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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

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[...]
Spring Wildflowers and Magnificent Mountain Views on Gray Butte @ Meet at Oregon Natural Desert Association
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Spring Wildflowers and Magnificent Mountain Views on Gray Butte @ Meet at Oregon Natural Desert Association | Bend | Oregon | United States
9:00 am
Join Oregon State Park interpretive ranger, OSU Master Naturalist, and ONDA member David Vick for a moderate hike up the Wolf Tree Trail in the always popular Smith Rock State Park. Hikers will view nesting[...]
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[...]
Soaring Sights of Smith Rock State Park @ Meet at Oregon Natural Desert Association
May 24 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Soaring Sights of Smith Rock State Park @ Meet at Oregon Natural Desert Association | Bend | Oregon | United States
8:30 am
The Gray Butte Trail winds through juniper forest and sagebrush slopes of Gray Butte. Hikers will be rewarded with sights of spring wildflowers such as phlox, lupine and balsamroot.  And, if the wildflowers are not[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Chimney Rock Family Nature Adventure @ Meet at Oregon Natural Desert Association
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Chimney Rock Family Nature Adventure @ Meet at Oregon Natural Desert Association | Bend | Oregon | United States
9:30 am
Grab the kids and join author Wendy Gorton for a hike through a juniper doorway, catch views of the Crooked River, holler down below at Echo Bench, and feel the satisfaction of making it all[...]
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 MUST-DO multi-sport event in stunning Sunriver.   Find out why friends and family come back year after year[...]
4th of July 5K Fun Run @ Sunriver Resort
Jul 4 @ 8:15 am
4th of July 5K Fun Run @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
8:15 am
This fun run will take runners through the Sunriver meadows, with views of Mt. Bachelor and Central Oregon wildlife.  Register by June 20 and receive the Early Bird Rate. All participants will receive a commemorative[...]
Deschutes Dash @ Riverbend Park
Jul 14 all-day
Deschutes Dash @ Riverbend Park | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The 15th Annual Deschutes Dash Multi Sports Festival in beautiful Bend, Oregon on Saturday, July 14!  Added finish line festivities, 2018 will make this a race to remember. Both Olympic and Sprint races will be on Saturday. The[...]
Tour des Chutes @ Pacific Crest School
Jul 14 @ 6:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tour des Chutes @ Pacific Crest School | Bend | Oregon | United States
6:00 am
Tour des Chutes is a multi-distance cycling event and/or a 5K run or walk to raise funds for local cancer survivorship programs for children and adults. This is the 14th year supporting programs in Central Oregon. [...]
Cascade Lakes Relay @ Cascade Lakes
Aug 3 – Aug 4 all-day
Cascade Lakes Relay @ Cascade Lakes | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Cascade Lakes Relay is a 216.6 mile overnight relay in the style of Hood to Coast.  Oregon’s most challenging running relay course starts in the Cascade Mountains at Diamond Lake Resort, travels through the Oregon[...]
Jun 28 – Jun 30 all-day
Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival @ The Village at Sunriver | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Pacific Crest Endurance Sports Festival has something for everyone !!  Rally your friends & family for an incredible RACE-cation!  Check out these events:   72.3 BEASTMAN, Olympic & Ultra-Sprint Distance Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K/10K,[...]