Bright pink and yellow Robolights artwork sculpture installation, surrounded by palm trees, Palm Springs, California
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Published by Dianne Titos on February 23 2024

Eccentric Art Oasis in the Desert

Address: 1077 E Granvia Valmonte, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States

A giant Marilyn Monroe statue called "Forever Marilyn" in between the palm trees on a sunny day
There are plenty of other impressive artwork displays dotted throughout Palm Springs.
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πŸ’² Free to enjoy

πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦½ Wheelchair accessible

🍽️ No dining options

🚽 No Public Restrooms

Where can I find Robolights?

Robolights is a unique outdoor art installation created by artist Kenny Irwin Jr, beginning in his family's four-acre property in Palm Springs.

Why should I visit Robolights?

Robolights is a visual masterpiece, with giant robots and alien creatures to be seen.

This year-round attraction that captivated visitors with its creativity, scale, and the artist's commitment to repurposing and sustainability.

What are the opening hours at Robolights?

General opening hours

Monday - Open 24 hours

Tuesday - Open 24 hours

Wednesday - Open 24 hours

Thursday - Open 24 hours

Friday - Open 24 hours

Saturday - Open 24 hours

Sunday - Open 24 hours

You can view Robolights from the pavement year-round.

Closures and holidays

Robolights changes in scale, and even location, so be sure to check for latest guidance on the official social media site before visiting.

Where should I park when visiting Robolights?

Visitors typically find street parking nearby, although it's advisable to plan for potential parking constraints.

Is Robolights accessible by public transportation?

In Palm Springs, public buses serve the area, but the best way to get around is by car, with taxi and rideshares both good options.

When is the best time to visit Robolights?

The holiday season traditionally is the peak time for visitors, when there are more tourists exploring Palm Springs.

What are the best things to see near Robolights?

There are plenty of great places close to Robolights to also explore. Here are some favorites.

  • Palm Springs Art Museum - This museum houses a collection of art, design, and architecture.
  • Downtown Palm Springs - Offers shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
  • Indian Canyons - Provides beautiful hiking trails and natural landscapes.
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway - Gives stunning views and access to Mount San Jacinto State Park.
Landmark Sign on a courtyard with desert gardens at a plaza taken in downtown Palm Springs
Why not indulge in some shopping in downtown once you have visited the artwork?

Common questions about Robolights

Robolights stands out for the artist's innovative use of everyday objects. Kenny Irwin Jr. transformed microwaves, televisions, and other discarded items into art. Here are some more details about the installation.

Is Robolights accessible to those with lower mobility?

βœ”οΈ Yes, Robolights is accessible to all visitors

Is Robolights free to enter?

βœ”οΈ Yes, Roblights is free to enjoy from the sidewalk.

Is Robolights pet-friendly?

βœ”οΈ Yes, Roblights is pet-friendly.

Is Robolights child-friendly?

βœ”οΈ Yes, Robolights is a family-friendly attraction, captivating visitors of all ages.

Is Robolights a year-round attraction?

βœ”οΈ Robolights is a year-round attraction.

Are refreshments available at Robolights?

❌ No, there are no refreshments available at Robolights.

Are there restrooms at Robolights?

❌ No, there are no restrooms available at Robolights.

What else is useful to know before I visit Robolights

Checking the latest information about Robolights' location, hours, and any visitor guidelines is crucial, as this display does move.

Bright pink and yellow Robolights artwork sculpture installation, surrounded by palm trees, Palm Springs, California
This bright art installation is easy to spot from the sidewalk.
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Where to stay near Robolights

There are plenty of great hotel options in the Palm Springs, for all budgets, to head back to after visiting Robolights. Check out some of our favorites below.

  • Life House, Palm Springs - You can expect a tranquil setting, lush gardens and pool, and the most stylish, contemporary dΓ©cor around, when you stay at Life House, Palm Springs.
  • The Paloma Resort - A visit to The Paloma Resort is anything but budget, with luxury surroundings, chic, retro design, and top-notch service.