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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

Jul
18
Thu
2019
Raptors of the Desert Sky
Jul 18 @ 11:30 am – Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm
Raptors of the Desert Sky @ High Desert Museum | Bend | Oregon | United States

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.  This program is a highlight of the Museum’s summer experience.  Hawks, owls, falcons and turkey vultures soar from perch to perch directly over the crowd seated in a natural amphitheater nestled in the Museum’s pine forest.  A Museum expert narrates the action and shares about the hunting strategies and natural behaviors of these spectacular birds of prey.

You can register and prepay for specific dates or pay admission same day.  For more info call 541-382-4754

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Cruise To The Center of Oregon
Jul 20 all-day
Cruise To The Center of Oregon @ Crook County Fairgrounds

Crook County Rodders invite you to their annual car show at the Crook County Fairgrounds in Prineville.  “Cruise To The Center of Oregon”  has a variety of antique and classic cars featuring everything from bombers, to lowrider and hot rods.  There will be great food, art, music and vendors.  Plus, Redmond’s Home Depot will host the ever popular children’s workshop again this year.

Jul
21
Sun
2019
Bike Day
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bike Day @ Eurosports

Bike decorating, a mini parade, and raffle prizes will brighten the streets of Sisters on July 21.   Courtesy of Sisters Farmers Market and EuroSports, Bike Day celebrates healthy outdoor activity and creativity for all ages.
The fun kicks off at EuroSports in Sisters at 11:00 a.m., where all are invited to decorate their bikes. EuroSports will provide decoration supplies free of charge, in addition to raffle prizes.
At 11:30 a.m., Kaleb and Rachel Kelleher will lead a mini bike parade through town, ending at Fir Street Park for a full farmers’ market day.  A raffle follows after noon, with prizes donated by EuroSports, Sisters Saloon, Paulina Springs Books, market vendors, and others.

Sisters Farmers Market
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sisters Farmers Market @ Fir Street Park

Sisters Farmers Market invites you to come on down for some small-town fun!  Share the bounty of our special town in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Microlocal produce, artisanal foods, handcrafted goods, & more!  Now on Sundays—featuring lunch, coffee, wellness demos, music, and a splash pad for the kids.

Jul
23
Tue
2019
Family Rocketry
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Rocketry @ Oregon Observatory

Family Rocketry is a summer activity the entire family can enjoy at The Oregon Observatory in Sunriver.  Participants will learn about the basic principles and history of rockets.  They will have time to do some assembly and decorating of their rockets before going out to launch them on site. This class is open to younger rocketeers ages 5 and up.  We also ask every group to have at least one adult present during the class.

Kids Night Out
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Sunriver Resort Outpost | Sunriver | Oregon | United States

Treat mom and dad to a night out while the kids have a ball at The Outpost.  Kids Night Out is three hours of fun-filled games galore and so much more! Whether kids choose arts and crafts, outdoor adventures or just ‘monkey-around,’ Sunriver Resort has created the perfect evening programs for your children ages 3-10.

LOCATION: The Outpost at Sunriver Resort
COST: $45 Resort Guest • $55 General Public

Reservations are required. Call 541-593-4609 for more information and reservations. 24-hour advance cancellations.

Jul
24
Wed
2019
Family Fun Float
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Family Fun Float @ Sunriver Resort Marina

Sunriver Resort invites you to treat the family to a Family Fun Float.   Guides will lead you two leisurely miles down the beautiful Deschutes River in a 6-person raft.  You can enjoy a stunning late afternoon sunset and Cascade Mountain views. Enjoy refreshments, games and live entertainment after you float.  This event takes place every Wednesday night during the summer season.

Kids Night Out
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Sunriver Resort Outpost | Sunriver | Oregon | United States

Treat mom and dad to a night out while the kids have a ball at The Outpost.  Kids Night Out is three hours of fun-filled games galore and so much more! Whether kids choose arts and crafts, outdoor adventures or just ‘monkey-around,’ Sunriver Resort has created the perfect evening programs for your children ages 3-10.

LOCATION: The Outpost at Sunriver Resort
COST: $45 Resort Guest • $55 General Public

Reservations are required. Call 541-593-4609 for more information and reservations. 24-hour advance cancellations.

Big Daddy’s Variety Show
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Big Daddy's Variety Show @ Village Bar & Grill Stage | Sunriver | Oregon | United States

Big Daddy’s Variety Show is a MUST for family fun.  Big Daddy is considered the best interactive DJ around.   Bring the family to this FREE family night that includes family game shows, dance parties, karaoke, and prizes.  This event is brought to you by Village Bar & Grill and takes place on their stage in the courtyard every Wednesday

Here’s what people of said about Big Daddy’s shows:

“Best interactive DJ I’ve ever seen” our kids are still doing the dances he showed them!”

“Game show was a blast…and we WON! some cool stuff…we’ll be back!”

“My kids got to be the stars at his recent KARAOKE show….they loved HIM!”

“He’s truly FUN and crazy”!

Jul
25
Thu
2019
Rocket Science
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Rocket Science @ Oregon Observatory

Calling all rocketeers!  Come to the Oregon Observatory on Thursdays throughout the summer and learn more about the principles of rocketry.  You’ll also explore the history of rockets and the future of space exploration.  Then, build and launch your own large model rocket.  These are the largest rockets allowed to launch at the Oregon Observatory.

Ages 8-15 Registration is required.