Calendar of Events

What's happening in and around Central Oregon

Central Oregon Calendar of Events

Bend, Oregon Events, Festivals, Concerts and More.

Our calendar page provides visitors with a comprehensive list of the myriad events that take place all over Central Oregon. The region includes Bend, Sunriver, Sisters, Redmond, La Pine, Prineville, Madras, 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 Show or the Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival, 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 and workshops, lectures, or festivals, visit our calendar of events page often for the most up to date events in Central Oregon!   To submit an event, use the green Post Event button below 


Bird World @ The High Desert Museum
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bird World @ The High Desert Museum
6:00 pm
The High Desert Museum invites you to “Bird World:  Insights for Humans from the World of Birds“.. Just how different are birds from us? Approaching bird behavior from surprising angles, bird expert Noah Stryker will explore[...]
Raptors of the Desert Sky @ High Desert Museum
May 25 @ 11:30 am – Sep 2 @ 12:30 pm
Raptors of the Desert Sky @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:30 am
The High Desert Museum invites you to “Raptors of the Desert Sky”.  Raptors take flight overhead in this intimate demonstration.  Experience these powerful predators up close as wildlife specialists showcase the birds’ agility and grace.[...]
May 28 @ 7:00 pm
History Pub:  Ancient Oregon @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
The Old St. Francis History Pub presents:  “Ancient Oregon:  Where the Dinosaurs Didn’t Roam”.  If there is one thing on which people of all kinds agree, it’s that dinosaurs are awesome. Unfortunately, Oregon doesn’t have[...]
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Opening Day! at Sisters Farmers Market @ Fir Street Park
11:00 am
NEW DAY, NEW TIME! Join in the small-town fun at Sisters Farmers Market every Sunday, June 1 – Sept 30. Munch some lunch, grab a cup of coffee, and listen to local talent. FEATURING: Microlocal[...]
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
America's Great River Journeys With Tim Palmer @ SHARC
6:30 pm
Coalition for the Deschutes and Sunriver Anglers are excited to bring Tim Palmer to Sunriver on June 4th.  Tim will present a spectacular slide show and talk based on his new book America’s Great River[...]
Crater Lake Camping Photo Workshop @ Crater & Diamond Lake
Jun 8 – Jun 9 all-day
Crater Lake Camping Photo Workshop @ Crater & Diamond Lake
12:00 am
Join Bend Photo Tours for a photographic experience to Diamond Lake and Crater Lake. You will set up camp at Diamond Lake, then hit up Crater Lake for sunset and stay for some stars. Then[...]
Damned To Extinction @ Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Damned To Extinction @ Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
6:00 pm
The Damned To Extinction Film Premiere will happen June 11th at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.  Steven Hawley, Writer and Filmmaker, will be at the showing.  He is the author of “Recovering a Lost River” a[...]
ONDA Guided Hike @ Horse Ridge
Jun 14 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
ONDA Guided Hike @ Horse Ridge
8:30 am
ONDA invites you on Friday, June 14 to join educator, scholar, and author Rick Miller on a hike across Horse Ridge and its ancient woodlands. Hikers will have the opportunity to take in stunning views,[...]
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
Rendezvous with Risk: A Literary Festival @ OSU Cascades
5:00 pm
OSU Cascades invites you to their first ever Literary Festival.  Celebrate nationally-recognized storytellers and Oregon-based artists who work at the intersection of art-making and risk-taking. The festival is designed for readers and writers to come[...]
Crooked River Caldera @ UO Bend Center
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm – Jun 15 @ 5:00 pm
Crooked River Caldera @ UO Bend Center
5:30 pm
UO Bend Center invites you to the their continuing education spring series which explores the Geology of Central Oregon.  The June program “Crooked River Caldera” consists of a lecture on Friday night at the UO Bend[...]
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Perseid Meteor Shower Photo Workshop @ Bend Photo Tour
7:00 pm
Did you ever wonder how to capture a meteor shower by photo?  Join Bend Photo Tours Perseid Meteor Photo Workshop and let a professional photographer share their secrets with you.  The Perseid Meteor Shower is[...]
Sep 3 – Sep 6 all-day
Americana Song Academy @ Caldera
12:00 am
Sisters Folk Festival once again offers the ever popular Americana Song Academy at beautiful Caldera.  This exceptional “Song Camp” inspires people to believe in their creativity and helps develop a community that supports that pursuit”.[...]
Sep 14 – Sep 15 all-day
Harvest Moon Camping Photo Workshop @ Smith Rocks
12:00 am
Fall Harvest Moon is one of the most beautiful events of Fall and Bend Photo Tours is having a camping workshop to celebrate it!   You will camp out at Smith Rock and watch the[...]
Oct 4 – Oct 6 all-day
Oregon Coast Photo Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours
12:00 am
The Oregon Coast is one of the most picturesque places in Oregon, so it only makes sense to host a workshop there! Bend Photo Tours will host you at Agate Beach Motel for 2 nights.[...]
Fall Foliage Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fall Foliage Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours
2:00 pm
There is no question that fall colors are a force to be reckoned with in Central Oregon, and Bend Photo Tours can show you the best places to find those epic colors! Join them for[...]