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Calendar of Events

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

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.[...]
Pumpkin Patch @ DD Ranch
Oct 4 – Nov 6 all-day
Pumpkin Patch @ DD Ranch
12:00 am
Fall fun is endless at the DD Ranch!  There is no admission charge and parking is free.  The Pumpkin Patch is huge – you are sure to find the perfect pumpkin.  On weekends there are:[...]
Scaregrounds @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 2 @ 11:00 pm
Scaregrounds @ Deschutes County Expo Center
7:00 pm
Scare Me Good is at it again!!  Don’t miss the Scaregrounds at the Deschutes Expo Center – Featuring 3 haunted attractions, this is their 14th year of haunting and thrilling their friends, families and communities![...]
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day
Lower Deschutes Whitewater Camp @ Tumalo Creek
12:00 am
Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe has the ultimate opportunity for you to become a developed whitewater kayaker.  The Lower Deschutes Whitewater Camp is a multi-day adventure on the Lower Deschutes.  This camp is for the[...]
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm
Sisters Festival of Books @ Sisters, OR
5:00 pm
Don’t miss the Sisters Festival of Books the weekend of Oct 18-20.  The Sisters Festival of Books is a three day celebration of the literary culture of Central Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, featuring local,[...]
The Canterville Ghost @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm
The Canterville Ghost @ Cascades Theatrical Company
6:30 pm
All Aspects Teen Theatre presents “The Canterville Ghost” – A Play by Tim Kelly, Directed by Molly Choate Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French at Cascades Theatrical Co. An average American family acquires historic old Canterville[...]
2019 COBKA Beginner’s Bee School with Dr. Dewey Caron @ OSU Extension Building, Fair & Expo Center - Building 4
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm
2019 COBKA Beginner's Bee School with Dr. Dewey Caron @ OSU Extension Building, Fair & Expo Center - Building 4
7:00 pm
We’re excited to welcome Dr. Dewey Caron back to Central Oregon!  He’ll be discussing How to Start Beekeeping in Central Oregon and what it will take to get through the first year. Space is limited! Register:[...]
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 9:30 pm
BendBroadband's Jazz At The Oxford @ The Oxford Hotel
7:00 pm
The ever-popular Bend BroadBand’s Jazz at The Oxford series returns the weekend of October 18-19.  Two-time Grammy award winner, Diane Schuur will open the series.  Diane is as eclectic as she is brilliant. A longtime disciple[...]
Bend Boulder Bash @ Bend Rock Gym
Oct 19 all-day
Bend Boulder Bash @ Bend Rock Gym
12:00 am
Bend Rock Gym is proud to present the return of the Annual Bend Boulder Bash series. Central Oregon’s premier bouldering competition series is back, and for the first time ever hosted in BRG’s NEW West[...]
Fall Festival and Auction @ Christmas Valley Community Church
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
9:00 am
Christmas Valley Community Church presents the 26th annual Fall Festival & Auction, our annual fundraiser for mission work around the world.  Come enjoy a great family event and help those in need. Please see schedule[...]
COMAG Show @ Liberty
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
COMAG Show @ Liberty | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:00 am
COMAG – Central Oregon Metal Arts Guild will have their annual show on First Friday, Oct 19-20 at Liberty Theater.  This 2 day event features works by over 30 metal artists from jewelers, to sculptors,[...]
Fall Foliage Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fall Foliage Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours
2:00 pm
There is no question that fall colors are a force to be reckoned with in Central Oregon, and Bend Photo Tours can show you the best places to find those epic colors! Join them for[...]
7th Annual 20-Dollar Art Show @ Bright Place Gallery
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7th Annual 20-Dollar Art Show @ Bright Place Gallery
6:00 pm
Bright Place Gallery invites you to their annual 20 Dollar Art Show.  This unique event features nearly 2000 pieces of tiny original art produced by over 100 artists.  Each piece priced at only $20.  You’ll[...]
Harvest Fest @ St. Thomas Academy
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Harvest Fest @ St. Thomas Academy
6:00 pm
St. Thomas Academy is hosting our third annual Harvest Fest fundraiser for our school! Join us for a chef prepared meal and local ale and cider. Sausages, Jambalaya and delicious fall flavored side dishes are[...]
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm
Swinging With The Stars @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
6:00 pm
Central Oregon Daily proudly presents “Swinging with the Stars“, a benefit for Central Oregon Sparrow Clubs.  Don’t miss this chance to see Bend’s version of Dancing with the Stars and at the same time support[...]
Scotch Dinner @ McMenamins
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm
Scotch Dinner @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Scotch lovers rejoice!!  Old St. Francis School (McMenamins) invites you to enjoy an incredible evening of SCOTCH coupled with exceptional food.  Spirits educator Hoke Harden will shepherd you through an evening of Scotch tasting, from[...]
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Science (and Scientist) of Light @ Sunriver Nature Center
7:00 pm
Sunriver Nature Center invites you to a special presentation on Oct. 19th – Science (and Scientist) of Light.  From the ancient Greeks to present day science, light has played a key role in helping man[...]
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 21 @ 9:00 pm
Fall Concert Series - Central Oregon Symphony @ Bend High
7:30 pm
The Central Oregon Symphony is pleased to present the accomplished Brazilian pianist, Ednaldo Borba, performing Brahms’ Concerto for Piano No. 1 on our 2019-2020 opening concert. Borba recently completed his DMA at the University of[...]
Night Sky Viewing @ Oregon Observatory
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
Night Sky Viewing @ Oregon Observatory
8:00 pm
The Oregon Observatory invites you to experience the best sightseeing in Sunriver!  Feast your eyes on faraway galaxies. Witness a meteor shower. Get a glimpse of globular clusters, nebulae and deep space binary stars, as[...]
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Old St. Francis Pumkin Carving @ McMenamins
10:00 am
Bring the whole family to McMenamins for this fun Pumpkin Carving event.  Carve a pumpkin and enjoy fresh apple cider, kids Halloween movies, donuts and more! The entry of $15 per person includes a pumpkin[...]
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
1st Annual Save The Melons Cornhole Tournament @ Bend Elks Fieldhouse
11:00 am
AVID Cider Co. and High Desert Cornhole invite you to the “FIRST Annual Save The Melons Cornhole Tournament” at the Bend Elks Baseball Fieldhouse.  As everyone knows October is breast cancer awareness month. We love[...]
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Art In Nature:  Take Me To The River @ Wunderlust Tours
11:00 am
Wunderlust Tours does it again!  Another fantastic Bend event – Art In Nature:  Take Me To The River includes a guided 4 mile paddle on the Deschutes with a private concert along the Deschutes Ricer[...]
Fall Round Up, Hoedown Rodeo @ Rockin Dave's Backstage Lounge
Oct 20 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Fall Round Up, Hoedown Rodeo @ Rockin Dave's Backstage Lounge
4:30 pm
Celebrate this year’s harvest at the Fall Round Up, Hoedown Rodeo.  Enjoy a farm to table BBQ dinner featuring barley beef, specialty cocktails, live music, rodeo games and more.  This event takes place at Rockin’[...]
TGR Roadless @ Tower Theatre
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm
TGR Roadless @ Tower Theatre
5:30 pm
Teton Gravity Research is back at the Tower Theatre for the premiere for their new feature length snowboard film, Roadless – come see three of the legends of the sport together on the big screen[...]
On The Water @ Riverhouse Convention Center
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
On The Water @ Riverhouse Convention Center
7:00 pm
“On The Water” is a presentation of 4 kayak trips presented by David H. Scott and Stormy.   A portion of the proceeds will be donated to COVO(Central Oregon Veterans Outreach).  This event takes place at[...]
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Honey I Shrunk The BCD @ Wagner Mall
5:30 pm
The BCD Visionary Board invites you to this celebration of community in the Bend Central District. Through outreach and research the BCD have uncovered the existing beauty, diversity, culture, history, and people that make the[...]
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm
Take Me To The River-New Orleans @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Take Me To The River – New Orleans presents three generations of Crescent City legends performing individually and together in a unique evening of harmony and heritage. Live on stage:  Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan[...]
Bend Design @ Scalehouse
Oct 23 – Oct 26 all-day
Bend Design @ Scalehouse
12:00 am
Experience the 5th Annual Bend Design and explore how creative thinking can shape our shared future.  This special event features 3+ days of talks, interactive workshops, discussions, performances, hands-on exhibits, dinners, parties, films, and more.  This event[...]
Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia @ Immersion Brewing
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia @ Immersion Brewing
6:00 pm
Come to Immersion Brewing and test your knowledge at pub trivia night by Geeks Who Drink! Win fun prizes and challenge your friends, or enemies, on obscure knowledge while enjoying craft beer and delicious food[...]
Night Sky Viewing @ Oregon Observatory
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm
Night Sky Viewing @ Oregon Observatory
8:00 pm
The Oregon Observatory invites you to experience the best sightseeing in Sunriver!  Feast your eyes on faraway galaxies. Witness a meteor shower. Get a glimpse of globular clusters, nebulae and deep space binary stars, as[...]