By Tracy Dietlin

Get the New Year off on the right foot at the desert’s largest health and wellness event, the  2nd annual Palm Desert LiveWell Festival in the Palm Desert Civic Center Park (43900 San Pablo Ave Palm Desert, CA 92260) on January 6, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Palm Desert’s LiveWell Festival, brings together more than 100 of the most inspiring entrepreneurs, healthcare leaders, scientists, doctors, and health transformers in Greater Palm Springs. 

The event is an all-inclusive mind-body-spirit wellness festival. It serves as an education forum focused on healthy living, physical fitness, proper nutrition, bodywork, spiritual peace, and medicine.  Guests will experience all of the fun and excitement, as will provide complimentary live entertainment, interactive fitness exhibits, a health & wellness awards and free admission to all festival attendees.


The festival also features a huge 1.5 K color run and has special musical performances by local artists.  “We are excited to offer the community a fun, entertaining and exciting place to jump-start New Year’s resolutions and provide resources for attendees to achieve long-term fitness goals,” said Seth Cash, Founder/Creative Director of The LiveWell Festival.

In an effort to raise awareness and encourage a healthy lifestyle, The LiveWell Festival is teaming up with the American Cancer Society and 10 other desert charities to sell the LiveWell Band for $25 per person. The LiveWell Band provides special perks, freebies, and discounts to the over 100 exhibitors at the LiveWell Festival. The perks last for the entire month of January. (Over $6,000 in perks). 50% of the proceeds benefit the charities and schools of the Coachella Valley.  LiveWell Bands can be purchased online at

 “I’m so excited to see the LiveWell Festival become an annual routine for the Valley to start the new year off on the right foot,” shared Co-Executive Producer, Alexandra Miklosova.

“It’s a special thing really, to have the community come together, celebrate wellness and share a day in the park,” said Cash.

The LiveWell Festival is sponsored by The City of Palm Desert, Renova Energy, The Living Desert, Laser and Skin Center, Massage Trilogy, and Enchanted Memories, it is also the featured Palm Desert First Weekend event. 

The LiveWell Festival is partnering with many desert charities including American Cancer Society, Desert Cancer Foundation, Cancer Partners (Formally Gilda’s House) and many others. For more information, go to or call (760) 424-2002.