Indio Date Festival
What an exciting week it is here in our valley! There is so much to do. If you are not into inspiring your creative artistic architectural side at Modernism Week in Palm Springs, and would just like to let loose and have some fun, just head on over to the 73rd annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival in Indio! The Indio Date Festival runs February 15-24th and has something for everyone. There is Animal Adoptions, Carnival Rides, a President’s Day Parade, Arabian Nights Musical Pageant, Queen Scheherazade is crowned and more.
The Indio Date Festival has been going on for the last 73 years. The Fair began as a festival to celebrate the end of the annual date harvest in our desert region, we are the largest commercial date-producing area in the Western Hemisphere. Date Palms were unknown here until 1903 when they were transplanted from Algeria. By the early 1920’s the dates became a major crop for the area. And in 1921 the Date Festival was born. 16 years later it was held for the third time under the name of the Riverside County Fair and Coachella Valley Date Festival.
The entertainment value is like no other. This year there is concerts featuring one of my favorite countyr singers Randy Houser, Ramon Ayala, Salt-n-Pepa, Kool & the Gang and Mariachi Sol de Mexico ® de Jose Hernandez. Exciting shows to watch like Bull Riding, Monster Truck jams, a Demolition Derby and a Moto-X show! If that doesn’t do it, for you, some good old fashioned carnival rides and “fair-food” should do it. The list goes on and on. Who doesn’t love the Indio Date Festival?
It’s Warming Up
This time of the year excites us here at Modern Misting Systems Inc It reminds us that Spring will soon be here and that means the warm weather will follow. We get the chance, once again, to cool everyone down with the finest High pressure misting systems available. We are especially excited this year because we have officially launched our new “sister site” www.modernoutdoorspaces.com Call us for more information about Misting Systems, Retractable Awnings, Patio Heaters, BBQ islands and more! 760-345-9429
So if you come on out to the Indio Date Festival, don’t let this years cooler temperatures fool you, the heat will be here sooner than you think! We are ready to help you cool down your back yards the festivities thru the summer!