Coachella 2023 Party Guide: All the Hottest Events You Can’t Miss

Your Ultimate Guide to the Most Exclusive Parties at the Biggest Music Festival of the Year

Coachella party guide
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Are you ready for Coachella 2023? This year’s festival is shaping up to be one of the biggest and most exciting events of the year, with an amazing lineup of artists and a lineup of incredible parties that you won’t want to miss. From star-studded pool parties to exclusive after-hours events, there’s no shortage of things to do at Coachella.

The Ultimate Coachella Weekend: Where to Party and Be Seen

But with so many parties and events happening over the weekend, it can be hard to keep track of everything that’s going on. That’s why we’ve put together this comprehensive guide to all the hottest events happening during Coachella 2023.

Get Ready for Friday Fun: A Guide to Coachella’s 2023 Hottest Parties

Bad Bunny Headlining Coachella Day 1

  • Place: Coachella Stage, Empire Polo Club, Indio
  • Hours: Not specified

Friday, April 14 is the first day of the Coachella festival, and it promises to be an exciting start to the weekend with Bad Bunny headlining the Coachella stage at Empire Polo Club in Indio. In addition to the music performances, there are several parties and events happening throughout the day and night.

818 Outpost

  • Place: 82710 CA-111, Indio
  • Hours: 12-5 p.m.
  • Artists: None specified

One of the parties that will take place during the day is 818 Outpost, hosted by Kendall Jenner’s tequila brand. The festival-goers can get free essentials, and there will be limited-edition 818 merch for sale. The party will be held at 82710 CA-111 in Indio from 12-5 p.m.

Sturdy Oasis: Que Calor

  • Place: Thermal
  • Hours: 10 p.m. – 4 a.m.
  • Artists: “Special guests” and “special performances” throughout the weekend

In the evening, the Sturdy Oasis: Que Calor presented by Liquid I.V. will kick off at Thermal at 10 p.m. and will run till 4 a.m. The event will feature “special guests” and “special performances” throughout the weekend.

Pitchfork Live in Palm Springs: Day 1

  • Place: Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
  • Hours: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Artists: Guests selected by Pitchfork editorial team

Pitchfork Live in Palm Springs: Day 1 is another event happening on Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club on 701 E Palm Canyon Drive. The event and live stream series will feature interviews and performances, with guests selected by the Pitchfork editorial team.

Tao Desert Nights by Jeeter

  • Place: Coachella Valley
  • Hours: Not specified
  • Artists: DJ performances, special appearances, and more surprises

Tao Desert Nights by Jeeter will also take place on Friday, and it is an outdoor after-party presented by Tao Group Hospitality. It will feature DJ performances, special appearances, and more surprises. Tao Desert Nights by Jeeter will take place on both Fridays, April 14, and April 21, in Coachella Valley.

Nylon House

  • Place: Coachella Valley
  • Hours: 10:30 p.m.
  • Artists: Alesso, Eclipse, Carlita, Diplo, Luciano Scalioni, and Talon

Nylon House, located in Coachella Valley, will feature performances by Alesso, Eclipse, Carlita, Diplo, Luciano Scalioni, and Talon. The party will begin at 10:30 p.m.

The Oasis: Celsius Vibe House

  • Place: Indio
  • Hours: 2-8 p.m.
  • Artists: None specified

The Oasis: Celsius Vibe House will exclusively launch its newest flavor, Oasis Vibe, and provide cocktails, bites, festival swag, and a lineup of headlining performances. The party will take place in Indio from 2-8 p.m.

Link Up

  • Place: Mail Pool at Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
  • Hours: 12-6 p.m.
  • Artists: None specified

Lastly, Andre Power’s Link Up day party will make its way to Palm Springs for its first-ever pool party. The party will be held at Mail Pool at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive, from 12-6 p.m.

Saturday’s Must-Attend Coachella Parties: Your Ultimate Guide

BLACKPINK Headlining Coachella Day 2

  • Place: Coachella Stage, Empire Polo Club, Indio
  • Hours: TBA
  • Artists: BLACKPINK

The highly-anticipated K-pop girl group BLACKPINK will be headlining on the main stage at the Coachella Stage in Empire Polo Club, Indio. This is a historic moment for the group as they will be the first female K-pop group to perform at Coachella.

Interscope Coachella Party

  • Place: Palm Springs
  • Hours: 12-5 p.m.
  • Artists: TBA

Interscope Coachella Party is also returning to the desert. The label’s famed festival party will take place in Palm Springs from 12-5 p.m.

Revolve Festival

  • Place: Thermal, Calif.
  • Hours: 2-6 p.m.
  • Artists: TBA

Revolve Festival, presented by Revolve and The h.wood Group, will be a two-day event happening on Saturday and Sunday in Thermal, Calif. The festival will feature performances from various artists and run from 2-6 p.m.

Neon Carnival

  • Place: Desert International Horse Park, 85555 Airport Blvd., Thermal
  • Hours: 10 p.m.
  • Artists: DJ Ruckus, Kaypar, Mel DeBarge

For those looking to extend the festival fun all night long, the exclusive after party Neon Carnival will take place at Desert International Horse Park in Thermal starting at 10 p.m. DJ Ruckus, Kaypar, and Mel DeBarge are among the performers set to take the stage.

Camp Poosh

  • Place: Palm Desert
  • Hours: 1-5 p.m.
  • Artists: Mike Posner, DJ Cassidy

Camp Poosh, a throwback camp experience presented by Kourtney Kardashian Barker’s lifestyle brand and The h.wood Group, will take place in Palm Desert from 1-5 p.m. Performances by Mike Posner and DJ Cassidy will be among the entertainment offered.

CIROC Honey Melon Launch Party

  • Place: Soho Desert House, 84700 Avenue 58, Thermal
  • Hours: 12-7 p.m.
  • Artists: Guest DJs

CIROC Honey Melon Launch Party, presented by the premium vodka brand, will take place at Soho Desert House in Thermal from 12-7 p.m. The party promises to provide a reimagined country club experience with delicious cocktails and guest DJs.

Sturdy Oasis: Afro House

  • Place: Thermal
  • Hours: 10 p.m. – 4 a.m.
  • Artists: Special guests and performances

Sturdy Oasis: Afro House is a three-day event presented by Liquid I.V. in Thermal. It will feature “special guests” and “special performances” throughout the weekend, starting at 10 p.m. and running until 4 a.m.

Pitchfork Live in Palm Springs: Day 2

  • Place: Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
  • Hours: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Artists: Guests selected by Pitchfork’s editorial team

Pitchfork Live in Palm Springs: Day 2 is part of Pitchfork’s event and livestream series, featuring interviews and performances with guests specially selected by their editorial team. The event will take place at Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ketel One Botanical Spritz Oasis

  • Place: Palm Desert
  • Hours: 1-5 p.m.
  • Artists: Live music

For those looking to relax and unwind, Ketel One Botanical Spritz Oasis will provide festivalgoers with an opportunity for some much-needed R&R at their sensorial haven in Palm Desert from 1-5 p.m. The event will offer fresh cocktails, live music, and more.

Cap’n’s Cove

  • Place: Lone Palm Pool at Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs, 1600 N Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs
  • Hours: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Artists: DJ Pee Wee

Cap’n’s Cove, hosted by Renee Rapp, is a brunch-meets-pool party in Lone Palm Pool at Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs. It will feature DJ Pee.We’s all-vinyl DJ set and is free to attend on a first-come, first-served basis since space is limited. However, anyone who gets on the Smooth Sailing List and fills out the waiver will have priority access. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ZOEasis

  • Place: Coachella Valley
  • Hours: 2:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Artists: Pamela Tick

ZOEasis, presented by The Zoe Report and its founder Rachel Zoe, will bring back desert chic for its annual soirée in Coachella Valley. Pamela Tick is set to perform from 2:30-6:30 p.m.

Spin Desert Oasis Pool Party

  • Place: Palm Desert
  • Hours: 2-5:30 p.m.
  • Artists: DJ Ry Toast

Spin Desert Oasis Pool Party is a pool party presented by Spin, where DJ Ry Toast will be performing. The party will take place in Palm Desert from 2-5:30 p.m.

Link Up

  • Place: Main Pool at Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
  • Hours: 12-6 p.m.
  • Artists: TBA

Sonic Desert

  • Place: Thermal
  • Hours: 12-5 p.m.
  • Artists: DJ Roxy Ferrari

Lastly, Sonic Desert will feature DJ Roxy Ferrari performing at the mystical oasis in Thermal from 12-5 p.m.

Sunday, April 16 Coachella Events Schedule

Sunday marks the final day of Coachella, and although the festival may be coming to a close, the parties are still going strong. Here are some of the hottest events happening on Sunday, April 16:

Frank Ocean Headlining Coachella Day 3

Closing out the final night of the festival, the elusive R&B singer Frank Ocean will take the main stage at Coachella. Known for his soulful sound and introspective lyrics, Ocean is sure to deliver a captivating performance.

  • Place: Coachella Stage, Empire Polo Club, Indio
  • Hours: Not specified
  • Artists: Frank Ocean

Revolve Festival

Continuing their two-day festival, Revolve and The h.wood Group will be bringing the party back to Thermal on Sunday. With a star-studded lineup and plenty of Instagram-worthy photo ops, the Revolve Festival is a can’t-miss event.

  • Place: Thermal, Calif.
  • Hours: 2-6 p.m.
  • Artists: Not specified

Sturdy Oasis: The Influence

Presented by Liquid I.V., the Sturdy Oasis is a three-day event featuring special guests and performances throughout the weekend. On Sunday, the focus will be on “The Influence,” a celebration of the music that has inspired generations.

  • Place: Thermal, Calif.
  • Hours: 1-5 p.m.
  • Artists: Not specified

Pitchfork Live in Palm Springs: Day 3

Pitchfork’s event and livestream series will be wrapping up on Sunday with a lineup of interviews and performances selected by their editorial team. RSVP is required for this event.

  • Place: Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
  • Hours: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Artists: Not specified

the do-over: Desert Sundays

If you’re looking for the ultimate pool party to cap off your weekend, look no further than the do-over. Held both Sundays, April 16 and April 23, this event promises to be the ultimate party with plenty of sun, drinks, and good vibes.

  • Place: The Commune at Ace Hotel & Swim Club, 701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
  • Hours: 12-6 p.m.
  • Artists: Not specified