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:


*Disclaimer: Due to COVID-19 many upcoming events in 2021 have been cancelled or postponed. Please check with individual event contact or event website to see if there have been changes to the event.*

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Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo
Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo
Jul 24 all-day
Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo @ Jefferson County Fairgrounds
Hold onto your hat!  Jefferson County Fair includes a rodeo, live music, food vendors, 4-H and FFA exhibits AND an all-new carnival provider with fantastic rides. Presale tickets are availaable NOW at Erickson’s Thriftway. Presale[...]
Balloons Over Bend is Back!!
Balloons Over Bend is Back!!
Jul 24 all-day
Balloons Over Bend is Back!! @ High Desert Middle School
One very special weekend every summer, the morning skies above Bend come alive with the entrancing rainbow colors of hot air balloons. Don’t miss this magical display.  Balloon launches are each day at dawn; watch[...]
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12:00 am Sunset Dinners
Sunset Dinners
Jul 24 @ 12:00 am – Jul 25 @ 12:00 am
Sunset Dinners @ Mt Bachelor
Retreat to Mt. Bachelor Thursday through Sunday evenings for a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. After a short but scenic chairlift ascent you’ll arrive at the Pine Marten Lodge where you’ll be treated to[...]
12:00 am Revenge and Sorrow in Thebes
Revenge and Sorrow in Thebes
Jul 24 @ 12:00 am – Jul 25 @ 12:00 am
Revenge and Sorrow in Thebes @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Cascade Theatrical Company invites you to “Revenge and Sorrow in Thebes” by award winning local playwright, Persephone Vandegrift.  This play is a down-to-earth adaptation of the Greek classic, The Bacchae of Euripides.  There will be[...]
8:00 am Northwest Crossing Farmers Market
Northwest Crossing Farmers Market
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Northwest Crossing Farmers Market @ NW Crossing
One of Bend’s favorite ways to spend a Saturday!!  At Northwest Crossing’s Saturday Market you will discover a bounty of seasonal produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items, beautiful flowers, tasty morsels, live[...]
8:30 am Bird Walks
Bird Walks
Jul 24 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walks @ Sunriver Nature Center
Walk on the wild side! Join Tom Lawler, expert local birder and nature photographer, to discover the rich bird habitats of Sunriver. With Tom’s keen eye and guidance, you will spot and learn to identify[...]
10:00 am Art at the Music Hall
Art at the Music Hall
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 10:00am to 5:00pm for an open air market featuring local artists and artisans.
10:00 am Downtown Bend Artisans Market
Downtown Bend Artisans Market
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Downtown Bend Artisans Market @ Bend-La Pine Schools Admin Building Parking Lot
Join us for the Downtown Bend Artisans Market where the seller is the maker opening May 29, 2021 and running every Saturday through Labor Day Weekend. Safety is our top priority for everyone. Our vendors[...]
10:30 am Historical Tour
Historical Tour
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Historical Tour @ Deschutes Historical Museum
Deschutes Historical Museum is hosting live tours called “Early Days of Bend”  Travel back when the river ran wild, Ponderosa Pines were plentiful and Bend the Beautiful was a town in the making. Learn about[...]
2:30 pm Historical Tour “Soul of the City”
Historical Tour “Soul of the City”
Jul 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Historical Tour "Soul of the City" @ Deschutes Historical Museum
“Soul of the City” tour celebrates Drake Park’s centennial with a guided tour along the iconic Mirror Pond. After a short walk from the Deschutes Historical Museum the tour weaves through the park, exploring the[...]
4:00 pm Festival Faire
Festival Faire
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Festival Faire @ Sunriver Music Festival
Festival Faire is a delightful open air event with live music, friendly fun and multiple delicious dining options!  This lively event raises funds for the Young Artists Scholarships and Sunriver Music Festival’s world-class concerts. The[...]
5:00 pm Bacon, Brew and Balloons
Bacon, Brew and Balloons
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bacon, Brew and Balloons @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
The entire family will enjoy this event!  Redmond Chamber’s annual Bacon and Brew Festival merges with Balloons Over Bend to form Night Glow in Redmond.  This event will feature favorite food trucks, breweries, live music[...]
5:00 pm Music on the Water
Music on the Water
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music on the Water @ Elk Lake Resort
Elk Lake Resort invites you to join them for the 8th Annual Music on the Water Summer Series.  Enjoy FREE live music by extremely talented local and regional bands!  Music starts at 5:00pm in-between the lodge[...]
6:00 pm Live at the Vineyard: Back Again Band
Live at the Vineyard: Back Again Band
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Live at the Vineyard: Back Again Band @ Faith, Hope & Charity Vineyards
Join us at Faith, Hope & Charity Vineyards on Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm for live music featuring Back Again Band. Based in The Willamette valley, Western Oregon, Back Again Band is[...]
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm
*POP-UP* IN A LANDSCAPE event at Tetherow in Bend, Oregon Due to the Bootleg Fire, we had to cancel the IN A LANDSCAPE concert at PLAYA in Summer Lake on July 24. To help mitigate[...]
7:00 pm Night Glow
Night Glow
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Night Glow @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
As the sun sets over Central Oregon, the magic of Night Glow begins.  Balloons are setup and inflated for all to see. It’s an opportunity to be up close and personal to these balloons, and[...]
7:00 pm Oregon Storm Football
Oregon Storm Football
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm
Oregon Storm Football @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Football in Central Oregon!!!  Welcome the Oregon High Desert Storm to Deschutes County! The Storm are the newest member of the American West Football Conference, a professional indoor football conference. Visit for tickets and[...]
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