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Photo: H&M
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Now that the 2015 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is less than one month away, party invites are slowly trickling into our inbox. As we do every single year, we're rounding up the desert's coolest parties—from public to exclusive—to ensure that our loyal readers have their agendas (and outfits!) on lock way before everyone else.

See below for Weekend One's fun so far, and be sure to check back often for new additions. (Regarding those invite-only events, we trust that your dialed-in self will find a hook up or party-crashing compadre in no time.) See you in the desert!

Friday, April 10th

Haim

Photo: HAIM

What: H&M Loves Coachella's VIP poolside party, featuring a special DJ set by sister rockers/fashion darlings HAIM. Parker Palm Springs (4200 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 6-9pm. Invite only.

What: Over on the festival grounds, on all three days Sephora Collection has created an immersive beauty-centric patio, complete with a DIY Beauty Bar, Fiber Mask fire pit lounge, panoramic images, faux grass, and live plant life installation, all inside a massive 40' by 40' tent located next to the Mojave Stage. This air-conditioned oasis offers an escape from the heat, the opportunity to freshen up your festival style, and to discover the best from Sephora. Coachella (81-800 Avenue 51, Indio, 92201), 12-7pm. Public.

What: Popsugar + ShopStyle Cabana Club kicks off Friday night with a private evening reception hosted by Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio to celebrate the launch of her new BaubleBar collection. Viceroy Palm Springs (415 S Belardo Rd, Palm Springs, 92262), 4:30-7pm. Invite only.

SIWY

Photo: Siwy Denim

What: Pandora Jewelry will present a Siwy Denim runway show inside a private tent the Gene Autry lawn. There will be spa services all day with Exhale Spa and Hawaiian Tropic, plus music, cocktails, and a contest to win looks from the designer. Parker Palm Springs (4200 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 5pm. The lawn and spa services are open to the public, but the runway show is invite only.

What: The Retreat @ Coachella is a three-day desert getaway offering healthy food catered by Fat Radish and custom cocktails by Absolut Elyx. Kiehls will host a men's barber shop, and an in-house salon will offer massages. Music by Isaac Ferry and Daisy O'Dell. There will be a vinyl lounge with a guest DJ set by SOSUPERSAM. The Sparrows Lodge (1330 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-5pm. Invite only.

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Photo: MAC Mia Moretti

What: MAC Cosmetics and Mia Moretti will host a daytime, poolside event in celebration of the new MAC Mia Moretti collection inspired by the summer festival season. Ingleside Inn (200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, 92264), 2-6pm. Invite only.

What: Coach and and executive creative director Stuart Vevers is hosting an exclusive daytime party featuring a performance by Echosmith. Soho Desert House, 3-6pm. Invite only.

What: Nylon presents a VIP Midnight Garden party at a private estate that will feature an airplane hangar and extensive grounds, just minutes from the festival. NYX Cosmetics will provide festival makeup stations and gift bags, Glamsquad will host a festival hair station, STK will provide the food, Perrier will host the bar, and there will be a photobooth. Music provided by Chelsea Leyland and The Misshapes. Private Hangar in Bermuda Dunes, 9pm-3am. Invite only.

What: One Model Management and Genetic Denim are throwing a Coachella prep party, hosted by Sahara Ray, Rocky Barnes, and One Management's Scott Lipps. The event will include fitness sessions on the grass (yoga at 12pm), juice bars, a pool party, and pop-up shops for influencers. Private residence, 12-6pm. Invite only.

Saturday, April 11th

Revolve

Photo: Revolve

What: People StyleWatch and Revolve present Festival Fashion hosted by Nikki Reed. Live performance by Jhene Aiko and DJ sets from Chelsea Leyland. Revolve is also launching an exclusive six-piece festival capsule collection with Nikki Reed titled "Nikki Reed for REVOLVE". Beauty by Glamsquad. Avalon Palm Springs (415 S Belardo Rd, Palm Springs, 92262), 1pm. Invite only.

What: Pandora Jewelry will present Tracy Reese (1pm) and Nanette Lepore (3pm) runway shows inside a private tent the Gene Autry lawn. There will be spa services all day with Exhale Spa and Hawaiian Tropic, plus music, cocktails, and a contest to win looks from the designer. Parker Palm Springs (4200 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264). The lawn and spa services are open to the public, but the runway show is invite only.

What: Popsugar + ShopStyle will host a CFDA brunch with designer Mara Hoffman. DJ sets by Harley Viera-Newton and Hannah Bronfman, and a performance by Lolawolf. Viceroy Palm Springs (415 S Belardo Rd, Palm Springs, 92262), 11am-1pm. Invite only.

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Photo: Soho Desert House

What: Harper's Bazaar and Coach will host an exclusive "ShopBAZAAR" brunch with a bevy of stylish tastemakers. Soho Desert House, 2-5pm. Invite only.

What: Rachel Zoe and The Zoe Report will host an influencer pool party with Dolce Vitafeaturing a gifting suite, DJ sets, a pop-up shop, a ScunciDream Dry braid bar, and a digital den. Undisclosed location, 2-6pm. Invite only.

What: The Retreat @ Coachella is a three-day desert getaway offering healthy food catered by Fat Radish and custom cocktails by Absolut Elyx. Kiehls will host a men's barber shop, and an in-house salon will offer massages. Music by Isaac Ferry and Daisy O'Dell. There will be a vinyl lounge with a guest DJ set by SOSUPERSAM. The Sparrows Lodge (1330 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-5pm. Invite only.

What: Refinery29 and A-OK Collective presents Paradiso, a two-day desert oasis pool party featuring a Garnier Hair Hotspot for festival-ready braiding and styling. Special musical guest and host to be announced. The Saguaro Palm Springs (1800 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-6pm. RSVP here.

wildfox

Photo: Wildfox

What: Interview Magazine will host an afternoon pool party and BBQ to celebrate their April music issue featuring Sia, Diplo, A-Trak, Mark Ronson, James Bay, Action Bronson, Twin Shadow, and Giorgio Moroder. The event will include surprise music performances, DJ sets, festival-style beauty services by beGlammedBirchbox DIY Coachella boxes, Dickey's BBQ, Slingshot motorcycle rides, Bang & Olufsen products streaming VEVO Coachella content, and fashion by Wildfox. Private residence, 1-5pm. Invite only.

What: Paper and PacSun host Neon Carnival, the famed late-night outdoor dance party created by Brent Bolthouse will return to Indio for the sixth consecutive year with amusement park rides, games, the premiere of Dope the movie, and Tequila Don Julio specialty drinks. DJ sets by Ruckus, Politik, Jesse Marco, and Kayper. A Glamsquad tent will be on-site to provide hair and makeup touch-ups. Tradition Aviation (56850 Higgins Drive, Thermal, 92274), 10pm. Learn more here.

What: McDonald's and Chevrolet are teaming up with LA nightclub Bootsy Bellows to host a pool party featuring performances by 2 Chainz, ASTR, andCody Simpson, and DJ sets by Brody Jenner & William Lifestyle, Devin Lucien, and stylist Johnny Wujek. Bootsy Bellows Estate, 2-6pm. Invite only.

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Photo: Valley High

What: Cool LA label Valley High is teaming up with blogstar Stephanie Liu of Honey N Silk to host their #HoneyNFriends x Valley High poolside Coachella pre-game, featuring drinks, light bites, and a gifting suite for guests to enjoy before heading to the fest. Valley High House, 10am-1pm. Invite only.

What: Pandora Internet Radio is hosting an Indio Invasion, un-leashed by T-Mobile. Performances by Questlove and SOSUPERSAM, and beauty by Glamsquad. Private residence in Cathedral City, 1-4pm. Invite only.

What: Barry's Bootcamp is hosting a two-day festival fitness pop-up featuring a free hour-long, full-body workout. Guests will receive a special Barry’s Bootcamp Festival Necessities backpack, containing Barry’s sunglasses, mini spray fans, chapstick, sunblock, and bandanas. JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa (74-855 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, 92260), 9-10am. Open to the public; email Nicole@BarrysBootcamp.com to reserve your spot.

What: Tart Collections brunch hosted by Sahara Ray. Expect champagne, cold-pressed WTRMLN WTR, crepes, and light bites. DJ set by Cathleen Cher. Private residence, 11am-2pm. Invite only.

WhatDannjo hosts #DANNIJOCOACHELLA with Caroline Vreeland, Peace Love Shea, Love Shack Fancy, and more IT girls. Glamsquad will be glamming the girls with flower crowns, braids, and beachy makeup looks. Private residence. Invite only.

What: Jeremy Scott is hosting his annual, super-exclusive, not-to-be-missed Coachella party, this time with MoschinoThey've teamed up with Sunset Strip hot spot Eveleigh to bring coastal farmhouse cuisine to the desert, offering classic dishes and a signature cocktail. Undisclosed location, 11am-4am. Invite only.

Sunday, April 12th

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Photo: Cynthia Vincent

What: Cynthia Vincent #CVCHELLA brunch, hosted by Cynthia Vincent and blogger Jenny Bernheim of Margo and Me. Undisclosed location, 12:30-2:30pm. Invite only.

What: Pandora Jewelry will present a WHIT runway show inside a private tent the Gene Autry lawn. There will be spa services all day with Exhale Spa and Hawaiian Tropic, plus music, cocktails, and a contest to win looks from the designer. Parker Palm Springs (4200 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 2pm. The lawn and spa services are open to the public, but the runway show is invite only.

What: Popsugar + ShopStyle Cabana Club revelers can escape, relax poolside, enjoy specialty cocktails and listen to the sounds of notable DJs, including Zen Freeman, The Misshapes, and Atlanta de Cadenet Taylor. Special performance by James Davis. Viceroy Palm Springs (415 S Belardo Rd, Palm Springs, 92262), 1-6pm. Invite only.

Sabo Skirt

Photo: Sabo Skirt

What: Aussie e-commerce site Sabo Skirt is taking over a private estate to host a handful of high-profile fashion influencers and celebs for a fun daytime pool party. The party will feature DJ sets, pop-up shops, a fully-catered bar and other activations such as braid bars, a Flash Tattoo parlor, and more. Undisclosed location, 2-6pm. Invite only.

What: The Retreat @ Coachella is a three-day desert getaway offering healthy food catered by Fat Radish and custom cocktails by Absolut Elyx. Kiehls will host a men's barber shop, and an in-house salon will offer massages. Music by Isaac Ferry and Daisy O'Dell. There will be a vinyl lounge with a guest DJ set by SOSUPERSAM. The Sparrows Lodge (1330 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-5pm. Invite only.

What: Refinery29 and A-OK Collective presents Paradiso, a two-day desert oasis pool party featuring a Garnier Hair Hotspot for festival-ready braiding and styling. Special musical guest and host to be announced. The Saguaro Palm Springs (1800 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-6pm. RSVP here.

adidas

Photo: Adidas Originals

What: The Do-OverAdidas Originals, and Serato present The Do-Over Desert Sundays 2015. Musical talent to be announced. Ace Hotel & Swim Club (701 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-6pm. RSVP here.

What: Nylon is hosting a much-needed recovery brunch at a private estate. The exquisite lakeside property will include a private pool, a lush backyard, yoga, a Bloody Mary bar, and a juice bar. STK will provide the food, Perrier will host the bar, and BNKR will be gifting influencers. Private Hangar in Bermuda Dunes, 1-6pm. Invite only.

What: Mudd and Ocean Pacific present The Music Lounge brunch and pool party. DJ sets by Myles Hendrik, Wade Crescent, and more. Ingleside Inn (200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, 92264​​​), 12-5pm. Invite only.

What: Barry's Bootcamp is hosting a two-day festival fitness pop-up featuring a free hour-long, full-body workout. Guests will receive a special Barry’s Bootcamp Festival Necessities backpack, containing Barry’s sunglasses, mini spray fans, chapstick, sunblock, and bandanas. JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa (74-855 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, 92260), 9-10am. Open to the public; email Nicole@BarrysBootcamp.com to reserve your spot.

What: As the official eyewear sponsor of Coachella 2015, Glasses.com will host an exclusive event, the VIP Glasses Half Full Coachella Poolside Party. Bespoke cocktails and food will be served along with stylish eyewear. The Sparrows Lodge (1330 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 92264), 12-3pm. Invite only