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Coachella 2012: Your Guide To All The Celeb Hot Spots

Thu, April 12, 2012 10:48pm EDT by 2 Comments
Coachella 2012 Schedule

It’s that time again… Check out where all the celebs will be hanging out this weekend in the desert!

It’s hard to believe another year has elapsed and it’s Coachella time again! The hottest (literally) music festival of the year is actually happening over the course of TWO weekends in 2012, which will give us double the chances to spot our favorite celebs kicking back and enjoying music, sunshine & tons of pool parties!


FILTER Magazine in partnership with aerie have announced the 10th annual Coachella Yacht Club kick-off parties:
aerie Presents FILTER Magazine’s 10th Annual Coachella Yacht Club parties will take place on Thursday, April 12 and Thursday, April 19 from 9 pm – 1 am at a secret location near the festival grounds. The events will include complimentary eats, a hosted bar, tons of giveaways and many more crazy activities.


DETAILS @ Midnight 2012, presented by Hennessy.
Food, fun & Jesse Marcosecret guest performance at 12 a.m.!


A|X Armani Exchange and T-Mobile Neon Carnival
Held on Saturday, this is one of the best parties of the YEAR! Last year’s guests included Rihanna, Usher and many, many more.

Planet Blue, Foam Magazine and 90210 darling Gillian Zinser’s The Alcazar Hotel Party
Held Saturday, guests will sip on fruit margaritas by Peligroso Tequila & PBR, while lounging in the sun listening to DJ Zinzi Edmunson spin and hamming it up in the “Snap Yourself” Photobooth. Planet Blue favorites like Blue Life, MINKPINK, and Pura Vida are also participating in the event.

Weekend Long Parties:

LACOSTE L!VE Pool Party at Coachella presented by HTC
Held on Saturday and Sunday, guests to include Diane Kruger, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Shenae Grimes, Joy Bryant, Teresa Palmer and more. Performances by DJs with special guest appearances by Elijah Wood, Nigel Godrich of Radiohead, Brie Larson, Ana Calderon, Jordy Masterson, Myles Hendrick and DJ Fred Matters. 98.7fm, L.A.’s Rock Alternative, will be broadcasting live from the party. HTC will have a phone charging station, much needed at Coachella!

Newly opened, The Saguaro will host their “Desert Weekender” pool parties. Celebrities and guests will have the opportunity to stay cool and enjoy live music and cocktails poolside. “Desert Weekender” is presented by: FLAUNT Magazine, HELLO STRANGER and dubFrequency.

The Hard Rock Hotel Music Mansion
Friday-Sunday, 12:00-6:00 p.m.
Throughout the three-day Music Lounge, guests are invited to participate in various activities including, designing their own custom clothing from Lamb & Flag, lounge poolside while listening to tracks with SOUL by Ludacris headphones, and get the signature hippie chic style at the Skintimate braid bar before letting loose in Skintimate’s interactive photo booth. Each day, the Hard Rock Hotel Music Mansion will offer complimentary VIP amenities including an on-site tattoo parlor, a full-service bar serving drinks by Voli Vodka, Maestro Dobel Tequila, Red Diamond Wine and Heineken beer, as well as food offerings for guests to enjoy while at the house.

In celebration of Coachella Weekend, Night Vision Entertainment and The Alliance is presenting The Mirage Presented by Chevy Volt, two daytime pool parties packed with special appearances, exclusive performances and many interactive elements. Saturday afternoon will feature an Extreme Pool Party with Cedric Gervais, and on Sunday guests will be treated with SBE XIV Desert Sessions with Manufactured Superstars. On both days, guests will mingle about the luxurious space with elite tastemakers, musicians and celebrities with a photo booth, open bar with Ciroc Vodka and Peligroso Tequila and GM’s recharge lounge.

Truck Stop: The PUMA Social Truck Heads to Palm Springs
Saturday & Sunday: 2:00PM – 7:00PM
Most truck stops typically mean some sketchy characters and greasy fries; this one will bring ping-pong, DJs, and swimmies to the steamy desert just in time for Coachella. The PUMA Social Truck is pulling into Palm Springs this weekend for a pool party at the Caliente Tropics Hotel.

The pool parties are on Saturday 4/14 and Sunday 4/15 from 12 pm to 4 pm at the Caliente Tropics Hotel. DJ’s include DJ Righteous Trash, DJ Esteban Lopez, DJ Cat NYC and J Bliddie. The events are 21+ and free of charge! There will also be an encore next weekend Thursday 4/19 through Sunday 4/22 — stay tuned for an invite and DJ line ups.

H&M at Coachella
The Swedish apparel company will host two photo booths, where attendees will have the unique
opportunity to “Kiss for a Cause.” Photos will then be printed and added to a collage in the tent. All Instagram users that upload photos coupled with the hashtags #kissforacause #hmusa, will be printed and added to the inspiration board. Additionally, H&M will donate $1 to AIDS research for every Foursquare, Twitter or Instagram user that mentions the hashtag.