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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

May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bend's Farmers Market Opens @ Brooks Alley | Bend | Oregon | United States
3:00 pm
YAY! Bend Farmers Market Opens for the season! You’ll find everything you need from fruits and vegetables, to meat, poultry, dairy, sweet treats and flowers. Check out our incredible vendors!  Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one[...]
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mexican Gunfight - McMenamins @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Mexican Gunfight is a rock band comprised of talented and seasoned musicians who have traveled the world individually and collectively for the last several years.  When it comes to music they consider everything fair game[...]
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[...]
May 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bend's Farmers Market Opens @ Brooks Alley | Bend | Oregon | United States
3:00 pm
YAY! Bend Farmers Market Opens for the season! You’ll find everything you need from fruits and vegetables, to meat, poultry, dairy, sweet treats and flowers. Check out our incredible vendors!  Bend Farmers Market is blossoming into one[...]
May 30 @ 5:00 pm
Ray LaMontagne with Special Guest Neko Case @ Les Schwab Amphitheater | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
Ray LaMontagne is a Grammy-winning artist who will be performing at the Les Schwab Amphitheater on May 30th.  He will have a very special guest star – Neko Case.  She is considered “one of America’s best[...]
Coyote Willow @ McMenamins
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Coyote Willow @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Coyote Willow is an exciting combination of cello, guitar and rich vocals.  They blend progressive Folk and Americana music with hints of Celtic influence.  Let them take you on a unique musical journey that will[...]
May 30 @ 7:30 pm
North of Nightfall World Premiere @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
The highly anticipated film, North of Nightfall, will have its World Premiere at The Tower Theater on May 30th.  Red Bull Media House in association with Freeride Entertainment has produced this incredible film about mountain biking on[...]
Bend Elks Opening Weekend @ Vince Genna Stadium
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – Jun 3 @ 5:00 pm
Bend Elks Opening Weekend @ Vince Genna Stadium | Bend | Oregon | United States
6:30 pm
Play Ball !!  Bend Elks Opening Day 2018 is set for Friday, June 1st.  Bend will host Cowlitz at Vince Genna Stadium on Friday and Sat nights at 6:35 and on Sunday at 5:05.  Its always[...]
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[...]
24SEVEN Theater Project @ 2nd Street Theater
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Seven Playrights, seven directors and 24 hours to write, cast, rehearse and produce a 10 minute play.  Come see the results at 2nd Street Theater on June 2nd at 7:30.
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[...]
Bartenders Brawl @ Worthy Brewing & Bite of Bend Mixology Stage
Jun 7 – Jun 8 all-day
Bartenders Brawl @ Worthy Brewing & Bite of Bend Mixology Stage | Bend | Oregon | United States
6:00 pm
Bend’s top Mixologists go shaker to shaker in the BARTENDER’S BRAWL! Watch the best of Bend’s bartenders compete to see who will win the title of Bend’s Best Bartender at The Bite of Bend. The Preliminary Round will[...]
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
"Dancing in the Garden" Beer & Wine Garden w/Live Music @ C.E. Lovejoy's Brookswood Market | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
Join C.E. Lovejoy’s for summer “Dancing in the Garden” Beer & Wine Gardens in 2018, starting on Thursday, June 7th and continuing every other Thursday through August 30th!  From 5-7:30pm there will be live music,[...]
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm
An Evening With Paula Poundstone @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s pre-eminent comedians.  You don’t want to miss this incredible talent.  She improvises with a crowd like “a Jazz musician, swinging in unexpected directions without a plan”.  Peter Sagal[...]
Accomplice @ 2nd Street Theater
Jun 8 – Jun 23 all-day
Accomplice @ 2nd Street Theater | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
2nd Street Theater invites all sleuths who enjoy a good mystery to attend “Accomplice“.  This story begins in Dartmoor, England at the stylish weekend retreat of the Taylors.  All is never as it seems in[...]
Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary Tour @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm
Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary Tour @ Les Schwab Amphitheater | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary Tour will be stopping in Bend for one performance only .  Don’t miss this chance to enjoy this world class musical event at The Les Schwab Amphitheater on Friday, June 8th. [...]
Slightly Stoopid @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Jun 9 @ 5:30 pm
Slightly Stoopid @ Les Schwab Amphitheater | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:30 pm
The one group who can effortlessly fuse together reggae, funk, hip hop and metal, Slightly Stoopid returns to Bend’s Les Schwab Amphitheater with their “Schools Out for Summer 2018 tour”.  Gates open on Saturday, June 9, at[...]
Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm – Jun 17 @ 9:30 pm
Broadway In Concert:  Evita @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Thoroughly Modern Productions brings Andrew Lloyd Weber’s, “Evita“, to The Tower Theater.  This multi-Tony-award winning musical will play three evening performances June 15-17 and one matinee on Sunday, June 17th at 3:00pm.  This second installment of[...]
The Best of Both Bike Race @ Wanoga Snow Park,
Jun 16 all-day
The Best of Both Bike Race @ Wanoga Snow Park,  | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
“The Best of Both” is a unique bike race/ride to be staged in beautiful, Bend, Oregon, on June 16th, 2018.  This is a brand new – never done before bike race sanctioned by OBRA (The[...]
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[...]
High Valley @ Oregon Distillers
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm
High Valley @ Oregon Distillers | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
Smolich Motors Summer Concerts bring you the multi-award winning hot new country band, High Valley.  They will be performing at Oregon Distillers on June 16th at 6pm.  Doors open at 5pm.  This family band has taken[...]
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,[...]
Michael Franti & Spearhead @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm
Michael Franti & Spearhead @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
7:00 pm
Don’t miss Michael Franti & Spearhead as they stop in Bend on their “Stay Human Tour”.  Special guests Victoria Canal and Dustin Thomas will join them at The Les Schwab Amphitheater on June 19th.  Doors[...]
4 Peaks Music Festival @ Stevenson Ranch
Jun 21 – Jun 24 all-day
4 Peaks Music Festival @ Stevenson Ranch | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
4Peaks Music Festival is a fun family weekend filled with incredible music and family activities.  This event is held at the Stevenson Ranch just outside of Bend.  You can tent, RV or stay in a[...]
Clear Summer Nights Concert @ Athletic Club of Bend
Jun 21 all-day
Clear Summer Nights Concert @ Athletic Club of Bend
12:00 am
Clear Summer Nights Concerts lets you experience some of the biggest names in the music business in one of the most intimate outdoor venues in Bend. These concerts are held at The Athletic Club of[...]
Primus & Mastodon @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm
Primus & Mastodon @ Les Schwab Amphitheater | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
Experience an evening with one of the most distinctive, innovative bands in the past 30 years –PRIMUS.   They will be joined on the Les Schwab stage with special guests Mastodon and support by JJuuJJuu.. Since forming back in[...]
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm
Joni Mitchell's "Blue" @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
8:00 pm
Joni Mitchell’s “Blue” is one of the most iconic albums of all time.  It will be performed in full by the very talented Meredith Kaye Clark.  Meredith has performed major roles in theaters around the[...]
Steve Martin & Martin Short @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm
Steve Martin & Martin Short @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
6:30 pm
Enjoy amazing entertainment with Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life featuring The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. As an actor, comedian, author, playwright, screenwriter, producer and[...]