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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!   To submit an event, use the green Post Event button below or send to: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm
Half Day Kayaking, Paddleboarding or Canoeing Tour @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
9:00 am
The Half Day Deschutes River Tour is available every Tuesday and Friday during the summer from 9am to 1pm.  Imagine floating on a kayak or canoe through a completely undeveloped, pristine and aqua-blue section of[...]
Raptors of the Desert Sky @ High Desert Museum
Jul 18 @ 11:30 am – Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm
Raptors of the Desert Sky @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:30 am
The High Desert Museum invites you to “Raptors of the Desert Sky”.  Raptors take flight overhead in this intimate demonstration.  Experience these powerful predators up close as wildlife specialists showcase the birds’ agility and grace.[...]
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm – Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm
Disney's NEWSIES! The Musical @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Disney’s NEWSIES The Broadway Musical will be playing at The Tower Theater the weekends of 8/16 thru 8/25.  This Tony-winning Broadway hit inspires everyone to fight for what’s right and seize the day.  Based on the[...]
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – Aug 22 @ 8:30 pm
Disney's Alice in Wonderland @ Tower Theatre
2:00 pm
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures.  Alice in Wonderland Jr. features updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture.  Lewis Carroll’s famous heroine[...]
Fur Ball @ Humane Society of Central Oregon
Aug 23 all-day
Fur Ball @ Humane Society of Central Oregon
12:00 am
When:   Friday August 23, 2019 Where: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd, Bend Why:     Fundraiser for Humane Society of Central Oregon The Fur Ball has been voted “Best Local Fundraiser” in[...]
Roses and Rust Vintage Market @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day
Roses and Rust Vintage Market @ Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
4:00 pm
Roses and Rust features over 75 vendors with a variety of vintage, antique, home and garden furnishings, and food.  The market is located at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds and premieres Friday, August 23 from 4pm-8pm.[...]
Art In The High Desert @ Old Mill District
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm
Art In The High Desert @ Old Mill District
10:00 am
Art In the High Desert is Central Oregon’s Premier Juried Fine Art & Craft Show and Sale.  Over 120 acclaimed artists selected from across North America will be on the banks of the Deshcutes River[...]
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 24 @ 11:00 pm
Theater in the Park @ Drake Park
6:00 pm
Theater in the Park presents “La Cage Aux Follies” in beautiful Drake Park.  Enjoy dinner and a show right on the Deschutes River and Mirror Pond.  Based on Jean Poiret’s 1973 French play of the[...]
The Philadelphia Story @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm
The Philadelphia Story @ Cascades Theatrical Company
7:30 pm
Cascades Theatrical presents the classic romantic comedy “The Philadelphia Story“.  You may remember this original Broadway hit starring Katherine Hepburn.  The local production will run 8/23 thru 9/8 Thurs-Sat. @7:30pm and Sunday matinees at 2pm.[...]
Artist Talk with Nebeker Family @ At Liberty Arts Collaborative
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
Members of the Nebeker family share their memories and stories, as they discuss and reminisce on Royal’s life and work.
High Desert Rendezvous @ High Desert Museum
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm
High Desert Rendezvous @ High Desert Museum
5:00 pm
The High Desert Rendezvous is one of the MOST exciting events of the year!  Don’t miss the 30th anniversary of this festive benefit that helps support the Hight Desert Museum’s educational programs.  Festivities begin at[...]
Concert On The Patio @ Broken Top Club
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm
Concert On The Patio @ Broken Top Club
6:00 pm
Broken Top Club invites you to enjoy their live music concert with Lindy Gravelle on Sunday, August 25th at 6pm.   Patio seating with incredible views, delicious food and refreshing drinks – plus GREAT music…[...]
Chris Janson @ Oregon Spirit Distillers
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
Chris Janson @ Oregon Spirit Distillers
7:00 pm
Oregon Spirit Distillers invites you to meet hit country singer/songwriter Chris Janson!  Your purchase of a VIP Meet & Greet with the artist behind smash hits “Buy Me a Boat”, “Holdin Her”, and #1 hit[...]
Concert On The Patio @ Broken Top Club
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
Concert On The Patio @ Broken Top Club
7:00 pm
Enjoy the music of Todd Haaby at beautiful Broken Top Club restaurant on August 29th.  This event is part of Summer Concerts on the Patio at the club.  Patio seating with incredible views of the[...]
Aug 30 – Aug 31 all-day
Little Woody Bend Barrel-Aged Beer, Cider & Whiskey Festival @ Deschutes Historical Museum
12:00 am
Calling all gnomes!!  The Little Woody is back better than ever!  What is it you say??…The Little Woody Bend Barrel-Aged Beer, Cider & Whiskey Festival celebrates barrel aged libations from across the Northwest.  Come taste[...]
First Wednesday Jazz @ Bend Golf & Country Club
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Wednesday Jazz @ Bend Golf & Country Club
6:00 pm
Enjoy live jazz along with great food at a premier club.  Bend Golf & County club was originally chartered in 1925 and has been totally remodeled.  They are open to the public for First WednesdayJazz.[...]
Sep 5 – Sep 8 all-day
Cascadia Adventure Film Festival @ Downtown Bend
12:00 am
Don’t miss the inaugural year of the Cascadia Adventure Film Festival.  Come and celebrate the adventures that push limits and help forge a deeper connection to the natural world.  This film festival will showcase influential[...]
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm
2019 Bend Bicycle Film Festival @ Tower Theatre
6:00 pm
GearFix presents the 2019 Bend Bicycle Film Fest at The Tower Theater on Sept. 6th.  This promises to be a night of GREAT short cycling films plus a raffle for a $3,000 Mares Carbon Cyclocross[...]
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Ultimate Scavenger Hunt @ Downtown Bend
2:00 pm
“The most entertaining event of the year has returned!”  How well do you know Bend? Find out in this citywide scavenger hunt!  Participants will have 25 destinations all around the city. The locations will include[...]
Sep 8 @ 11:01 pm
The Great Drake Park Duck Race @ Drake Park | Bend | Oregon | United States
11:01 pm
The 2019 Great Drake Park Rotary Duck Race is scheduled for Sunday, September 8th starting at 11am at Drake Park.  Don’t miss this Central Oregon Tradition and Fun Filled Day!   The Duck Race is an[...]
Mama Mia @ Tower Theatre
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 21 @ 9:00 pm
Mama Mia @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Don’t miss the ultimate feel good show – Mamma Mia!  This live production by TMP will be playing eight performances at the Tower Theater.  65 million people around the world have fallen in love with[...]
Gary Clark Jr. @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm
Gary Clark Jr. @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
7:00 pm
Gary Clark Jr., the Texas blues and soul guitar giant, will be performing at The Les Schwab Amphitheater on September 14th.  The doors open at 5:30 and show starts at 7:00pm. This concert allows low-profile[...]
Bend Fat Tire Tour @ Bend Single Track
Sep 18 – Sep 22 all-day
Bend Fat Tire Tour @ Bend Single Track
12:00 am
Bend Fat Bike Tour is a multi-day festival that showcases the best single track in Bend.  Rides range from 30-60 miles each day.  There are several ways you can enjoy this unique experience including single[...]
24th Annual Model Train Open House @ Eastern Cascades Railroad
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm
24th Annual Model Train Open House @ Eastern Cascades Railroad
10:00 am
Every year Eastern Cascades Model Railroad Club opens our doors to the public for a day of free fun & enjoyment for kids big and small. See the railroad come to life as you ride[...]
John McEuen @ Tower Theatre
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm
John McEuen @ Tower Theatre
6:30 pm
The legendary John McEuen will be playing with the String Wizards at the Tower Theater on 9/27.  You will remember John from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and benchmark album “Will The Circle Be Broken”.[...]
Discovery Day @ OSU-Cascades
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Discovery Day @ OSU-Cascades
10:00 am
OSU Cascades invites you and your family to Discovery Day on campus.  Enjoy a day of exploration for all ages!   And learn about the solutions OSU brings to your community – and our world.  There[...]
First Wednesday Jazz @ Bend Golf & Country Club
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Wednesday Jazz @ Bend Golf & Country Club
6:00 pm
Enjoy live jazz along with great food at a premier club.  Bend Golf & County club was originally chartered in 1925 and has been totally remodeled.  They are open to the public for First WednesdayJazz.[...]
We Banjo 3 @ Tower Theatre
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm
We Banjo 3 @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
We Banjo 3 is considered one of the best live acts to come out of Ireland in recent years.  These 4 brothers have won multiple awards and are touted as “the gold standard of Irish[...]
Robert Plant @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm
Robert Plant @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
6:30 pm
The legendary Robert Plant will return to the Les Schwab Amphitheater on Oct. 3rd.  The former Led Zeppelin singer will be joined by the Sensational Space Shifters and bluegrass singer-songwriter, Lillie Mae.  Doors open at[...]