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.*

Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 11:00 pm
Summer Starlight & Moonlight Tours @ Wanderlust Tours
7:00 pm
Wanderlust Tours invites you to enjoy a unique Cascade Lake starlight or moonlight tour.  On this tour, you’ll take in the sights and sounds nighttime has to offer while paddling one of the beautiful, high-elevation[...]
Championships of Cornhole @Imperial River Company
Sep 25 all-day
Championships of Cornhole @ Imperial River Company
12:00 am
Bags Will Fly in Maupin at the Imperial River Company’s Championships of Cornhole tournament.   Prize money will be offered based on participation $500 guaranteed.  There will be singles and team competition.  Side trophy challenges will[...]
October Festival 2021 @Smith Rock Ranch
Sep 25 – Oct 31 all-day
October Festival 2021 @ Smith Rock Ranch
12:00 am
Beautiful Smith Rock Ranch invites you to enjoy a month full of fun fall activities for the whole family.  The list of activities includes:  Pumpkin patch, themed corn maize, pumpkin cannons, petting zoo, pony rides,[...]
Sep 25 – Sep 26 all-day
Play Forever Mountain Clean Up @ Mt Bachelor
12:00 am
The Play Forever Mountain Clean-Up Days are back again!  Here’s your chance to show a little love for our favorite mountain and enter to win a Winter 21/22 Season Pass. Grab your sturdy hiking shoes,[...]
Sep 25 – Oct 31 all-day
Pumpkin Patch 2021 @ DD Ranch
12:00 am
DD Ranch provides access to the stunning countryside setting of the Smith Rock area.  Enjoy the best of FALL with fun family activities and plump u-pick pumpkins . Open: Every Tuesday through Sunday 10am-5pm (Closed[...]
Ride Row Run @Imperial River Company
Sep 25 – Sep 26 all-day
Ride Row Run @ Imperial River Company
12:00 am
Ride Row Run is one FUN event!  Maupin will be hoppin the weekend of Sept 25-26.  In addition to the competition, there will be BBQ, pinata for the kids, rafting all day, cornhole tournament and[...]
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm
2021 Sisters Artist Studio Tour @ Downtown Sisters
10:00 am
Sisters Arts Association invites you the 2021 Sisters Artist Studio Tour celebrating the Arts in Sisters.  This year features thirty-five artists at twenty-five studios.  Meet the artists, explore their studios, learn about their work.  Participating[...]
Ripples @The Riverhouse
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm
Ripples @ The Riverhouse
5:30 pm
Enjoy an evening of fine wines, live music, craft beer, festive auction and seated dinner at the beautiful Riverhouse on the Deschutes. Deschutes Children’s Foundation welcomes our generous community for an evening of laughter and[...]
Tune Into Fall @The Suttle Lodge
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 9:00 pm
Tune Into Fall @ The Suttle Lodge
5:00 pm
Beautiful Suttle Lodge at Suttle Lake is celebrating all things autumn by hosting 6 bands over the course of 2 nights.  “Tune Into Fall”  takes place on Monday 9/27 and Tuesday 9/28. THE DETAILS: DOORS[...]
Sep 30 – Oct 3 all-day
The Wall That Heals @ LaPine
12:00 am
LaPine has been chosen as one of only 35 cities in the country to host The Wall That Heals Tour 2021.  The Wall That Heals exhibit includes a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans[...]
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wild and Scenic Film Festival @ Virtual
6:00 pm
Join Oregon Natural Desert Association on Friday, October 1 as they host a virtual, streamed-in-HD, Wild and Scenic Film Festival, and share a collection of films that speak to environmental concerns and celebrate our planet.[...]
FALL Central Oregon Shootout @Black Butte & Eagle Crest
Oct 2 – Oct 3 all-day
FALL Central Oregon Shootout @ Black Butte & Eagle Crest
12:00 am
Experience how special autumn golf is at two of the most beautiful golf courses in CO.  The FALL Central Oregon Shootout is a four-person team event that treats players to a tour of Central Oregon[...]
Tuxes & Tails @Riverhouse Convention Center
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm
Tuxes & Tails @ Riverhouse Convention Center
5:30 pm
Don’t Miss the Event of the Year Helping Animals in Need!  2021 marks the Humane Society of Central Oregon’s 16th year of hosting Tuxes & Tails and 60th year of providing shelter, medical, and behavioral[...]
Santiam Wagon Road Walk @Wychus Canyon Preserve
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Santiam Wagon Road Walk @ Wychus Canyon Preserve
9:00 am
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Wall to explore the 150-year old Santiam Wagon Road at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Hike back in time and imagine traveling west in a wagon train to transport wool[...]
Central Oregon Cosplay Convention @Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Central Oregon Cosplay Convention @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
10:00 am
Central Oregon Cosplay Convention, or Central Oregon CosCon for short, is a one day event located at Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center. We are an all inclusive, family friendly fan-based cosplay convention that welcomes[...]
Star Party @Rimrock Ranch
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Star Party @ Rimrock Ranch
6:00 pm
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Jim Hammond for an exploration of the night sky at Rimrock Ranch. Jim and friends will set up powerful telescopes and help you identify constellations, planets, and far-away galaxies.[...]
Kids Fairy Houses @Metolius Preserve
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kids Fairy Houses @ Metolius Preserve
1:00 pm
Let your little one’s imagination run wild! Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Martha Lussenhop at the Metolius Preserve to build your own fairy house. Use materials found in the forest, create your own small[...]
Plein Air Watercolor Painting @Indian Ford Meadow
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Plein Air Watercolor Painting @ Indian Ford Meadow
10:00 am
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Kathleen Riopelle for plein air watercolors at scenic Indian Ford Meadow Preserve. Get your creative juices flowing as you create plein air paintings to celebrate the color, strength, and[...]
Oct 16 @ 12:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Wanderlust's Art in Nature @ Fort Rock Park
12:15 pm
Ft. Rock is a natural, volcanic amphitheater where one can listen to artistic genius and feel the exquisite qualities of the Great Basin Desert. A hike within the tuff ring, prior to settling in for[...]
Geology Hike @Rimrock Ranch
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Geology Hike @ Rimrock Ranch
9:00 am
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Derek Loeb for a geology hike at Rimrock Ranch. Explore basalt flows, tuff created by volcanic ash, and sedimentary rocks deposited by ancient streams, all while hiking from the[...]
Geology Hike @Rimrock Ranch
Oct 17 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Geology Hike @ Rimrock Ranch
1:30 pm
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Derek Loeb for a geology hike at Rimrock Ranch. Explore basalt flows, tuff created by volcanic ash, and sedimentary rocks deposited by ancient streams, all while hiking from the[...]
Columbia River Circuit Finals @Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Oct 21 – Oct 23 all-day
Columbia River Circuit Finals @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
12:00 am
The Columbia River Circuit Finals are returning to REDMOND – YAY!!  Don’t miss this exciting event that showcases some of the best Rodeo athletes (animal and human) in the Pacific NW.  Check out the CRC[...]
Geology Hike @Priday Ranch
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Geology Hike @ Priday Ranch
9:00 am
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Derek Loeb for a geology hike at Priday Ranch, the Land Trust’s newest conserved area. Learn more about the conservation values of the property and get to know some[...]
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