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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.*

Sunset Dinners @ Mt Bachelor
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 4 @ 7:45 pm
Sunset Dinners @ Mt Bachelor
5:00 pm
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[...]
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Jul 28 – Aug 1 all-day
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
12:00 am
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 @ J Bar J Ranch
Jul 28 – Aug 1 all-day
High Desert Classics @ J Bar J Ranch
12:00 am
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.[...]
Deschutes County Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm
Deschutes County Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
6:30 pm
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[...]
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Jul 30 – Aug 3 all-day
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
12:00 am
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[...]
Gravity Series @ Mt Bachelor
Jul 30 all-day
Gravity Series @ Mt Bachelor
12:00 am
Back for its 7th season!  This unsanctioned downhill mountain biking series is for passionate local riders looking for fun and community camaraderie. The series consists of six races held on a different downhill track at[...]
Nelly in Concert @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Jul 30 @ 7:30 pm
Nelly in Concert @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
7:30 pm
On Friday, July 30, Power 94 will present Grammy award winning artist Nelly. This Atlanta-based artist is famous for the smash hits “Ride Wit Me,” “Country Grammar,” and “EI,” from the Multi-Platinum 200 release Country[...]
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Jul 31 – Aug 4 all-day
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
12:00 am
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[...]
Bird Walks @ Sunriver Nature Center
Jul 31 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walks @ Sunriver Nature Center
8:30 am
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[...]
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
25th Annual Deschutes River Clean Up
10:00 am
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[...]
Jul 31 @ 12:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Art In Nature:  Take Me To The River @ Wanderlust Tours
12:30 pm
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[...]
Music on the Water @ Elk Lake Resort
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music on the Water @ Elk Lake Resort
5:00 pm
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[...]
Reckless Kelly & Special Guests @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm
Reckless Kelly & Special Guests @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
7:30 pm
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[...]
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Aug 1 – Aug 5 all-day
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
12:00 am
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[...]
Music on the Lawn @ The Suttle Lodge
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music on the Lawn @ The Suttle Lodge
6:00 pm
FREE music with the BEST view!  The Suttle Lodge on Suttle Lake invites you to Music on the Lawn every Monday from 6-8pm.  The lodge is a perfect stop for touring bands and musicians, allowing[...]
Wine on the Deck @ The Suttle Lodge
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wine on the Deck @ The Suttle Lodge
2:00 pm
Wine on the Deck at The Suttle Lodge is a wonderful way to learn from different Willamette Valley wineries about pairing wines.  Sit, relax and enjoy as each glass is paired with a unique array[...]
The Diamonds @ Crook County Fair
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Diamonds @ Crook County Fair
6:00 pm
Picnic in the Park is proud to bring THE DIAMONDS to Prineville.  “Through the years since the release of Little Darlin’ THE DIAMONDS have learned one important lesson—the durability of this classic rock and roll[...]
Gravity Series @ Mt Bachelor
Aug 6 all-day
Gravity Series @ Mt Bachelor
12:00 am
Back for its 7th season!  This unsanctioned downhill mountain biking series is for passionate local riders looking for fun and community camaraderie. The series consists of six races held on a different downhill track at[...]
Music on the Water @ Elk Lake Resort
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music on the Water @ Elk Lake Resort
5:00 pm
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[...]
Music on the Lawn @ The Suttle Lodge
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music on the Lawn @ The Suttle Lodge
6:00 pm
FREE music with the BEST view!  The Suttle Lodge on Suttle Lake invites you to Music on the Lawn every Monday from 6-8pm.  The lodge is a perfect stop for touring bands and musicians, allowing[...]
Wine on the Deck @ The Suttle Lodge
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wine on the Deck @ The Suttle Lodge
2:00 pm
Wine on the Deck at The Suttle Lodge is a wonderful way to learn from different Willamette Valley wineries about pairing wines.  Sit, relax and enjoy as each glass is paired with a unique array[...]
High Street Band @ Picnic in the Park Prineville
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
High Street Band @ Picnic in the Park Prineville
6:00 pm
The High Street Party Band will perform in Prineville at Picnic in the Park on 8/11.  Don’t miss this nationally acclaimed band and FREE concert.  Bring a blanket, lawn chair, friends and get ready to[...]
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Perseid Meteor Shower Photo Workshop
8:00 pm
The Perseid Meteor Shower is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak. This is a light show you don’t want to miss!  Join professional[...]
Gravicross 2021 @ Mt Bachelor
Aug 13 – Aug 15 all-day
Gravicross 2021 @ Mt Bachelor
12:00 am
Think bikes, downhill riding, XC racing, slope-styling and gravel-grinding…mix them all together into one event and you have the 5th Annual ‘GraviCross’ race, presented by 10 Barrel Brewing Company at Mt. Bachelor. This year’s event will push riders to[...]
Music on the Water @ Elk Lake Resort
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music on the Water @ Elk Lake Resort
5:00 pm
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[...]
Aug 15 all-day
GROMCROSS + KIDCROSS @ Mt Bachelor
12:00 am
GraviCross isn’t limited to adults! Kids And Teens alike will have the chance to participate. The GromCross will be the same mix of Cyclo-Cross and Bike Park as our Saturday race allowing these shredders to[...]
Music on the Lawn @ The Suttle Lodge
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Music on the Lawn @ The Suttle Lodge
6:00 pm
FREE music with the BEST view!  The Suttle Lodge on Suttle Lake invites you to Music on the Lawn every Monday from 6-8pm.  The lodge is a perfect stop for touring bands and musicians, allowing[...]
Wine on the Deck @ The Suttle Lodge
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wine on the Deck @ The Suttle Lodge
2:00 pm
Wine on the Deck at The Suttle Lodge is a wonderful way to learn from different Willamette Valley wineries about pairing wines.  Sit, relax and enjoy as each glass is paired with a unique array[...]
Olivia Harms @ Picnic in the Park Prineville
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Olivia Harms @ Picnic in the Park Prineville
6:00 pm
Olivia Harms will be performing at Picnic in the Park in Prineville on 8/18 at 6pm.  Born and raised on a farm in Oregon with an award winning mom who was a singer/songwriter Western Hall[...]
Aug 19 – Aug 22 all-day
Mini 4 Peaks Music Festival @ Stevenson Ranch
12:00 am
Experience the magic of Bend’s boutique, multi-day, music event, as it emerges in a new, scaled back format. The intimate MINI 4 Peaks is slated August 19-22, 2021 at Southeast Bend’s Stevenson Ranch for music, arts, and fun with your[...]
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