6 Must-See Drag and Female Impersonator Shows in Palm Springs

Posted By: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Admit it, who doesn’t like a good drag show, and in Palm Springs you’ll only find the best ones.  Here’s a list of some must-see shows that are sure to snap a big smile of your face and make you leave happy.

Michael Holmes’ Purple Room | 1900 E Palm Canyon Dr. | 760.322.4422 
The Judy Show, Sundays, Dinner reservations at 5:00 pm with 7:00 pm show.

Every Sunday, The Purple Room proudly presents owner Michael Holmes in THE JUDY SHOW! An outrageously funny parody of the 1963 CBS television show, The Judy Garland Show.

The Judy Show

Moxie | 262 S Palm Canyon Dr. - 2nd floor | 760.318.9900 

Dragtastick Bubbly Brunch, Sundays, doors open at 11:00 am with show at Noon. Ross The hottest drag brunch in Los Angeles has come to Palm Springs! RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Ross Mathews presents the most fun, fabulous & delish drag brunch ever. Each week, Drag Race queens and local queens blow your mind with their talents as you guzzle cocktails and chow down on your brunch. Everyone is welcome and every leaves happy. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite


Oscar’s | On the corner at 125 E Tahquitz Canyon Way #108 | 760.325.1188

Celebrity Female Impersonator Show, Friday & Saturday, Showroom, cocktails and dinner start at 6:30 with 8:00 pm show time. Celebrity Female Impersonator show starring world’s best female impersonators who impersonate some of today’s and yesterday’s famous ladies. Hosted by the famous James “Gypsy” Haake.


Retro Room Lounge | 125 E Tahquitz Canyon Way #102 | 1.760.656.8680

Diva and Friends Drag Show, Saturdays, 10:00 pm. Reservations required. Retro Lounge is known for their popular happy hour and karaoke, but this quaint little bar offers a fun drag show every Saturday night with local divas who are fun, high energy, and playful.


Rio Azul Mexican Bar & Grill | 350 S Indian Canyon Dr. | 760.992.5641 
Desert Divas Drag Brunch, Sunday, 11am & 1:30 pm

This popular drag brunch is hosted by Vanity Halston and is a comedy style show featuring Broadway music and female impersonators. A great value with the $25 general admission ticket including your meal, tax, and gratuity.


Toucans Tiki Lounge | 2100 N Palm Canyon Dr. | 760.416.7854

Established nearly two decades ago, Toucans hosts the city's longest continuously running drag show, Tommi Rose & The Playgirls, as well as popular after-parties for the Palm Springs International Film Festival and Cinema Diverse.

1st Sunday                8 & 10 pm     Mayday with Mayhem Miller

2nd & 4th Sundays    8 & 10 pm     Tommi Rose and the Playgirls hosted by Jewels

3rd Sunday                8 & 10 pm     Morgan McMichaels' McSundays

Mondays                   10 pm            Latin Fever Drag Revue hosted by Jesus Coria

Thursday                   10 pm           The Playhouse hosted by Jazmyn Simone