Coachella 2012 promises to twice the size of Coachella 2011, with the lineup now announced!
Navitat Canopy Adventures in Wrightwood is more than just the newest and coolest place to ride 10 ziplines in the Inland Empire. This eco-friendly adventure atop the canopies of the San Gabriel Mountains in Wrightwood, just next to Mountain High, will teach you about the nature, geography and history of the region while rappelling, climbing suspended sky bridges and briefly hiking.
LET FREEDOM RING- FOOD TRUCKS COME TO RIVERSIDE! The thousands of I.E.residents that attended the first ever Riverside Food Truck Festival were left thoroughly satisfied with the tasty food trucks and scratching their head at why not a single politician in the county, other than Riverside Councilman Paul Davis, has a sensible opinion on bringing these rolling treasures to the Inland Empire.
Knott’s Soak City in Palm Springs is ground zero for staying cool in the sunny Coachella Valley. With a capacity of several thousand and no shortage of rides and attractions, this park can keep you amused for a half day if you want to try everything once or full day if you’re ambitious about your water fun!
What do Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Steven Tyler, Black Eyed Peas, Kenny Chesney, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lopez, Carrie Underwood, Jane’s Addiction, Nicki Ninaj, John Mayer, David Guetta, Rascal Flatts, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, Sublime with Rome, Usher and Sting have in common? They’ll all be playing at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 23 and 24, just a short drive up the 15 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This makes the Inland Empire the closest metro area to this festival of all festivals outside of Las Vegas.
If there are two things that set a summer in the Inland Empire apart from LA, OC and SD, it is the heat and lack of a nearby ocean to jump in to! However, Riverside and San Bernardino counties are home to (or close to) some of the best water parks and slides that will cool you off in no time with the 2011 water park season ahead of us!
The Sea No Evil Art Show returns to Riverside for the fith year in a row on Saturday, June 25, 2011 to benefit the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The show features Captain Paul Watson and the crew featured on the popular Animal Planet show, “Whale Wars.” Captain Watson, founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, will give an update on the state of affairs in the Oceans of the world.
Demetri Martin will bring his brainy word-play humor and music to the Fox Theater in Pomona on July 24, 2011. Martin uses extensive wordplay, one-liners and drawings on a large pad, often accompanying his jokes with music on a guitar, harmonica, piano, keyboard, glockenspiel, toy bells, ukulele, or tambourine, sometimes all at once.
The Cove Water Park is the Inland Empire’s newest water park, complete with a surfing machine, three water slides, a lazy river, an activity pool and a splash playground for kids. Open since Memorial Day weekend in 2011, expect traffic to pickup as word gets out that this destination is open daily throughout the hot summer of 2011.
2011 marked another successful sold out Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival in Indio. Goldenvoice brought down some of the best artists of our time to Riverside County’s scenic CoachellaValley. However, the heat wave that hit Southern California that same weekend left many scrambling for shade, cooling tents and plenty of water to survive this epic event.