The 20th Annual Desert Smash, Celebrity-Tennis Charity Event

Desert Smash at La Quinta Resort and Club

Your package includes a courtside seat to the 20th edition of the Desert Smash, the globally acclaimed celebrity tennis extravaganza merging Hollywood glamour with professional tennis prowess, all for a charitable cause. Witness the convergence of Hollywood's A-list celebrities and the finest professional tennis players in a thrilling one-day event at the esteemed La Quinta Resort & Club.

Event Details: 

Join us in the afternoon at the picturesque La Quinta Resort Stadium Tennis Court, where the air is charged with the vibrant energy of the desert. Feel the rhythm as renowned DJs infuse the atmosphere with captivating music, creating a festive ambiance. Explore the lively "Desert Smash Village," where brands and sponsors showcase their products. Catch a glimpse of your favorite celebrities gracing our Red Carpet, and savor the delightful margaritas at our lively hosted bars!

Included in your ticket:

A Courtside Seat on the east-facing sideline (the sun sets behind your seat) in the first three rows.
Admission to the Desert Smash event grounds which open at 12 noon and close at 5pm
Admission to the Desert Smash Tournament Village - our exclusive event sponsor experience
Access to the Desert Smash Bar Activations featuring ultra premium hosted open bar and an assortment of foods Admission and a seat in the La Quinta Resort/Desert Smash Tennis Stadium for the Desert Smash Tennis Exhibition (12-5pm PT)


12PM Desert Smash Gates Open 
12-5pm Desert Smash Sponsor Village Open
2-5PM 20th Annual Desert Smash Celebrity + Pro Tennis Matches!
WTA Women's Singles Match 
Celebrity + Pro Doubles Match
Celebrity + Pro Doubles Match
ATP Men's Singles Match

Event Highlights:

Date and Venue: Join us at the La Quinta Resort Stadium Tennis Court for an afternoon filled with excitement. The event strategically unfolds just ahead of the BNP Paribas Open, the world's 5th largest tennis tournament, in neighboring Indian Wells.

Dynamic Pairings: Marvel as Hollywood's biggest names team up with the world's best professional tennis players for thrilling matches that showcase skill, strategy, and star power. Desert Smash Tennis Alumni include Casper Ruud, Frances Tiafoe, Emma Raducanu, Bryan Brothers, and more.

Desert Smash Village: Immerse yourself in the lively "Desert Smash Village," a hub of activity featuring top-notch brands and sponsors proudly displaying their products. It's your chance to explore, engage, and experience the best in lifestyle and sports.

Red Carpet Glamour: Catch a glimpse of your favorite celebrities as they grace the Red Carpet, adding an extra layer of glamour to this star-studded affair.

Musical Vibes: Let renowned DJs set the tone with great music, creating an electric atmosphere that complements the on-court action.

Hosted Bars: Indulge in the festive spirit with margaritas flowing at our fun-hosted bars, ensuring a lively and enjoyable experience for all.

Charitable Impact: Beyond the glitz and glamour, the Desert Smash is driven by a philanthropic mission. Your participation contributes to charitable causes, making a positive impact on the community.


Who is playing at Desert Smash?  Early confirmations include two-time Grand Slam Champion, Victoria Azarenka, 2022 Roland Garros and US Open Finalist and current ATP Tour world #4, Casper Ruud, WTA Rising Star and inaugural ATX Open Champion, Marta Kostyuk, ATP Tour World #29 Grigor Dimitrov, ATP Tour World #46, Richard Gasquet, WTA Tour #24 and Abierto GNP Seguros, Donna Vekic and 2020 Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award winner and ATP Tour world #15, Frances Tiafoe

Who is the Charity Beneficiary of the Desert Smash this year?  Playing for Change Foundation, an international non-profit/501c3 organization. You can learn more about the organization by clicking here:

How do I find out about other players and celebrities coming to Desert Smash? The best way to find out about other players committing to the event is to follow the Facebook page (Desert Smash) or Instagram (@DesertSmash).

Questions? Give us a call in the office (800) 289-3333