WRITTEN BY NATALIE ALCALA WITH RACKED.

Photo: H&M

Now that the 2015 Desert Music and Arts Festival is less than 2 weeks away, party invites are slowly trickling into our inbox. As we do every single year, we’re rounding up the desert’s coolest parties—from public to exclusive—to ensure that our loyal readers have their agendas (and outfits!) on lock way before everyone else.

See below for Weekend One’s fun so far, and be sure to check back often for new additions. (Regarding those invite-only events, we trust that your dialed-in self will find a hook up or party-crashing compadre in no time.) See you in the desert!

FRIDAY, APRIL 10TH

Haim

Photo: HAIM

What: H&M Loves Coachella’s VIP poolside party, featuring a special DJ set by sister rockers/fashion darlings HAIM. Parker Palm Springs (4200 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 6-9pm. Invite only.

What: Over on the festival grounds, on all three days Sephora Collection has created an immersive beauty-centric patio, complete with a DIY Beauty Bar, Fiber Mask fire pit lounge, panoramic images, faux grass, and live plant life installation, all inside a massive 40′ by 40′ tent located next to the Mojave Stage. This air-conditioned oasis offers an escape from the heat, the opportunity to freshen up your festival style, and to discover the best from Sephora. Coachella (81-800 Avenue 51, Indio, 92201), 12-7pm. Public.

What: Popsugar + ShopStyle Cabana Club kicks off Friday night with a private evening reception hosted by Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio to celebrate the launch of her new BaubleBar collection. Viceroy Palm Springs (415 S Belardo Rd, Palm Springs, 92262), 4:30-7pm. Invite only.

SIWY

Photo: Siwy Denim

What: Pandora Jewelry will present a Siwy Denim runway show inside a private tent the Gene Autry lawn. There will be spa services all day with Exhale Spa and Hawaiian Tropic, plus music, cocktails, and a contest to win looks from the designer. Parker Palm Springs (4200 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 5pm. The lawn and spa services are open to the public, but the runway show is invite only.

What: MAC Cosmetics and Mia Moretti will host a daytime, poolside event in celebration of the new MAC Mia Moretti collection inspired by the summer festival season. Ingleside Inn (200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, 92264), 2-6pm. Invite only.

What: The Retreat @ Coachella is a three-day desert getaway offering healthy food catered by Fat Radish and custom cocktails by Absolut Elyx. Kiehls will host a men’s barber shop, and an in-house salon will offer massages. Music by Isaac Ferry and Daisy O’Dell. There will be a vinyl lounge with a guest DJ set by SOSUPERSAM. The Sparrows Lodge (1330 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-5pm. Invite only.

SATURDAY, APRIL 11TH

Revolve

Photo: Revolve

What: People StyleWatch and Revolve present Festival Fashion hosted by Nikki Reed. Live performance by Jhene Aiko and DJ sets from Chelsea Leyland. Revolve is also launching an exclusive six-piece festival capsule collection with Nikki Reed titled “Nikki Reed for REVOLVE”. Avalon Palm Springs (415 S Belardo Rd, Palm Springs, 92262), 1pm. Invite only.

What: Destination Luxury Day Club and Lillie pr has a fabulous pool party planned from 11am till 5pm. DJ sets from Zen Freeman, APEK and Courtland will get you ready for the music festival at the polo grounds. Make sure you have your bikini and swim attire ready because there will be swag bags for 500 attendees and a fabulous VIP area (invite only). This event will be filled with celebrities, influencers, press such as Teen Vogue, Bisous Magazine, Palm Springs Life, bloggers and more. RSVP here.

PARTY DOLLS

What: Pandora Jewelry will present Tracy Reese (1pm) and Nanette Lepore (3pm) runway shows inside a private tent the Gene Autry lawn. There will be spa services all day with Exhale Spa and Hawaiian Tropic, plus music, cocktails, and a contest to win looks from the designer. Parker Palm Springs (4200 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264). The lawn and spa services are open to the public, but the runway show is invite only.

What: Popsugar + ShopStyle will host a CFDA brunch with designer Mara Hoffman. The stylish founder of HBFit, Hannah Bronfman, will provide groovy sounds during the brunch. Viceroy Palm Springs (415 S Belardo Rd, Palm Springs, 92262), 11am-1pm. Invite only.

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Photo: Soho Desert House

What: Harper’s Bazaar and Coach will host an exclusive “ShopBAZAAR” brunch with a bevy of stylish tastemakers. Soho Desert House, 2-5pm. Invite only.

What: Rachel Zoe and The Zoe Report will host an influencer pool party featuring a gifting suite, DJ sets, a pop-up shop, and digital den for content and social opportunities. Undisclosed location, 2-6pm. Invite only.

What: The Retreat @ Coachella is a three-day desert getaway offering healthy food catered by Fat Radish and custom cocktails by Absolut Elyx. Kiehls will host a men’s barber shop, and an in-house salon will offer massages. Music by Isaac Ferry and Daisy O’Dell. There will be a vinyl lounge with a guest DJ set by SOSUPERSAM. The Sparrows Lodge (1330 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-5pm. Invite only.

What: Refinery29 and A-OK Collective presents Paradiso, a two-day desert oasis pool party featuring a Garnier Hair Hotspot for festival-ready braiding and styling. Special musical guest and host to be announced. The Saguaro Palm Springs (1800 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-6pm. RSVP here.

SUNDAY, APRIL 12TH

CynthiaVincentCoachella_2015Photo: Cynthia Vincent

What: Cynthia Vincent #CVCHELLA brunch, hosted by Cynthia Vincent and blogger Jenny Bernheim of Margo and Me. Undisclosed location, 12:30-2:30pm. Invite only.

What: Pandora Jewelry will present a WHIT runway show inside a private tent the Gene Autry lawn. There will be spa services all day with Exhale Spa and Hawaiian Tropic, plus music, cocktails, and a contest to win looks from the designer. Parker Palm Springs (4200 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 2pm. The lawn and spa services are open to the public, but the runway show is invite only.

What: Popsugar + ShopStyle Cabana Club revelers can escape, relax poolside, enjoy specialty cocktails and listen to the sounds of notable DJs, including Hannah Bronfman, and enjoy musical performances at the Cabana Club Pool Party. Viceroy Palm Springs (415 S Belardo Rd, Palm Springs, 92262), 1-6pm. Invite only.

Sabo Skirt

Photo: Sabo Skirt

What: Aussie e-commerce site Sabo Skirt is taking over a private estate to host a handful of high-profile fashion influencers and celebs for a fun daytime pool party. The party will feature DJ sets, pop-up shops, a fully-catered bar and other activations such as braid bars, a Flash Tattoo parlor, and more. Undisclosed location, 2-6pm. Invite only.

What: The Retreat @ Coachella is a three-day desert getaway offering healthy food catered by Fat Radish and custom cocktails by Absolut Elyx. Kiehls will host a men’s barber shop, and an in-house salon will offer massages. Music by Isaac Ferry and Daisy O’Dell. There will be a vinyl lounge with a guest DJ set by SOSUPERSAM. The Sparrows Lodge (1330 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-5pm. Invite only.

What: Refinery29 and A-OK Collective presents Paradiso, a two-day desert oasis pool party featuring a Garnier Hair Hotspot for festival-ready braiding and styling. Special musical guest and host to be announced. The Saguaro Palm Springs (1800 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-6pm. RSVP here.

What: The Do-OverAdidas Originals, and Serato present The Do-Over Desert Sundays 2015. Musical talent to be announced. Ace Hotel & Swim Club (701 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-6pm. RSVP here.

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