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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[...]
Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo @ Jefferson County Fairgrounds
Jul 21 – Jul 24 all-day
Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo @ Jefferson County Fairgrounds
12:00 am
Hold onto your hat!  Jefferson County Fair includes a rodeo, live music, food vendors, 4-H and FFA exhibits AND an all-new carnival provider with fantastic rides. Presale tickets are availaable NOW at Erickson’s Thriftway. Presale[...]
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Balloons Over Bend Night Glow @ COCC
5:00 pm
As the sun sets over Central Oregon, the magic of Night Glow begins.  Balloons are setup and inflated for all to see. It’s an opportunity to be up close and personal to these balloons, and[...]
Gala de Oro @ Seventh Mountain Resort
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm
Gala de Oro @ Seventh Mountain Resort
5:30 pm
The Latino Community Association invites YOU – friends, neighbors, community partners and anyone who wants to learn more about our organization to Gala de Oro.   Enjoy an unforgettable evening among friends and supporters.  This will[...]
Bird Walks @ Sunriver Nature Center
Jul 24 @ 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[...]
Music on the Water @ Elk Lake Resort
Jul 24 @ 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[...]
Oregon Storm Football @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm
Oregon Storm Football @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
7:00 pm
Football in Central Oregon!!!  Welcome the Oregon High Desert Storm to Deschutes County! The Storm are the newest member of the American West Football Conference, a professional indoor football conference. Visit OregonStorm.com for tickets and[...]
Music on the Lawn @ The Suttle Lodge
Jul 26 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Skillet Concert @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm
Skillet Concert @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
7:30 pm
Opening the Fair and summer concert series will be big time rock group Skillet. Skillet will perform at the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo on Wednesday July 28 at 7:30.  Concert is FREE with Fair[...]
Art in the West @ High Desert Museum
Jul 29 all-day
Art in the West @ High Desert Museum
12:00 am
The High Desert Museum is excited to share the amazing works of the 2021  Art in the West exhibition and online auction opening on July 29th.  Art in the West is an annual juried exhibition[...]
Chris Janson Concert @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm
Chris Janson Concert @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
7:30 pm
On Thursday, July 29, Country music sensation Chris Janson will return to Central Oregon to perform some of his number 1 songs including, “Good Vibes,” “Buy Me a Boat,” “Name on It,” and more.  This[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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