The City of Indio is the largest and oldest city in the Coachella Valley. Indio is nestled in the 640-square mile valley, cradled in the sun-drenched splendor and surrounded by mountain ranges and national parks. Indio is a community of culture and heritage, family values and fun. Indio, the City of Festivals, offers a myriad of memorable experiences framed in a backdrop of desert beauty and an idyllic year-round climate. Indio is one of Southern California’s most important agricultural regions as well, once responsible for a large percentage of the nation’s date crop.