Why Astonish Events?


Locally-based in Greater Palm Springs Area!

Astonish Events is based in Palm Springs and produces public events utilizing long-term,  home-town connections and tried-and-true marketplace experience.    Founder, Darcy Carozza, has been in the hospitality and events business in Palm Springs for more than 20 years.

Hiring Astonish Events sets the stage for smooth planning and efficient execution of your event.  Expect high level professionalism at competitive pricing and scalable services to  meet your needs.   

We love to help your non-profit fundraise.

Ask about  our special rates for non-profit 501(c)(3)  companies.


Experience, Reliability and Character you can Trust.

Utilize our  proven methodology: we work with you and your team to create and manage budgets, timelines, and action plans.

Let us help you create a structure for communications,  setting clear expectations; establish accountability and keep people and things on track . 

We will employ our long- term relationships in resourcing for your event utilizing a reliable network of  service providers at reasonable rates.  

 Our Team  of professionals provides  valuable insights for your decision making and will help you side-step many potential problems  and pit-falls.


Sourcing, Liaising, Coordinating, Managing, We got it!

We can assist you with sourcing venues,  obtaining permits, diagramming and  liaising with public, private and governmental agencies on your behalf . 

Choose from optional services that include  decorating themes and artistic touches,  performing artists, attractions, special effects, art installations artisan demonstrations,  auctions, and fantastic local catering.    

Contact Astonish Events today to arrange for a free consultation and proposal, utilizing the contact form, below, or emailing us at


A Sampling of Executed Events...

Galas and Award Ceremonies

Gala Award Ceremony

  • Event Coordination and Management for the Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala Awards - televised event.
  • Event Coordination and Management for the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism's Best of the Best Awards Ceremony
  • Event Coordination and Management of the Annenberg Theater's Opening Night Gala Performance.
  • Event Planning, Coordination and Management for Carol's Kitchen 20th Anniversary Gala

Signature Events


  • Founding Executive Director and Producer  of the annual Palm Springs Dance Festival a multi-day program  including dance performances, social events, a series of 2 dozen master classes, celebrating the art of dance. 
  • Founder and Producer of  the "Fluid Arts Series"   including "Open Desert" and Circular Dimensions" live artistic Audio Visual programs created by artist Cristopher Cichocki, and Past & Present,  dance repertoire and public outreach by  Nickerson-Rossi Dance.

Festivals and Marketing Events


  • Event production and management of the Perez Road Fall Festival - a marketing event  with more than 100 vendor booths and mutliple entertainment features promoting the business corridor.
  • Event Venue Management & Coordination for Wild West  Fest & Rodeo.

Receptions and Celebrations

  •  Palm Springs Dance Fest Launch Party
  • Celebrations of Life
  •  Company Holiday Parties
  • Fundraising Kick-off events
  • Anniversary Celebrations

Arts and Entertainment


  • Art Exhibitions - Southwest Art Show
  • Film Screenings - P.S. Int'l and Short Film Fests
  • Concerts / Parties - White Party Palm Springs,
  • Dance Presentations
  • Comedy Performances
  • "FAM" trips and destination entertainment

Conventions and Public Shows

*  Convention and Tradeshow Management
*  Speaker Series & Panel Discussions

  • Panels & Speaker Series
  •  Home Shows
  •  Convention & Tradeshow Management
  • Tournaments & Matches - WWF Smackdown, MMA/Octogon Events
  • Competitions  and Presentations - Spirit Sports, Lippinzaner Stallions

Contact Us!

Drop us a line by using the handly template below or call 760 406-1414!

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Never a fee for consultation - Ask about our non-profit discounts!

Why not have more  than 2 decades of  Palm Springs  Special Events and Hospitality Expertise at your fingertips?  Contact us Today!

Astonish Events, LLC

1775 East Palm Canyon Drive #110-20, Palm Springs, California 92264, United States

(760) 406-1414


By appointment only.  Days and times are flexible to suit you!