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Sit On Sonny's Lap Not Recommended!

This very unflattering statue memorializing Mayor Sonny Bono is in downtown Palm Springs. It sure... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leawood, Kansas
Former Mayor

The former mayor of PS and husband of Cher, Sonny is memorialized in a statue in the center of Palm... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Memphis, Tennessee
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149 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6303
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This very unflattering statue memorializing Mayor Sonny Bono is in downtown Palm Springs. It sure does not look Sonny in my opinion :( They say it is funny to people watch during hot weather as people attempt to sit on Sonny's lap for photos. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ckell71121
Reviewed 1 week ago

No chance of guessing who it is until you read the plaque and Remember that Bono was once Mayor of Palm Springs...

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GGCag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Poor Sonny has been sitting in the sun too long. The finish is wearing off. It looks like his nose is sunburnt and his eyes have cataracts. He has yellowing teeth and his complexion is mottled and appears to be pimple-covered. His hand rests on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 240CindyT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The former mayor of PS and husband of Cher, Sonny is memorialized in a statue in the center of Palm Canyon Blvd. If you like Sonny, might be worth a pic.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SymnCwl
Reviewed January 15, 2019

My friends always ask who it is, thank god there is a sign or most wouldn't know who it is. Friends like to have thier pciture taken with him.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank moriconi
Reviewed December 18, 2018

while walking the walk of stars, one can't help but strike a pose with this life-like statue fun Instagram opportunity!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank teajay1211
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Nice statue of Sonny Bono who was at one time the major of Palm Springs, sitting on the side of a water attraction in the shopping area.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

Does not look much like Sonny, The finish is wearing off from photo persons sitting in his lap etc. Needs maintenance. C&H

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ahdiii
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I don't know.... this is kind of fun, but he lost his life when he was skiing. He had a great sense of humor, and him sitting here, just seems a bit unmelodramatic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank differentname
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We saw the Statue of Sonny Bono from above. We were seated at dinner and actually noticed the statue. After our meal we went down and got a picture. The setting is actually nice with a fountain and seating.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ADolores
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