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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!

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

4th Annual High Desert Horse Expo @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day
4th Annual High Desert Horse Expo @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The High Desert Horse Expo is Central Oregon’s only equine expo. Organized by the Oregon Horse Country association, this expo is sure to have something for everyone and our schedule is posted on our website.[...]
Bend Marathon and Half @ Brooks Street Plaza
Apr 22 all-day
Bend Marathon and Half @ Brooks Street Plaza | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Its Back!  Bend’s only road marathon returns to downtown bend and beyond on April 22, 2018.  This event also includes a half-marathon, 10k and family-friendly 5k options.  The 2018 courses are even more GORGEOUS and include a[...]
Earth Day @ Mt Bachelor West Village
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Earth Day @ Mt Bachelor West Village | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 pm
Mt Bachelor invites you to celebrate Earth Day during SPRINGTACULAR!  Favorite local and eco-friendly companies will showcase a diverse array of sustainability efforts in the winter sports industry. Compete in games, win prizes, demo products and[...]
Central Oregon Shootout @ Black Butte Ranch & Aspen Lakes
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
Central Oregon Shootout @ Black Butte Ranch & Aspen Lakes | Sisters | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Central Oregon Shootout (COSO) began in 2003 and has grown to be “THE” spring event in which to participate in Central Oregon.  COSO treats participants to a round robin, 3 course weekend outing with[...]
Fat Bike Rally @ Mt Bachelor
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am
Fat Bike Rally @ Mt Bachelor | Bend | Oregon | United States
9:00 am
Mt Bachelor invites you to the fourth annual Fat Bike Freeride Rally.  You can bring your own bike or demo one for FREE!  Registration and the rally are also FREE.  Milky Way will be the accessible[...]
18th Annual Spring Paddlefest Weekend @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
May 5 all-day
18th Annual Spring Paddlefest Weekend @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
During the 18th annual Spring Paddlefest Weekend, Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe will be offering two-hour intro to kayak, standup paddleboard and canoe clinics. Rent kayaks, stand-up paddleboards (SUP), and canoes! Sign up for classes and tours.[...]
Steel Stampede @ Crooked River Ranch
May 5 @ 10:00 am – May 6 @ 3:00 pm
Steel Stampede @ Crooked River Ranch | Terrebonne | Oregon | United States
10:00 am
The Steel Stampede returns to Crooked River Ranch.  If you are interested in vintage motorcycles, this is the event for you!  This event brings competitors from all over the US and Canada with their fantastic[...]
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tour des Chutes Kick Off Party @ Deschutes Brewery | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
The Tour des Chutes “Kick off Party” will be held at Deschutes Brewery: May 10th, 5pm – 7pm.  Register at Deschutes Brewery in downtown Bend during our kick-off party and receive a complimentary pint and[...]
Prequel @ Mt Bachelor
May 12 @ 7:30 pm
Prequel @ Mt Bachelor
7:30 pm
SnoPlanks Announces the 3rd Annual Mt Bachelor Prequel Freeride Event! The event and the name, “Prequel”, is a nod to the early years of freestyle snowboarding and a look at the backstory of today’s freestyle[...]
Pole Peddle Paddle @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
May 19 all-day
Pole Peddle Paddle @ Les Schwab Amphitheater | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The 2018 SELCO Pole Pedal Paddle will be held on May 19th.  This is the largest multi-sport event in Central Oregon. The SELCO Pole Pedal Paddle is a relay race with six legs that include[...]
SELCO Mini Pole Peddle Paddle @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
SELCO Mini Pole Peddle Paddle @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
9:00 am
Calling all K-5th graders!  Gather your friends and form a team for the extremely fun Mini Pole Peddle Paddle!  You will compete in cool team events like the Human Centipede Challenge, Team Memory Challenge and of[...]
Happy Girls Run @ Riverbend Park
May 26 all-day
Happy Girls Run @ Riverbend Park | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Be inspired, inspire others and have fun! Happy Girls make up an inclusive community of women who support healthy choices, positive self-image and—most importantly—each other.  All experience levels are welcome.  There is a half-marathon, 10K and 5K[...]
May 30 @ 7:30 pm
North of Nightfall World Premiere @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
The highly anticipated film, North of Nightfall, will have its World Premiere at The Tower Theater on May 30th.  Red Bull Media House in association with Freeride Entertainment has produced this incredible film about mountain biking on[...]
Bend Beer Chase @ Worthy Brewing
Jun 2 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 50 miles, consisting of 12 legs of varying distance (4-8miles per leg).  The course starts from Bend, travels to Redmond, to Sisters and[...]
Oregon Senior Games @ Oregon Senior Games
Jun 2 – Jun 17 all-day
Oregon Senior Games @ Oregon Senior Games
12:00 am
Oregon Senior Games will be held in Bend, OR June 2nd thru June 18th.  Athletes from around the country (50+) will be competing in 15 different sporting events.  All 15 events are qualifiers for the[...]
Jun 3 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[...]
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm
Swings Fore Strings |Sunriver Music Festival @ Woodlands Golf Course | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
1:00 pm
It’s That Time Again !  The Swings Fore Strings tournament is at the championship Woodlands Golf Course in Sunriver.  This annual event supports the Sunriver Music Festival and Young Artists Scholarship program.  This is a scramble[...]
Xtreme Bulls @ Sisters Rodeo Grounds
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm
Xtreme Bulls @ Sisters Rodeo Grounds | United States
6:30 pm
Xtreme Bulls is the only officially sanctioned bull riding tour of the PRCA.  Watch these elite bulls go head to head with talented cowboy athletes.  This event will be held at the Sisters Rodeo Grounds[...]
78th Annual Sisters Rodeo @ Sisters Rodeo Grounds
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day
78th Annual Sisters Rodeo @ Sisters Rodeo Grounds | Sisters | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Welcome to the 78th 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[...]
Deschutes Demolition @ The Village at Sunriver
Jun 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Deschutes Demolition @ The Village at Sunriver | Bend | Oregon | United States
8:00 am
This year’s fourth annual Deschutes Demolition competition at 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[...]
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am
Vulture Venture - High Desert Museum @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
8:00 am
The High Desert Museum is excited to host the annual Vulture Venture 5K Trail/Walk and Kids’ Dash on Saturday, June 16, 2018. 5K participants will experience a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse of the Museum on a[...]
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm
Little Hopper Root Beer Run @ Troy Field | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 pm
Little guys like to run too.  The Little Hopper Root Beer Run takes place during the Bite of Bend festival on June 16th.  Kids Rock the Races brings you this fun event featuring root beer[...]
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm
Bite of Bend Beer Run @ Drake Park | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 pm
The Bite of Bend Beer Run is a 5k race loop through beautiful Drake Park along the Deschutes River and back through Columbia Park.  You will enjoy the fine feer from 10 Barrel, Cascade Lakes,[...]
Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival @ The Village at Sunriver
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm
Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival @ The Village at Sunriver
8:00 am
Make Pacific Crest Sports Festival your summer RACE-Cation in 2018.  With 20 different events, this is the MU