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!


Nov 24 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
Starfest Holiday Light Celebration @ Eagle Crest Resort  | Redmond | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
If you enjoy driving around viewing Christmas Lights, you can’t miss Starfest at Eagle Crest Resort.  This FREE event takes you through a mile long drive of lighted scenery to ooh and aah over.  The[...]
The Grimes Christmas Scene @ Crook County Fairgrounds
Nov 24 – Dec 23 all-day
The Grimes Christmas Scene @ Crook County Fairgrounds | Prineville | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
You MUST see “The Grimes Christmas Scene” in Prineville!! This amazing display will blow you away.. “The Grimes Family has been collecting Miniatures for more than 80 years.  Each year at Christmas time, hundreds and[...]
SantaLand @ Old Mill District
Nov 24 @ 10:45 pm – Dec 23 @ 4:00 pm
SantaLand @ Old Mill District | Bend | Oregon | United States
10:45 pm
Santa Claus will be visiting SantaLand in The Old Mill District evert Friday through Sunday in December.  Families can stop in and take pictures with Jolly St. Nick until Dec. 23rd.  The Tree of Joy[...]
Miracle on 34th Street @ Cascades Theater
Nov 30 – Dec 22 all-day
Miracle on 34th Street @ Cascades Theater | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Cascades Theatre brings you ” Miracle on 34th Street” just in time for the holidays.  This beloved Christmas play is a holdiay tradition not to be missed.  This production is a Live Radio Play..Evening performances[...]
Gingerbread Junction @ Sunriver Resort
Dec 1 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
Gingerbread Junction @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Don’t miss the 23rd Annual Gingerbread Junction at Sunriver Resort.  This annual event has become a holiday tradition for so many.  You will be AMAZED at what people can create with candy and cookies.  Gingerbread[...]
Reindeer Return!! @ Camp Abbot Trading Post
Dec 11 – Dec 24 all-day
Reindeer Return!! @ Camp Abbot Trading Post
12:00 am
Those incredible reindeer have returned for the season to their Sunriver digs at Camp Abbot Trading Post.   Don’t miss these live stunning creatures from the north… The kids will be delighted.  Ginger and Dancer[...]
Confections… @ Foxtail Bakeshop & Kitchen
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Confections... @ Foxtail Bakeshop & Kitchen | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:30 pm
Foxtail Bakeshop invites you to their Confections cooking class.  Impress your guests this Holiday season with some homemade Confections.  This class will teach you how to make Caramels, Pate de Fruit & Chef Nickol will[...]
Bow Wow Bingo @ 7th Street Brew Pub
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm
Bow Wow Bingo @ 7th Street Brew Pub | Redmond | Oregon | United States
6:30 pm
If you like Bingo and good brew and great pub food – Bow-Wow Bingo is for you!  Bring your friends to 7th Street Brewhouse on Thursday nights.  You can win $$ and provide $ for[...]
Peter Pan @ 2nd Street Theater
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm
Peter Pan @ 2nd Street Theater
7:00 pm
Beat Children’s Theater presents Peter Pan at 2nd Street Theater.  You’ll love this adaptation of the beloved novel by J.M. Barrie complete.  Tickets are sold out except for the Dec. 6th and Dec. 13 performances[...]
Dirksen Derby @ Mt Bachelor Sunrise
Dec 14 – Dec 16 all-day
Dirksen Derby @ Mt Bachelor Sunrise
12:00 am
The Dirksen Derby Rally Race is a snowboard, splitboard and sit-ski race at Mt. Bachelor, Oregon. The actual location of the course changes every year based on snow conditions, terrain access and variety. The two[...]
@ Sunriver Resort
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 5:00 pm
 @ Sunriver Resort
1:00 pm
Every Friday and Saturday you can step into the magical world of Santa’s Workshop at Sunriver Resort and create your own hand-crafted holiday keepsake. Choose from fused-glass ornaments, night lights or hand-painted ceramic mugs worthy[...]
Holiday Lights Paddle Parade @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:00 pm
“It’s a Bend holiday tradition like none other. Join us Friday, Dec. 14 for Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe’s 2018 Holiday Lights Paddle Parade and the opening night of the store’s annual holiday sale! Every[...]
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm
Apres Ski Bash The Drunken Hearts @ Crows Feet Commons
7:00 pm
Celebrate winter with the Apres Ski Bash Concert Series sponsored by Crows Feet Commons and Mt Bachelor.  Friday, Dec. 14th, you will be treated to the electric five piece band, The Drunken Hearts.  These guys[...]
The Elf @ Tower Theatre
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Elf @ Tower Theatre
7:00 pm
The Bend Radio Group brings you a favorite Christmas film, The Elf.   In addition to this hilarious movie you can enjoy:  Holiday laughs. Seasonal sentiments. Costume contests. Adult beverages. All in collaboration with the Bend[...]
Holiday Village Market @ Centennial Park
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Holiday Village Market @ Centennial Park | Redmond | Oregon | United States
11:00 am
Redmond’s Holiday Village Market is a charming shopping experience.  Find original gifts for the hard-to-buy-for friend, co-worker or family member.  This market is held on five days throughout the season.  It features vendors selling local[...]
Charm Stroll @ Downtown Redmond
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Charm Stroll @ Downtown Redmond | Redmond | Oregon | United States
12:00 pm
Enjoy the Charm Stroll in Downtown Redmond on Dec. 15th.  The Charm Stroll is a fun event that supports the Girl Scouts annual Blessing Bags program.  Downtown will be abuzz with the holiday spirit, offering[...]
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm
Country Christmas @ DD Ranch | Terrebonne | Oregon | United States
12:00 pm
Every weekend thru Dec. 17th, you can enjoy a Country Christmas at the DD Ranch.  This is one stop fun for the entire family… You can pick out the perfect tree, visit with Santa Claus,[...]
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Gingerbread Cookie Decorating @ Sunriver Resort
3:30 pm
The holidays aren’t complete without a batch of freshly baked gingerbread cookies. Sunriver Resort’s pastry chef provides the cookies and the icing… the kids are in charge of the scrumptious decorations! Cost: $7 for two[...]
The Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl @ Bend Brewing Company
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl @ Bend Brewing Company
4:00 pm
The first ever Ugly Christmas Sweater will take place on Saturday December 15, 2018. What can you expect at the Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl? Ugly sweaters. Everywhere. Drinking delicious cocktails at the coolest bars in[...]
Indoor Black Light Golf @ Sunriver Resort
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Indoor Black Light Golf @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
Sunriver Resort knows how to keep the party “glowing”.  One of their most popular events for the whole family is Indoor Black Light Golf. Using flashing or rechargeable glow golf balls, come try your luck[...]
Christmas In The Pines @ Crook County Fair Grounds
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 23 @ 9:00 pm
Christmas In The Pines @ Crook County Fair Grounds
5:30 pm
Christmas in the Pines...Remember when you believed… Christmas in the Pines has become a Prineville tradition.  Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night you can take a beautiful drive thru the Christmas light display. We offer[...]
Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm
Central Oregon Mastersingers @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
Central Oregon Mastersingers return to the Tower for their popular annual Holiday concert.  This year’s performance will feature John Rutter’s “Magnificat” plus your favorite Christmas carols.  They will perform on Satruday, Dec 15th at 7:30[...]
Brunch With Santa & Mrs Claus @ Sunriver Resort Great Hall
Dec 15 @ 8:30 pm – 12:00 pm
Brunch With Santa & Mrs Claus @ Sunriver Resort Great Hall | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
8:30 pm
Join Santa for a scrumptious brunch at beautiful Sunriver Resort.  Santa will be accompanied by his favorite holiday characters and the brunch tables will overflow with something for everyone!! Reservations are required.  Call 541-593-1000.