Located between Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City ranks in the top three cities in the Coachella Valley for population, retail sales, and total taxable sales.
Fun fact: Cathedral City’s name dates back to 1850, when Colonel Henry Washington of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers noted the landscapes made by the local canyons resembled the interior of a grand cathedral.
Cathedral City boasts numerous golf resorts and local attractions. In addition to being home to Welk`s Desert Oasis Hotel & Resort, Cathedral City’s other country clubs and golf destinations of note include Cimarron Golf Club, Desert Princess Resort and Golf Club, and the Ted Robinson-designed Date Palm Country Club.
There’s more to Cathedral City than golf, though. Don’t miss out on the great dining options thorughout the area, as well as numeorus entertainment options including the Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre and Cathedral City Community Ampitheater. Some of the annual events happening in Cathedral City include the Taste of Jalisco Festival, LGBT Days, and the Hot Air Balloon Festival.
Cathedral City`s downtown has been undergoing a thorough revitalization since the late 1990’s. Included in the revitalization was a newer City Hall, the Mary Pickford Theatre movie complex, and 130 acres of new or remodeled businesses. In 2016, the CV Repertory relocated to downtown, expanding their theatre presence in the desert area.
As more devleopments are to come, the Cathedral City is primed for continued growth.