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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, send to: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

The Salmon Run @ Athletic Club of Bend
Apr 5 all-day
The Salmon Run @ Athletic Club of Bend
12:00 am
Please note that this race has gone “virtual” due to the COVID-19 mandates.  If able, we strongly encourage runners to race on the original Salmon Run courses. Participants can run the course individually or with[...]
Little Fry Run @ Athletic Club of Bend
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm
Little Fry Run @ Athletic Club of Bend
12:00 pm
Help your Little Fry hatch into runner—enter them into the Little Fry Run, a part of the Pacific Source Kids Rock the Racesseries! If you’re child is too young to run with the big salmon, this fun run[...]
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash is back with another season of truly fantastic Free Monthly Friday Concerts.   Enjoy comraderie, beer, wine and great music after a day on the slopes.   These concerts are 100% free, all ages[...]
Easter Brunch Buffet @ The Oxford Hotel
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Easter Brunch Buffet @ The Oxford Hotel
10:00 am
The Oxford Hotel invites you to join them for a delightful brunch buffet on Easter Sunday. Our special menu includes breakfast favorites, baked goods, fresh salads, seafood, and much more. View the complete menu:  Our[...]
The Brothers Reed @ McMenamins
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Brothers Reed @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
The Brothers Reed will be performing a FREE concert at McMenamins on Wed., April 15th.  “With their comedic brotherly banter, impeccable harmonic expression, and widely varying influences, a Brothers Reed performance will have you reflecting[...]
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sonny Hess: Melissa Etheridge Tribute Show @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Sonny Hess is known far and wide for her sensual guitar playing, songwriting gifts and soulful vocals,.  She is a local blues legend who fires up shows around town performing in a variety of forms[...]
Ripples @ Riverhouse
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm
Ripples @ Riverhouse
5:30 pm
Join the Deschutes Children’s Foundation as they celebrate and create a remarkable guest experience at Ripples, April 18 at 5:30.  Ripples takes place at the Riverhouse Convention Center and welcomes 400 prominent community members, art collectors,[...]
The Goonies @ McMenamins Theater
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm
The Goonies @ McMenamins Theater
6:00 pm
It’s been 35 years since The Goonies audiences first went in search of treasure with a lovable band of kids from Astoria into the caves beneath the northern Oregon coastline and Ecola State Park. To celebrate the[...]
Blake Noble @ McMenamins
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Blake Noble @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
McMenamins invites you to a FREE concert with Blake Noble, an Australian Composer, Guitarist and Didgeridoo player.   This unique musician is known for his incredible “Percussive Guitar” style played simultaneously with the ancient Australian Didgeridoo. [...]
Annual Fishing Derby @ Pine Hollow Lakeside Resort
Apr 25 – Apr 26 all-day
Annual Fishing Derby @ Pine Hollow Lakeside Resort
12:00 am
Take the path less traveled to Pine Hollow Lakeside Resort for their Annual Fishing Derby.   This event begins half an hour after sun-up on Saturday and goes thru noon on Sunday. There is a $5[...]
Apr 25 – Apr 26 all-day
Deschutes River Valley Time Trial Stage Race @ Imperial River Company
12:00 am
The Deschutes River Valley Time Trial is quite possibly the only race of its kind!  This event by Race Across Oregon allows you to compete in three individual stage races over two days.  Stages consist of[...]
Apr 25 @ 5:30 am – 11:30 am
Sunrise Smith Rock Photo Workshop
5:30 am
Join photographers Ryan Cleary and Richard Bacon on a sunrise shoot at iconic Smith Rock State Park. Following our time in the field, we will have a 2 hour post processing session highlighting Lightroom tricks and tips led by[...]
Swainson’s and Squirrels @ High Desert Museum
Apr 25 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Swainson's and Squirrels @ High Desert Museum
7:00 am
The High Desert Museum invites you to take a field trip with a wildlife curator for this Swainson’s and Squirrels program.. Explore the great migration of the Swainson’s hawk as they return to Central Oregon from[...]
Wild Ride Classic Car Show @ Wild Ride Brewing
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wild Ride Classic Car Show @ Wild Ride Brewing
10:00 am
Wild Ride Brewing invites you to the 2nd annual Wild Ride Classic Car Show in Downtown Redmond, Oregon. The kick-off to the Car Show Season in Central Oregon. The show runs from 10:00 am to[...]
Earth Day Fair & Parade @ Environmental Center
Apr 25 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Earth Day Fair & Parade @ Environmental Center
11:30 am
The Environmental Center invites you to celebrate Earth Day on April 20th.   This is a fun and festive celebration of the natural world!  The day kicks off at 11:30 with a colorful, creative parade and[...]
Magical Mystery Four @ Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyard
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm
Magical Mystery Four @ Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyard
6:00 pm
Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyard invites you to stroll down memory lane with iconic Beatles music.  MAGICAL MYSTERY FOUR is a Beatles cover band featuring 3 former members of the long-running Beatles band Juju Eyeball[...]
Guest Chef Dinner Series @ The Suttle Lodge
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
Guest Chef Dinner Series @ The Suttle Lodge
7:00 pm
Suttle Lodge will host award-winning CHEFS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY for their 2020 Guest Chef Dinner Series.  Don’t miss this opportunity to experience cuisine by some of the best Chefs in America right here in[...]
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
New Hikes in Eastern Oregon @ Tower Theatre
7:00 pm
Join Oregon Natural Desert Association for the final installment in the High Desert Speaker Series! Bill Sullivan, Oregon’s hiking expert will take you on a slideshow tour of a dozen new trails he discovered while[...]
The Junebugs @ McMenamins
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Junebugs @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
The ever-popular Junebugs return to McMenamins on Wed. April 29th.  This high energy folk/pop group plays everything from turn of the century Americana to modern Hip Hop.  Don’t miss this FREE good times concert,
Mexican Gunfight @ McMenamins
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mexican Gunfight @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Come hear the seasoned and soulful songcraft of Mexican Gunfight at McMenamins on Thur. April 30th.  This band can do it all – blues grit, country lyricism, the soulfulness of gospel, a jam thrown in[...]
May 3 @ 1:00 pm
Prineville Paddy Pint Run @ Good Bike Co
1:00 pm
The Prineville Paddy Pint is the 7th annual St. Patrick’s Fun Run/Walk with distances of 5K, 10k, and a 2 mile through Prineville.  NOTE: this event was moved from March 15th to May 3rd. Costumes[...]
Villalobos Brothers @ Tower Theatre
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Villalobos Brothers @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
The Villalobos Brothers have been acclaimed as one of today’s leading Contemporary Mexican ensembles. Their original compositions and arrangements masterfully fuse and celebrate the richness of Mexican folk music with the intricate harmonies of jazz[...]
Full Moonalice @ McMenamins
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Full Moonalice @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Do NOT miss out on this opportunity to catch the amazing 10 piece band “Full Moonalice” at McMenamins on May 6th. Full Moonalice: The Time Has Come Revue, is a heartwarming and highly entertaining act[...]
May 7 @ 7:00 pm
Portland Jazz Composers "Maxwell to Vanport" @ The Tower Theater
7:00 pm
The Tower Theater invites you to “Maxville to Vanport”.  This unique and highly entertaining event features the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble.  This is a multimedia concert of songs and short films that tell the story[...]
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Henhouse Prowlers @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
The internationally acclaimed Henhouse Prowlers will make a stop in Bend at McMenamins on May 7th.  This amazing quartet has been to more than 25 countries sharing the joy of unique traditional American music.  Along[...]
May 8 – May 10 all-day
Bill Jerone Hot Rod Cruise and Benefit Poker Run @ Maupin
12:00 am
The Bill Jerone Hot Rod Cruise and Benefit Poker Run returns to Maupin the weekend of May 8th-10th.  Come check out all the gorgeous hotrods and classic cars.  Every Mother’s Day Weekend, Maupin is proudly[...]
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
May 8 @ 6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash is back with another season of truly fantastic Free Monthly Friday Concerts.   Enjoy comraderie, beer, wine and great music after a day on the slopes.   These concerts are 100% free, all ages[...]
Birds Without Borders @ Tumalo State Park
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birds Without Borders @ Tumalo State Park
9:00 am
Birds Without Borders is an International Migratory Bird Day Event cosponsored by the partners of the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon and Oregon State Parks.  This family event features kid-friendly bird walks educational activities, cultural[...]
May 9 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
REFEUL: A One Day Women's Retreat @ Northwest BOD
10:30 am
Join us for a one day women’s wellness retreat at Northwest BOD to enjoy a day filled with movement, inspiration and relaxation! Included: energizing group fitness class, restorative yoga class, relaxing acupuncture session, inspiring REFUEL[...]
HDCM Concert Series: ROBERT THIES @ Wille Hall - Central Oregon Community College
May 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
HDCM Concert Series: ROBERT THIES @ Wille Hall - Central Oregon Community College
7:30 pm
High Desert Chamber Music’s 12th season, presented by Mission Building, concludes with Steinway Artist Robert Thies. He first captured worldwide attention when he won the Gold Medal at the Second International Prokofiev Competition in St.[...]