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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

Exhibit – Rick Silva Western Fronts @ At Liberty Arts Collaborative
Jan 11 – Feb 29 all-day
12:00 am
Rick Silva Western Fronts: Cascade Siskiyou, Gold Butte, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Bears Ears is an experimental video installation that reflects the political and ecological threats that face four U.S. National Monuments.  Explore this exhibit at: [...]
BEAT Presents: The Neverending Story @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Jan 24 – Feb 2 all-day
BEAT Presents:  The Neverending Story @ Cascades Theatrical Company
12:00 am
BEAT Children’s Theater is excited to bring you the amazing adventure of The Neverending Story on stage.  Directod by Bree Beal, this beloved book was written by Michael Ende.  The stage play has a cast[...]
Matilda The Musical @ The Tower Theater
Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm – Feb 1 @ 9:00 pm
Matilda The Musical @ The Tower Theater
7:30 pm
Matilda The Musical will be playing at The Tower Theater for 6 performances starting Jan. 24th.  “Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating[...]
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[...]
New Exhibition Opening @ High Desert Museum
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
New Exhibition Opening @ High Desert Museum
10:00 am
The High Desert Museum, in cooperation with the Burning Man organization invites you to the opening of their New Exhibit:  Infinite Moment: Burning Man on the Horizon.  The exhibit features original art and will evoke[...]
Caldera Open Studios @ Deschutes Downtown Library
Feb 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Caldera Open Studios @ Deschutes Downtown Library
12:30 pm
Caldera 2020 Open Studios This winter, please join Caldera for three afternoons of art and conversation with our 2020 Artists in Residence. This year, our first Open Studios will be held at the Downtown Bend[...]
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pete Kartsounes and The Eric Leadbetter Band @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
McMenamins brings you cutting-edge musician, Pete Kartsounes on Wed. 2/5.  This performer/songwriter has spent most of his life creating original music that entertains and enlightens. Through the years, his music has evolved to inspire on deeper[...]
First Friday Art Walk @ Old Mill District
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk @ Old Mill District
4:00 pm
You are invited to stroll through the Old Mill District and enjoy First Friday Art Walk with music and refreshments and fabulous art!  The art galleries in the Old Mill District represent numerous artists and[...]
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown Bend & Old Mill
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk @ Downtown Bend & Old Mill
5:00 pm
It’s First Friday Art Walk!  Head into Downtown Bend for a night filled with art, shopping, music and local food & drink.  On First Friday in Downtown Bend, we celebrate ALL forms of art –[...]
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 10:00 pm
BendBroadband's Jazz At The Oxford - Cow Bop
7:00 pm
BendBroadband’s Jazz At The Oxford invites you to Cow Bop – a “Western BeBop” show formed by internationally-acclaimed jazz guitarist Bruce Forman.  This “tons of fun” show mixes swinging grooves, sweet and hot vocals, western[...]
Into the Woods @ Summit High School Auditorium
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 15 @ 9:30 pm
Into the Woods @ Summit High School Auditorium
7:00 pm
Summit High School Performing Arts will produce Into the Woods, featuring music and lyrics by Steven Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The show famously made its Broadway debut in 1987 with a 764 performance[...]
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm
Dweezil Zappa: Hot Rats Live @ Tower Theater
8:00 pm
The Tower Theater invites you to Dweezil Zappa: Hot Rats Live! Plus Other Hot Stuff 1969.  Dweezil Zappa and his “rocking teenage combo” will be performing his father’s entire Hot Rats album in sequence live on stage as[...]
Thorn Hollow String Band @ High Desert Museum
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thorn Hollow String Band @ High Desert Museum
11:00 am
Did you know that the High Desert Museum has its very own pioneering house band!  Come enjoy the Thorn Hollow String Band on Feb 8th from 11am to 2pm at the museum.  Their brand of[...]
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[...]
Dark Star Orchestra @ Tower Theater
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm
Dark Star Orchestra @ Tower Theater
7:30 pm
The Tower Theater brings you Dark Star Orchestra on Feb. 10th.. Performing to critical acclaim for over 20 years and over 2800 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead live concert experience. Their shows are[...]
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Deep Space Astrophotography @ Worthy Brewing
6:00 pm
Worthy Garden Club presents:  Deep Space Astrophotography An Introduction Into Digital Imaging.  This presentation will provide a unique overview of the many kinds of amateur astrophotography.  It will also cover the equipment and techniques astrophotographers[...]
Oregon Winterfest @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Feb 14 – Feb 16 all-day
Oregon Winterfest @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
12:00 am
Grab friends and family for the west coast’s largest winter festival!!  This year’s 2020 OnPoint Community Credit Union Oregon WinterFest is simply FANTASTIC!!  This massive celebration of all things winter will bring national music acts, a fire pit competition,[...]
Blue Skies Big Band @ The Great Hall
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm
Blue Skies Big Band @ The Great Hall
5:00 pm
Sunriver Music Festival invites you and your sweetheart to a very special Valentine’s Dinner & Concert.  This event takes place in the ever-romantic Great Hall at Sunriver Resort and features “Blue Skies Big Band”.  One[...]
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 15 @ 9:00 pm
A PC Valentine's Day @ 10 Barrel
6:00 pm
Looking for something different on Valentines Day?   Take your sweetie (or friends) to the interactive event of the year!  A PC Valentine’s Day is a live, hilarious original play.  But, thats not all… tickets include[...]
The Spider’s Web @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Feb 14 @ 7:30 pm – Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm
The Spider's Web @ Cascades Theatrical Company
7:30 pm
Cascades Theatrical presents: The Spider’s Web – A Play by Agatha Christie,  Directed by Debbie Levin This play is a conscious parody of the detective thriller as Christie delivers a unique blend of suspense and humour.[...]
Calder Quartet @ Tower Theatre
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm
Calder Quartet @ Tower Theatre
8:00 pm
Join High Desert Chamber Music for our annual Valentine’s Day concert in Downtown Bend on this special evening. Enjoy a romantic concert at the Tower Theatre featuring the Calder Quartet, making their debut in the[...]
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn @ The Tower Theater
7:00 pm
Grammy award winners, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn will be performing at The Tower Theater on Feb. 19th.   With seven banjos between the two of them, they “showcase America’s rich heritage and pull the[...]
Feb 20 – Feb 22 all-day
Bend A Cappella Festival @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The 2020 A Cappella Festival features several of the most talented names in a cappella music.  They will be personally advising singers at every level of expertise.  This year’s festival features Deke Sharon,  and Nomadic[...]
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[...]
NOMADIC @ The Tower Theater
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
NOMADIC @ The Tower Theater
7:00 pm
Tower Theater brings you the a Capella group – Nomadic. They are the first vocal supergroup auditioned from the best singers around the country by the award-winning team at June Vocal Music, a nonprofit dedicated[...]
Dustbowl Revival @ Sisters Folk Festival
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
Dustbowl Revival @ Sisters Folk Festival
7:00 pm
The Sisters Folk Festival Winter Concert Series is proud to bring you THREE Amazing Concerts!  Second concert in the series is on February 21st and features Dustbowl Revival.  Show starts at 7pm and takes place[...]
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Art In Nature: Camarata In A Cave @ Pronghorn
1:00 pm
Wanderlust Tours’ Art in Nature outdoor performance series, brings you this incredible chance to hear beautiful a Cappella music emanate from inside a cave!  Bend Camarata will perform at Pronghorn Resort on Feb. 22nd.  “After[...]
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm
Bend A Cappella Festival - Sing Off @ Tower Theater
7:00 pm
It’s the 5th anniversary of the Bend A Cappella Festival .  This year the festival will be welcoming 10-15 a cappella groups for friendly competition, featuring Deke Sharon-modern day Father of A Cappella as Emcee.[...]
Ani DiFranco @ The Tower Theater
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm
Ani DiFranco @ The Tower Theater
8:00 pm
Grammy award winning artist, Ani DiFranco will be performing at The Tower Theater on Feb. 23rd at 8pm.  As an iconic songwriter and social activist, she has been the inspiration for woman artists and entrepreneurs[...]
Feb 28 – Mar 7 all-day
Sunriver Stars Winter Production @ The Door
12:00 am
Sunriver Stars invites you to their winter production:  Let Him Sleep ‘Till it’s Time for His Funeral.  This entertaining farce was written by Peg Kehret and directed by Sharon Sackett. Sackett enjoys working with a small[...]