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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 

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

May 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Half Day Kayaking, Paddleboarding or Canoeing Tour @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
10:00 am
Imagine floating on a kayak or canoe through a completely undeveloped, pristine and aqua-blue section of river in the heart of Deschutes National Forest. Paddling among lava flows stretching to Paulina Peak in Newberry Crater[...]
Happy Girls Run @ Old Mill District & Riverbend Park
May 25 all-day
Happy Girls Run @ Old Mill District & Riverbend Park
12:00 am
“Do What Makes You Happy!” is the slogan for the Happy Girls Run, so you know you’re in for a treat. Happy Girls Run brings together women of all levels of fitness and achievement for races that[...]
Happy Little Kids Run @ Riverbend Park
May 25 @ 12:00 pm
Happy Little Kids Run @ Riverbend Park
12:00 pm
Happy Little Kids are Healthy Little Kids… so bring your kids out for a day of healthy fun.  Children ages 3-10 years old are invited to join in on the Happy Little Kids Race, Saturday[...]
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sisters Stampede XC Mountain Bike Race @ Three Creeks Brewing
9:00 am
The Sisters Stampede is a XC mountain bike race occurring each memorial weekend on Sunday.  This thrilling race course features stunning views of the Three Sisters Mountains, and rolling singletrack scattered with Central Oregon lava[...]
Cascade Cycling Classic @ Various Central Oregon Locations
May 29 – Jun 2 all-day
Cascade Cycling Classic @ Various Central Oregon Locations | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The 39th annual Cascade Cycling Classic presented by Worthy Brewing will be held May 29-June 2, 2018.   This is the longest consecutively run elite stage race in the country and has attracted most of North America’s[...]
Annual Kids Derby @ Pine Hollow Lakeside Resort
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day
Annual Kids Derby @ Pine Hollow Lakeside Resort
12:00 am
Calling all kids who love to fish (or learn how).  Pine Hollow Lakeside Resort holds their Annual Kids Derby the weekend of May 31st – June 2nd 2019. This derby is for kids 14 and[...]
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Half Day Kayaking, Paddleboarding or Canoeing Tour @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
10:00 am
Imagine floating on a kayak or canoe through a completely undeveloped, pristine and aqua-blue section of river in the heart of Deschutes National Forest. Paddling among lava flows stretching to Paulina Peak in Newberry Crater[...]
Bend Beer Chase @ Worthy Brewing
Jun 1 all-day
Bend Beer Chase @ Worthy Brewing | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Bend Beer Chase is a one-day six-person running relay of approximately 55 miles, consisting of 12 legs of varying distance (4-8miles per leg) and endless craft beer.  The course starts from Bend, travels to[...]
Sul Fiume Family Festival @ White Water Park
Jun 1 all-day
Sul Fiume Family Festival @ White Water Park
12:00 am
The jewel of this year’s Cascade Cycling Classic is the Sul Fiume Criterium Festival, an all-day, family-friendly bike festival overlooking the Whitewater Park on the Deschutes and featuring the beloved CCC Criterium.  The festival will[...]
Jun 2 all-day
Heaven Can Wait 5K Run/Walk @ Drake Park | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Heaven Can Wait 5K run/walk for breast cancer research has grown to become one of the largest 5K races in Central Oregon.  Each year on National Cancer Survivors Day, the first Sunday in June, this[...]
Mindful Yoga and Wine Tasting @ Va Piano Vineyards Tasting Room in the Old Mill
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Mindful Yoga and Wine Tasting, in partnership with Va Piano Winery 🍷 Sunday, June 2nd at 6pm. Va Piano Tasting Room at The Old Mill, Bend, OR. “A complex, full-bodied red blend with an aroma[...]
79th Annual Sisters Rodeo @ Sisters Rodeo Grounds
Jun 5 – Jun 9 all-day
79th Annual Sisters Rodeo @ Sisters Rodeo Grounds | Sisters | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Welcome to the 79th Annual Sisters Rodeo.This Central Oregon tradition is rightfully tagged the “Biggest Little Show In The World”.  There will be four rodeo performances – Friday night at 7pm, Saturday at 1pm and[...]
XTREME Bulls @ Sisters Rodeo Grounds
Jun 5 @ 6:30 pm
XTREME Bulls @ Sisters Rodeo Grounds
6:30 pm
XTREME Bulls is the only officially sanctioned bull riding tour of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), Xtreme Bulls is held on Wednesday, June 5th and kicks off the 79th Annual Sisters Rodeo in Sisters,[...]
Deschutes Demolition @ The Village at Sunriver
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Deschutes Demolition @ The Village at Sunriver | Bend | Oregon | United States
8:00 am
This year’s Deschutes Demolition competition in The Village at Sunriver will showcase two member teams of male/male and female/female athletes in Rx, Scaled and Masters divisions. Cash prizes awarded for Rx, trophies for Scaled/Masters. Heats[...]
Run for The Birds @ Sunriver Resort
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am
Run for The Birds @ Sunriver Resort
8:00 am
Run For The Birds is a run/walk 5K race and 1K kids dash at Sunriver Resort.  Enjoy some stunning views of Mt. Bachelor, the meadows and Central Oregon wildlife. Join us after the kids dash[...]
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm
Bite of Bend Beer Run @ Drake Park
12:00 pm
The Bite of Bend Beer Run sends participants along a 5k race loop through Drake Park along the Deschutes River and back through Columbia Park.  Along the way you will be enjoying the fine beer[...]
Jun 19 – Jun 23 all-day
Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder @ Sisters, OR
12:00 am
Breakaway Promotions is pleased to introduce the inaugural Oregon Trail Gravel Grinder– five days and nearly 400 miles inspired by the spirit of human adventure. May your explorer spirit prevail and may the journey prove[...]
Race The Best of Both @ Winoga Sno Park
Jun 22 all-day
Race The Best of Both @ Winoga Sno Park
12:00 am
Race The Best of Both is the Ultimate Dual Discipline Bike Race!!  On June 22nd, 2019, the Central Oregon mountain town of Bend, welcomes bike riders with a diverse range of skill and experience levels[...]
Crooked River Roundup @ Crook County Fairgrounds
Jun 27 – Jun 29 all-day
Crooked River Roundup @ Crook County Fairgrounds | Prineville | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Get your cowboy on at The Crooked River Roundup in Prineville.  Rodeo is America’s FIRST extreme sport.  Come out and enjoy true Americana while supporting these amazing athletes.  This is a PRCA sanctioned event.  There will[...]
Jun 28 – Jun 30 all-day
Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival @ The Village at Sunriver | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival has something for everyone !!  Rally your friends & family for an incredible RACE-cation!  Check out these events:   72.3 BEASTMAN, Olympic & Ultra-Sprint Distance Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K/10K,[...]
Crooked River Roundup Horse Races @ Crook County Fairgrounds
Jul 10 – Jul 13 all-day
Crooked River Roundup Horse Races @ Crook County Fairgrounds
12:00 am
The excitement of horse racing returns to Central Oregon July 10-13 thanks to the Crooked River Roundup.  Join in the fun of one of the State’s largest horse race events. Too fun to miss!  This[...]
Jul 13 all-day
15th Annual Tour Des Chutes @ Worthy Brewing
12:00 am
The Tour Des Chutes is a multi-distance bike ride thru the High Desert and a 5K run/walk.  This annual event supports Central Oregonians with cancer by funding services and initiatives that help them thrive.  Learn[...]
Deschutes Dash Festival @ Riverbend Park
Jul 14 all-day
Deschutes Dash Festival @ Riverbend Park
12:00 am
The Deschutes Dash is a multi-sport event that benefits the Deschutes River Conservancy.  The unique down river swim in the Deschutes river makes the swim fast and fun.  The bike course is a local’s favorite,[...]
Oregon High Desert Classic I @ J Bar J Youth Ranch
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
Oregon High Desert Classic I @ J Bar J Youth Ranch | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Oregon High Desert Classics are hosted on a beautiful 40-acre ranch in sunny Bend, Oregon. These premier AA hunter/jumper competitions attract top riders from all over the Western United States and Canada. Proceeds of the[...]
Jul 24 – Jul 28 all-day
Oregon High Desert Classics II @ J Bar J Ranch
12:00 am
The Oregon High Desert Classics is a USEF and USHJA approved Hunter-Jumper horse show taking place the last two weeks of July at the J Bar J Boys Ranch. The Oregon High Desert Classics is[...]
Subaru Outside Games @ Mt Bachelor & Elk Lake
Jul 25 – Jul 28 all-day
Subaru Outside Games @ Mt Bachelor & Elk Lake
12:00 am
“The Subaru of Bend Outside Games is four days of celebrating the best that Central Oregon has to offer: live music, local brews, and fun and games on the trails, around the town, at Mt[...]
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am
Balloon Blast Kids Race @ Troy Field
10:00 am
The Kids Balloon Blast is an obstacle course race for kids ages 3-10 with seven to eight fun and exciting obstacles appropriate for all types of children with a wide range of skill levels. We[...]
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Jul 31 – Aug 4 all-day
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
“One Hundred Year’s of Fun Since Day One”  is the theme of the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo.   This is one of the best fairs in the entire country.  Don’t miss the incredible entertainment lineup. [...]
Cascade Lakes Relay @ Riverbend Park
Aug 2 – Aug 3 all-day
Cascade Lakes Relay @ Riverbend Park
12:00 am
Cascade Lakes Relay is Oregon’s most challenging running relay course.  It starts in the Cascade Mountains at Diamond Lake Resort, travels through the Oregon Outback and rural agricultural country, and winds back to the Cascade[...]
Ghost Tree Invitational @ Pronghorn Resort
Aug 9 – Aug 10 all-day
Ghost Tree Invitational @ Pronghorn Resort
12:00 am
The Ghost Tree Invitational is a signature Bend event that is both a golf tournament and an incredible night of dining and dancing at beautiful Pronghorn Resort.  This is the party of the season!!  Proceeds[...]