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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

*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.*

Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Grease Sing-A-Long - The Regal Old Mill Stadium @ Regal Cinema | Bend | Oregon | United States
2:00 pm
If you always wanted to be in “Grease”,  here’s your chance.   Come to the  sing-a-long version of this 1978 classic at The Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 and IMAX. Two showings at 2pm and[...]
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm
Classical Concert IV - Sunriver Music Festival @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
Another phenomenal concert in the line up of Sunriver Music Festival‘s 2015 season.  This concert is titled “Unity and Justice and Freedom”.  It features the Sunriver Music Festival Orchestra with renowned pianist, Sean Chen, who[...]
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Discover Nature Festival @ Riverbend Park | Portland | Oregon | United States
10:00 am
With more than 30 fun, nature-based activities, the Discover Nature Festival offers children and families the chance to explore new ways to enjoy time together outside. There will be something for everyone – whether you[...]
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
Bend Design Conference 2015 @ Liberty Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Bend Design Conference 2015 is a celebration of design thinking and design doing. We will stoke curiosity, spark innovation, empower collaboration, and make things happen. Drawing inspiration from multidisciplinary design thinkers in Bend and across[...]
High Desert Speaker Series: Sagebrush Sisters | Presented by Oregon Natural Desert Association @ Old Stone Church | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Last June, three stalwart Oregon women – hale and hearty despite their combined 200 and some odd years – hiked more than 50 miles along the pronghorn antelope migration route between Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge[...]
Bend Comedy presents: Jason VanGlass, Lewis Sequeira, and Aaron Klopfer @ summit saloon and stage | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
– JASON VANGLASS – @JasonVanGlass Master of the one-liner, and favorite comedian of servicemen and presidents alike, Jason Van Glass is one of the nation’s most-beloved entertainers, a millionaire many times over, and a star[...]
Balloons Over Sunriver @ Sunriver Resort
Jul 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Balloons Over Sunriver @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
6:00 am
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness picturesque hot air balloons over Sunriver, with Mt. Bachelor as a breathtaking backdrop. Witness a sunrise tethered balloon launch behind the Sunriver Resort main lodge. Get a close[...]
Deschutes County Fair Carnival @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – Aug 7 @ 10:00 pm
Deschutes County Fair Carnival @ Deschutes County Expo Center
10:00 am
There is a new carnival in town !  Deschutes County Fair brings you Davis Shows NW who have been providing 60 years of Quality Family Entertainment throughout the Northwest.  The carnival will be open everyday[...]
Tracy Lawrence – Deschutes County Fair @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm
Tracy Lawrence - Deschutes County Fair @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Don’t miss Tracy Lawrence at the Deschutes County Fair on August 3rd, 7pm.  CONCERTS ARE FREE WITH a Concert Pass and PAID GATE ADMISSION . To obtain a FREE concert pass listen to the radio[...]
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm
Trace Adkins - Deschutes County Fair Concert @ Deschutes County Fair | Redmond | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
The legendary Trace Adkins will be performing at the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo for one night only!   Thanks to the sponsorship of Big Country RV, this concert is FREE with your fair admission[...]
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm
An Evening With Jackson Browne - Les Schwab Amphitheater @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
5:00 pm
Spend and evening with world renowned Jackson Browne.  He will be performing in the Bend Summer Concerts at Les Schwab Amphitheater on Tues. 8/9.  Don’t miss this very special singer/songwriter who was inducted into the[...]
2017 Wild Desert Calendar Release Party @ Deschutes Brewery Public House
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2017 Wild Desert Calendar Release Party @ Deschutes Brewery Public House | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
Beverages… check. Live band… check. Stunning images of Oregon’s high desert… check! Come join the Oregon Natural Desert Association for an evening of First Friday revelry as we unveil our 2017 Wild Desert Calendar at[...]
Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show @ Bank of the Cascades Center and Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Mar 2 – Mar 5 all-day
Central Oregon Sportsmen's Show @ Bank of the Cascades Center and Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
March 2 – 5, the Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show and Boat/RV Sale® returns to the Bank of the Cascades Center and Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center for its 18th year! The 2017 Central Oregon[...]
Balloons Over Sunriver @ Sunriver Resort
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Balloons Over Sunriver @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
8:00 pm
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness picturesque hot air balloons over Sunriver, with Mt. Bachelor as a breathtaking backdrop.  Experience a night glow as balloons are launched as the sun sets behind the Cascade[...]
Buckaroo Breakfast – Deschutes County Fair @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 6 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am
Buckaroo Breakfast - Deschutes County Fair @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
6:00 am
Buckaroo Breakfast at the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo has been a fair tradition for more than 70 years.  This breakfast still features the original “pan bread” recipe started in 1946 and still served warm.[...]
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm
OSU-Cascades Bend Eclipse Experience @ OSU-Cascades | Bend | Oregon | United States
4:00 pm
A two-day, family celebration of the eclipse, including educational events with OSU-Cascades’ and science experts, learning activities for kids and family fun. You’ll have time to explore Bend, float the river, go for hike or[...]
Aug 20 – Aug 21 all-day
OSU-Cascades Orange & Black Eclipse Festival @ Culver High School | Culver | Oregon | United States
12:00 pm
It’s a two-day family-friendly festival and camp-out on the Culver High School recreation fields. Culver is in the path of totality of the 2017 solar eclipse. Festival activities include overnight camping, science presentations, entertainment and[...]
Run for the Birds 1K, 5K Race @ Sunriver Resort Lodge
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am
Run for the Birds 1K, 5K  Race @ Sunriver Resort Lodge | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
8:00 am
Join us for Sunriver Resort’s Annual Run for the Birds! Proceeds will support the Sunriver Nature Center and Oregon Observatory! Run/walk the 5K race (untimed) and enjoy some stunning views of Mt. Bachelor, the meadow,[...]
America in Concert @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm
America in Concert @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
5:30 pm
2018 Deschutes County Fair Concerts are amazing and they are FREE with a concert pass and paid gate admission.  The musical group America will be performing on Wednesday, August 1st.  Gates open at 5:30 and[...]
Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm
Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy @ Deschutes County Expo Center
5:30 pm
Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy will be performing at the Deschutes County Fair on Thursday, Aug. 2nd.  Fair concerts are FREE with a concert pass and paid gate admission.  Big & Rich’s debut album[...]
Grand Funk Railroad @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm
Grand Funk Railroad @ Deschutes County Expo Center
5:30 pm
The 2018 Deschutes County Fair is proud to bring you a top-selling American rock group “Grand Funk Raiload”.  They will be performing at the fair on Friday, August 3rd.  This concert is FREE with a[...]
Gary Allan Concert @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm
Gary Allan Concert @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
5:30 pm
Country music star, Gary Allen, will be performing at the Deschutes County Fair on Sat. , Aug 4th.  Don’t miss this “modern day outlaw” who has five #1 hits and fourteen Top 10 hits to his[...]
Old Dominion @ Deschutes County Fair
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm
Old Dominion @ Deschutes County Fair
5:30 pm
Old Dominion will be performing at the 100th Anniversary Deschutes County Fair on Thursday, August 1st.  This concert is FREE  with a concert pass and paid Fair admission.  Old Dominion has emerged as one of[...]
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band @ Deschutes County Fair
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band @ Deschutes County Fair
5:30 pm
Deschutes County Fair brings you the iconic and legendary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on Friday, Aug. 2nd.  This is a FREE concert with Fair admission!  Doors open at 5:30 – Show starts at 7:00pm.  With[...]
Michael Ray Concert @ Deschutes County Fair
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm
Michael Ray Concert @ Deschutes County Fair
5:30 pm
Michael Ray will perform a FREE concert at the Deschutes County Fair on August 3rd.  The doors open at 5:30 and show starts at 7:00pm.  This country western singer combines vintage sounds with a contemporary polish[...]
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am
9:00 am
Step Out on Parkinson’s 1K &5K walks. Music, activities, celebration, information and empowering individuals to meet the challenges of living with this disease. Everyone welcome to attend! Immediately following this event is the Great Drake[...]
Weiner Dog Races @ Downtown Bend
Sep 22 all-day
Weiner Dog Races @ Downtown Bend
12:00 am
The Weiner Dog race is one of Bend Oktoberfest’s most popular events.  This event is sponsored by the Bend Veterinary Clinic.  Daschunds of all sizes and colors will compete in the annual Bend Oktoberfest Weiner Dog[...]
Sep 28 all-day
Great Harvest Challenge Obstacle Race @ DD Ranch
12:00 am
The Good Thought Good Action Foundation proudly presents The Great Harvest Challenge Obstacle Race. This 3+mile multi-obstacle course will challenge participants in strength, agility and mental fitness. A great opportunity to individuals, teams and families.[...]
2019 COBKA Beginner’s Bee School with Dr. Dewey Caron @ OSU Extension Building, Fair & Expo Center - Building 4
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm
2019 COBKA Beginner's Bee School with Dr. Dewey Caron @ OSU Extension Building, Fair & Expo Center - Building 4
7:00 pm
We’re excited to welcome Dr. Dewey Caron back to Central Oregon!  He’ll be discussing How to Start Beekeeping in Central Oregon and what it will take to get through the first year. Space is limited! Register:[...]
Exhibit Opening – Rick Silva Western Fronts @ At Liberty Arts Collaborative
Jan 10 @ 5:30 pm
Exhibit Opening - Rick Silva Western Fronts @ At Liberty Arts Collaborative
5:30 pm
At Liberty Arts Collection invites you to a new Exhibit Opening – Rick Silva Western Fronts: Cascade Siskiyou, Gold Butte, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Bears Ears is an experimental video installation that reflects the political and[...]
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