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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

New Exhibit Opens @ High Desert Museum
Sep 8 – Sep 30 all-day
New Exhibit Opens @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
High Desert Museum will open a new exhibit on Sept. 8th – “Animal Journeys:  Navigating in Nature” explores how animals perform astounding navigational feats.  Did you ever wonder how salmon find their way back to[...]
Sep 23 – Sep 27 all-day
Pacific Amateur Golf Classic @ Sunriver Resort | Sunriver | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The 2018 Pacific Amateur Golf Classic, newly presented and managed by Sunriver Resort, is the driving force for championship-caliber amateur golf in the West. This prestigious annual event will celebrate its 22nd year during the[...]
Sep 28 @ 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. [...]
HDCM Concert Series @ Bend Church
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm
HDCM Concert Series @ Bend Church | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
High Desert Chamber Music opens its 11th season with award winning pianist and Steinway artist, Christopher O’Riley.  This artist has received the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and an equally coveted four-star review from Rolling[...]
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am
Great Harvest Challenge Obstacle Race @ DD Ranch | Terrebonne | Oregon | United States
8:00 am
Run, Jump, Climb to the Challenge!!  Grab your team or just yourself for the Great Harvest Challenge Race.  This 3+ mile multi-obstacle sprint course takes place at the DD Ranch just outside of Terrebonne.  In[...]
Sisters Fresh Hop Festival @ Three Creeks Brewing
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sisters Fresh Hop Festival @ Three Creeks Brewing
12:00 pm
Don’t miss the 9th Annual Sisters Fresh Hop Festival in beautiful Sisters, OR.  The festival will be held at the Three Creeks Brewing Co. and will feature fresh hop beer from over 25 Oregon breweries! [...]
New Chinese Acrobats @ Tower Theatre
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 3 @ 9:00 pm
New Chinese Acrobats @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
Don’t miss this visually stunning and breathtaking performance at The Tower Theater.  The New Chinese Acrobats represent the next step in the evolution of acrobatic companies from the East. Mixing new techniques and acts with[...]
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm
Herb Albert & Lani Hall @ Tower Theatre | Bend | Oregon | United States
7:30 pm
Creator and innovator, musician and producer, artist, and philanthropist, Herb Alpert will be performing at The Tower Theater on Oct. 4th.  This legendary musician has earned  5 #1 hits, 9 Grammys, 15 gold albums, 14 platinum[...]
Ochoco Overlander @ Good Bike Co
Oct 5 – Oct 8 all-day
Ochoco Overlander @ Good Bike Co | Prineville | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Good Bike Co. has a fantastic end cap to your 2018 cycling season.  The Ochoco Overlander is a 4-day lightly supported bikepacking event in Central and Eastern Oregon.  Riders will load up their bikes to[...]
First Friday Gallery Walk @ Old Mill District
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday Gallery Walk @ Old Mill District | Bend | Oregon | United States
4:00 pm
Stop by each gallery in the Old Mill District during the First Friday Gallery Walk on every first Friday of the month year-round. New exhibitions open each month and are on view for the entire month.  Enjoy[...]
Scaregrounds Haunted Houses @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 11:00 pm
Scaregrounds Haunted Houses @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
7:00 pm
Scaregrounds Haunted Houses take place at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center on weekends Oct 6th through October 31.  You can experience three haunted attractions if you dare.  They are:  Attack of the Zombies,[...]
Civil War Golf Tournament @ Black Butte Ranch - Glaze Meadow
Oct 7 all-day
Civil War Golf Tournament @ Black Butte Ranch - Glaze Meadow | Sisters | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Civil War comes back to Black Butte Ranch!  The 2nd Annual Civil War Golf Tournament at Glaze Meadow pits Duck fans against Beaver believers in a blast of a one-day event.  The field is[...]
BendFilm Festival 2018 @ Various Venues
Oct 11 – Oct 14 all-day
BendFilm Festival 2018 @ Various Venues | Bend | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
BendFilm celebrates 15 years of bringing independent film to Bend.  For 4 days in October, Bend will be transformed into a small town fascinated by film.  Enjoy the work of the most talented independent filmmakers[...]
Discovery Day @ OSU Cascades
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Discovery Day @ OSU Cascades | Bend | Oregon | United States
10:00 am
Discovery Day is a day of exploration for all ages!  OSU Cascades Campus invites you to this unique event that includes fascinating talks, research demos, kids activities, food and music.  See a 3D food printer[...]
Oct 13 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fall Sunset/Night Photo Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours | Bend | Oregon | United States
4:30 pm
Bend Photo Tours invites you to join them for some amazing stargazing after capturing a mountainous sunset .  Their Fall Sunset/Night Photo Workshop will definitely up your night photo skills..and…top the evening off with beer[...]
Senior Day @ High Desert Museum
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Senior Day @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
9:00 am
Visitors 65 and older are invited to enjoy the High Desert Museum for FREE on Senior Day, October 17th, from 9-5pm.  This will be a day of special programming so gather friends and make it[...]
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
High Desert Oregon Distillers Festival @ McMenamins | Bend | Oregon | United States
6:00 pm
High Desert Oregon Distillers Festival is your opportunity to sample over 100 handcrafted spirits from Oregon Distillers Guild members.  Come sip and sample some of the best Oregon-made spirits.  Specialty cocktails will also quench your[...]
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fall Foliage Photo Workshop @ Bend Photo Tours | Bend | Oregon | United States
2:00 pm
There is no question that fall colors are a force to be reckoned with in Central Oregon.  Bend Photo Tours can show you the best places to find them!  Join them for an epic day[...]
Oct 26 @ 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. [...]
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm
Fall Mushroom Hunt With Wildcraft @ The Suttle Lodge | Sisters | Oregon | United States
6:30 pm
Join Rachel Zoller for a weekend of mycology and mushroom hunting at Suttle Lodge.  This class will begin on Friday evening, with a lesson, conversation and communal dinner prepared by the chefs at Suttle Lodge. [...]
Tales of Hallow’s Eve @ High Desert Museum
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tales of Hallow's Eve @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States
6:00 pm
Hallows Eve is a Halloween party like you’ve never seen!  Live animals appear during dramatic readings of cautionary tales.  Enter the haunted Spirit of the West Exhibit if you dare !!  This is family fun[...]
Central Oregon Flea Market & Swap Meet @ Deschutes County Expo Center
Oct 28 all-day
Central Oregon Flea Market & Swap Meet @ Deschutes County Expo Center | Redmond | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
The Central Oregon Flea Market & Swap Meet has something for everyone.  This event takes place in Redmond at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds and features over 70 tables full of :  Trinkets & Treasures, Collectibles,[...]
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wild Desert Calendar Celebration @ Deschutes Brewpub | Bend | Oregon | United States
5:00 pm
Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) invites you to celebrate the release of their  2019 Wild Desert Calendar at the Deschutes Brewery Public House.  Come meet the photographers featured in the 2019 calendar and enjoy a[...]
Happy Girls Run @ Downtown Sister and Peterson Ridge
Nov 3 all-day
Happy Girls Run @ Downtown Sister and Peterson Ridge | Sisters | Oregon | United States
12:00 am
Trail run lovers rejoice!  The Sisters Happy Girl Run is an absolute must!  A shuttle will take you to the top of Peterson Ridge.  The half marathon route will follow the Peterson Ridge trail system[...]
Nov 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm