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Calendar of Events

What's happening in and around Central Oregon

Central Oregon Calendar of Events

Bend, Oregon Events, Festivals, Concerts and More.

Our calendar page provides visitors with a comprehensive list of the myriad events that take place all over Central Oregon. The region includes Bend, Sunriver, Sisters, Redmond, La Pine, Prineville, Madras, and Warm Springs, so no matter where you are in the high desert, there is always something for you to do. You may find yourself watching one of today's hottest bands at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in the Old Mill District one minute, and another you will be walking the streets of Downtown Bend, indulging in samples of Central Oregon's famous craft beer and contemporary brewery food, or attending the annual fair & rodeo or one of the hundreds of other events at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds & EXPO Center. If you are traveling from out of town for some of Central Oregon's yearly events, like the Sisters Quilt Show or the Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival, we encourage you to take a look at our many places to stay. Or, if your desired event brings you to town for only a day, check out all of our unique restaurants and brewpubs - there is surely something to please everyone! So whether you are looking for free live music, culinary events, family fun, comedy and theater, races, art exhibitions and workshops, lectures, or festivals, visit our calendar of events page often for the most up to date events in Central Oregon!   To submit an event, use the green Post Event button below 

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

New Exhibit Opens @ High Desert Museum
Apr 27 – May 31 all-day
New Exhibit Opens @ High Desert Museum
12:00 am
“An original exhibit exploring the power of water in the High Desert opens at the High Desert Museum on Saturday, April 27.  Desert Reflections: Water Shapes the West weaves together science, history, art and contemporary[...]
Oliver! @ Summit High School
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – May 19 @ 2:00 pm
Oliver! @ Summit High School
7:00 pm
BEAT Children’s Theater presents their spring production, the musical OLIVER!  Show opens at Summit High auditorium on May 10th. Performances will be 7pm Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm Sundays through May 19th.  Don’t miss this[...]
Central Oregon Beer Week @ Local Breweries
May 17 – May 26 all-day
Central Oregon Beer Week @ Local Breweries
12:00 am
Central Oregon Beer Week is a celebration of Bend and Central Oregon’s thriving craft beer culture! There are 29 active breweries in Central Oregon with more on the way as well as fantastic venues that[...]
Civil War Re-Enactment & Living History @ The House on the Metolius
May 18 @ 9:00 am – May 19 @ 4:00 pm
Civil War Re-Enactment & Living History @ The House on the Metolius | Camp Sherman | Oregon | United States
9:00 am
The Northwest Civil War Council will present a full Civil War reenactment at The House On Metolius Meadow, Saturday and Sunday, May 18 & May 19, 2019. The reenactment and living history camps include over[...]
May 18 @ 10:00 am – May 19 @ 4:00 pm
Soft Opening @ SHARC
10:00 am
Finally!!  Spring has Sprung and the SHARC in Sunriver invites you to their Annual Soft Opening.   The SHARC Outdoor Aquatics will be open from 10am-4pm on 5/18 and 5/19.  Entry fee is 3 cans[...]
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – May 20 @ 9:00 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert Series @ Bend High School
7:30 pm
Central Oregon Symphony invites you to their season finale featuring the vocal talents of Portland artists Jocelyn Thomas and Zachary Lenox.  Each will perform a solo work and then join forces for the high-energy Act I[...]
Legally Blonde Jr. @ Tower Theater
May 18 @ 8:00 pm – May 19 @ 2:00 pm
Legally Blonde Jr. @ Tower Theater
8:00 pm
Legally Blonde Jr. (The Musical) will be playing at The Tower Theater on May 18th at 8pm and again on Sunday, May 19th at 2pm.  “Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit[...]
Bird World @ The High Desert Museum
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bird World @ The High Desert Museum
6:00 pm
The High Desert Museum invites you to “Bird World:  Insights for Humans from the World of Birds“.. Just how different are birds from us? Approaching bird behavior from surprising angles, bird expert Noah Stryker will explore[...]
Dive Bar Theology @ McMenamins
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dive Bar Theology @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
McMenamins invites you to a FREE concert by Dive Bar Theology in Wednesday, 5/22 at 7pm.  This Bend based trio brings high energy vibes to the stage.  They have a unique indie-pop take on well-known[...]
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Bend Celebration Night & Silent Auction @ The Oxford Hotel
5:30 pm
Come and celebrate Downtown Bend !  Eat, Drink, Dance and Be Giving!  Downtown Bend Celebration Night takes place in The Oxford Hotel Ballroom.  Appetizers provided by 10 Below and $5 pints provided by Bend Brewing[...]
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Half Day Kayaking, Paddleboarding or Canoeing Tour @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
10:00 am
Imagine floating on a kayak or canoe through a completely undeveloped, pristine and aqua-blue section of river in the heart of Deschutes National Forest. Paddling among lava flows stretching to Paulina Peak in Newberry Crater[...]
4th Friday Art Stroll @ Downtown Sisters
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4th Friday Art Stroll @ Downtown Sisters
4:00 pm
Gather your friends and family to stroll through the galleries of Sisters and head over to Hood Avenue between 4 and 7 p.m. for the monthly 4th Friday Art Stroll, sponsored by Sisters Arts Association.[...]
Music On The Green @ Sam Johnson Park
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Music On The Green @ Sam Johnson Park
6:00 pm
Music on the Green is Redmond’s version of a GREAT community block party.  On July 24th, Down North  will be playing.  In addition to the FREE concerts with incredible musicians, the entire family can enjoy a[...]
The Parnells @ Sunriver Resort
May 24 @ 6:30 pm
The Parnells @ Sunriver Resort
6:30 pm
Bring the family, pull up a blanket and enjoy the Summer Concert Series at The Backyard at Sunriver Resort!  The Summer Concert Series will feature a different live band each concert day.  Delicious food and[...]
Live Music @ The Twisted River Tavern
May 24 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Live Music @ The Twisted River Tavern
9:00 pm
The Twisted River Tavern at Sunriver Resort will have live music on designated weekends.  Grab your friends and enjoy good food, great music, specialty cocktails and a little dancing…9pm to 11:45pm.   Check out the[...]
20th Anniversary Party @ Maragas Winery
May 25 all-day
20th Anniversary Party @ Maragas Winery
12:00 am
Maragas Winery invites you to celebrate their 20th anniversary of sustainable winemaking in Central Oregon.  Join them for their anniversary party Saturday, May 25th at the winery.  There will be live music, food and of[...]
Happy Girls Run @ Old Mill District & Riverbend Park
May 25 all-day
Happy Girls Run @ Old Mill District & Riverbend Park
12:00 am
“Do What Makes You Happy!” is the slogan for the Happy Girls Run, so you know you’re in for a treat. Happy Girls Run brings together women of all levels of fitness and achievement for races that[...]
May 25 @ 9:00 am – May 26 @ 4:00 pm
Sunchaser Spring Finale Weekend @ Mt Bachelor
9:00 am
Mt Bachelor invites you to celebrate a fantastic 2018-19 winter season with their Sunchaser Spring Finale Weekend.  This event takes place the last weekend in May.  A MOST favorite event will take place on Sunday[...]
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Central Oregon Saturday Market
10:00 am
Central Oregon Saturday Market is the largest gathering of local artists and crafters East of The Cascades!  The market takes place every Saturday and Sunday starting Memorial Day and runs through Labor Day.  It is[...]
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meredith Lodging's Kids Day In May @ Village at Sunriver
11:00 am
The annual Kid’s Day in May event brings a day full of fun and games to The Village at Sunriver. The event will take place on Saturday, May 25 from 11am-4pm. This fun filled event[...]
Tumalo Jam @ Cascade Theatrical
May 25 @ 11:00 am
Tumalo Jam @ Cascade Theatrical
11:00 am
Be a part of the very first-ever TUMALO JAM!  Set on private acreage just off Tumalo Road complete with a hayshed stage and plenty of grass for rambling, don’t delay for festivities featuring live bands, dancing, food[...]
Raptors of the Desert Sky @ High Desert Museum
May 25 @ 11:30 am – Sep 2 @ 12:30 pm
Raptors of the Desert Sky @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:30 am
The High Desert Museum invites you to “Raptors of the Desert Sky”.  Raptors take flight overhead in this intimate demonstration.  Experience these powerful predators up close as wildlife specialists showcase the birds’ agility and grace.[...]
Happy Little Kids Run @ Riverbend Park
May 25 @ 12:00 pm
Happy Little Kids Run @ Riverbend Park
12:00 pm
Happy Little Kids are Healthy Little Kids… so bring your kids out for a day of healthy fun.  Children ages 3-10 years old are invited to join in on the Happy Little Kids Race, Saturday[...]
SMaSH Fest @ McMenamins
May 25 @ 1:30 pm – 8:30 pm
SMaSH Fest @ McMenamins
1:30 pm
SMaSH Fest returns to O’Kanes Square at McMenamins on May 15th.  In addition to unique beer creations from more than a dozen CO Breweries, there will be great music by Chiringa and the Jess Ryan[...]
Let’s Riff Fest @ Riff Taproom
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Let's Riff Fest @ Riff Taproom
3:00 pm
Come to the first ever “Let’s Riff Fest 2019” at the Riff Taproom in the Old Box Factory.  There will be great food, games, craft beverage collaborations and non-stop live music.  This is a family-friendly[...]
Live At The Vineyard @ Faith, Hope, and Charity Vineyards
May 25 @ 6:00 pm
Live At The Vineyard @ Faith, Hope, and Charity Vineyards
6:00 pm
“Live At The Vineyard” brings Doc Ryan & The Wychus Creek Band back by popular demand at Faith Hope & Charity Vineyards.  Enjoy this  evening of live music and dancing!  Doc and The Whychus Band play[...]
@ Summit High
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – May 26 @ 3:00 pm
 @ Summit High
7:00 pm
Central Oregon School of Ballet presents the classic fairy tale Cinderella! Two shows only, May 25th and 26th, 2019 at Summit High Auditorium. Fall in love with Cinderella all over again as our heroine rises[...]
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sisters Stampede XC Mountain Bike Race @ Three Creeks Brewing
9:00 am
The Sisters Stampede is a XC mountain bike race occurring each memorial weekend on Sunday.  This thrilling race course features stunning views of the Three Sisters Mountains, and rolling singletrack scattered with Central Oregon lava[...]
VROOM! VROOM! @ Battle Buddies of Central Oregon
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
VROOM! VROOM! @ Battle Buddies of Central Oregon
9:00 am
VROOM! VROOM!  That’s the sound of cars revving up for the Battle Buddies of Central Oregon Car Show and BBQ.  Come enjoy the day at the  Bend Elks Lodge with great food, awesome cars, great music,[...]
Pond Skim @ Mt Bachelor
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Pond Skim @ Mt Bachelor
10:30 am
You simply can’t miss Mt Bachelor’s Finale Weekend and Pond Skim.   The North American Pond Skimming Championships happens on Sunday, May 26th and fittingly rounds up another awesome Mt Bachelor Season. The goal is[...]