s always something to see at the JTNPA West Art Gallery in Old Town Yucca Valley.

Come see the show during the park store’s regular hours. During the 3rd Saturday Art Walk, we extend the park store hours and provide light refreshments while you enjoy the gallery.

We often invite special guests like Park Rangers to the 3rd Saturday Art Walk receptions.

Please join us!

Contact the gallery at

Annual Events

Love Your Park Food & Drink Tour

During the week of Valentine’s Day, participating restaurants donate a portion of proceeds from their Love Your Park menu item. Contributions go toward critical initiatives in Joshua Tree National Park.

Destination Restaurants include eateries, breweries, and businesses in the Low Desert and Hi-Desert.

Beneath the Desert Sky Summer Concert

Join JTNPA every summer for an unforgettable music event featuring good food and great music under the unique Joshua Tree desert skies.

The concert benefits and celebrates Joshua Tree National Park, which is an International Dark Sky Park!

Bighorn Benefit Recap

Bighorn Benefit Dinner & Auction

The funds raised from this event help to ensure these critical habitats in the park are protected from disturbance. The results from this monitoring program may provide telling information about how we can help support and protect bighorn populations across the Mojave Desert.

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