Desert Smash Returns for 20th Year

Posted on 10th November, 2023

Desert Smash returns to the desert and La Quinta Resort & Club on March 5, 2024, marking the twentieth edition of preeminent celebrity charity tennis event and the unofficial kickoff to the world renowned BNP Paribas Open.

Over the past 19 years, Desert Smash has proudly raised over $2 million for charitable causes, largely attributable to the philanthropic athletes and celebrities who graciously offer their time. The announcement of the 2024 event couldn’t have been more timely. Today marks the official launch of ticket sales, and the event is shaping up to be the best yet. A noteworthy highlight is the participation of Aussie tennis sensation, Nick Kyrgios. But, keep an eye out for more exciting announcements coming your way.

For the first time, Desert Smash will host a Pickleball event on Monday, March 4, at La Quinta Resort & Club, marking the integration of Pickleball into the Desert Smash. Details will be revealed soon.

This year, Gavin Rossdale and his band, BUSH, will be performing at Desert Smash. Rossdale, a Desert Smash regular, has been supportive since the event’s inception The legendary evening “Desert Smash Bash,” with top music names like SIA, Boys II Men, Lifehouse, Natasha Beddingfield, RedFoo, Robin Thicke, Bob Sinclar, Nelly, JaRule, and Justin Bieber over the years, has now become the star of the event.

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