Coachella Parties 2020: Complete list of pool parties and after parties

zenyara coachella party
Coachella parties are getting bigger and better each year. Just five or six years ago, there were only a handful of small gatherings prior to the festival. This year there will be 30+ events, both pre-parties and after parties.

Over the years, the parties have grown from small gatherings at private residences, to full-flung mini festivals, complete with live music lineups, carnival rides, parking shuttles and event staff. After parties begin when Coachella ends each night, and continue late into the night the next morning.

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There are a wide range of parties during the Coachella weekend: pool parties, VIP Gifting Suites, brand events, underground music events, private parties, record label showcases and more.

Most parties are hosted by brands that are attempting to connect with the Coachella “crowd” or demographic… namely cool, affluent, tastemakers between 18 and 34. Big brands like McDonalds, H&M and Puma throw parties in hopes that their products will be featured on the social media posts of the influencers they invite.

The best Coachella parties of course, are not open to the public, but are invite-only events. Such events are attended by A-List celebrities, big influencers and many of the musicians that perform at Coachella. Revolve Festival and Bootsy Bellows have been the hot ticket in the desert for the last few years (well actually, you can’t get a ticket, you need to be given a wristband by the event organizers).

But it seems that every year the party organizers try to out-do each other… the parties at the Zenyara Estate last year was unlike the Coachella valley has ever seen. Helicopters shuttled guests into compound, which was turned into a Vegas-like club during the day, and a swanky beach party at night.

Still, the best party during the weekend is the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. There is no other place where you can enjoy such a wide range of music in such a beautiful setting. And if you’re looking for an after party, the Coachella campgrounds are a fun place to decompress after the festival.

How to get into parties

Most of the parties are not open to select members of the public, while others are private and invite-only. For public parties, space is limited and an RSVP is required. Usually, the event organizers will vet all those that RSVP and extend invites to those they think will bring a good vibe.

Private parties are more difficult to get into because the organizers want the celebrity guests to enjoy themselves out of the public eye.

It helps to know someone “in the industry” that is somehow connected with the event. That will be your best bet.

That said, it is possible to get into some of private parties even if you’re not on the list. First you need to know the location, and you’ll need to arrive early. Once the events have hit capacity, the security is very strict about not letting anyone else in.

Second, you need to act the part. Don’t come to the events wearing sandals, a baseball cap, sports jersey etc. Generally, you’ll need to dress the part, which means dressing trendy. Google it!

Third, be nice. It’s amazing how far a smile can go. If you’re nice to the event staff and security, and don’t come in a big group, you might have a shot of getting into one of the Coachella 2020 parties.

This Coachella party list will be continuously updated with new events so check back soon! Details about events will be released in the coming weeks. In the meantime you can checkout last year’s parties here.

Coachella Parties 2020

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Desert Dream

desert dream at equl estate

Who: Confirmed guest list only. You can try RSVPing here

What: Day time pool party complete with stage, cabanas, art installations and more. Lineup: Walker & Royce, Will Clarke, Mikey Lion, Öona Dahl, Surround [Jeniluv, MASHA, Heidi Lawden], BONES + Lee Wells. At night, the after party moves inside the estate and goes all night long.

When: Friday April 10th, Day Party 1:00pm to 8:00pm, after party 10:00pm t0 late

Where: Equl Estate – 80620 Ave 40 Indio, CA 92203 (opens in Google Maps)

Why: If you live on the westside of LA, you’ve no doubt heard about the infamous Wicked Paradise boat parties in Marina Del Rey, and the House Plants events at Rose Room in Venice… Desert Dream is a joint project by both brands, so you can expect the same epic vibes.


Rolling Stone Hotel

rolling stone magazine at arrive hotel

Who: Confirmed Guest Lists. Details forthcoming.

What: ENTER and Rolling Stone will be transforming the ARRIVE Palm Springs into The Rolling Stone Hotel. From Thursday through Sunday, guests will experience all that the Rolling Stone Hotel has to offer, including brand activations and the best of Palm Springs!

To kick off the four-day extravaganza, Rolling Stone will welcome guests with an exclusive welcome party. On Friday, Rolling Stone will host a live session of their revered pre-event intimate talk series featuring candid conversations with emerging artists, leading into Saturday’s Rolling Stone Live: Palm Springs Day Party. The Day Party will play host to performances by world-renowned artists all day (and night) long, where influencers and VIPs will join the party poolside. And finally, on Sunday guests will enjoy a relaxing and restful final day at the Rolling Stone Hotel with an exclusive Recovery Brunch.

Last year, X Ambassadors headlined our Saturday Pool Party, while VIPs like Olivia Culpo, Gallant, Logan Paul, Taryn Manning, Charli XCX, Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross, Patrick Schwarzenegger, and others have joined in the festivities.

When: Thursday – Sunday, weekend 1

Where: Arrive Hotel – 1551 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (opens in Google Maps)

Why: Rolling Stone Magazine + Pool Party… need we say more?


Details to be announced about the following Coachella 2020 parties:

  • Velocity Black Desert Beach Club
  • Zenyara
  • Nylon Midnight Garden
  • Vampped Vacancy
  • Revolve Festival 2020
  • ZOEasis
  • Bootsy Bellows Presented by McDonald’s & PacSun
  • beGlammed Sunset Soiree
  • Kroq House
  • Moschino
  • Lucky Brand Desert Jam
  • Deep in the Desert
  • Adidas – The Do Over
  • T-Mobile Pandora Indio Invasion
  • Saguaro Hotel
  • Cafe Mambo Ibiza Presents
  • Prism Boutique Desert House
  • Day Club Palm Springs 2020
  • Vestal Village 2020
  • Basecamp

More to be announced. Checkout 2019’s parties here.

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