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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 or send to: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

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.[...]
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Family Rocketry is a summer activity the entire family can enjoy at The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver.  Participants will learn about the basic principles and history of rockets.  They will have time to do some[...]
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Journey deep into space at the Oregon Observatory and learn more about our solar system.  The Solar System Odyssey tour will begin as you step inside the new state-of-the-art, inflatable planetarium for an immersive experience.[...]
Planetarium Experience @ Oregon Observatory
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Planetarium Experience @ Oregon Observatory
3:00 pm
The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver invites you to their inflatable planetarium for an interpreter led guided tour of the solar system.  Each showing lasts for approximately 25 minutes and is limited to 18 guests. We[...]
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Family Rocketry is a summer activity the entire family can enjoy at The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver.  Participants will learn about the basic principles and history of rockets.  They will have time to do some[...]
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Journey deep into space at the Oregon Observatory and learn more about our solar system.  The Solar System Odyssey tour will begin as you step inside the new state-of-the-art, inflatable planetarium for an immersive experience.[...]
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Exhibition Opening: Moon Country @ High Desert Museum
9:00 am
More than 50 years ago, as the space race between the United States and Soviet Union reached a fever pitch, Central Oregon played an important yet little-known role in preparing U.S. astronauts for lunar landscapes.[...]
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wildflower Show and Pollinator Festival @ Sunriver Nature Center
9:00 am
Join ONDA on Saturday, July 6 at the Sunriver Nature Center for the 2019 Wildflower Show and Pollinator Festival! Volunteers will share information about ONDA’s restoration and conservation initiatives, set up and break down the[...]
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Family Rocketry is a summer activity the entire family can enjoy at The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver.  Participants will learn about the basic principles and history of rockets.  They will have time to do some[...]
COBA Tour of Homes @ Central Oregon
Jul 12 – Jul 13 all-day
COBA Tour of Homes @ Central Oregon
12:00 am
The COBA Tour of Homes ™ is approximately 40-60 new construction homes built by some of the most prominent builders in Central Oregon. They are able to display their beautiful craftsmanship, landscaping, design while educating[...]
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Journey deep into space at the Oregon Observatory and learn more about our solar system.  The Solar System Odyssey tour will begin as you step inside the new state-of-the-art, inflatable planetarium for an immersive experience.[...]
Planetarium Experience @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Planetarium Experience @ Oregon Observatory
3:00 pm
The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver invites you to their inflatable planetarium for an interpreter led guided tour of the solar system.  Each showing lasts for approximately 25 minutes and is limited to 18 guests. We[...]
Bat Walk @ High Desert Museum
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bat Walk @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
8:00 pm
Join High Desert Museum staff on an exciting evening expedition in search of bats.  You will walk through the museum grounds using echolocator equipment to help find these elusive creatures.  Bring weather appropriate clothing and[...]
Bird Walk @ Sunriver Nature Center
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk @ Sunriver Nature Center
8:30 am
Come to the Sunriver Nature Center and walk with us on the wild side! Join Tom Lawler, expert local birder and nature photographer, to discover the rich bird habitats of Sunriver.
Miller Ranch Sawmill @ High Desert Museum
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Miller Ranch Sawmill @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:00 am
Come to the High Desert Museum and see how a REAL sawmill runs.  Full steam ahead! Discover how critical this steam-powered sawmill was to homestead families on the High Desert while seeing it in action.[...]
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Family Rocketry is a summer activity the entire family can enjoy at The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver.  Participants will learn about the basic principles and history of rockets.  They will have time to do some[...]
COBA Tour of Homes @ Central Oregon
Jul 19 – Jul 20 all-day
COBA Tour of Homes @ Central Oregon
12:00 am
The COBA Tour of Homes ™ is approximately 40-60 new construction homes built by some of the most prominent builders in Central Oregon. They are able to display their beautiful craftsmanship, landscaping, design while educating[...]
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Journey deep into space at the Oregon Observatory and learn more about our solar system.  The Solar System Odyssey tour will begin as you step inside the new state-of-the-art, inflatable planetarium for an immersive experience.[...]
COBA Tour of Homes @ Central Oregon
Jul 20 – Jul 21 all-day
COBA Tour of Homes @ Central Oregon
12:00 am
The COBA Tour of Homes ™ is approximately 40-60 new construction homes built by some of the most prominent builders in Central Oregon. They are able to display their beautiful craftsmanship, landscaping, design while educating[...]
Bird Walk @ Sunriver Nature Center
Jul 20 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk @ Sunriver Nature Center
8:30 am
Come to the Sunriver Nature Center and walk with us on the wild side! Join Tom Lawler, expert local birder and nature photographer, to discover the rich bird habitats of Sunriver.
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Family Rocketry is a summer activity the entire family can enjoy at The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver.  Participants will learn about the basic principles and history of rockets.  They will have time to do some[...]
Geology of Central Oregon @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Geology of Central Oregon @ Oregon Observatory
6:30 pm
The Oregon Observatory invites you to attend a lecture on the Geology of  In this presentation, Dr. Daniele McKay, geologist and Instructor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oregon, will explore[...]
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Journey deep into space at the Oregon Observatory and learn more about our solar system.  The Solar System Odyssey tour will begin as you step inside the new state-of-the-art, inflatable planetarium for an immersive experience.[...]
Bird Walk @ Sunriver Nature Center
Jul 27 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk @ Sunriver Nature Center
8:30 am
Come to the Sunriver Nature Center and walk with us on the wild side! Join Tom Lawler, expert local birder and nature photographer, to discover the rich bird habitats of Sunriver.
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Family Rocketry is a summer activity the entire family can enjoy at The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver.  Participants will learn about the basic principles and history of rockets.  They will have time to do some[...]
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Journey deep into space at the Oregon Observatory and learn more about our solar system.  The Solar System Odyssey tour will begin as you step inside the new state-of-the-art, inflatable planetarium for an immersive experience.[...]
Bird Walk @ Sunriver Nature Center
Aug 3 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Bird Walk @ Sunriver Nature Center
8:30 am
Come to the Sunriver Nature Center and walk with us on the wild side! Join Tom Lawler, expert local birder and nature photographer, to discover the rich bird habitats of Sunriver.
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Family Rocketry is a summer activity the entire family can enjoy at The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver.  Participants will learn about the basic principles and history of rockets.  They will have time to do some[...]
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Solar System Outing @ Oregon Observatory
10:30 am
Journey deep into space at the Oregon Observatory and learn more about our solar system.  The Solar System Odyssey tour will begin as you step inside the new state-of-the-art, inflatable planetarium for an immersive experience.[...]
Bat Walk @ High Desert Museum
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bat Walk @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
8:00 pm
Join High Desert Museum staff on an exciting evening expedition in search of bats.  You will walk through the museum grounds using echolocator equipment to help find these elusive creatures.  Bring weather appropriate clothing and[...]