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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 or send to: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

Jul
20
Sat
2019
High Cascades 100
Jul 20 all-day
High Cascades 100 @ Athletic Club of Bend

The High Cascades 100 is the largest single-day endurance mountain bike event on the West Coast.  This race begins at the Athletic Club of Bend and wanders through the fantastic scenery of the High Cascades.

What’s Included

  • Great Course and Aid Support (Race starts at 5:30 from the Athletic Club of Bend)
  • Beautiful Bend Oregon (bring the whole family)
  • Multiple aid stations with mechanical support and lube from Sagebrush Cycles of Bend (We are fast!) and amazing medical and communication support from ARES and Adventure Medics of Bend.
  • Stay at MT Bachelor Village in Bend with special rates while they last and save time and energy as you roll to the start line. Please reserve soon and check out the awesome cancelation policy they have. DONT WAIT
  • Singletrack/75 Miles of it!
  • Custom T-shirt and Socks, Pint Glass, Water Bottle and more including and Beverage Support
  • Special Racing for COTA entry to support this great local mountain bike trail group
  • Finisher Growler for your 10 Barrel Brewing beverages!
  • NUE Series, so only the best competition!
  • Cash purse minimum $3000.00 equal purse top 5 for men and women
Jul
25
Thu
2019
Subaru Outside Games
Jul 25 – Jul 28 all-day
Subaru Outside Games @ Mt Bachelor & Elk Lake

“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 Bachelor, at Elk Lake and on the beautiful Deschutes River.

We will sip, bike, splash, paddle, run, dine, laugh and play with you.  Bring the kids & the dogs. You will challenge yourselves, learn from the pros, try a new sport, head out to a concert, and just relax under the summer skies in the best of company, and for the best of causes.

The Subaru of Bend Outside Games is proud to benefit those local non-profit organizations that support our community and make this a wonderful place to live and thrive.  Come play with us in 2019!”

Aug
23
Fri
2019
Volcanic Bike & Brew
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day
Volcanic Bike & Brew @ Mt Bachelor West Village | Bend | Oregon | United States

Back for the fifth straight summer, we present the Volcanic Bike & Brew Festival at Mt. Bachelor! New this year, the 2019 Full Tilt RACE & REPEAT Gravity Stage Racing Series is taking place, sponsored by LOGE, which is the Northwest’s brand new race series featuring a fully lift-assisted race & repeat format with multi-runs down every stage. Paired with SPORTident’s world-class timing system it’s rolling starts, flying finishes, race and repeat and instant results at the end to calculate your best time from each stage for the win!

Come out for free bike clinics, live music, and vendors, all located in the West Village Base Area.

Visit the Beer Garden for brews, your favorite BBQ foods and the best view of the Skills Park all weekend long.

Registration for the first annual Mt. Bachelor 2019 Full Tilt RACE & REPEAT Gravity Stage Racing Seriesis now live. Go reserve your spot before they are all gone! 

Aug
24
Sat
2019
Ochoco Gravel Roubaix
Aug 24 all-day
Ochoco Gravel Roubaix @ Good Bike Co. | Prineville | Oregon | United States

Good Bike Co. invites you to Central Oregon for The Ochoco Gravel Roubaix.  This event is an OBRA Gran Fondo Style gravel bicycle race through the stunning Ochoco National Forest featuring 80 and 45 mile loops.  The finish line party will be open and free to the public and feature food, live music, beer garden, Salsa Bike Demo’s and more!  All proceeds go towards cycling opportunities in Crook County.

Same day registration will be available on 8-24-19 from 6am to race start at Good Bike Co.
Food, Beer Garden, Music, and more available from 11am – 3pm

Race Start Times
80mi – 7:00am
45mi – 9:00am
​Kid’s crit – 12:30pm

Don’t miss this GREAT cycling event….

Sep
13
Fri
2019
Outdoor City USA
Sep 13 – Sep 15 all-day
Outdoor City USA @ Mt. Bachelor

Outdoor City USA, a multi-sport event featuring biking, running, hiking, and climbing activities and competitions for all ages and abilities, is set to descend on Mt. Bachelor Sept. 13-15. This family-friendly event has something in store for all outdoor enthusiasts, supported by a variety of vendors and exhibitors showcasing the newest in outdoor equipment. In addition to cyclocross and mountain bike races, to skills clinics, to group rides, runs, hikes and climbs, Outdoor City USA will feature plenty of music, food, and beverages, and a signature Saturday evening mid-mountain party at Mt. Bachelor’s Pine Marten Lodge.

Sep
14
Sat
2019
Ride-Row-Run
Sep 14 – Sep 15 all-day
Ride-Row-Run @ Imperial River Company

The Maupin Immersion and Ride-Row-Run kicks off Saturday at 4:00pm with an evening of fun and silliness.  There are kids’ games, adult trike races that support the local school district, a BBQ dinner, beer tasting at Maupin Market, kids’ bike decoration and a bike parade.  The evening finishes off with live music at Imperial River Company.  Sunday a.m. begins with the RRR Grand Prix run.   The Ride-Row-Run is a fantastically fun adventure.  Do it as a solo, or get some friends together and enter a relay team.   The day begins with the RRR Grand Prix start where participants will run to their bikes and RIDE a 26-mile loop, then ROW/PADDLE the Deschutes, then RUN along the river bank.  It’s a real Central Oregon adventure with a finish party wrapping up the day! The community has many great activities to keep you entertained for the entire weekend — so come out and play!  Camping is available at next to the start/finish.  Fun for kids too!

Check our webiste for more information www.xdogevents.com

** ALSO be sure and check out the Downriver SUP races the day before!

Event details and schedule

Race number pick-up and late registration will take place in the park, downtown Maupin, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Saturday, September 14th.  If you cannot make packet pick-up on Saturday, late check-in will be available on Sunday morning beginning at 7:00 AM.

Sep
20
Fri
2019
2nd Annual Ochoco Overlander
Sep 20 – Sep 23 all-day
2nd Annual Ochoco Overlander @ Good Bike

Good Bike Co. in Prineville invites you to the 2nd Annual Ochoco Overlander!  What’s better than riding over 200 miles in four days, climbing over 17,000′ and enjoying some beautiful terrain in Sunny Central Oregon with your best friends? Nothing!

You carry your personal gear and Good Bike will take care of the rest.

Spaces will fill up fast as we are capping this ride at 50 participants.

We hope you can join us this year.