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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: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

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.[...]
The Canterville Ghost @ Cascades Theatrical Company
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm
The Canterville Ghost @ Cascades Theatrical Company
6:30 pm
All Aspects Teen Theatre presents “The Canterville Ghost” – A Play by Tim Kelly, Directed by Molly Choate Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French at Cascades Theatrical Co. An average American family acquires historic old Canterville[...]
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 9:30 pm
BendBroadband's Jazz At The Oxford @ The Oxford Hotel
7:00 pm
The ever-popular Bend BroadBand’s Jazz at The Oxford series returns the weekend of October 18-19.  Two-time Grammy award winner, Diane Schuur will open the series.  Diane is as eclectic as she is brilliant. A longtime disciple[...]
Bend Boulder Bash @ Bend Rock Gym
Oct 19 all-day
Bend Boulder Bash @ Bend Rock Gym
12:00 am
Bend Rock Gym is proud to present the return of the Annual Bend Boulder Bash series. Central Oregon’s premier bouldering competition series is back, and for the first time ever hosted in BRG’s NEW West[...]
7th Annual 20-Dollar Art Show @ Bright Place Gallery
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7th Annual 20-Dollar Art Show @ Bright Place Gallery
6:00 pm
Bright Place Gallery invites you to their annual 20 Dollar Art Show.  This unique event features nearly 2000 pieces of tiny original art produced by over 100 artists.  Each piece priced at only $20.  You’ll[...]
Scotch Dinner @ McMenamins
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm
Scotch Dinner @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Scotch lovers rejoice!!  Old St. Francis School (McMenamins) invites you to enjoy an incredible evening of SCOTCH coupled with exceptional food.  Spirits educator Hoke Harden will shepherd you through an evening of Scotch tasting, from[...]
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 21 @ 9:00 pm
Fall Concert Series - Central Oregon Symphony @ Bend High
7:30 pm
The Central Oregon Symphony is pleased to present the accomplished Brazilian pianist, Ednaldo Borba, performing Brahms’ Concerto for Piano No. 1 on our 2019-2020 opening concert. Borba recently completed his DMA at the University of[...]
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Old St. Francis Pumkin Carving @ McMenamins
10:00 am
Bring the whole family to McMenamins for this fun Pumpkin Carving event.  Carve a pumpkin and enjoy fresh apple cider, kids Halloween movies, donuts and more! The entry of $15 per person includes a pumpkin[...]
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
1st Annual Save The Melons Cornhole Tournament @ Bend Elks Fieldhouse
11:00 am
AVID Cider Co. and High Desert Cornhole invite you to the “FIRST Annual Save The Melons Cornhole Tournament” at the Bend Elks Baseball Fieldhouse.  As everyone knows October is breast cancer awareness month. We love[...]
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Art In Nature:  Take Me To The River @ Wunderlust Tours
11:00 am
Wunderlust Tours does it again!  Another fantastic Bend event – Art In Nature:  Take Me To The River includes a guided 4 mile paddle on the Deschutes with a private concert along the Deschutes Ricer[...]
Fall Round Up, Hoedown Rodeo @ Rockin Dave's Backstage Lounge
Oct 20 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Fall Round Up, Hoedown Rodeo @ Rockin Dave's Backstage Lounge
4:30 pm
Celebrate this year’s harvest at the Fall Round Up, Hoedown Rodeo.  Enjoy a farm to table BBQ dinner featuring barley beef, specialty cocktails, live music, rodeo games and more.  This event takes place at Rockin’[...]
TGR Roadless @ Tower Theatre
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm
TGR Roadless @ Tower Theatre
5:30 pm
Teton Gravity Research is back at the Tower Theatre for the premiere for their new feature length snowboard film, Roadless – come see three of the legends of the sport together on the big screen[...]
On The Water @ Riverhouse Convention Center
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
On The Water @ Riverhouse Convention Center
7:00 pm
“On The Water” is a presentation of 4 kayak trips presented by David H. Scott and Stormy.   A portion of the proceeds will be donated to COVO(Central Oregon Veterans Outreach).  This event takes place at[...]
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Honey I Shrunk The BCD @ Wagner Mall
5:30 pm
The BCD Visionary Board invites you to this celebration of community in the Bend Central District. Through outreach and research the BCD have uncovered the existing beauty, diversity, culture, history, and people that make the[...]
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm
Take Me To The River-New Orleans @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Take Me To The River – New Orleans presents three generations of Crescent City legends performing individually and together in a unique evening of harmony and heritage. Live on stage:  Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan[...]
Bend Design @ Scalehouse
Oct 23 – Oct 26 all-day
Bend Design @ Scalehouse
12:00 am
Experience the 5th Annual Bend Design and explore how creative thinking can shape our shared future.  This special event features 3+ days of talks, interactive workshops, discussions, performances, hands-on exhibits, dinners, parties, films, and more.  This event[...]
Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia @ Immersion Brewing
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia @ Immersion Brewing
6:00 pm
Come to Immersion Brewing and test your knowledge at pub trivia night by Geeks Who Drink! Win fun prizes and challenge your friends, or enemies, on obscure knowledge while enjoying craft beer and delicious food[...]
Oct 23 @ 8:30 pm
Samuel Eisen-Meyers & The Joyful Noise @ Volcanic Theater
8:30 pm
Parallel 44 Presents​ ​​Samuel Eisen-Meyers & The Joyful Noise​ w/ special guest performers ​Maxwell Freidman​ and​ ​Brother Gabe​ at​ ​Volcanic Theatre Pub​ on Wed. Oct. 23rd. ​Samuel Eisen Meyers & The Joyful Noise​ are just[...]
Annual Open House @ Deschutes Land Trust
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Annual Open House @ Deschutes Land Trust
5:00 pm
We hope you’ll join the Deschutes Land Trust at our annual Open House!  Celebrate an outstanding year of land conservation and stewardship,  as well as honor our incredible volunteers. Enjoy drinks, light appetizers, and mingling[...]
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm
An Evening With Leo Kottke @ Tower Theatre
8:00 pm
Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke will be performing at the Tower Theater on Friday, Oct 25th at 8pm.  Kottke has toured extensively in Europe and Australia and has been awarded two Grammy nominations.
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 2:00 am
Camp Deschutes:  Warehouse Party @ Deschutes Brewery
8:00 pm
Deschutes Brewery presents:   CAMP DESCHUTES 10th Annual Halloween Warehouse Party the weekend of Oct. 25th-27th.  “Don’t miss out on the chance to get decked out in that killer costume, annihilate those inhibitions, & slay it on[...]
Dance of the Dead @ Worthy Brewing
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm
Dance of the Dead @ Worthy Brewing
8:00 pm
Worthy Brewing invites you to Dance of the Dead featuring live performances by LUNIZ, Local DJ’s and more…check out the Day of the Dead Themed decor, food carts, award winning beer, themed drinks and of[...]
Holiday Bazaar @ Bend Church
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Bazaar @ Bend Church
9:00 am
Join us for our huge Holiday Bazaar and Rummage Sale, from 9 to 3, on October 26 at Bend Church. Three floors of our church will be home to local vendors, holiday crafts, baked goods,[...]
Batacular @ Deschutes National Forest
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Batacular @ Deschutes National Forest
10:00 am
The Deschutes National Forest is partnering with Discover Your Forest to host “Batacular,” a day of fun bat activities for kids and adults from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26th. Participants will[...]
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm
Warren Miller's "Timeless" @ Tower Theatre
6:00 pm
It’s that time again.  What better way to kickoff winter than the 70th Warren Miller film “Timeless” at the Tower Theater.  “Timeless is more than a ski and snowboard film, it’s an experience”.   This[...]
Oct 26 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
Halloween Dance Party @ McMenamins
9:00 pm
Come in costume to McMenamins to celebrate the spookiest of holidays… Some of our spots are said to be haunted, with guests claiming to have experienced paranormal activity. Or perhaps it’s just the Hammerhead talking.[...]
Halloween Party @ Immersion Brewing
Oct 26 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
Halloween Party @ Immersion Brewing
9:00 pm
Don’t miss Immersion Brewing’s Halloween Party!!  NO COVER!!    We’ve got the booze, you bring the boo’s. Back by popular demand we are on it again for our Halloween party! This year we are bringing[...]
Empty Bowls @ COCC Campus Center
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Empty Bowls @ COCC Campus Center
1:30 pm
The Annual Empty Bowls event is one of NeighborImpact’s premier fundraisers. Attendees receive a beautifully handcrafted bowl made by local potters, as well as lunch consisting of a variety of soups or chili, bread, refreshments,[...]
Nosferatu @ Tower Theatre
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm
Nosferatu @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Don’t miss this incredibly unique entertainment experience!!  The classic horror silent film, Nosferatu will be shown as it was in the 1920’s – with a 13 piece orchestra playing the original scores. Nosferatu is considered[...]
The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe @ Deschutes Public Library East
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm
The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe @ Deschutes Public Library East
12:00 pm
Explore the life, the legacy and lugubrious last days of Edgar Allan Poe.  Actor, lecturer and Poe expert Alastair Morley Jaques, who has played America’s dark master of the macabre and original literary bad boy[...]