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:


Dirksen Derby
Dec 13 @ 7:30 am – Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm
Dirksen Derby @ Mt Bachelor

The Dirksen Derby is back at Mt Bachelor.  The Main Goal at the Dirksen Derby is to bring the international Snowboard and Sit-Ski communities together for an incredibly fun and memorable weekend full of strong friendships, intense competition and fond memories.


This year’s upcoming DD12 event will include 17 divisions for Snowboarders and Sit-Skiers of all ages and abilities. The race format will change to one run on Saturday plus one run on Sunday for a combined time (no qualifier day). Timing for the DD12 race will be professionally and precicly timed by CJ Sports Timing. Registration for the race will open to pre-qualified racers on October 1st, 2019. Pre-registration will include: Top 25% from the DD11, Local spots, International spots, Qualifying 18-19 Race spots, Sponsor spots, plus all former Derby and Olympic gold medalists A waiting list is also available for all other racers on Riders on the waiting list will be chosen based on past racing performances and luck. More information and event calendar available at