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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, use the green Post Event button below or send to: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

History Pub @ McMenamins
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
History Pub @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Deschutes Historical Museum and McMenamins invite you to History Pub on Jan. 28th.  Enjoy a food and beverages in Father Luke’s Room while learning about the people who made history in Oregon.  Topic will be[...]
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Secret Chemistry of Beer @ Worthy Brewing
7:00 pm
Ideas on Tap from University of Oregon presents The Secret Chemistry of Beer.  Do you enjoy a beer? Are you interested in the science of your malted/hopped beverage? Ideas on Tap is back in January at[...]
Dutch Oven Cooking Clinic @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dutch Oven Cooking Clinic @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
5:00 pm
Everyone knows everything tastes better when it’s cooked in a Dutch Oven.   Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe hosts its annual Dutch Oven Cooking Clinic on Wednesday, January 29 from 5-7:30 p.m. You’ll learn the ins and outs[...]
Nature Night Series @ Tower Theatre
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Nature Night Series @ Tower Theatre
7:00 pm
Deschutes Land Trust 2020 brings back the ever popular Nature Night series in Jan. Feb. and March.  The January event features Elizabeth Woody, Executive Director of the Museum at Warm Springs.  Title of the presentation[...]
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
High Desert Museum Natural History Pub @ McMenamins
6:00 pm
The topic for Natural History Pub at McMenamins on 2/3 will be:  An Inside Look at The Museum’s Wildlife Training.  Did you ever wonder how they get those raptors to free fly right over your head,[...]
Feb 8 @ 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
BendBroadband's FREE Music Education Workshop @ The Oxford Hotel
11:15 am
BendBroadband’s FREE Music Education Workshop, hosted by Georges Bouhey, offers local music students and professionals the opportunity to talk with, learn from and play with Cow Bop. No advance registration required.  All ages and skill[...]
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Remarkable Clouds over Oregon's High Desert @ Tower Theatre
7:00 pm
Join Oregon Natural Desert Association for the first installment of the High Desert Speaker Series. Author Maria Mudd Ruth will take you on a tour of clouds in Oregon’s high desert and the wide-open, wild[...]
Archaeology of Paisley Caves @ High Desert Museum
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Archaeology of Paisley Caves @ High Desert Museum
6:00 pm
The High Desert Museum invites you to:  “Archaeology of Paisley Caves“.  The Paisley Caves, formally known as the Paisley Five Mile Caves, are largely recognized as one of the earliest, most important archaeological sites on[...]
Nature Night Series @ Tower Theatre
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Nature Night Series @ Tower Theatre
7:00 pm
Deschutes Land Trust presents their 2020 Nature Night Series.  The February event is titled The Dignity of Rivers presented by Dr. Colin Thorne at The Tower Theater.  “Every river, stream, and creek is unique and[...]
Vertfest 2019 @ Mt Bachelor
Feb 29 all-day
Vertfest 2019 @ Mt Bachelor
12:00 am
Verfest is fast becoming the largest national backcountry festival in America. Vertfest Mt. Bachelor is an event to celebrate winter and backcountry culture with a full Saturday comprised of races, clinics, demos, beer, s’mores and[...]
Free Day @ High Desert Museum
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Free Day @ High Desert Museum
10:00 am
Mid Oregon Credit Union would like to treat you to FREE DAY at the High Desert Museum on Saturday, Jan 25th from 10am to 4pm.  Enjoy all the the museum has to offer!
FREE DAY! @ High Desert Museum
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
FREE DAY! @ High Desert Museum
10:00 am
Enjoy all the High Desert Museum has to offer with FREE admission on  2/29.  Mid Oregon Credit Union makes this FREE DAY at the museum possible!  Hours are 10am to 4pm.  
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Discover the Wild Owyhee @ Tower Theatre
7:00 pm
Join Oregon Natural Desert Association for the second installment in the High Desert Speaker Series as we explore Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands, one of the wildest places in the country. Follow along with Corie Harlan, ONDA’s[...]
Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Mar 12 – Mar 15 all-day
Central Oregon Sportsmen's Show @ Deschutes County Expo Center
12:00 am
The Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show features the most extensive resources on fishing and boating, shooting sports, hunting, camping and much more. Grab the latest gear. Browse sale-priced boats, campers and tent trailers. Discover top-notch camping and backpacking equipment,[...]
Mar 14 @ 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
BendBroadband's FREE Music Education Workshop @ The Oxford Hotel
11:15 am
BendBroadband’s FREE Music Education Workshop, hosted by Georges Bouhey, offers local music students and professionals the opportunity to talk with, learn from and play with Patrick Lamb.  No advanced registration required.  All ages and skill[...]
Kids Camp Spring Break @ High Desert Museum
Mar 23 – Mar 27 all-day
Kids Camp Spring Break @ High Desert Museum
12:00 am
High Desert Museum makes Spring Break special for kids and parents!  Check out “Kids Camp Spring Break” program for kids kindergarten through 5th grade.  Nature, culture and science will be explored each day at the[...]
Earth Day Fair & Parade @ Environmental Center
Apr 25 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Earth Day Fair & Parade @ Environmental Center
11:30 am
The Environmental Center invites you to celebrate Earth Day on April 20th.   This is a fun and festive celebration of the natural world!  The day kicks off at 11:30 with a colorful, creative parade and[...]
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
New Hikes in Eastern Oregon @ Tower Theatre
7:00 pm
Join Oregon Natural Desert Association for the final installment in the High Desert Speaker Series! Bill Sullivan, Oregon’s hiking expert will take you on a slideshow tour of a dozen new trails he discovered while[...]