Joshua Tree, California: Party Cat

Carved from marble for the 2015 Coachella Festival. Now it stands in an empty desert lot. Weighs 49 tons. Party Cat sits at the top of a staircase, wearing sunglasses and holding a can of beer.

Uphill Rd, Joshua Tree, CA
Southeast of town. From CA-62 turn south at the stoplight onto Park Blvd, which becomes Quail Springs Rd. Drive four miles. Turn left onto dirt Uphill Rd. Drive a half-mile. You'll see Party Cat on the left. If you reach Wagon Wheel Rd you've driven too far.
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Party God.

Party Cat

This statue is made from three solid pieces of marble. It sits alone on a barren piece of land a little outside the main entrance to Joshua Tree National park.

[William Harrell, 12/05/2020]

Officially titled "Party God," the statue was carved in 2015 for the Coachella Festival. After the statue's brief moment of celebrity it was moved here, and likely will stay here since it weighs 49 tons.

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