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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

Nov
23
Sat
2019
Santa’s Workshop & Craft Bazaar
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bring the whole family to meet Santa, craft, shop, eat with the sounds & smells of Christmas.  We will still host our traditional workshop for kids to come build and create crafts for their loved ones, but this year we will also be hosting our first craft bazaar with 30+ vendors.  This event takes place at the Crook County Fairgrounds on Sat. 11/23.
We will also offer a Christmas movie on the big screen.
You DON’T want to miss this event!
The proceeds from this event will help offer sports scholarships to CC youth, so that they may participate regardless of their ability to pay through the CC Parks & Rec Foundation.

First Annual Makers Market
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
First Annual Makers Market @ Schilling's Garden Market

Join us at Schillings Garden Market for our first annual Makers Market!  We currently have 30+ vendors who will be showing off their craft on November 23, 2019. Expect to see everything from jewelry to handcrafted pasta!  Food by Nonna’s Cucina, sweets and coffee by Tumalo Coffee House and live music by Jazzesque.

Nov
27
Wed
2019
Tubing Hill Opens
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm
Tubing Hill Opens @ SHARC

YAY!  The tubing hill in Sunriver at the SHARC opens for Thanksgiving weekend on Nov 27 thru Dec. 1st.  It will then be open every weekend Sat/Sun from 10am to 3pm.

SHARC’s Winter Tubing Hill is a seasonal activity that includes:

  • Three runs of varying steepness (ages 4 yrs and older)

  • Tubes (personal sleds/tubes are not allowed)

  • No Snow? No Problem! The largest tubing run is made with a plastic NevPlast that creates down hill thrills with or without snow.

Nov
30
Sat
2019
Blacklight Blast
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blacklight Blast @ SHARC

What could be better than a cold winter night surrounded by glow sticks, blacklights and an illuminated Tubing Hill!!  Bring friends and family to the SHARC in Sunriver for this Blacklight Blast!  No snow?  No Problem!  The tubing run is made with a plastic NevPlast that creates downhill thrills with or without snow.

Be sure to call early for reservations as the Blacklight Blast fills up quickly.

Brunch With Santa
Nov 30 @ 8:30 pm – 12:00 pm
Brunch With Santa @ Sunriver Resort Great Hall

Have Brunch with Santa and all of his Sunriver friends in the beautiful and historic Great Hall at Sunriver Resort. Enjoy a festive spread of holiday favorites and fun holiday characters to mix and mingle with too!
Reservations are required / 36-hour cancellation policy/ credit card hold.
Call 541-593-1000 for reservations.

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Christmas Bazaar
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm

Don’t miss the biggest Christmas Bazaar in South County!!  This ever-popular event hosts over 50 vendors of quality gift items.  Crafters, Local Food Items, La Pine Souvenirs & much more…Hot beverages, soup and goodies for sale from the kitchen will benefit Rosland School.  The Bazaar takes place Friday – noon to 7pm and Saturday 11am – 8pm.  The Armadillos will be playing at 4:30 on Friday and James Plog at 4:30 on Saturday.  Be sure to stay for the Christmas Lights Parade on Saturday at 6pm..

Visits with Santa – Friday and Saturday all day….

Ice Skating Food Drive
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ice Skating Food Drive @ The Pavillion at Sunriver Village

Skate for FREE at The Pavillion in Sunriver Village on Dec. 6th.  Just bring 2 cans of food (or more) and you can skate for free between 6pm-9pm.  All food items collected go to the Christmas Basket Sharing program supporting families in South Deschutes County

Sunriver Ice Skating at the Village at Sunriver Ice arena has long been a family favorite. Enjoy hit music while you skate, or watch skaters zoom by from the comfort of the viewing area.

The Nutcracker Ballet
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet @ Bend Senior High School

The Central Oregon School of Ballet is proud to present the 34th annual production of the Nutcracker Ballet. The longest running Nutcracker show in Bend, the show has become a classic holiday tradition in Central Oregon. The cast is comprised of over 150 dancers including local students and visiting professional ballet dancers.  There will be four performances at Bend Senior High.     Friday, 12/6 at 7pm     Sat 12/7 at 3pm & 7pm     Sunday 12/8 at 3pm

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Gingerbread Junction
Dec 7 2019 – Jan 1 2020 all-day
Gingerbread Junction @ Sunriver Resort

Gingerbread Junction has been a treasured tradition for 24 years!  Presented by Sunriver Resort, you will marvel at the candy and cookie decorations.  This event is FREE to the public and takes place in the main lodge of Sunriver Resort from Dec. 7th to Jan 1st.

Tubing Hill Fun
Dec 7 2019 @ 10:00 am – Mar 1 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Tubing Hill Fun @ SHARC

YAY!  The tubing hill in Sunriver at the SHARC opens for Thanksgiving weekend on Nov 27 thru Dec. 1st.  It will then be open every weekend Sat/Sun from 10am to 3pm.

SHARC’s Winter Tubing Hill is a seasonal activity that includes:

  • Three runs of varying steepness (ages 4 yrs and older)

  • Tubes (personal sleds/tubes are not allowed)

  • No Snow? No Problem! The largest tubing run is made with a plastic NevPlast that creates down hill thrills with or without snow.