Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage and Indian Wells have teamed up with financial resources to stage the party of the year! Grab your friends and family, bring a blanket and picnic while you enjoy live music, food and a spectacular firework display at the Palm Desert Civic Center Park. Events begin with presentation of the flag by a Marine Corps Color Guard followed by a concert featuring the Swing Cats Big Band. After the concert, fireworks will light the night sky at 9:00 for a 20 minute synchronized display set to music and simulcast on FM radio stations 100.5 and 93.7 Air conditioned shuttle service available at The Gardens on El Paseo. Celebrate the Nations 240th anniversary of freedom with a bang!