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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!

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

New Exhibit Opens @ High Desert Museum
Sep 8 – Sep 30 all-day
New Exhibit Opens @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
High Desert Museum will open a new exhibit on Sept. 8th – “Animal Journeys:  Navigating in Nature” explores how animals perform astounding navigational feats.  Did you ever wonder how salmon find their way back to[...]
Fall Foliage Tours @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm
Fall Foliage Tours @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe | Bend | Oregon | United States
10:00 am
Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe wants you to experience the incredible beauty of fall on a Fall Foliage Tour.  Explore the Upper Deschutes River on a tranquil stretch of river and enjoy the changing colors[...]
Sep 23 – Sep 27 all-day
Pacific Amateur Golf Classic @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The 2018 Pacific Amateur Golf Classic, newly 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 22nd year during the[...]
Bend Roots Revival @ Old Mill District
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day
Bend Roots Revival @ Old Mill District  | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Bend Roots Revival is a one-of-a-kind phenomenon that feels like a giant block party.  This fantastic FREE event is a gift for the community, by the community!  Tons of local bands and musical groups[...]
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4th Friday Art Stroll in Sisters @ Downtown Sisters | Sisters | Oregon | United States
4:00 pm
Sisters Arts Association and the Galleries of Sisters know how to put on an art stroll.  This event features beautiful art, good company, refreshments, music, demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, plus additional sponsoring restaurants and food venues. [...]
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm
The California Honeydrops @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Get ready to party to the live music of The California Honeydrops.  Bring your cell phones and participate via mobile bidding in the silent auction throughout the evening.  All proceeds from the event are awarded[...]
HDCM Concert Series @ Bend Church
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm
HDCM Concert Series @ Bend Church | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
High Desert Chamber Music opens its 11th season with award winning pianist and Steinway artist, Christopher O’Riley.  This artist has received the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and an equally coveted four-star review from Rolling[...]
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am
Great Harvest Challenge Obstacle Race @ DD Ranch | Terrebonne | Oregon | United States
8:00 am
Run, Jump, Climb to the Challenge!!  Grab your team or just yourself for the Great Harvest Challenge Race.  This 3+ mile multi-obstacle sprint course takes place at the DD Ranch just outside of Terrebonne.  In[...]
Sisters Fresh Hop Festival @ Three Creeks Brewing
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sisters Fresh Hop Festival @ Three Creeks Brewing
12:00 pm
Don’t miss the 9th Annual Sisters Fresh Hop Festival in beautiful Sisters, OR.  The festival will be held at the Three Creeks Brewing Co. and will feature fresh hop beer from over 25 Oregon breweries! [...]
Far Out @ Tower Theatre
Sep 29 @ 3:30 pm
Far Out @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
3:30 pm
Bend, get ready! Teton Gravity Research is returning to the Tower Theatre for the winter kick-off party of the year. Join us for a one-night only premiere of our new feature length ski and snowboard[...]
Not’cho Grandma’s Bingo @ Silver Moon Brewing
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Not'cho Grandma's Bingo @ Silver Moon Brewing | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:00 am
Ready for the best bingo experience of your life?  Silver Moon Brewing does a killer Bingo event each Sunday with breakfast/brunch menu, prizes/giveaways and momosa flights.  And if that’s not enough, there is a Crater[...]
New Chinese Acrobats @ Tower Theatre
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 3 @ 9:00 pm
New Chinese Acrobats @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
Don’t miss this visually stunning and breathtaking performance at The Tower Theater.  The New Chinese Acrobats represent the next step in the evolution of acrobatic companies from the East. Mixing new techniques and acts with[...]
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm
Herb Albert & Lani Hall @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
Creator and innovator, musician and producer, artist, and philanthropist, Herb Alpert will be performing at The Tower Theater on Oct. 4th.  This legendary musician has earned  5 #1 hits, 9 Grammys, 15 gold albums, 14 platinum[...]
Bend Fall Festival @ Downtown Bend - various streets
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day
Bend Fall Festival @ Downtown Bend - various streets | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Bend Fall Festival is a family-friendly event to remember.  This beloved Bend tradition has something for everyone!  Pumpkin painting, gourmet food and wine, the Harvest Market, Family Fun Street, live music and more!  You[...]
LARK Run Bend @ LOGE Entrada
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day
LARK Run Bend @ LOGE Entrada | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The First Annual Lark Run Bend – Day Stage Trail Running Event  Join us for 3 days of thrilling trail runs, amazing food, music, movies, and guest speakers, surrounded by friends new and old. Stay[...]
Ochoco Overlander @ Good Bike Co
Oct 5 – Oct 8 all-day
Ochoco Overlander @ Good Bike Co | Prineville | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Good Bike Co. has a fantastic end cap to your 2018 cycling season.  The Ochoco Overlander is a 4-day lightly supported bikepacking event in Central and Eastern Oregon.  Riders will load up their bikes to[...]
Oregon Cancer Bike Out @ winoga sno-park
Oct 5 all-day
Oregon Cancer Bike Out @ winoga sno-park | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The 6th annual Oregon Cancer Bike Out is a full day of mountain biking fun!  Race your bike down the thrilling trails at Wanoga Sno-Park, one of Central Oregon’s best trail system outside of Bend.[...]
Oct 5 @ 3:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Wild & Scenic Film Festival @ Tower Theater | Bend | Oregon | United States
3:30 pm
Come see where epic adventure and environmental advocacy meet at the Oregon Natural Desert Association’s annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Join us for an evening of short films showcasing our earth’s natural wonders, feats[...]
First Friday Gallery Walk @ Old Mill District
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday Gallery Walk @ Old Mill District | Bend | Oregon | United States
4:00 pm
Stop by each gallery in the Old Mill District during the First Friday Gallery Walk on every first Friday of the month year-round. New exhibitions open each month and are on view for the entire month.  Enjoy[...]
Harvest Fest @ High Desert Museum
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Harvest Fest @ High Desert Museum
11:00 am
Bring the kids to the museum to experience “harvesting”.  The Miller family has been tending to their garden all summer and needs your help to prepare for winter.  Dig and clean potatoes to store in[...]
First Fall Festival @ Sunriver Resort
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm
First Fall Festival @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
1:00 pm
Sunriver Resort invites you to attend their very first Fall Festival!  They are celebrating our beautiful fall season with two fun-filled weekends for the entire family. DATES: October 6-7 & 13-14 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm[...]
Scaregrounds Haunted Houses @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 11:00 pm
Scaregrounds Haunted Houses @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Scaregrounds Haunted Houses take place at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center on weekends Oct 6th through October 31.  You can experience three haunted attractions if you dare.  They are:  Attack of the Zombies,[...]
@ Tower Theatre
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm
 @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
As the founding member and frontman of Rusted Root, Michael Glabicki has spent the last 30 years tapping into the musical inspirations of the world around us, drawing from the polyrhythmic and propulsive rhythms from[...]
Civil War Golf Tournament @ Black Butte Ranch - Glaze Meadow
Oct 7 all-day
Civil War Golf Tournament @ Black Butte Ranch - Glaze Meadow | Sisters | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Civil War comes back to Black Butte Ranch!  The 2nd Annual Civil War Golf Tournament at Glaze Meadow pits Duck fans against Beaver believers in a blast of a one-day event.  The field is[...]
Not’cho Grandma’s Bingo @ Silver Moon Brewing
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Not'cho Grandma's Bingo @ Silver Moon Brewing | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:00 am
Ready for the best bingo experience of your life?  Silver Moon Brewing does a killer Bingo event each Sunday with breakfast/brunch menu, prizes/giveaways and momosa flights.  And if that’s not enough, there is a Crater[...]
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm
Carlene Carter with Honey Don't @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Carlene Carter joins Honey Don’t at the Tower for a night of phenomenal music.  Carlene Carter is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, daughter of country music legends June Carter and Carl Smith, stepdaughter of Johnny Cash, and granddaughter[...]
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
Natural History Pub @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
McMenamins will host the ever popular Natural History Pub on October 9th.  Topic for this month is: ” Cascadia:  The Next Big Earthquake and Tsunami”.  Daniel McKay, adjunct instructor at UO will explore the geologic[...]
BendFilm Festival 2018 @ Various Venues
Oct 11 – Oct 14 all-day
BendFilm Festival 2018 @ Various Venues | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
BendFilm celebrates 15 years of bringing independent film to Bend.  For 4 days in October, Bend will be transformed into a small town fascinated by film.  Enjoy the work of the most talented independent filmmakers[...]