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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Ochoco Overlander
Ochoco Overlander
Sep 18 all-day
Ochoco Overlander @ Good Bike
The Ochoco Overlander is one of the most unique and fun bikepacking trips you’ll ever take!  Organized and guided by Good Bike Co. in Prineville, this event gets rave reviews from all levels of cyclists. [...]
Bend Oktoberfest
Bend Oktoberfest
Sep 18 all-day
Bend Oktoberfest @ Downtown Bend
Don’t miss one of Bend’s most UNUSUAL and fun festivals.  Bend Oktoberfest is a fundraiser for Downtown Bend featuring local Bend businesses, silly games, weiner dog races, great beer, and ridiculous feats of strength!  Bend[...]
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10:00 am Festival of Cars
Festival of Cars
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Festival of Cars @ Deschutes Historical Society
Don’t miss one of Oregon’s favorite car shows of the year!  The Festival of Cars will have tons of enthusiasts cars on display at the Deschutes Historical Museum from 10am to 3pm, Sat. 9/18.
10:00 am Sisters Fall Street Festival
Sisters Fall Street Festival
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – Sep 19 @ 12:00 am
Sisters Fall Street Festival @ Downtown Sisters
The ever-popular Sisters Fall Festival is back for the 14th year.  This successful annual event features a variety of arts, crafts, antiques, food, beer-wine garden plus live entertainment and a special fundraiser benefiting Artists and[...]
11:00 am Painted Hills Photo Workshop
Painted Hills Photo Workshop
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Painted Hills Photo Workshop @ With Christian Murillo
One of the “Seven Wonders of Oregon“, the Painted Hills get their name from the delicately colored stratifications in the soil and the yellows, golds, blacks and reds are a photographer’s dream! Join Expert Photographer[...]
1:00 pm Kids Falling For Nature
Kids Falling For Nature
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kids Falling For Nature @ Metolius Preserve
Bring the kids and join the Deschutes Land Trust and Mary Yanalcanlin of East Cascades Audubon Society for a fall nature exploration! Explore the pine forests of the Metolius Preserve and search for woodpeckers and[...]
6:00 pm Need To Breathe
Need To Breathe
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm
Need To Breathe @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Indie rockers Need To Breathe will bring their “Into the Mystery Tour” to the Les Schwab Amphitheater on Sat. Sept. 18.  Switchfoot and The New Respects will join the boys from South Carolina.  Doors open[...]
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