Schedule

 

5:30 PM REGISTRATION AND SHELTER TOURS

Begin the evening with a tour of the Valley’s only public shelter operating under the no-kill model and find out what a loving, happy place the Palm Springs Animal Shelter is for all of our very special furry friends.

6:00 PM COCKTAILS, NOSH AND SILENT AUCTION

The fête continues by walking over to Le Grand Parisian Tent where you’ll stroll along our own Champs-Elysees, stopping at numerous “sidewalk cafés” to nosh on exquisite heavy hors d’oeuvres from over a dozen of the best Palm Springs eateries. Sip a craft cocktail, vino or bubbly, and be sure to wander over to the French Flea Market. You’ll find a tres magnifique array of nights on the town, home décor, jewelry, and more to bid on.

7:30 PM FRIENDS FOR LIFE AWARD PRESENTATION AND LIVE AUCTION

Next, there’s a full lineup of entertainment including the presentation of this year’s Friends Forever Award honoring animal advocate and actress Tippi Hedren, who has made a lifetime commitment to the welfare of animals. Then get ready, because next it’s Palm Springs’ Sassiest Social Ambassador, Bella da Ball, taking center stage and leading us through a very lively auction.

9:00 PM DANCE CELEBRATION  

In Moulin Rouge finale style, the hosted bars will still be open while we dance the night away in our own tres chic Parisian-style Les Fifi Cabaret, featuring well-known Palm Springs DJ Bob Scatchell.