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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 26 – Aug 15 all-day
Farm & U-Pick Opens for Season @ Cascade Lavender | Madras | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Cascade Lavender farm is blessed with an incredible panorama of pastoral fields that display a breath-taking array of colors when in full bloom.  The farm will open for the season on Memorial Day weekend.   The[...]
Sunriver Nature Camp @ Sunriver Nature Center
Jun 19 – Aug 30 all-day
Sunriver Nature Camp @ Sunriver Nature Center | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Sunriver Nature Center will be hosting 3-day Summer Nature Camp for kids 5 to 10 years old.  Explore the habitats of creatures scaled and slimy! Experiment with water chemistry! Engineer a better beaver dam! Give[...]
Oregon High Desert Classic I @ J Bar J Youth Ranch
Jul 18 – Jul 22 all-day
Oregon High Desert Classic I @ J Bar J Youth Ranch | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Oregon High Desert Classics are hosted on a beautiful 40-acre ranch in sunny Bend, Oregon. These premier AA hunter/jumper competitions attract top riders from all over the Western United States and Canada. Proceeds of the[...]
Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo @ Jefferson County Fair Grounds
Jul 25 – Jul 28 all-day
Jefferson County Fair & Rodeo @ Jefferson County Fair Grounds | Madras | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Come experience your hometown County Fair at the beautiful Jefferson County Fair Complex in Madras, OR.  We are Central Oregon’s Free Fair!  Bring the whole family and enjoy food, rides, animals, exhibits, rodeo and a[...]
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday Night Brewer Cookouts @ The Suttle Lodge | Sisters | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
The Suttle Lodge will have some of their favorite Brewer Friends at Wednesday Night Cookouts starting May 30th.  Lodge Chef Jacob Rodriguez is unpacking the huge Traeger for summertime specials!  Brewers will be onsite to[...]
Jul 26 all-day
Sisters Folk Festival Free Summer Concerts @ Fir Street Park
12:00 am
Sisters Folk Festival wishes to thank their patrons, donors and supporters by providing FREE Summer Concerts for the community.  The first of these amazing concerts features Grammy Award Nominee, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper.  Don’t miss[...]
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm
BMC Munch & Music Free Concert @ Munch & Music | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:30 pm
Every Thursday, July 12th – August 16th in Drake Park. The evening kicks off at 5:30pm with live music. Don’t worry you’ll have time in between the opening and headliner acts to grab some delicious[...]
Live at the Vineyard: Opal Spring Boys @ Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards
Jul 27 all-day
Live at the Vineyard: Opal Spring Boys @ Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards | Terrebonne | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Live at the Vineyard presents the Opal Spring Boys.  $5 cover fee, kids 12 & under are free. Wine club members enjoy $5 off their cover- so this one is on us! Wood-fire pizza, beer,[...]
Jul 27 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4th Friday Art Stroll in Sisters @ Downtown Sisters | Sisters | Oregon | United States
4:00 pm
Sisters Arts Association and the Galleries of Sisters know how to put on an art stroll.  This event features beautiful art, good company, refreshments, music, demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, plus additional sponsoring restaurants and food venues. [...]
Bacon, Brew and Balloons @ Redmond Chamber
Jul 28 all-day
Bacon, Brew and Balloons @ Redmond Chamber | Redmond | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
For the first time Redmond Chamber’s Annual Bacon and Brew Festival will merge with Balloons over Bend’s Night Glow.  Bacon, Beer and Glowing Balloons – it doesn’t get any better than this.  This event will[...]
Balloons Over Bend @ R.E. Jewell Elementary School
Jul 28 – Jul 29 all-day
Balloons Over Bend @ R.E. Jewell Elementary School | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Wake up the kids and take them to an event they will never forget.  Watch as beautiful balloons come to life and lift off in a rainbow of colors.  You may even get to meet[...]
Jul 28 all-day
Central Oregon Saturday Market @ Downtown Bend | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Saturday Market is back!!  Starting May 26th.  The Central Oregon Saturday Market is the largest gathering of local artists East of the Cascades since 1974. Open summer Saturdays in Downtown Bend across from the Public[...]
Jul 28 all-day
Live at the Vineyard: John Hoover and the Mighty Quinns @ Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards | Terrebonne | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Live at the Vineyard presents John Hoover and the Quinns.  Get your Rocky Mountain High on with this incredible band. The Mighty Quinns perform a tribute to the songs, music and spiritual connection of John Denver.  $10 cover fee,[...]
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – Jul 29 @ 4:00 pm
Sisters Arts & Crafts Festival @ Creekside Park | Sisters | Oregon | United States
10:00 am
Enjoy the beauty of Sisters’ Creekside Park while strolling through fabulous arts and crafts booths.  Antiques of all kinds will be available for sale also.  Great food vendors will wet your appetite and there will[...]
Waterfall Photo Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours
Jul 28 @ 2:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Waterfall Photo Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours
2:30 pm
Join Richard Bacon, a local photography expert as he takes you on a beautiful Waterfall Photography workshop.  He will focus on the best loacations and techniques for shooting the incredible waterfalls surrounding Central Oregon.  We[...]
Music on the Water Concert
5:00 pm
Great music, phenomenal views and good beer!  Elk Lake invites you to their Music on the Water Summer Concert Series.  This fun FREE series takes place every Saturday night on the lake starting at 5pm.  Each[...]
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 1 – Aug 5 all-day
Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
“Cheers to 99 Years” is the theme of the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo.   This is one of the best fairs in the entire country.  Don’t miss the incredible entertainment lineup.  The kids will love[...]
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday Night Brewer Cookouts @ The Suttle Lodge | Sisters | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
The Suttle Lodge will have some of their favorite Brewer Friends at Wednesday Night Cookouts starting May 30th.  Lodge Chef Jacob Rodriguez is unpacking the huge Traeger for summertime specials!  Brewers will be onsite to[...]
America in Concert @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm
America in Concert @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
5:30 pm
2018 Deschutes County Fair Concerts are amazing and they are FREE with a concert pass and paid gate admission.  The musical group America will be performing on Wednesday, August 1st.  Gates open at 5:30 and[...]
Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm
Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy @ Deschutes County Expo Center
5:30 pm
Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy will be performing at the Deschutes County Fair on Thursday, Aug. 2nd.  Fair concerts are FREE with a concert pass and paid gate admission.  Big & Rich’s debut album[...]
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm
BMC Munch & Music Free Concert @ Munch & Music | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:30 pm
Every Thursday, July 12th – August 16th in Drake Park. The evening kicks off at 5:30pm with live music. Don’t worry you’ll have time in between the opening and headliner acts to grab some delicious[...]
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[...]
Sisters Rhythm & Brews Festival @ Village Green City Park
Aug 3 – Aug 4 all-day
Sisters Rhythm & Brews Festival @ Village Green City Park  | Sisters | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Brand New!!! The Sisters Rhythm & Brews Festival will premier on Aug 3-4.  This is a two-day music event that brings 5-star entertainment to the small town of Sisters.  Don’t miss this opportunity to hear[...]
First Friday Art Walk @ Old Mill District
Aug 3 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk @ Old Mill District
4:00 pm
Stop by each gallery in the Old Mill District during the First Friday Art Walk on every first Friday of the month year-round. New exhibitions open each month and are on view for the entire month.  Enjoy[...]
Grand Funk Railroad @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm
Grand Funk Railroad @ Deschutes County Expo Center
5:30 pm
The 2018 Deschutes County Fair is proud to bring you a top-selling American rock group “Grand Funk Raiload”.  They will be performing at the fair on Friday, August 3rd.  This concert is FREE with a[...]
Music on the Water Concert
5:00 pm
Great music, phenomenal views and good beer!  Elk Lake invites you to their Music on the Water Summer Concert Series.  This fun FREE series takes place every Saturday night on the lake starting at 5pm.  Each[...]
Gary Allan Concert @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm
Gary Allan Concert @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
5:30 pm
Country music star, Gary Allen, will be performing at the Deschutes County Fair on Sat. , Aug 4th.  Don’t miss this “modern day outlaw” who has five #1 hits and fourteen Top 10 hits to his[...]
Live at the Vineyard: Reno & Cindy @ Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm
Live at the Vineyard: Reno & Cindy @ Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards | Terrebonne | Oregon | United States
6:00 pm
Live at the Vineyard presents Reno & Cindy! $5 cover fee, kids 12 & under are free. Wine Club Members enjoy a free cover fee! Food, wine, beer, and more!  Enjoy incredible views, fantastic wine[...]
Dock Dinner @ The Suttle Lodge
Aug 5 @ 5:30 pm
Dock Dinner @ The Suttle Lodge | Sisters | Oregon | United States
5:30 pm
This summer, The Suttle Lodge will gather guests at a table surrounded by water for four one-of-a-kind meals in Central Oregon’s Deschutes National Forest. These intimate, communal “Dock Dinners” will take place as the sun[...]
Crook County Fair @ Crook County Fairgrounds
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 11 @ 10:00 pm
Crook County Fair @ Crook County Fairgrounds | Prineville | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
“Summer Days and Country Ways” is the theme of the Crook County Fair in Prineville.  Bring the entire family and enjoy great food, livestock, rides, games and fantastic entertainment, including award-winning Billy Dean!  Check out the[...]