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What's happening in and around Central Oregon

Central Oregon Calendar of Events

Bend, Sunriver, Redmond, Sisters, La Pine, Warm Springs, Prineville and Maupin

Our calendar page provides visitors with a comprehensive list of events taking place all over Central Oregon. The region includes Bend, Sunriver, Sisters, Redmond, La Pine, Prineville, Madras, Maupin 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 ShowPacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival or Airshow of the Cascades, 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 or festivals, visit our calendar of events often for the most up to date info in Central Oregon!   To submit a tourist related event, use the green Post Event button below or send to: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

Glow Ball Golf @ Sunriver Resort Meadows Putting Course
Jul 17 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 2 @ 10:30 pm
Glow Ball Golf @ Sunriver Resort Meadows Putting Course | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
9:00 pm
Grab a putter after dark and keep the party “glowing’ with one of Sunriver Resort’s most popular programs.  Wed. Fri. Sat. Using glowing golf balls, try your luck as you putt away on the 9-hole[...]
Raptors of the Desert Sky @ High Desert Museum
Jul 18 @ 11:30 am – Oct 26 @ 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.[...]
Fall Foliage Tour @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm
Fall Foliage Tour @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
10:00 am
Tumalo Creek invites you to explore the Upper Deschutes River on their special Fall Foliage Deschutes River Tour! Enjoy this pristine and tranquil section of the river during the peaceful autumn season. Observe the changing colors, listen[...]
Mama Mia @ Tower Theatre
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 21 @ 9:00 pm
Mama Mia @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Don’t miss the ultimate feel good show – Mamma Mia!  This live production by TMP will be playing eight performances at the Tower Theater.  65 million people around the world have fallen in love with[...]
Bend Fat Tire Tour @ Bend Single Track
Sep 18 – Sep 22 all-day
Bend Fat Tire Tour @ Bend Single Track
12:00 am
Bend Fat Bike Tour is a multi-day festival that showcases the best single track in Bend.  Rides range from 30-60 miles each day.  There are several ways you can enjoy this unique experience including single[...]
Sep 20 – Sep 23 all-day
2nd Annual Ochoco Overlander @ Good Bike
12:00 am
Good Bike Co. in Prineville invites you to the 2nd Annual Ochoco Overlander!  What’s better than riding over 200 miles in four days, climbing over 17,000′ and enjoying some beautiful terrain in Sunny Central Oregon[...]
The Cascade Car Show @ Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm
The Cascade Car Show @ Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center
12:00 pm
The Cascade Car Car Show will be held on September 20th and 21st, 2019. Friday check-in is from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm with Band & Brew from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Saturday, Car[...]
Oktoberfest @ McMenamins
Sep 21 all-day
Oktoberfest @ McMenamins
12:00 am
McMenamins invites you to have a “wundervoll” time at their Octoberfest party!  There will be special foods (bratwurst and more), live music and of course, tons of beer. Menu: “Bubbling away in a tucked-away chamber[...]
24th Annual Model Train Open House @ Eastern Cascades Railroad
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm
24th Annual Model Train Open House @ Eastern Cascades Railroad
10:00 am
Every year Eastern Cascades Model Railroad Club opens our doors to the public for a day of free fun & enjoyment for kids big and small. See the railroad come to life as you ride[...]
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am
CROP Farm Tour & Market @ Just 1 Acre
10:00 am
CROP invites you to enjoy a Farm Tour and Farmers Market at “Just 1 Acre” in Prineville on Sat., 9/21.  This wonderful 1 acre farm raises Nubian dairy goats, chickens, fruits and vegetables. They sell their[...]
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Discover Nature Festival by Children's Forest @ Riverbend Park
11:00 am
Presented by the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon, Discover Nature Festival offers over 30 outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy!  This free event will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 11am-3pm at[...]
River Radness @ McKay Park
Sep 21 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm
River Radness @ McKay Park
11:30 am
10 Barrel Brewing invites you to River Radness at McKay Park for the Bend River Wave Comp.  Come drink beer, play games and celebrate the Deschutes River wave. Bring chairs and watch some of Bend’s[...]
Star Dome Planetarium Experience @ Sunriver Nature Center
Sep 21 @ 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
Star Dome Planetarium Experience @ Sunriver Nature Center
2:45 pm
Sunriver Nature Center invites you to the Star Dome.  Join them in their inflatable planetarium for an interpreter led guided tour of space.  Each showing lasts for approximately 25 minutes and is limited to 15[...]
Sep 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Walking Tour of Cascade Avenue @ Sisters City Hall
4:30 pm
Three Sisters Historical Society invites you to meet in front of City Hall for a volunteer-led walking tour down Cascade Street in Sisters. – “Stories Behind the False Fronts.”  Learn about the history of the[...]
Harvest Hoedown @ Crook County Fairgrounds
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Harvest Hoedown @ Crook County Fairgrounds
5:00 pm
Head out to Prineville for the Harvest Hoedown.  Crook County Fairgrounds hosts a night of dancing, music and fun!  Countryfied will be playing Hoedown music starting at 7pm.  There will be a beer garden by[...]
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The "Grate" Mac 'N' Cheese Tease @ Crook County Fairgrounds
5:00 pm
The “Grate” Mac ‘N’ Cheese Tease and Harvest Hoedown take place in Prineville at the Crook County Fairground.  Bring your empty bellies down from 5pm – 7pm and get your fill of an American all[...]
2019 PacAm @ Sunriver Resort Golf Courses
Sep 22 – Sep 26 all-day
2019 PacAm @ Sunriver Resort Golf Courses
12:00 am
The 2019 Pacific Amateur Golf Classic, presented and managed by Sunriver Resort, is the driving force for championship-caliber amateur golf in the West. This prestigious annual event will celebrate its 23rd year during the final[...]
Weiner Dog Races @ Downtown Bend
Sep 22 all-day
Weiner Dog Races @ Downtown Bend
12:00 am
The Weiner Dog race is one of Bend Oktoberfest’s most popular events.  This event is sponsored by the Bend Veterinary Clinic.  Daschunds of all sizes and colors will compete in the annual Bend Oktoberfest Weiner Dog[...]
Food & Farm Haiku contest @ Sisters Farmers Market at Fir Street Park
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
What’s small, mysterious, and bursting with flavor? A truffle, perhaps. A perfectly ripe raspberry. Or a tiny poem about delicious local foods. The State of Oregon’s official Poet Laureate, Kim Stafford, has signed on as[...]
Tea & Poetry @ Sisters Farmers Market
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am
Tea & Poetry @ Sisters Farmers Market
11:30 am
Care to blend your own herbal teas while your kids play poetry games? Join a free creativity workshop after shopping for super-fresh local veggies? Taste-test some chai? If yes: come on down to Tea & Poetry at[...]
History Pub @ McMenamins
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm
History Pub @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Old St. Francis History Pub invites you to a presentation “About Robert Sawyer, Conservation and The Making of Central Oregon.  Presenter will be William L. Lang, emeritus Professor of History at Portland State University.  Mr Lang[...]
Sep 26 all-day
12:00 am
The biggest PubTalk of the year is just around the corner! This high-energy event showcases the Bend Venture Conference Early Stage semi-finalists as they deliver fast-paced, three-minute pitches to a sold-out crowd. The audience and[...]
Pickin’ & Paddlin’ Concert Series @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pickin' & Paddlin' Concert Series @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
4:00 pm
What began as a couple of kayakers creating tunes on the back deck after a long day on the river, has grown into Pickin’ N’ Paddlin’ 2019, a cult-classic community celebration to raise funds for[...]
Bend Roots Revival @ Bend Roots Revival - Old Mill District
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day
Bend Roots Revival @ Bend Roots Revival - Old Mill District | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Bend Roots Revival is a grassroots community festival featuring 100+ bands, workshops and of course Deschutes Brewery Beer.  This is a family friendly event held in the Old Mill District the last weekend of September.[...]
BendFilm Festival Kickoff Party - A Great Gatsby Gala @ G5
6:00 pm
Join us for a Great Gatsby Gala to kick off the 2019 BendFilm Festival! Enjoy vintage craft cocktails, wine, beer, inspiring hors d’oeuvres, prizes from Bend area businesses, a sneak peek at this year’s films,[...]
John McEuen @ Tower Theatre
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm
John McEuen @ Tower Theatre
6:30 pm
The legendary John McEuen will be playing with the String Wizards at the Tower Theater on 9/27.  You will remember John from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and benchmark album “Will The Circle Be Broken”.[...]
These Shining Lives @ Cascades Theatrical
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 13 @ 9:00 pm
These Shining Lives @ Cascades Theatrical
7:30 pm
Cascade Theatrical presents “These Shining Lives”  – A Play by Melanie Marnich,   Directed by Emily Cady Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists’ Play Service Based on the true story of four women in the 1920’s, THESE[...]
CROP Farmers Market @ Stryker Park
Sep 28 all-day
CROP Farmers Market @ Stryker Park
12:00 am
CROP announces a Saturday Farmers Market in Prineville at Stryker Park.  Come buy locally grown produce, beef, pork, bison, lavender and so much more.  Support our local farmers/ranchers.  Crooked River Open Pastures (C.R.O.P.), a project[...]
Sep 28 all-day
Great Harvest Challenge Obstacle Race @ DD Ranch
12:00 am
The Good Thought Good Action Foundation proudly presents The Great Harvest Challenge Obstacle Race. This 3+mile multi-obstacle course will challenge participants in strength, agility and mental fitness. A great opportunity to individuals, teams and families.[...]