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Things to See and Do in Central Oregon

Central Oregon is the Place for your Favorite Pursuit

Welcome to Central Oregon, home to the growing cities of Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Prineville and Madras and the resort community of Sunriver. Here you will find some of the finest places for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing and dining al fresco in the summer. In winter, areas of the High Desert turn into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating. It doesn't hurt that, whatever the season, Central Oregon is home to some of the country's top craft breweries, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, world-class restaurants and accommodations to please every lifestyle and budget.

Upcoming Events

What's Happening in and around Central Oregon

This might be one of the hardest jobs in the region - keeping track of everything that's going on in Central Oregon. From folk festivals to quilt shows to big-name music concerts and small town farmer's markets, there literally is something for everyone happening nearly every single day here. Whether it's an annual event beloved by the community or a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try something new or hear a new band, this is the place to turn to find out when and where it's happening.

Featured Events
  • Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo

    Wednesday, July 30th, 2014, 12:00am to 12:00am

    Celebrating 95 Years of Jam Packed Fun! Enjoy five days of carnival rides, 4-H Animals, great food vendors, in addition to a rodeo and big name concerts. This year’s Deschutes County Fair will be “Fun… Read Full Story »

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  • Cascade Lakes Relay

    Friday, August 1st, 2014, 12:00am to 12:00am

    The CLR has quickly become one of Oregon’s most popular running and walking events, providing a beautiful course with minimal traffic and the intimate feel of a small but professional event. Every aspect of the CLR… Read Full Story »

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  • Sunriver Fall Festival

    Friday, August 1st, 2014, 12:00am to 12:00am

    You are cordially invited to a Showcase of Golf, Wine, and Cheese presented by Sunriver Resort. The Showcase will feature the Crosswater Invitational, an 18 hole golf tournament on the private, Crosswater course recognized by… Read Full Story »

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  • Bend Premier Cup – Soccer

    Friday, August 1st, 2014, 12:00am to 12:00am

    The Bend Premier Cup is one of the Northwest’s top events, with teams from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada and California. We have divisions for select and recreational teams in age groups U9-19 for boys and… Read Full Story »

  • RiverFeast Fundraiser Dinner

    Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, 12:00am

    Please check back for 2014 RiverFeast details to be posted soon. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to support the Deschutes River Conservancy while dining, listening to great melodies, and enjoying a spectacular summer… Read Full Story »

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