Join the fun on August 1
Dress up and enter or come out to see who will fill her shoes

  As Palm Springs prepares to say good-bye to its beloved Forever Marilyn sculpture in September, P.S. Resorts is giving everyone the chance to “fill her shoes” with their “Forever Marilyn Look-A-Like Contest” during Village Fest on Thursday, August , beginning at 7 pm at Forever Marilyn Park. Hosted by the one and only Bella da Ball, this contest is open to adults, kids, babies, pets and professional entertainers with winners in every category.
“The “Forever Marilyn Look-A-Like Contest” gives everyone the chance to dress up as
Marilyn Monroe while we begin our good-byes to this beloved sculpture which has become
iconic to downtown Palm Springs”, said Aftab Dada, chairman of P.S. Resorts. “We hope that
everyone will come down to the sculpture and join in the fun.”
The categories for the contest have been set as:
– Pets
– Miss Junior Marilyn (under age 16)
– Ms./Mrs. Marilyn (over age 16)
– Drag Marilyn
– Performing Marilyn
Winners will be selected by a panel of four judges who will score the contestants on
look/attire, presentation, personality, audience response, and overall Marilyn look and feel.
The contest is open to the first 10 entries in each category and contestants may only enter one
category. The Best Marilyn performer category is open to contestants who lip synch or
perform live.
Contestants will be introduced by Bella da Ball and asked to walk across the stage for
our judges’ review and audience applause. Performing Marilyn’s must sing or lip synch one
Marilyn Monroe song of up to 3 minutes. Contestants under age 16 must be accompanied by
an adult and all pets must be on a leash. Prizes will be awarded to the best contestant in each
The pre-pageant festivities begin with live entertainment at 7 pm and the show starts at
7:30 pm. There will also be a special performance by local Marilyn impersonator Cat Lyn
Registration is required by July 30, and may be done at:
The contest, registration and viewing is FREE.

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