Festival goers twirl around the dance floor while a caller leads dance lessons in the Honky Tonk tent at Stagecoach Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Sunday, April 29, 2018. (Photo by Matt Masin, Contributing Photographer)

Honkytonk Dance Hall

Country music’s biggest party kicks off before the show even starts. Step inside our air-conditioned dance hall, where dancers of all levels can master the moves for line dancing, two-step, round dancing and good ol’ fashioned country hoedown. Singles are welcome to meet and mingle. You can join in or just watch the fun.

Complete schedule of dances, workshops and demonstrations coming soon.

Open 10am-12am.

Decor by Rebel Junk.

Guy’s Stagecoach Smokehouse

Guy’s Stagecoach Smokehouse is bringing the nation’s finest BBQ pit bosses to serve up mouth-watering BBQ from all over the nation. Enjoy some of the country’s most celebrated restaurants and BBQ vendors with different styles from Cali to Kansas to the Carolinas.

Think dazzling sauces and savory rubs! Guy and friends will be showcasing their pits and rigs and offering taste tests to fans all throughout the weekend with live demos.

Located within the festival grounds, this BBQ experience will also include a full bar, shade, tasty vendors and a seating area. Come grab a bite, take a load off our feet and enjoy!

Nikki Lane’s Stage Stop Marketplace

The Stage Stop Marketplace is back for its second year as your one stop Stagecoach shopping experience. Hosted by High Class Hillbilly, owner and singer Nikki Lane highlights carefully curated artisans and makers where you’ll find everything you need to get through your weekend in the desert. Discover new and vintage fashion and unique one-of-a-kind western wear. Cool down with a cocktail and a taste of Nashville while watching singers and songwriters on the Stage Stop Horseshoe stage. You’ll find new music and special guests all weekend long. Be sure to mark it on your schedule and have fun with us!

Academy of Country Music

Experience the ultimate country music superstar attraction, presented by the folks behind the Academy of Country Music Awards!

The Academy of Country Music announced the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on CBS. The 54TH ACM Awards, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in country music, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months. Tickets for the live event are available at

Budweiser Clydesdales

Visit the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales. Catch their full hitch in the Lobby. Check back for days, times and location.

Ferris Wheel

Take in the breathtaking birdseye views from the top of the Ferris Wheel. This popular marriage proposal site is busiest at sunset. Take your sweetie for a whirl! Additional cost per ride.