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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, send to: events@visitcentraloregon.com

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

The Salmon Run @ Athletic Club of Bend
Apr 5 all-day
The Salmon Run @ Athletic Club of Bend
12:00 am
Please note that this race has gone “virtual” due to the COVID-19 mandates.  If able, we strongly encourage runners to race on the original Salmon Run courses. Participants can run the course individually or with[...]
Little Fry Run @ Athletic Club of Bend
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm
Little Fry Run @ Athletic Club of Bend
12:00 pm
Help your Little Fry hatch into runner—enter them into the Little Fry Run, a part of the Pacific Source Kids Rock the Racesseries! If you’re child is too young to run with the big salmon, this fun run[...]
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash is back with another season of truly fantastic Free Monthly Friday Concerts.   Enjoy comraderie, beer, wine and great music after a day on the slopes.   These concerts are 100% free, all ages[...]
Easter Brunch Buffet @ The Oxford Hotel
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Easter Brunch Buffet @ The Oxford Hotel
10:00 am
The Oxford Hotel invites you to join them for a delightful brunch buffet on Easter Sunday. Our special menu includes breakfast favorites, baked goods, fresh salads, seafood, and much more. View the complete menu:  Our[...]
The Brothers Reed @ McMenamins
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Brothers Reed @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
The Brothers Reed will be performing a FREE concert at McMenamins on Wed., April 15th.  “With their comedic brotherly banter, impeccable harmonic expression, and widely varying influences, a Brothers Reed performance will have you reflecting[...]
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sonny Hess: Melissa Etheridge Tribute Show @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Sonny Hess is known far and wide for her sensual guitar playing, songwriting gifts and soulful vocals,.  She is a local blues legend who fires up shows around town performing in a variety of forms[...]
Ripples @ Riverhouse
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm
Ripples @ Riverhouse
5:30 pm
Join the Deschutes Children’s Foundation as they celebrate and create a remarkable guest experience at Ripples, April 18 at 5:30.  Ripples takes place at the Riverhouse Convention Center and welcomes 400 prominent community members, art collectors,[...]
The Goonies @ McMenamins Theater
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm
The Goonies @ McMenamins Theater
6:00 pm
It’s been 35 years since The Goonies audiences first went in search of treasure with a lovable band of kids from Astoria into the caves beneath the northern Oregon coastline and Ecola State Park. To celebrate the[...]
Blake Noble @ McMenamins
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Blake Noble @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
McMenamins invites you to a FREE concert with Blake Noble, an Australian Composer, Guitarist and Didgeridoo player.   This unique musician is known for his incredible “Percussive Guitar” style played simultaneously with the ancient Australian Didgeridoo. [...]
Earth Day Fair & Parade @ Environmental Center
Apr 25 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Earth Day Fair & Parade @ Environmental Center
11:30 am
The Environmental Center invites you to celebrate Earth Day on April 20th.   This is a fun and festive celebration of the natural world!  The day kicks off at 11:30 with a colorful, creative parade and[...]
The Junebugs @ McMenamins
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Junebugs @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
The ever-popular Junebugs return to McMenamins on Wed. April 29th.  This high energy folk/pop group plays everything from turn of the century Americana to modern Hip Hop.  Don’t miss this FREE good times concert,
Mexican Gunfight @ McMenamins
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mexican Gunfight @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Come hear the seasoned and soulful songcraft of Mexican Gunfight at McMenamins on Thur. April 30th.  This band can do it all – blues grit, country lyricism, the soulfulness of gospel, a jam thrown in[...]
Villalobos Brothers @ Tower Theatre
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Villalobos Brothers @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
The Villalobos Brothers have been acclaimed as one of today’s leading Contemporary Mexican ensembles. Their original compositions and arrangements masterfully fuse and celebrate the richness of Mexican folk music with the intricate harmonies of jazz[...]
Full Moonalice @ McMenamins
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Full Moonalice @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
Do NOT miss out on this opportunity to catch the amazing 10 piece band “Full Moonalice” at McMenamins on May 6th. Full Moonalice: The Time Has Come Revue, is a heartwarming and highly entertaining act[...]
May 7 @ 7:00 pm
Portland Jazz Composers "Maxwell to Vanport" @ The Tower Theater
7:00 pm
The Tower Theater invites you to “Maxville to Vanport”.  This unique and highly entertaining event features the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble.  This is a multimedia concert of songs and short films that tell the story[...]
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Henhouse Prowlers @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
The internationally acclaimed Henhouse Prowlers will make a stop in Bend at McMenamins on May 7th.  This amazing quartet has been to more than 25 countries sharing the joy of unique traditional American music.  Along[...]
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
May 8 @ 6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash @ The Commons
6:30 pm
Apres Ski Bash is back with another season of truly fantastic Free Monthly Friday Concerts.   Enjoy comraderie, beer, wine and great music after a day on the slopes.   These concerts are 100% free, all ages[...]
HDCM Concert Series: ROBERT THIES @ Wille Hall - Central Oregon Community College
May 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
HDCM Concert Series: ROBERT THIES @ Wille Hall - Central Oregon Community College
7:30 pm
High Desert Chamber Music’s 12th season, presented by Mission Building, concludes with Steinway Artist Robert Thies. He first captured worldwide attention when he won the Gold Medal at the Second International Prokofiev Competition in St.[...]
Mothers Day @ High Desert Museum
May 10 all-day
Mothers Day @ High Desert Museum
12:00 am
The High Desert Museum honors Mom’s with FREE admission on Mother’s Day, May 10th.  9:00am-5pm
May 13 @ 7:30 pm
50 Years of Rock-N-Roll @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
Rock N’ Roll lovers REJOICE!!  The Tower Theater brings you  the production of “50 Years of Rock N’ Roll“.  With a cast consisting of both stars from Broadway’s greatest rock musicals, as well as incredible[...]
Into the Woods Jr. @ The Tower Theater
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – May 17 @ 4:00 pm
Into the Woods Jr. @ The Tower Theater
2:00 pm
Thoroughly Modern Productions presents “Into the Woods Jr.  Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical.  Into the Woods JR. features all of your[...]
Todd Oliver @ Tower Theatre
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Todd Oliver @ Tower Theatre
7:30 pm
A talking dog??  This you have GOT to see!  Todd Oliver and his furry friend, Irving, will have you laughing out loud as they share situational humor and clean universal fun for the whole family..You[...]
Happy Little Kids Race @ Riverbend Park
May 23 @ 12:00 pm
Happy Little Kids Race @ Riverbend Park
12:00 pm
Children ages 3-10 years old are invited to join in on the Happy Little Kids Race, Saturday May 23 starting at 12pm, part of the PacificSource Kids Rock The Races. Three age/ability-appropriate distance races: Ages[...]
Brandi Carlile @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
May 23 @ 6:30 pm
Brandi Carlile @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
6:30 pm
Brandi Carlile will be performing at the Les Schwab Amphitheater on May 23rd at 6:30.   This American singer-songwriter and producer’s music spans multiple genres.  As of 2018, Carlile has released six studio albums and earned seven Grammy Award[...]
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Who Killed Chief Paulina @ McMenamins
7:00 pm
History Pub at McMenamins presents:  Who Killed Chief Paulina? The violent life and mysterious death of a Paiute warrior.. Historian, Nate Pedersen, investigates the life and times of this Northern Paiute war leader who violently[...]
May 28 @ 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”. Paula Poundstone is[...]
Puddles Pity Party @ The Tower Theater
May 29 @ 8:00 pm
Puddles Pity Party @ The Tower Theater
8:00 pm
As seen on America’s Got Talent, Puddles The Clown, will be at The Tower Theater on May 29th.  Don’t miss this truly unique and brilliant entertainment.  Dubbed the “Sad Clown With The Golden Voice” and[...]
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm
Brian Culbertson - The XX Tour @ Tower Theater
7:30 pm
Brian Culbertson has charted his own unique course in music. This multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer has crafted a 20 album catalog plus more than 30 Billboard No. 1 singles.  He does it all – jazz,[...]
Bob Dylan and his Band @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm
Bob Dylan and his Band @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
6:00 pm
Bob Dylan and His Band with Special Guests Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats will be playing at the Les Schwab Amphitheater on June 4th.   Opening for them will be The Hot Club of Cowtown.[...]
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm
The Billie Holiday Project @ Tower Theater
8:00 pm
The Billie Holiday Project, featuring Stella Heath, celebrates the music of Lady Day!  Billie Holiday was one of the most influential jazz singers of all time.  The Billie Holiday Project evokes the intimate feeling of experiencing Lady Day live[...]