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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Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo
Jul 31 all-day
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
We are thrilled to announce the return of the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo for 2021: July 28th – August 1st. This year marks the 101st edition of Central Oregon’s largest event, after COVID-19 forced the[...]
High Desert Classics
High Desert Classics
Jul 31 all-day
High Desert Classics @ J Bar J Ranch
The prestigious Oregon High Desert Classics is the only event of its kind in Central Oregon. Approved by the US Hunter Jumper Association, this show attracts world class riders from all over the US and Canada.[...]
Pacific Northwest Classic Pickleball Tournament
Pacific Northwest Classic Pickleball Tournament
Jul 31 all-day
Pacific Northwest Classic Pickleball Tournament @ Pine Nursery Park
Bend Pickleball Club proudly welcomes the 2021 Pacific Northwest Classic.  More than 800 players will compete for a $25K payout.  This event takes place at Pine Nursery Park in Bend and is free for spectators. [...]
Cascade Lakes Relay
Cascade Lakes Relay
Jul 31 all-day
Cascade Lakes Relay @ Riverbend Park
Registration is open! Oregon’s most challenging running relay course starts in the Cascade Mountains at Diamond Lake Resort, travels through the Oregon Outback and rural agricultural country, and winds back to the Cascade Lakes Highway,[...]
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12:00 am Sunset Dinners
Sunset Dinners
Jul 31 @ 12:00 am – Aug 1 @ 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 Deschutes County Rodeo
Deschutes County Rodeo
Jul 31 @ 12:00 am – 8:00 pm
Deschutes County Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
16 TIME WINNER OF NPRA RODEO OF THE YEAR!  The Deschutes County Rodeo at the fair is a must do event and it is FREE with Fair admission! Seating: first come, first serve.  Rodeo performance[...]
12:00 am Bend Elks Baseball
Bend Elks Baseball
Jul 31 @ 12:00 am – 8:30 pm
Bend Elks Baseball @ Vince Genna Stadium
Take me out to the ball game!!!  Cheer on our favorite West Coast League team – The Bend Elks.  Enjoy a home game complete with hot dogs, local craft beer, Cracker Jacks and much more. [...]
8:00 am Northwest Crossing Farmers Market
Northwest Crossing Farmers Market
Jul 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 25th Annual Deschutes River Clean Up
25th Annual Deschutes River Clean Up
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
25th Annual Deschutes River Clean Up
Give back some love to our river. Join us on Saturday, July 31st for the 25th annual Deschutes River Cleanup! River cleanup activities will take place along the riparian areas of the Deschutes River at six[...]
10:00 am Downtown Bend Artisans Market
Downtown Bend Artisans Market
Jul 31 @ 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[...]
10:00 am Summer Family Fun Day
Summer Family Fun Day
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Summer Family Fun Day
Bend’s non-profit Buy A Tree Save A Life is sponsoring “Slice of Summer” a FREE family fun day with bounce obstacle courses, carnival games, giveaways, contests, and prizes…AND EVERY STUDENT will get a new backpack[...]
10:30 am Architectural History Tour
Architectural History Tour
Jul 31 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Architectural History Tour @ Deschutes Historical Museum
Deschutes Historical Museum invites you to “Reflection of History:  An Architectural History Tour.”  Stroll through the Drake Park Neighborhood Historic District and take a step back in time, when walking was the thing to do[...]
10:30 am Historical Tour
Historical Tour
Jul 31 @ 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[...]
12:30 pm Art In Nature: Take Me To The River
Art In Nature: Take Me To The River
Jul 31 @ 12:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Art In Nature:  Take Me To The River @ Wanderlust Tours
Join Wanderlust Tours for “Take Me to the River” – in search of the soul of American music.  We will share the inspiration of the natural world through a canoe and kayak journey down the[...]
2:30 pm Historical Tour “Soul of the City”
Historical Tour “Soul of the City”
Jul 31 @ 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[...]
5:00 pm Music on the Water
Music on the Water
Jul 31 @ 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[...]
7:00 pm JuJu Eyeball
JuJu Eyeball
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
JuJu Eyeball @ High Desert Music Hall
Bend’s Beatle Band” since 2015, Juju Eyeball’s energetic shows and top notch musicianship hit the sweet spot from the first downbeat.  Enjoy this event at the new High Desert Music Hall in Redmond.  Doors open[...]
7:00 pm The Mother Hips with Guests The Coffis Brothers
The Mother Hips with Guests The Coffis Brothers
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm
The Mother Hips with Guests The Coffis Brothers @ Sisters Art Works
Sisters Summer of Festival is proud to present The Mother Hips and Coffis Brothers in concert.  Over the past two-and-a-half decades, the Mother Hips have released nine studio albums and cemented their status as architects[...]
7:30 pm Credence Clearwater Revival
Credence Clearwater Revival
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm
Credence Clearwater Revival @ Tower Theater
The presentation by Randy Linder and his band as a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival  is second to none.  You will walk away from this show having absorbed the energy of a full-blown Rock N[...]
7:30 pm Reckless Kelly & Special Guests
Reckless Kelly & Special Guests
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm
Reckless Kelly & Special Guests @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Saturday July, 31, Idaho-bred Country Rock band Reckless Kelly will take the fair stage, along with MIckey & the Motorcars for a festival-style event that guests will not want to miss.  Reckless Kelly made “Seven[...]
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